Trigger Happy directed by Mick Napier - a new style of longform improvisation.
ComedySportz is a hilarious interactive 90-minute show where two teams compete for your laughs in comedy scenes, songs and games right on the spot based on your suggestions.
Playing every Friday at 10:00pm at The Annoyance Theatre!
"Voted Best Improv Troupe in Chicago 2016" - The Chicago Reader
"Bruce Phillips in particular actually looks like a guy who would show up in a Hitchcock film, and more than anyone in the group, he has a real sense of what kind of performance that requires."
- The Chicago Tribune
CLUED IN: The Improvised Murder Mystery
Judy's Beat Lounge
230 W North Ave.
Thursdays at 8:30pm in August!
"After former fighter pilot Tony, played with unbridled panache by Bruce Phillips, was found dead in the bathroom/distillery, detective duties fell on the mysterious inspector with a penchant for puns, played by an observant and playful C.J. Tuor." - The Chicago Reader
As a wave of profound upheaval sweeps through Russian society, it is a time of impossible choices. Anna is torn between raising her cherished son and languishing in a lifeless marriage, or sacrificing everything to follow her lover Alexei into disgrace. Innocents will suffer, hearts will be broken, and families will be torn apart as two couples learn that living truthfully is no simple thing. A world premiere based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. Adapted by Jessica Wright Buha. Directed by Amanda Link.
DEATH BY EVENING
Judy's Beat Lounge
230 W North Ave. (May, 2017)
Death by Evening is where Chicago’s best comedians push the envelope. From sketch to improv, music to drag, stand up to storytelling–anything is fair game. Prepare yourself for a variety hour full of unique, dark, political, and experimental comedy featuring a rotating lineup of talent from The Second City’s Touring Company as well as invited guest players.
ALIEN LOCUSTS FROM BEYOND THE STARS
by C.J. Tuor
directed by Bruce Phillips
A 1940's genre radio play parodying the 1996 box office hit "Independence Day", complete with commercial radio sponsorships. The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man's best weapon is the will to survive.
Playing June 29, June 30 and July 1
at MCL Theater (3310 N Sheffield Ave)