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Chicago comedy Spotlight for Monday, July 16-Sunday, July 22, 2018

The Show That Works at Playground Theater, 3209 N. Halsted, 10:00 p.m. Sketches about Chicago.

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ClickHole Live! at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, 7:00 p.m. Stories from the writers of the popular satirical site.

The Armando Diaz Experience at iO, 1501 N. Kingsbury, 8:00 p.m. Improv created from a featured guest’s personal story. Tonight’s...

Comedy Cocktail at House of Blues’ Foundation Room, 329 N. Dearborn, 6:00 p.m. Produced by James Allen Kamp, creator of the most excellent comedyofchicago...

Chicago Underground Comedy at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 9:30 p.m. Nicky Martin hosts ChUC alum Nick Vatterott, Marty DeRosa, Hannah Boone (NYC), Meredith Kachel, Sarah Vulpio, Derek Graff, Conor Cawley, and Caroline Twyman.

You Joke Like A Girl at Volumes Bookcafé, 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave., 7:15 p.m. Monthly all-women open mic and showcase created and produced by Elyse Nylin. Open mic at 7:15. Showcase begins at 8:45 with Eunji Eunji, Amy Sumpter, Molly Kearney, and Brittany Meyer.

Comedians You Should Know Presents: Nick Vatterott at Timothy O’Tooles, 622 N. Fairbanks Ct. 7:00 p.m. Allison Dunne hosts Em Brown and Abi Sanchez with a special extended set from Nick Vatterott.

Laugh Near Minimalist Furniture: A Comedy Variety Show at Joffrey Tower, 8 E. Randolph, 7:30 p.m. Headliner: Lucas O'Neil (Comedy Central Up Next Comedian for 2018...

David Angelo at The Lincoln Lodge at Under The Gun Theatre, 956 W. Newport, 8:00 p.m. David Angelo has appeared on Comedy Central and 2 Broke Girls. He currently writes for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and was named New York's Funniest Comedian in 2017. Tonight and Saturday night.

They Go Low, We Go Hyde at The Revival, 1160 E 55th St., 8:00 p.m. “An original sketch comedy revue written by and performed for Chicago...

Dave Maher at Crowd Theater, 3935 N. Broadway, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Dave Maher is bringing his acclaimed...

    Chicago comedy Spotlight for Monday, July 16-Sunday, July 22, 2018
    Visitors in town: Steve Solomon, Hannah Boone, Joby Saad, and David Angelo. Nick Vatterott returns to his hometown. At Zanies: Marty DeRosa with Adam Burke (Chicago), Michael Issac (Chicago), Taylor Mason (Chicago), Pat McGann (Rosemont), Nate Weatherup (St. Charles). At The Improv: Joey Villagomez, The Sklar Brothers.

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Full Summer Schedule of Music in July

Charlie Madigan and Byron Roche at Wishbone North, 3300 N. Clark St, Chicago. 7 PM.

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   Merv Collins at the Dannon Gallery, 1810 Central, Evanston. 6 PM.

Larry O. Dean's "Folk You,' featuring Chris Maring,and  Sean O'Leary at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago. 7:30 PM.

    Full Summer Schedule of Music in July
    It includes lots of outdoor stuff. Bring sun screen. Monday, July 16. I got nuttin.' Go bike riding. Tuesday, July 17. Woodstock Farmers' market features Gloria Burchfield at 9 AM, Lara Bell at 10, and Mark Hobbs at 11. On the square, downtown Woodstock. Jazzman Jeff Justman at the Mundelein Farmers' Market, Courtland and...

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Weekend: G-Fest, Deadly Prey Gallery Exhibit, Horror Plays

...dark side. Presented by About Face Theatre Youth Ensemble. Located at The Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL. Tickets are $20 or pay-what-you-can...

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E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial - (July 13th-16th at 11pm) Logan Theatre, 2646 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60647.

...inhabits a handful of very strange tenants. Who could it be? Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601...

A QUIET PLACE - (July 13th, 15th, 17th-19th) Horror thriller that requires absolute silence to fully appreciate! 9:15pm. Brew & View at the Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago, IL.

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS - (through July 19th) Stranger than fiction documentary about three strangers who reunite after having been separated at birth and adopted by different families. Times vary. The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613.

Music Box Theatre's Outdoor Summer Movie Series - (May 16th-Sept. 19th) See classics like Raiders of the Lost Ark, Home Alone, Back to the Future, Twister, and more on Wednesdays. Gates open at 6pm. Movies at 7:30pm. Free. Gallagher Way, 3637 N. Clark, Chicago, IL 60613. TWISTER July 18th!

HORRIFIED - (July 16th at 8pm) Exploring fear and the strange way humans deal with it through sketches and songs. The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, 851 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL 60657.

20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEAS - (May 23rd-Aug. 26th) Lookingglass Theatre presents a stage production of this wonderful classic tale. Directed by David Kersnar. Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60622.

BAT-HAMLET - (through July 14th) When Shakespeare and Batman collide... Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL 60618. (BYOB)

Deadly Prey Gallery - (July 15th from 10am-3pm) See amazing hand-painted movie posters from Ghana up close on the lawn! They're wilder than you think! Highly recommended. Comfort Station Logan Square, 2579 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60647.

Pintura Obscura - (July 13th 6pm-10pm) Dark & whimsical art show in Pilsen. 1637 W. 18th St., Chicago, IL.

Summer of Satan Night Market - (July 14th) Dark art, drinks, tarot, and more! Sideshow Gallery, 2219 N. Western, Chicago, IL 60647.

...your eager eyes on the splendid beauty of decay. Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 273, 111 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL...

A Home for Surrealism: Fantastic Planning in Mid-century Chicago - (through August 17th) Free, rare surrealist art exhibit presented by the Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario, Chicago, IL 60611.

The Science Behind Pixar - (through Jan. 6th, 2019) Learn about the science and technology behind the wonderful films Pixar creates. All ages. Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637.

...much more. The SNL exhibit is also stationed in the building. Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State, Chicago, IL 60654...

...the grand opening this Saturday from 7pm-midnight. $25 ticket includes food, drinks, and entertainment. 3914 N. Clark, Chicago, IL...

Bad Axe Throwing - (Days/times vary) You know you want to... Group rates apply or just do a walk-in for $20/hr. Bad Axe Chicago, 2828 N. Clark (Atrium Level), Chicago, IL. (888) 435-0001.

Trapped in a Room with a Zombie - Room Escape adventures where guests must figure out clues and puzzles to escape a room they share with a snarling, chained-up zombie. Ages 14+ or must have parent. Fine Arts Building, 408 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60605.

    Weekend: G-Fest, Deadly Prey Gallery Exhibit, Horror Plays
    Another great variety of ways to spend your weekend going through next week in the city of Chicago and beyond. Weird dark art exhibits, horror screenings, outdoor movies, horror plays, and the biggest, baddest convention ever to celebrate Godzilla! "Don't walk to the theater-RUN!" MOVIES: G-FEST XXV - (July 13th-15th) 25th anniversary of the largest...

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Theater events: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' 'Everybody' premieres at Brown Paper Box Co.

...The About Face Youth Theater Ensemble, has its world premiere at The Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago. Performances run from Saturday, July 14, through Sunday, July 22. (773) 784-8565 or...

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...by a lottery at each performance. Previews are Friday and Saturday, July 13-14, at 4147 N. Broadway St., Chicago. The show opens Sunday, July 15. See brownpaperbox.org...

...materials describe as a "true blues lover's smorgasbord." The show opens July 22 at 4450 N. Clark St., Chicago. (773) 769-4451 or blackensemble.org...

...a Chicago company devoted to science fiction and fantasy theater, opens its new home at 3914 N. Clark St., (former home to Live Bait and Public House theaters) on Saturday, July 14. The celebration...

...Lookingglass Theatre, located inside the Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, recently announced special performances for "20,000 Leagues Under the Seas." Recommended for families...

...development works by members of its playwrights unit Saturday through Wednesday, July 14-18, at 170 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. During their yearlong residency, Chicago-based writers have a chance to develop their plays...

• Broadway in Chicago presents the national tour of director John Doyle's Tony Award-winning revival of "The Color Purple." Performances begin Tuesday, July 17, at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. (800) 775-2000 or broadwayinchicago.com.

...his guard booth. Performances run Thursday through Sunday, July 19-22, at The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. (773) 697-3830 or silenttheatre.com...

...week Chicago premiere of "The End of TV" begins Thursday, July 19, at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., Chicago. A multimedia meditation on advertising and TV culture set in a Rust Belt city...

...to assist playwrights in developing their plays. Free performances take place July 19-21 at 4546 N. Western Ave., Chicago. The in-development plays include Ambrose Cappuccio's "Cigarettes," a two-hander about a...

...and sets off to find her purpose. Performances take place at Voice of the City, 3429 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago. See runawayslab.org...

• "Anarchy: An Improvised Rock Opera" continues at 8 p.m. Saturdays at The Annoyance Theatre, 851 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (773) 697-9693 or theannoyance.com.

• Nothing Without a Company has extended "Not One Batu," Hannah li-Epstein's examination of Hawaii's meth epidemic. The production runs through July 28 at the Berger Park Cultural Center Coach House, 6205 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago. See northingwithoutacompany.org.

...Interrobang Theatre Project takes up residence at Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, for its ninth season examining identity/crisis. It begins Sept. 7 with a revival...

    Theater events: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' 'Everybody' premieres at Brown Paper Box Co.
    Brown Paper Box Co. stages "Everybody," Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' riff on the 15th-century morality play "Everyman"; Silent Theatre returns with a solo show about a security guard; and Black Ensemble Theatre premieres the jukebox tuner "Rick Stone and the Blues Man," this week in Chicago-area theater.

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