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Upcoming Events


The Second City's Twist Your Dickens

Dec 19 - Dec 31, 2017

Experience Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol like never before—with this holiday favorite from The Second City! The legendary comedy troupe brings its infamous improvisational skills and sketch comedy mastery to the timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge.

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Adam Carolla: Not Taco Bell Material

Fri, Feb 9, 2018, 8:00 PM

The comedian, actor, radio personality, and television host presents his autobiographical one-man show, based on his New York Times best-selling book.

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The Improvised Shakespeare Company

Apr 5 - Apr 8, 2018

In an evening of off-the-cuff comedy, this critically acclaimed Chicago-based ensemble creates a fully improvised Shakespearean masterpiece right before your eyes, based on a single audience member's suggestion for the title of a show that's never been written before... until now. 

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David Sedaris

Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 8:00 PM

Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris brings his wry wit and humor to the Concert Hall to read some of his new and unpublished material.

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Tracy Morgan

Fri, Apr 20, 2018, 8:00 PM

As one of today's most respected comedians, the 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live alum follows up his nationwide tour Picking Up the Pieces and Netflix special Staying Alive with a return to the Concert Hall stage. 

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Garrison Keillor

Fri, May 11, 2018, 8:00 PM

The award-winning humorist--creator of public radio's A Prairie Home Companion and author of Lake Wobegon Days--presents an evening of storytelling in the Concert Hall. 

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