Patrick Newson is a graduate of IO Chicago and Second City Conservatory. Some of his credits include: 5 year Producer/ Director of Monday Night Live at IO Chicago as well as Writer/ Director of multiple sketch shows including OK Stupid, Season’s Sketchings and Will Smirk for Food. As a stand up, he has opened for Tim Meadows, Rick Overton, and Harry Anderson. He has featured on many stages including The Comedy Store and IO LA. He is currently a member of the touring team Night Moose, and one half of Playtime with Patrick and Preston. Patrick Newson is a veteran performer at The Comedy Shrine and has been a main stage actor With the Whose Line and Whose Line Naughty Show for 6 years.