WHERE DOES THE TIME GO!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s already October!
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UPSTAIRS GALLERY PODCAST!
Episode 2 came out!!!!
Kiss From A Rose RISES @ the Upstairs Gallery!
Monday- October 1, 8, 14, 22, 29 - 8:00pm Free! (Donations Accepted) BYOB
When Chicago succumbs to laughter, you’ll have our permission to die.
Wait. This isn’t a thing about death, this is a comedy show!
10/1 - Special Guests Eisbar, See Alice, and Jukebox!
Potential Boyfriends @ Upstairs Gallery - Featuring BBG, Team Dazzlestaff
Tuesdays- October 2, 9, 16 - 8:00pm Free! (Donations Accepted) BYOB
Potential Boyfriends is Peter Corey, Pat Ivansek, Nick Johnson, and Joey Lesiak.
Come to a show sometime, but don’t expect the boys to buy you a drink or talk to you about anything past the surface level afterwards.
- An Upstairs Gallery House Team, doing comedy.
- Team Dazzlestaff, doing improv.
- BBG, doing musical improv.
- Potential Boyfriends, doing dumb.
KILL ALL COMEDY!!
Wednesday - October 3rd - 8:00pm Free! (Donations Accepted) BYOB
SUCH A FUN SHOW, SO MANY PEOPLE INVOLVED THIS MONTH. ITS GONNA BE REDIC. YOU’LL HAVE TO STOP BY TO SEE!
NIGHT OF THE UN-DEAD FORMS!!!!! (Living Room/Bat @ The Upstairs Gallery)
Thursday- October 4, 11, 18, 25 - 8pm, Free (Donations Accepted) BYOB
We’re putting up a run of the rarely performed “Living Room” and “Bat” improv forms every Thursday in October!
Join us as we transform the Upstairs Gallery’s studio room into A MAD SCIENTISTS LAB TO RESURRECT THESE TWO FORMS FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE. ITS GONNA GET SPOOOOKY.
Both forms performed by new random assortments of Chicago Improvisers each week.
- Colleen Doyle
- Joey Dundale
- Jill Fenstermaker
- Lee Barats
- Adam Cole
- John Reynolds
- Sarah Hatheway
- Katy Fullan
- Becca Slack
- Charles Clark Pettitt
- Nate Z. Gold
- John O’Toole
- Daniel Strauss
- Connor Tillman
UPSTAIRS GALLERY HOUSE TEAM NIGHTS!
Thursday - September 6, 13, 20, 27 - 10:30pm, Free (Donations Accepted) BYOB
We’ve got house teams! They need audiences! HELP US GOOF OFF FUN STYLE THURSDAYS LATE NIGHT
THIS WEEK: TBD
All of Our Feelings at Once: A Thimble-Full of Dreams
Friday- October 5th- 8pm, Free (Donations Accepted) BYOB
Did you think we were out of Feelings? Come on. The hottest show in Chicago continues its smash-hit run at the Upstairs Gallery this October with all new material.
- Guaranteed at this show: Thoughts, Dreams and Chimpanzees.
This month, we’re happy to welcome back musical guests Alison Gates and John Huber who will make your toes tap and your lips whistle.
And special guest Brandon Shockney will be there doing bits and breaking hearts!
It’s practically Halloween, so maybe wear a costume? If enough people do, maybe we’ll have a costume contest.
If we don’t, then at least you’ll have a great icebreaker.
The 5th No Excuses Short Video Screening!
Friday- October 5th- 10:30pm, Free (Donations Accepted) BYOB
The No Excuses Short Video Party Show + Party will inspire and entertain you the first Friday of every month at 10:30pm at the Upstairs Gallery.
We’ve been killing it lately with great new videos. Let’s continue the trend! Submit your shorts. Tell your friends to submit shorts. Tell them to tell their friends to submit shorts.
Just upload your video to Vimeo and send us the link. We’ll play it! People will love it! Or they won’t! And you’ll know what to do differently next time!
This is great. I can already smell the popcorn.
Tyler Samples is “Lonesome” - A Solo Improvised Western
Saturday- October 6 , 13, 20, 27 - 8pm, Free (Donations Accepted) BYOB
Tyler is putting this thing up! It’s going to be amazing! Come out this week and check out his PREVIEW NIGHT! The real show starts next week.
“The HITMEN & The Hamiltons: A Punmare on Clark St”
Saturday- October 6 , 13, 20, 27 - 10:30pm - Free (Donations Accepted) BYOB
The Hamiltons and The HITMEN are coming to the Upstairs Gallery for 4 nights of scary funny improv!
We’ll kill you with comedy and make you laugh until your sides split, your intestines seep out of your abdomen and are lying on the floor in a pool of blood and serous fluid, while life slowly escapes and darkness closes in for the final time. But at least you’ll be having a good time!
National Sketch Writing Month Powow- Kevin Mullaney
Sunday - October 6 - 7pm, Free (Donations Accepted) BYOB
Get after it dudes. Bring the stuff you wrote this past month during NaSkeWriMo. We’ll hang out and read it out/CRUSH.
See you soon!