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THE CHRIS FARLEY CABARET

Named after one of our most beloved alums, The Chris Farley Cabaret is located on the second floor of the iO Theater.

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Sat 4/21

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Are you good at relationships? Neither are we. Grab your friends, lovers and enemies and share your most messed up relationship stories at the nastiest show in town. Featuring some of Chicago's top talent, YFUR will improvise the details of your juiciest past flings and remind you of why you dumped their a$$ in the first place.

Starring: Abby McEnany, Allison Ringhand, Ashley Victoria, Becca Slack, Brian Holden, Chelsea Norment, Damon Royster, Eddie Klinker, EJ Cameron, Eric Rahill, Eunji Kim, Jack Felker, Jo Feldman, Julia Weiss, Katie Kershaw, Katie McCarty, Kristin Ramsey, Lawrence Collerd, Liz Kirkwood, Manuela Mendoza, Mary Catherine Curran, Nate Gold, Nicole Antonuccio, Ollie Hobson, Rob Wilson, Robel Arega, Scott Piebenga, Shelby Jo Plummer, Susan Glynn, Terrence Carey

$16.00

HERgatory

HERgatory

Sat 4/21

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Welcome to HERgatory. The earth may be ruled by men, but women rule the afterlife. Don’t worry- two mediums are here to guide you through purgatory’s twists and turns. Together, with a little improv, a lot of sketch, and just enough psychic energy, we'll solve the age-old question of what happens when we die.

Written & Performed by: Hannah McDonald & Lisa Albano
Directed by: Mary Catherine Curran

$14

Best Buds

Best Buds

Cat Booty, Bing Bong, Mr. Dr, Talking Birds

Sat 4/21

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

BRING your BFFs to BEST BUDS- Where three groups of BESTIES do sets inspired by scenes from two BUDDIES, and we all become real good PALS.

With indie teams Cat Booty, Talking Birds, Mr Dr, and your hosts, Bing Bong.

Bing Bong- Becky Markert & Zoe Agapinan
Mr. Dr- Anna Weis, Judy Weinstein, Sarah Adler, Noah Smith, Mike Jest, Issa Polstein, Vinny Tangherlini
Talking Birds- Elisabeth Del Toro, Adam Donnelly , Seth Johnson, Libby Marshall, Ian Ornstein, Matt Roarty
Cat Booty- Laura Mulcahy, Sydney Back, Glo Chitwood, Alan Giles, Will Nicholson, Tom Spooner

$5.00

Lazy 8

Lazy 8

Sun 4/22

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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From director Bill Arnett, Lazy 8 is a new form that finds the hilarious truths that surround us in our everyday lives. Patient yet immediate. Mundane yet remarkable.

$14.00

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sun 4/22

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt is a unique and fun filled variety show hosted by veteran team, Cool Aunt. This high-energy variety show will be showcasing everything from once in a lifetime improv, to musical acts, sketch and solo performances. Come unmask some of Chicago’s premiere talent Sundays at 10:00pm.

Starring: Deanna Beaton, Sophia Birks, Ashley Girard, Caitlin Grogan, Kayla Mulliniks, and Deborah Parks

Instagram - @CoolAuntImprov
Facebook - facebook.com/coolauntimprov

$12.00

Sex Positive

Sex Positive

Mon 4/23

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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At Sex Positive we do not believe that sex is something taboo or shameful, nor something only to be discussed privately or not at all, nor that art exploring sexual themes is something risque and niche...we believe that almost all of us do it and that there's nothing wrong with doing it, nothing wrong with liking it, and nothing wrong with talking about it.

Hosted by: Ashley Victoria

$12.00

Stand Up Open Mic

Stand Up Open Mic

Mon 4/23

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Bring four minutes of stand-up material and jump on stage and see what happens!

Sign up in person at iO. Sign ups start at 8pm at the iO Box Office on the ground floor of the iO Theater.

Hosted by: Claire Swanson & Mallory Bradford

Free

The Pool

The Pool

Tue 4/24

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The Pool is an improvised show performed by up-and-coming talent from the iO Training Center.

$8.00

The Harold Team Artemis, The Harold Team State Schramps

The Harold Team Artemis

The Harold Team State Schramps

Tue 4/24

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$5.00

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show, The Harold Team ‘66 Mustang

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

The Harold Team ‘66 Mustang

Wed 4/25

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Felt is a completely improvised show with an added touch of fun due to the fact its cast is not human. This unique, unpredictable, and fun cast has been entertaining audiences at the legendary iO Theater in Chicago for over 10 years.

* This show is not suitable for children *


Felt plays every Wednesday night with a different opening Harold team.

$5.00

CAGEMATCH

CAGEMATCH

Wed 4/25

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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The original Improv Cagematch returns to the iO stage with a new batch of teams hungry to claim the Cagematch Trophy.

Each team will be given exactly 25 minutes. The team with the most votes based on an audience vote will not just return the following week to defend their title against a new challenger.

The passion. The glory. The Cagematch.

$10.00

SmallProv

SmallProv

Thu 4/26

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come join Muck (Jesse Kendall and Mark Thomson) each Thursday as they perform alongside a rotating cast of hilarious duos and trios. Each week Muck hosts and welcomes 3 new small teams and then closes the night.

ATTENDANCE MANDATORY!!!! LAUGHS GUARANTEED!!!!

If your duo or trio would like to play at SmallProv, come to a show and talk to Jesse or Mark afterward

LAUGHS MANDATORY!!!! ATTENDANCE GUARANTEED!!!!

$7.00 - $14.00

Girl Gang

Girl Gang

Thu 4/26

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Girl Gang is a show that invites all female-identifying and gender-queer folks to ban together in the name of silliness, comedy, and a dang good time.

A rotating opening act of improv, storytelling, or stand up will kick off the night, followed by a jam where audience members are invited to perform with the producers, a short intermission, and then the night will close with the dang gang of the month!

Want to be a part of the monthly Girl Gang or open for the show? Email girlgangio@gmail.com for more information!

$10.00

1st Beat

1st Beat

Fri 4/27

7:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Come see iO’s musical house team! 1st Beat features some of the best recent graduates of the iO musical improv program performing a new improvised musical every week!

Starring: Colette Gregory, Derek Self, Linda Orr, Leah Judge, Micki Burton, Jenna Kate Karn, Stephanie Burchinow, Elizabeth McCreight, Joe Keehnast, Brendan Tran

$5.00

The Musical Armando, The Harold Team Comet

The Musical Armando

The Harold Team Comet

Fri 4/27

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Each week a different guest will give a storytelling-style monologue, based on an audience suggestion. Inspired by the monologue, this dynamic cast of ten will set into scenes, songs and choreography. The cast includes Christy Bonstell, Katie Dufresne, Pat Dwyer, Sarah Hoffman, Shantira Jackson, Jon Matteson, Eric Muller, Nnamdi Ngwe, Patrick Rowland and Stacey Smith.

Featuring Jim Holman as the Musical Director

$16.00

You Love US

You Love US

Fri 4/27

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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$14.00

Breakfast of Champions: Brunch of Amateurs, PREACH!

Breakfast of Champions: Brunch of Amateurs

PREACH!

Fri 4/27

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Breakfast of Champions is a young improv collective of up-and-coming performers in Chicago. The group proudly boasts members involved in theater companies/ensembles such as The Second City Touring Company, PREACH, Huggable Riot, Little Oprahs, The Revival, and many more! Like the group’s mission, Breakfast of Champions: Brunch of Amateurs is about including everyone and the sole goal of having fun. Plus, each week will feature a different pairing of Champions, independent improv troupes, and iO Harold teams, so pull up a seat and enjoy this weekly improv buffet!

$5.00

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Sat 4/28

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Are you good at relationships? Neither are we. Grab your friends, lovers and enemies and share your most messed up relationship stories at the nastiest show in town. Featuring some of Chicago's top talent, YFUR will improvise the details of your juiciest past flings and remind you of why you dumped their a$$ in the first place.

Starring: Abby McEnany, Allison Ringhand, Ashley Victoria, Becca Slack, Brian Holden, Chelsea Norment, Damon Royster, Eddie Klinker, EJ Cameron, Eric Rahill, Eunji Kim, Jack Felker, Jo Feldman, Julia Weiss, Katie Kershaw, Katie McCarty, Kristin Ramsey, Lawrence Collerd, Liz Kirkwood, Manuela Mendoza, Mary Catherine Curran, Nate Gold, Nicole Antonuccio, Ollie Hobson, Rob Wilson, Robel Arega, Scott Piebenga, Shelby Jo Plummer, Susan Glynn, Terrence Carey

$16.00

HERgatory

HERgatory

Sat 4/28

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Welcome to HERgatory. The earth may be ruled by men, but women rule the afterlife. Don’t worry- two mediums are here to guide you through purgatory’s twists and turns. Together, with a little improv, a lot of sketch, and just enough psychic energy, we'll solve the age-old question of what happens when we die.

Written & Performed by: Hannah McDonald & Lisa Albano
Directed by: Mary Catherine Curran

$14

Best Buds

Best Buds

Cat Booty, Bing Bong, Mr. Dr, Talking Birds

Sat 4/28

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

BRING your BFFs to BEST BUDS- Where three groups of BESTIES do sets inspired by scenes from two BUDDIES, and we all become real good PALS.

With indie teams Cat Booty, Talking Birds, Mr Dr, and your hosts, Bing Bong.

Bing Bong- Becky Markert & Zoe Agapinan
Mr. Dr- Anna Weis, Judy Weinstein, Sarah Adler, Noah Smith, Mike Jest, Issa Polstein, Vinny Tangherlini
Talking Birds- Elisabeth Del Toro, Adam Donnelly , Seth Johnson, Libby Marshall, Ian Ornstein, Matt Roarty
Cat Booty- Laura Mulcahy, Sydney Back, Glo Chitwood, Alan Giles, Will Nicholson, Tom Spooner

$5.00

Lazy 8

Lazy 8

Sun 4/29

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

From director Bill Arnett, Lazy 8 is a new form that finds the hilarious truths that surround us in our everyday lives. Patient yet immediate. Mundane yet remarkable.

$14.00

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sun 4/29

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt is a unique and fun filled variety show hosted by veteran team, Cool Aunt. This high-energy variety show will be showcasing everything from once in a lifetime improv, to musical acts, sketch and solo performances. Come unmask some of Chicago’s premiere talent Sundays at 10:00pm.

Starring: Deanna Beaton, Sophia Birks, Ashley Girard, Caitlin Grogan, Kayla Mulliniks, and Deborah Parks

Instagram - @CoolAuntImprov
Facebook - facebook.com/coolauntimprov

$12.00

Thousand Island: A Character Show

Thousand Island: A Character Show

Mon 4/30

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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What happens when a group of independently created characters collide together onstage? Come find out at Thousand Island, where a group of people (or animals/objects/cosmic forces/cleaning supplies) from all different universes get together onstage to explore themselves and their relationships with each other.

Starring: Sam Beaver, Trumane Alston, Gary Pascal, Terrence Carey, Jordan Stafford, Michelle Davey, Claudia Iao, and Alex Collyard.

$12.00

Stand Up Open Mic

Stand Up Open Mic

Mon 4/30

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Bring four minutes of stand-up material and jump on stage and see what happens!

Sign up in person at iO. Sign ups start at 8pm at the iO Box Office on the ground floor of the iO Theater.

Hosted by: Claire Swanson & Mallory Bradford

Free

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show, The Harold Team Mean Streak

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

The Harold Team Mean Streak

Wed 5/2

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Felt is a completely improvised show with an added touch of fun due to the fact its cast is not human. This unique, unpredictable, and fun cast has been entertaining audiences at the legendary iO Theater in Chicago for over 10 years.

* This show is not suitable for children *


Felt plays every Wednesday night with a different opening Harold team.

$5.00

SmallProv

SmallProv

Thu 5/3

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come join Muck (Jesse Kendall and Mark Thomson) each Thursday as they perform alongside a rotating cast of hilarious duos and trios. Each week Muck hosts and welcomes 3 new small teams and then closes the night.

ATTENDANCE MANDATORY!!!! LAUGHS GUARANTEED!!!!

If your duo or trio would like to play at SmallProv, come to a show and talk to Jesse or Mark afterward

LAUGHS MANDATORY!!!! ATTENDANCE GUARANTEED!!!!

$7.00 - $14.00

Girl Gang

Girl Gang

Thu 5/3

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Girl Gang is a show that invites all female-identifying and gender-queer folks to ban together in the name of silliness, comedy, and a dang good time.

A rotating opening act of improv, storytelling, or stand up will kick off the night, followed by a jam where audience members are invited to perform with the producers, a short intermission, and then the night will close with the dang gang of the month!

Want to be a part of the monthly Girl Gang or open for the show? Email girlgangio@gmail.com for more information!

$10.00

1st Beat

1st Beat

Fri 5/4

7:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come see iO’s musical house team! 1st Beat features some of the best recent graduates of the iO musical improv program performing a new improvised musical every week!

Starring: Colette Gregory, Derek Self, Linda Orr, Leah Judge, Micki Burton, Jenna Kate Karn, Stephanie Burchinow, Elizabeth McCreight, Joe Keehnast, Brendan Tran

$5.00

CONTENT

CONTENT

Fri 5/4

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Sat 5/5

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Are you good at relationships? Neither are we. Grab your friends, lovers and enemies and share your most messed up relationship stories at the nastiest show in town. Featuring some of Chicago's top talent, YFUR will improvise the details of your juiciest past flings and remind you of why you dumped their a$$ in the first place.

Starring: Abby McEnany, Allison Ringhand, Ashley Victoria, Becca Slack, Brian Holden, Chelsea Norment, Damon Royster, Eddie Klinker, EJ Cameron, Eric Rahill, Eunji Kim, Jack Felker, Jo Feldman, Julia Weiss, Katie Kershaw, Katie McCarty, Kristin Ramsey, Lawrence Collerd, Liz Kirkwood, Manuela Mendoza, Mary Catherine Curran, Nate Gold, Nicole Antonuccio, Ollie Hobson, Rob Wilson, Robel Arega, Scott Piebenga, Shelby Jo Plummer, Susan Glynn, Terrence Carey

$16.00

HERgatory

HERgatory

Sat 5/5

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Welcome to HERgatory. The earth may be ruled by men, but women rule the afterlife. Don’t worry- two mediums are here to guide you through purgatory’s twists and turns. Together, with a little improv, a lot of sketch, and just enough psychic energy, we'll solve the age-old question of what happens when we die.

Written & Performed by: Hannah McDonald & Lisa Albano
Directed by: Mary Catherine Curran

$14

Best Buds

Best Buds

Cat Booty, Bing Bong, Mr. Dr, Talking Birds

Sat 5/5

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

BRING your BFFs to BEST BUDS- Where three groups of BESTIES do sets inspired by scenes from two BUDDIES, and we all become real good PALS.

With indie teams Cat Booty, Talking Birds, Mr Dr, and your hosts, Bing Bong.

Bing Bong- Becky Markert & Zoe Agapinan
Mr. Dr- Anna Weis, Judy Weinstein, Sarah Adler, Noah Smith, Mike Jest, Issa Polstein, Vinny Tangherlini
Talking Birds- Elisabeth Del Toro, Adam Donnelly , Seth Johnson, Libby Marshall, Ian Ornstein, Matt Roarty
Cat Booty- Laura Mulcahy, Sydney Back, Glo Chitwood, Alan Giles, Will Nicholson, Tom Spooner

$5.00

The Harold Team Bad Bear, The Harold Team Comet

The Harold Team Bad Bear

The Harold Team Comet

Sun 5/6

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14.00

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sun 5/6

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt is a unique and fun filled variety show hosted by veteran team, Cool Aunt. This high-energy variety show will be showcasing everything from once in a lifetime improv, to musical acts, sketch and solo performances. Come unmask some of Chicago’s premiere talent Sundays at 10:00pm.

Starring: Deanna Beaton, Sophia Birks, Ashley Girard, Caitlin Grogan, Kayla Mulliniks, and Deborah Parks

Instagram - @CoolAuntImprov
Facebook - facebook.com/coolauntimprov

$12.00

Stand Up Open Mic

Stand Up Open Mic

Mon 5/7

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Bring four minutes of stand-up material and jump on stage and see what happens!

Sign up in person at iO. Sign ups start at 8pm at the iO Box Office on the ground floor of the iO Theater.

Hosted by: Claire Swanson & Mallory Bradford

Free

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show, The Harold Team ‘66 Mustang

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

The Harold Team ‘66 Mustang

Wed 5/9

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Felt is a completely improvised show with an added touch of fun due to the fact its cast is not human. This unique, unpredictable, and fun cast has been entertaining audiences at the legendary iO Theater in Chicago for over 10 years.

* This show is not suitable for children *


Felt plays every Wednesday night with a different opening Harold team.

$5.00

SmallProv

SmallProv

Thu 5/10

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come join Muck (Jesse Kendall and Mark Thomson) each Thursday as they perform alongside a rotating cast of hilarious duos and trios. Each week Muck hosts and welcomes 3 new small teams and then closes the night.

ATTENDANCE MANDATORY!!!! LAUGHS GUARANTEED!!!!

If your duo or trio would like to play at SmallProv, come to a show and talk to Jesse or Mark afterward

LAUGHS MANDATORY!!!! ATTENDANCE GUARANTEED!!!!

$7.00 - $14.00

Girl Gang

Girl Gang

Thu 5/10

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Girl Gang is a show that invites all female-identifying and gender-queer folks to ban together in the name of silliness, comedy, and a dang good time.

A rotating opening act of improv, storytelling, or stand up will kick off the night, followed by a jam where audience members are invited to perform with the producers, a short intermission, and then the night will close with the dang gang of the month!

Want to be a part of the monthly Girl Gang or open for the show? Email girlgangio@gmail.com for more information!

$10.00

1st Beat

1st Beat

Fri 5/11

7:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come see iO’s musical house team! 1st Beat features some of the best recent graduates of the iO musical improv program performing a new improvised musical every week!

Starring: Colette Gregory, Derek Self, Linda Orr, Leah Judge, Micki Burton, Jenna Kate Karn, Stephanie Burchinow, Elizabeth McCreight, Joe Keehnast, Brendan Tran

$5.00

CONTENT

CONTENT

Fri 5/11

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Sat 5/12

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Are you good at relationships? Neither are we. Grab your friends, lovers and enemies and share your most messed up relationship stories at the nastiest show in town. Featuring some of Chicago's top talent, YFUR will improvise the details of your juiciest past flings and remind you of why you dumped their a$$ in the first place.

Starring: Abby McEnany, Allison Ringhand, Ashley Victoria, Becca Slack, Brian Holden, Chelsea Norment, Damon Royster, Eddie Klinker, EJ Cameron, Eric Rahill, Eunji Kim, Jack Felker, Jo Feldman, Julia Weiss, Katie Kershaw, Katie McCarty, Kristin Ramsey, Lawrence Collerd, Liz Kirkwood, Manuela Mendoza, Mary Catherine Curran, Nate Gold, Nicole Antonuccio, Ollie Hobson, Rob Wilson, Robel Arega, Scott Piebenga, Shelby Jo Plummer, Susan Glynn, Terrence Carey

$16.00

HERgatory

HERgatory

Sat 5/12

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Welcome to HERgatory. The earth may be ruled by men, but women rule the afterlife. Don’t worry- two mediums are here to guide you through purgatory’s twists and turns. Together, with a little improv, a lot of sketch, and just enough psychic energy, we'll solve the age-old question of what happens when we die.

Written & Performed by: Hannah McDonald & Lisa Albano
Directed by: Mary Catherine Curran

$14

Best Buds

Best Buds

Cat Booty, Bing Bong, Mr. Dr, Talking Birds

Sat 5/12

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

BRING your BFFs to BEST BUDS- Where three groups of BESTIES do sets inspired by scenes from two BUDDIES, and we all become real good PALS.

With indie teams Cat Booty, Talking Birds, Mr Dr, and your hosts, Bing Bong.

Bing Bong- Becky Markert & Zoe Agapinan
Mr. Dr- Anna Weis, Judy Weinstein, Sarah Adler, Noah Smith, Mike Jest, Issa Polstein, Vinny Tangherlini
Talking Birds- Elisabeth Del Toro, Adam Donnelly , Seth Johnson, Libby Marshall, Ian Ornstein, Matt Roarty
Cat Booty- Laura Mulcahy, Sydney Back, Glo Chitwood, Alan Giles, Will Nicholson, Tom Spooner

$5.00

The Harold Team Bad Bear, The Harold Team Gone Gone

The Harold Team Bad Bear

The Harold Team Gone Gone

Sun 5/13

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14.00

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sun 5/13

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt is a unique and fun filled variety show hosted by veteran team, Cool Aunt. This high-energy variety show will be showcasing everything from once in a lifetime improv, to musical acts, sketch and solo performances. Come unmask some of Chicago’s premiere talent Sundays at 10:00pm.

Starring: Deanna Beaton, Sophia Birks, Ashley Girard, Caitlin Grogan, Kayla Mulliniks, and Deborah Parks

Instagram - @CoolAuntImprov
Facebook - facebook.com/coolauntimprov

$12.00

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show, The Harold Team Hometown

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

The Harold Team Hometown

Wed 5/16

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Felt is a completely improvised show with an added touch of fun due to the fact its cast is not human. This unique, unpredictable, and fun cast has been entertaining audiences at the legendary iO Theater in Chicago for over 10 years.

* This show is not suitable for children *


Felt plays every Wednesday night with a different opening Harold team.

$5.00

SmallProv

SmallProv

Thu 5/17

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come join Muck (Jesse Kendall and Mark Thomson) each Thursday as they perform alongside a rotating cast of hilarious duos and trios. Each week Muck hosts and welcomes 3 new small teams and then closes the night.

ATTENDANCE MANDATORY!!!! LAUGHS GUARANTEED!!!!

If your duo or trio would like to play at SmallProv, come to a show and talk to Jesse or Mark afterward

LAUGHS MANDATORY!!!! ATTENDANCE GUARANTEED!!!!

$7.00 - $14.00

Girl Gang

Girl Gang

Thu 5/17

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Girl Gang is a show that invites all female-identifying and gender-queer folks to ban together in the name of silliness, comedy, and a dang good time.

A rotating opening act of improv, storytelling, or stand up will kick off the night, followed by a jam where audience members are invited to perform with the producers, a short intermission, and then the night will close with the dang gang of the month!

Want to be a part of the monthly Girl Gang or open for the show? Email girlgangio@gmail.com for more information!

$10.00

1st Beat

1st Beat

Fri 5/18

7:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come see iO’s musical house team! 1st Beat features some of the best recent graduates of the iO musical improv program performing a new improvised musical every week!

Starring: Colette Gregory, Derek Self, Linda Orr, Leah Judge, Micki Burton, Jenna Kate Karn, Stephanie Burchinow, Elizabeth McCreight, Joe Keehnast, Brendan Tran

$5.00

CONTENT

CONTENT

Fri 5/18

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Sat 5/19

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Are you good at relationships? Neither are we. Grab your friends, lovers and enemies and share your most messed up relationship stories at the nastiest show in town. Featuring some of Chicago's top talent, YFUR will improvise the details of your juiciest past flings and remind you of why you dumped their a$$ in the first place.

Starring: Abby McEnany, Allison Ringhand, Ashley Victoria, Becca Slack, Brian Holden, Chelsea Norment, Damon Royster, Eddie Klinker, EJ Cameron, Eric Rahill, Eunji Kim, Jack Felker, Jo Feldman, Julia Weiss, Katie Kershaw, Katie McCarty, Kristin Ramsey, Lawrence Collerd, Liz Kirkwood, Manuela Mendoza, Mary Catherine Curran, Nate Gold, Nicole Antonuccio, Ollie Hobson, Rob Wilson, Robel Arega, Scott Piebenga, Shelby Jo Plummer, Susan Glynn, Terrence Carey

$16.00

Block Party Dad Bod / People I Hope Aren't Real

Block Party Dad Bod / People I Hope Aren't Real

Sat 5/19

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14.00

Best Buds

Best Buds

Cat Booty, Bing Bong, Mr. Dr, Talking Birds

Sat 5/19

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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BRING your BFFs to BEST BUDS- Where three groups of BESTIES do sets inspired by scenes from two BUDDIES, and we all become real good PALS.

With indie teams Cat Booty, Talking Birds, Mr Dr, and your hosts, Bing Bong.

Bing Bong- Becky Markert & Zoe Agapinan
Mr. Dr- Anna Weis, Judy Weinstein, Sarah Adler, Noah Smith, Mike Jest, Issa Polstein, Vinny Tangherlini
Talking Birds- Elisabeth Del Toro, Adam Donnelly , Seth Johnson, Libby Marshall, Ian Ornstein, Matt Roarty
Cat Booty- Laura Mulcahy, Sydney Back, Glo Chitwood, Alan Giles, Will Nicholson, Tom Spooner

$5.00

The Harold Team Bad Bear, The Harold Team MacBeth

The Harold Team Bad Bear

The Harold Team MacBeth

Sun 5/20

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14.00

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sun 5/20

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt is a unique and fun filled variety show hosted by veteran team, Cool Aunt. This high-energy variety show will be showcasing everything from once in a lifetime improv, to musical acts, sketch and solo performances. Come unmask some of Chicago’s premiere talent Sundays at 10:00pm.

Starring: Deanna Beaton, Sophia Birks, Ashley Girard, Caitlin Grogan, Kayla Mulliniks, and Deborah Parks

Instagram - @CoolAuntImprov
Facebook - facebook.com/coolauntimprov

$12.00

Break A Leg: An Abridged Broadway Experience

Break A Leg: An Abridged Broadway Experience

Mon 5/21

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

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Maria/Guest Artist - Britain Gebhardt
Captain Von Trapp - Noah Berman
Mother Superior/Others - Annie Pfhol
Elsa/Others - Laura Nelson
Liesl/Others - Lisa Lull
Rolf/Max - Amy Do
Brigetta/Others - Victoria Olivier
Gretl/Others - Jordan Lee Cohen
Stand By/Stage Manager - Clara Flaherty

Pianist - Tyler Kivel

$7.00 - $12.00

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show, The Harold Team Pangea

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

The Harold Team Pangea

Wed 5/23

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Felt is a completely improvised show with an added touch of fun due to the fact its cast is not human. This unique, unpredictable, and fun cast has been entertaining audiences at the legendary iO Theater in Chicago for over 10 years.

* This show is not suitable for children *


Felt plays every Wednesday night with a different opening Harold team.

$5.00

SmallProv

SmallProv

Thu 5/24

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come join Muck (Jesse Kendall and Mark Thomson) each Thursday as they perform alongside a rotating cast of hilarious duos and trios. Each week Muck hosts and welcomes 3 new small teams and then closes the night.

ATTENDANCE MANDATORY!!!! LAUGHS GUARANTEED!!!!

If your duo or trio would like to play at SmallProv, come to a show and talk to Jesse or Mark afterward

LAUGHS MANDATORY!!!! ATTENDANCE GUARANTEED!!!!

$7.00 - $14.00

Girl Gang

Girl Gang

Thu 5/24

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Girl Gang is a show that invites all female-identifying and gender-queer folks to ban together in the name of silliness, comedy, and a dang good time.

A rotating opening act of improv, storytelling, or stand up will kick off the night, followed by a jam where audience members are invited to perform with the producers, a short intermission, and then the night will close with the dang gang of the month!

Want to be a part of the monthly Girl Gang or open for the show? Email girlgangio@gmail.com for more information!

$10.00

1st Beat

1st Beat

Fri 5/25

7:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come see iO’s musical house team! 1st Beat features some of the best recent graduates of the iO musical improv program performing a new improvised musical every week!

Starring: Colette Gregory, Derek Self, Linda Orr, Leah Judge, Micki Burton, Jenna Kate Karn, Stephanie Burchinow, Elizabeth McCreight, Joe Keehnast, Brendan Tran

$5.00

CONTENT

CONTENT

Fri 5/25

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Sat 5/26

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Are you good at relationships? Neither are we. Grab your friends, lovers and enemies and share your most messed up relationship stories at the nastiest show in town. Featuring some of Chicago's top talent, YFUR will improvise the details of your juiciest past flings and remind you of why you dumped their a$$ in the first place.

Starring: Abby McEnany, Allison Ringhand, Ashley Victoria, Becca Slack, Brian Holden, Chelsea Norment, Damon Royster, Eddie Klinker, EJ Cameron, Eric Rahill, Eunji Kim, Jack Felker, Jo Feldman, Julia Weiss, Katie Kershaw, Katie McCarty, Kristin Ramsey, Lawrence Collerd, Liz Kirkwood, Manuela Mendoza, Mary Catherine Curran, Nate Gold, Nicole Antonuccio, Ollie Hobson, Rob Wilson, Robel Arega, Scott Piebenga, Shelby Jo Plummer, Susan Glynn, Terrence Carey

$16.00

Block Party Dad Bod / People I Hope Aren't Real

Block Party Dad Bod / People I Hope Aren't Real

Sat 5/26

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14.00

Best Buds

Best Buds

Cat Booty, Bing Bong, Mr. Dr, Talking Birds

Sat 5/26

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

BRING your BFFs to BEST BUDS- Where three groups of BESTIES do sets inspired by scenes from two BUDDIES, and we all become real good PALS.

With indie teams Cat Booty, Talking Birds, Mr Dr, and your hosts, Bing Bong.

Bing Bong- Becky Markert & Zoe Agapinan
Mr. Dr- Anna Weis, Judy Weinstein, Sarah Adler, Noah Smith, Mike Jest, Issa Polstein, Vinny Tangherlini
Talking Birds- Elisabeth Del Toro, Adam Donnelly , Seth Johnson, Libby Marshall, Ian Ornstein, Matt Roarty
Cat Booty- Laura Mulcahy, Sydney Back, Glo Chitwood, Alan Giles, Will Nicholson, Tom Spooner

$5.00

The Harold Team Bad Bear, The Harold Team 2 Bed 3 Bath

The Harold Team Bad Bear

The Harold Team 2 Bed 3 Bath

Sun 5/27

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14.00

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sun 5/27

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt is a unique and fun filled variety show hosted by veteran team, Cool Aunt. This high-energy variety show will be showcasing everything from once in a lifetime improv, to musical acts, sketch and solo performances. Come unmask some of Chicago’s premiere talent Sundays at 10:00pm.

Starring: Deanna Beaton, Sophia Birks, Ashley Girard, Caitlin Grogan, Kayla Mulliniks, and Deborah Parks

Instagram - @CoolAuntImprov
Facebook - facebook.com/coolauntimprov

$12.00

Sex Positive

Sex Positive

Mon 5/28

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

At Sex Positive we do not believe that sex is something taboo or shameful, nor something only to be discussed privately or not at all, nor that art exploring sexual themes is something risque and niche...we believe that almost all of us do it and that there's nothing wrong with doing it, nothing wrong with liking it, and nothing wrong with talking about it.

Hosted by: Ashley Victoria

$12.00

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show, The Harold Team Crocodile Nasties

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

The Harold Team Crocodile Nasties

Wed 5/30

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Felt is a completely improvised show with an added touch of fun due to the fact its cast is not human. This unique, unpredictable, and fun cast has been entertaining audiences at the legendary iO Theater in Chicago for over 10 years.

* This show is not suitable for children *


Felt plays every Wednesday night with a different opening Harold team.

$5.00

SmallProv

SmallProv

Thu 5/31

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come join Muck (Jesse Kendall and Mark Thomson) each Thursday as they perform alongside a rotating cast of hilarious duos and trios. Each week Muck hosts and welcomes 3 new small teams and then closes the night.

ATTENDANCE MANDATORY!!!! LAUGHS GUARANTEED!!!!

If your duo or trio would like to play at SmallProv, come to a show and talk to Jesse or Mark afterward

LAUGHS MANDATORY!!!! ATTENDANCE GUARANTEED!!!!

$7.00 - $14.00

Girl Gang

Girl Gang

Thu 5/31

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Girl Gang is a show that invites all female-identifying and gender-queer folks to ban together in the name of silliness, comedy, and a dang good time.

A rotating opening act of improv, storytelling, or stand up will kick off the night, followed by a jam where audience members are invited to perform with the producers, a short intermission, and then the night will close with the dang gang of the month!

Want to be a part of the monthly Girl Gang or open for the show? Email girlgangio@gmail.com for more information!

$10.00

1st Beat

1st Beat

Fri 6/1

7:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come see iO’s musical house team! 1st Beat features some of the best recent graduates of the iO musical improv program performing a new improvised musical every week!

Starring: Colette Gregory, Derek Self, Linda Orr, Leah Judge, Micki Burton, Jenna Kate Karn, Stephanie Burchinow, Elizabeth McCreight, Joe Keehnast, Brendan Tran

$5.00

Cat & Cat's Late Hour Sketch Variety Show

Cat & Cat's Late Hour Sketch Variety Show

Fri 6/1

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Cat Mac (Cat McDonnell) and Cat Sav (Catharine Savage) are teaming up to make the sketch show of their dreams. They’re tired of the bullsht of the world and now they just wanna have fun. But they can’t do it alone. Each week they’ll be bringing in special guests!

Starring: Cat McDonnell and Catharine Savage

$14.00

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Sat 6/2

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Are you good at relationships? Neither are we. Grab your friends, lovers and enemies and share your most messed up relationship stories at the nastiest show in town. Featuring some of Chicago's top talent, YFUR will improvise the details of your juiciest past flings and remind you of why you dumped their a$$ in the first place.

Starring: Abby McEnany, Allison Ringhand, Ashley Victoria, Becca Slack, Brian Holden, Chelsea Norment, Damon Royster, Eddie Klinker, EJ Cameron, Eric Rahill, Eunji Kim, Jack Felker, Jo Feldman, Julia Weiss, Katie Kershaw, Katie McCarty, Kristin Ramsey, Lawrence Collerd, Liz Kirkwood, Manuela Mendoza, Mary Catherine Curran, Nate Gold, Nicole Antonuccio, Ollie Hobson, Rob Wilson, Robel Arega, Scott Piebenga, Shelby Jo Plummer, Susan Glynn, Terrence Carey

$16.00

The DGAF Comedy Revue

The DGAF Comedy Revue

Sat 6/2

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14.00

Best Buds

Best Buds

Cat Booty, Bing Bong, Mr. Dr, Talking Birds

Sat 6/2

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

BRING your BFFs to BEST BUDS- Where three groups of BESTIES do sets inspired by scenes from two BUDDIES, and we all become real good PALS.

With indie teams Cat Booty, Talking Birds, Mr Dr, and your hosts, Bing Bong.

Bing Bong- Becky Markert & Zoe Agapinan
Mr. Dr- Anna Weis, Judy Weinstein, Sarah Adler, Noah Smith, Mike Jest, Issa Polstein, Vinny Tangherlini
Talking Birds- Elisabeth Del Toro, Adam Donnelly , Seth Johnson, Libby Marshall, Ian Ornstein, Matt Roarty
Cat Booty- Laura Mulcahy, Sydney Back, Glo Chitwood, Alan Giles, Will Nicholson, Tom Spooner

$5.00

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sun 6/3

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt is a unique and fun filled variety show hosted by veteran team, Cool Aunt. This high-energy variety show will be showcasing everything from once in a lifetime improv, to musical acts, sketch and solo performances. Come unmask some of Chicago’s premiere talent Sundays at 10:00pm.

Starring: Deanna Beaton, Sophia Birks, Ashley Girard, Caitlin Grogan, Kayla Mulliniks, and Deborah Parks

Instagram - @CoolAuntImprov
Facebook - facebook.com/coolauntimprov

$12.00

Fine

Fine

Tue 6/5

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Patrick Webb and Brendon Cullhane are FINE, really they’re fine... A patient, singular improvised one-act story in real time, with no breaks or edits.

$5.00

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

Wed 6/6

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Felt is a completely improvised show with an added touch of fun due to the fact its cast is not human. This unique, unpredictable, and fun cast has been entertaining audiences at the legendary iO Theater in Chicago for over 10 years.

* This show is not suitable for children *


Felt plays every Wednesday night with a different opening Harold team.

$5.00

SmallProv

SmallProv

Thu 6/7

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come join Muck (Jesse Kendall and Mark Thomson) each Thursday as they perform alongside a rotating cast of hilarious duos and trios. Each week Muck hosts and welcomes 3 new small teams and then closes the night.

ATTENDANCE MANDATORY!!!! LAUGHS GUARANTEED!!!!

If your duo or trio would like to play at SmallProv, come to a show and talk to Jesse or Mark afterward

LAUGHS MANDATORY!!!! ATTENDANCE GUARANTEED!!!!

$7.00 - $14.00

Girl Gang

Girl Gang

Thu 6/7

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Girl Gang is a show that invites all female-identifying and gender-queer folks to ban together in the name of silliness, comedy, and a dang good time.

A rotating opening act of improv, storytelling, or stand up will kick off the night, followed by a jam where audience members are invited to perform with the producers, a short intermission, and then the night will close with the dang gang of the month!

Want to be a part of the monthly Girl Gang or open for the show? Email girlgangio@gmail.com for more information!

$10.00

1st Beat

1st Beat

Fri 6/8

7:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come see iO’s musical house team! 1st Beat features some of the best recent graduates of the iO musical improv program performing a new improvised musical every week!

Starring: Colette Gregory, Derek Self, Linda Orr, Leah Judge, Micki Burton, Jenna Kate Karn, Stephanie Burchinow, Elizabeth McCreight, Joe Keehnast, Brendan Tran

$5.00

Cat & Cat's Late Hour Sketch Variety Show

Cat & Cat's Late Hour Sketch Variety Show

Fri 6/8

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Cat Mac (Cat McDonnell) and Cat Sav (Catharine Savage) are teaming up to make the sketch show of their dreams. They’re tired of the bullsht of the world and now they just wanna have fun. But they can’t do it alone. Each week they’ll be bringing in special guests!

Starring: Cat McDonnell and Catharine Savage

$14.00

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Sat 6/9

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Are you good at relationships? Neither are we. Grab your friends, lovers and enemies and share your most messed up relationship stories at the nastiest show in town. Featuring some of Chicago's top talent, YFUR will improvise the details of your juiciest past flings and remind you of why you dumped their a$$ in the first place.

Starring: Abby McEnany, Allison Ringhand, Ashley Victoria, Becca Slack, Brian Holden, Chelsea Norment, Damon Royster, Eddie Klinker, EJ Cameron, Eric Rahill, Eunji Kim, Jack Felker, Jo Feldman, Julia Weiss, Katie Kershaw, Katie McCarty, Kristin Ramsey, Lawrence Collerd, Liz Kirkwood, Manuela Mendoza, Mary Catherine Curran, Nate Gold, Nicole Antonuccio, Ollie Hobson, Rob Wilson, Robel Arega, Scott Piebenga, Shelby Jo Plummer, Susan Glynn, Terrence Carey

$16.00

The DGAF Comedy Revue

The DGAF Comedy Revue

Sat 6/9

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14.00

Best Buds

Best Buds

Cat Booty, Bing Bong, Mr. Dr, Talking Birds

Sat 6/9

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

BRING your BFFs to BEST BUDS- Where three groups of BESTIES do sets inspired by scenes from two BUDDIES, and we all become real good PALS.

With indie teams Cat Booty, Talking Birds, Mr Dr, and your hosts, Bing Bong.

Bing Bong- Becky Markert & Zoe Agapinan
Mr. Dr- Anna Weis, Judy Weinstein, Sarah Adler, Noah Smith, Mike Jest, Issa Polstein, Vinny Tangherlini
Talking Birds- Elisabeth Del Toro, Adam Donnelly , Seth Johnson, Libby Marshall, Ian Ornstein, Matt Roarty
Cat Booty- Laura Mulcahy, Sydney Back, Glo Chitwood, Alan Giles, Will Nicholson, Tom Spooner

$5.00

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sun 6/10

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt is a unique and fun filled variety show hosted by veteran team, Cool Aunt. This high-energy variety show will be showcasing everything from once in a lifetime improv, to musical acts, sketch and solo performances. Come unmask some of Chicago’s premiere talent Sundays at 10:00pm.

Starring: Deanna Beaton, Sophia Birks, Ashley Girard, Caitlin Grogan, Kayla Mulliniks, and Deborah Parks

Instagram - @CoolAuntImprov
Facebook - facebook.com/coolauntimprov

$12.00

Fine

Fine

Tue 6/12

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Patrick Webb and Brendon Cullhane are FINE, really they’re fine... A patient, singular improvised one-act story in real time, with no breaks or edits.

$5.00

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

Wed 6/13

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Felt is a completely improvised show with an added touch of fun due to the fact its cast is not human. This unique, unpredictable, and fun cast has been entertaining audiences at the legendary iO Theater in Chicago for over 10 years.

* This show is not suitable for children *


Felt plays every Wednesday night with a different opening Harold team.

$5.00

SmallProv

SmallProv

Thu 6/14

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come join Muck (Jesse Kendall and Mark Thomson) each Thursday as they perform alongside a rotating cast of hilarious duos and trios. Each week Muck hosts and welcomes 3 new small teams and then closes the night.

ATTENDANCE MANDATORY!!!! LAUGHS GUARANTEED!!!!

If your duo or trio would like to play at SmallProv, come to a show and talk to Jesse or Mark afterward

LAUGHS MANDATORY!!!! ATTENDANCE GUARANTEED!!!!

$7.00 - $14.00

Girl Gang

Girl Gang

Thu 6/14

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Girl Gang is a show that invites all female-identifying and gender-queer folks to ban together in the name of silliness, comedy, and a dang good time.

A rotating opening act of improv, storytelling, or stand up will kick off the night, followed by a jam where audience members are invited to perform with the producers, a short intermission, and then the night will close with the dang gang of the month!

Want to be a part of the monthly Girl Gang or open for the show? Email girlgangio@gmail.com for more information!

$10.00

1st Beat

1st Beat

Fri 6/15

7:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come see iO’s musical house team! 1st Beat features some of the best recent graduates of the iO musical improv program performing a new improvised musical every week!

Starring: Colette Gregory, Derek Self, Linda Orr, Leah Judge, Micki Burton, Jenna Kate Karn, Stephanie Burchinow, Elizabeth McCreight, Joe Keehnast, Brendan Tran

$5.00

Cat & Cat's Late Hour Sketch Variety Show

Cat & Cat's Late Hour Sketch Variety Show

Fri 6/15

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Cat Mac (Cat McDonnell) and Cat Sav (Catharine Savage) are teaming up to make the sketch show of their dreams. They’re tired of the bullsht of the world and now they just wanna have fun. But they can’t do it alone. Each week they’ll be bringing in special guests!

Starring: Cat McDonnell and Catharine Savage

$14.00

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Your F!@$ed Up Relationship

Sat 6/16

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Are you good at relationships? Neither are we. Grab your friends, lovers and enemies and share your most messed up relationship stories at the nastiest show in town. Featuring some of Chicago's top talent, YFUR will improvise the details of your juiciest past flings and remind you of why you dumped their a$$ in the first place.

Starring: Abby McEnany, Allison Ringhand, Ashley Victoria, Becca Slack, Brian Holden, Chelsea Norment, Damon Royster, Eddie Klinker, EJ Cameron, Eric Rahill, Eunji Kim, Jack Felker, Jo Feldman, Julia Weiss, Katie Kershaw, Katie McCarty, Kristin Ramsey, Lawrence Collerd, Liz Kirkwood, Manuela Mendoza, Mary Catherine Curran, Nate Gold, Nicole Antonuccio, Ollie Hobson, Rob Wilson, Robel Arega, Scott Piebenga, Shelby Jo Plummer, Susan Glynn, Terrence Carey

$16.00

The DGAF Comedy Revue

The DGAF Comedy Revue

Sat 6/16

10:30 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$14.00

Best Buds

Best Buds

Cat Booty, Bing Bong, Mr. Dr, Talking Birds

Sat 6/16

11:55 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

BRING your BFFs to BEST BUDS- Where three groups of BESTIES do sets inspired by scenes from two BUDDIES, and we all become real good PALS.

With indie teams Cat Booty, Talking Birds, Mr Dr, and your hosts, Bing Bong.

Bing Bong- Becky Markert & Zoe Agapinan
Mr. Dr- Anna Weis, Judy Weinstein, Sarah Adler, Noah Smith, Mike Jest, Issa Polstein, Vinny Tangherlini
Talking Birds- Elisabeth Del Toro, Adam Donnelly , Seth Johnson, Libby Marshall, Ian Ornstein, Matt Roarty
Cat Booty- Laura Mulcahy, Sydney Back, Glo Chitwood, Alan Giles, Will Nicholson, Tom Spooner

$5.00

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt

Sun 6/17

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Sunday Funday with Cool Aunt is a unique and fun filled variety show hosted by veteran team, Cool Aunt. This high-energy variety show will be showcasing everything from once in a lifetime improv, to musical acts, sketch and solo performances. Come unmask some of Chicago’s premiere talent Sundays at 10:00pm.

Starring: Deanna Beaton, Sophia Birks, Ashley Girard, Caitlin Grogan, Kayla Mulliniks, and Deborah Parks

Instagram - @CoolAuntImprov
Facebook - facebook.com/coolauntimprov

$12.00

You Won!

You Won!

Mon 6/18

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

$12.00

Fine

Fine

Tue 6/19

10:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Patrick Webb and Brendon Cullhane are FINE, really they’re fine... A patient, singular improvised one-act story in real time, with no breaks or edits.

$5.00

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

Felt: An Improvised Puppet Show

Wed 6/20

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Felt is a completely improvised show with an added touch of fun due to the fact its cast is not human. This unique, unpredictable, and fun cast has been entertaining audiences at the legendary iO Theater in Chicago for over 10 years.

* This show is not suitable for children *


Felt plays every Wednesday night with a different opening Harold team.

$5.00

SmallProv

SmallProv

Thu 6/21

8:00 pm

The Chris Farley Cabaret at iO Chicago

Chicago, IL

More Info

Come join Muck (Jesse Kendall and Mark Thomson) each Thursday as they perform alongside a rotating cast of hilarious duos and trios. Each week Muck hosts and welcomes 3 new small teams and then closes the night.

ATTENDANCE MANDATORY!!!! LAUGHS GUARANTEED!!!!

If your duo or trio would like to play at SmallProv, come to a show and talk to Jesse or Mark afterward

LAUGHS MANDATORY!!!! ATTENDANCE GUARANTEED!!!!

$7.00 - $14.00