Bill Arnett At His Finest
This web series, created by Patrick Michalak, stars Chicago improviser, Bill Arnett as Bill Weiner, high school guidance counselor. Each episode goes through an average day in a high school guidance counselor’s life and is filled with local Chicago talent. Michalak is on to something with this series… Read More
Paving New Paths
The Second City is so focused on increasing diversity in comedy that they have created an entire department towards these efforts. Dionna Griffin-Irons is the Director of The Outreach & Diversity program at The Second City and was kind enough to share a bit about their latest endeavor: The Bob Curry Fellowship.
The Masterminds Behind Chicago Women’s Funny Festival
Chicago boasts of funny women all day long. However, from June 5th through June 8th there will be an influx of comediennes flowing in and out of the doors to Stage 773 for The 3rd Annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival (CWFF). I spoke with Executive Producer, Jill Valentine, and Associate Producer, Liz McArthur, to learn a bit more about what to expect at this year’s fest. Read More
Always a Lady. Never a Tramp.
When you put up a show about women and food theres’s a real good chance for disaster. However, when you put up a show about women and food and you cut the crap, you’ll find that seven ladies not only can hold delightful conversation but they’re funny and they have exquisite Table Manners.
A True Chicago Comedy Advocate
We’re very excited to announce that Michael Shepherd Jordan will be joining Life’s A Funny Scene as the Shows Page Manager. As LAFS continues to expand both its reach and its breadth of resources available to the Chicago comedy world, who could be better to manage this initiative than the man who founded Chicago Comedy Tonight?