Tis the season to be laughing. The Comedy Shrine invites you to look at what makes the holidays so special….and hilarious. Join us Dec 6th and 13th at 8pm for Seasons Sketchings. Call for tickets and reservations 630-585-0300
Day and Time: Thursday, December 6th @8:00PM
Thursday, December 13th @8:00PM
You’ve seen Judy Tenuta appear in shows from “The Vagina Monologues” to “Menopause The Musical.” Her stand-up specials have aired on Showtime, HBO, and Lifetime. Judy was featured as the national spokesperson for a series of Diet Dr. Pepper commercials.
The self-described “Love Goddess” and “Aphrodite Of The Accordion” has made hundreds of guest and co-hosting appearances on such popular television shows as “The View,” “Late Night With David Letterman,” “Larry King Live,” “Entertainment Tonight,” and “Comics Unleashed.”
Judy is a two-time Grammy Award Nominee. Her comedy albums include “Attention Butt-Pirates and Lesbetarians! ,” and “In Goddess We Trust,” Judy was the first female stand-up comic to win “Best Female Comedian” at the American Comedy Awards.
Ms. Tenuta has starred in two independent films, “Going Down In La-La Land”and “Gibsonberg.” You’ve also seen her on “General Hospital,” “Corey In The House,” and alongside Hillary Duff in “Material Girls.
Monday, December 31st (New Years Eve)
@ 8:00PM $40.00
@ 10:00PM $45.00 (includes a champagne toast @midnight)
Carly Ballerini is a Chicago comic, contributing writer for Cards Against Humanity, and frequent guest on The Jam TV Show. She tours constantly, co-headlines Is This Us? Are We Here? Comedy Tour?, and plays at clubs like Comedy on State and Comedy Corner Underground. She’s done festivals including Flyover, 208, WICF, 10,000 Laughs, Let’s Fest, Bridgetown and a bunch more. She has been featured on the stand up podcast ‘Put Your Hands Together’ and has featured and opened for Kyle Kinane and Cameron Esposito and the recording of Shane Torres’ album at Comedy On State.
Whit’s been featured by MoveOn.Org, is a frequent contributor to The Paper Machete at Chicago’s Green Mill, OUT Chicago on WCPT, and the co-headliner of Is This Us? Are We Here? Comedy Tour?. Additionally, Whit has worked with the likes of the great Eddie Pepitone (“Whitney is one of my favorite comics everyone should know.”) and Greg Behrendt, performed at Riot LA, 208 Comedy Festival, Altercation Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, is a regular at The Chicago Laugh Factory, and appeared on “Put Your Hands Together w/ Cam & Rhea”. Whit’s debut album “Live at The Paper Machete” will be released on Stand-Up Records in Spring 2019.