Hungry for Romance
Do You Want a Sandwich is an open-hearted, multi-media, one-man show soaked in vulnerability, written and performed by the talented Josh Lanzet. If you’re at all frustrated about why you haven’t yet found “the one,” commiserate with Josh as he recalls his past failed dating escapades and the lessons he’s learned along the way. Read More
A Tangle of Talent.
This weekend Jangleheart Circus takes over The Den Theatre for the second time with over 80 shows scheduled. The team from Upstairs Gallery has put together a knock-out festival and every show looks amazing. I pulled out a few shows I’m recommending below, but I know I’m leaving out a number of must-sees. Take these recommendations as you may, but definitely go to this festival — a ton of great shows.
Joking. Singing. Drinking.
VAMP is a new improvised musical comedy show playing on Thursday nights at 10:00pm at MCL Chicago (formerly Studio BE). It just opened on July 31st and is playing through the end of September. VAMP is a fun, laid-back and interactive show, featuring a slightly different cast each week and is definitely not to be missed.
And Don’t Let Go.
Hold On To Your Butts is a new sketch comedy revue playing an all too brief run this month at Stage 773. Created by the always impressive Shanna’s Mom, it is the perfect showcase for both the group’s intelligent, focused writing and loose, manic performance style.
The Trials & Errors of Romance.
We place a lot of value on romantic relationships, so it always hurts to have them crumble. The simple truth is: not all couples are going to last. Though the thought may be disheartening, Dating: Adults Embracing Failure highlights the moments of hilarity and happiness in all relationships and proves that success is impossible without a little trial and error along the way. Read More