Kicking off Pride with 3 Sketch Comedy Shows!

GayCo has a June packed with events!  While ending the month with 4 chances to see our improvised show, PRIDEZIILA, we kick off Pride month with 3 “best of” Sketch shows in the various festivals and fundraisers described below.  Come Pride it up with us!

1. Chicago Funny Women’s FestivalFWF_gayco

In case you forgot what hilarious lesbians look like or you just need more GayCo ladies in your life, join us for the “Women of GayCo” at the 3rd annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival (CWFF) at 9pm on the first Friday of June.

From revealing the magic of how to make a relationship work, to proving you’re never too old for love, to risking it all to enjoy some delicious home-style country cooking, the Women of GayCo bring out some of their best-of chick scenes for all genders and sexual orientations to enjoy!
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Chicago Women’s Funny Fest
Friday, June 6, 2014, 9pm
Women of GayCo
Stage 773, The Pro Theater
1225 W. Belmont, Chicago
Tickets $14 – Buy them HERE! 

2. QWEIRDO 

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Starting the month off on Sunday, June 1st @ 10:30 PM, is Qweirdo! 

QWEIRDO is a showcase of Chicago’s top gay comedians and improvisers coming together to make you laugh in the way that only your gay best friend (or a drunk Jessica Lange) can. The host improv team is ThoraBirch, featuring Drew Anderson, Derek Van Barham, and Thom Gaughan. They will invite different gay groups, stand ups, and solo acts to perform with them each night. Additional performers include: Gayco, Wes Perry, Tim Paul, Candy Lawrence, Rob Anderson, Ike Holter, Witch Hazel (to name a fabulous few).

In honor of June being Gay Pride Month, a portion of all ticket sales will go to Howard Brown Health Center. The Howard Brown Health Center is one of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) organizations and serves more than 16,000 adults and youth each year in its diverse health and social service programs. For more information please visit: http://www.howardbrown.org

SPREAD THE WORD! We want to fill those seats and raise as much money for Howard Brown as we can!

Sunday, June 01 @ 10:30 PM in the Del Close Theater at iO (3541 N Clark) – tickets are $10

For tickets, call (773) 880-0199 or find this show on the iO Chicago page at Ticketweb


3. Snubfest 

snubfest2…And our 3rd Sketch Comedy show in Pride month has GayCo performing a slot at 8:30pm on Wednesday, June 11 for Snubfest’s sketch comedy night contest.

Under The Gun Theater and Zanies Comedy Club present the 9th annual Snubfest Comedy Festival!  Snubfest is a Comedy Festival based in Chicago, IL showcasing overlooked performers who have been rejected from other Comedy Festivals, and bolsters an impressive resume of Alumni including TJ Miller (Comedy Central’s Mash Up) , Vanessa Bayer (SNL), Nick Vatterott (Jimmy Fallon), Lauren Lapkus (Orange is the New Black), Cameron Esposito (Late Night with Craig Ferguson) and Jacob Willams (America’s Got Talent Finalist) just to name a few.  

Since 2006 Snubfest has connected performers to industry professionals in Stand Up, Storytelling, Sketch Comedy, and Solo Performances.

For the complete line up, go to snubfest.com.

 

Wednesday, June 11 @ 8:30pm at Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago (1548 N. Wells).

Tickets $20 + 2 item food/bev. minimum – Buy them HERE (the tickets; not the food/bev!) 

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