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Bold. Hilarious. LGBTQ+

Since our founding, GayCo Productions has been dedicated to creating theater that reflects the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community. Our shows are a celebration of queer culture, and our performers bring a level of wit and talent that is unmatched on any stage. No matter your sexual orientation or gender identity, we believe that everyone can find something to relate to in our shows. Come experience the magic of GayCo Productions for yourself!

Once upon a time

Once upon a time in the vibrant city of Chicago, a group of talented and fabulously funny individuals came together to form what would soon become the most hilariously fabulous LGBTQ+ comedy ensemble in the Windy City. This is the rib-tickling, heartwarming, and downright fabulous history of GayCo Productions.

The Sparkling Birth of GayCo (1996): In the mid-'90s, during a particularly colorful Chicago summer, a group of LGBTQ+ individuals decided that making people laugh was just as important as fighting for equal rights. And so, GayCo Productions was born, or rather, glitter-bombed into existence. Their motto: "If you can't change the world, at least make it laugh 'til it snorts unicorn rainbows."

A Rainbow Rollercoaster of Laughter (2000s): As the years rolled on, so did GayCo's fabulous journey. They took the Chicago comedy scene by storm with their unique blend of humor, wit, and rainbows. Each show was a wild ride, with everything from satirical sketches on LGBTQ+ rights to singing divas in sequined dresses, because let's face it, life is better with a bit of sparkle.

The Gayest Hits (2005): In 2005, GayCo decided to create a greatest hits compilation. No, it wasn't a musical album, but a collection of their most side-splitting sketches, aptly titled "The Gayest Hits." Some say it was so funny that even the laughter had glitter in it.

The Quest for the Elusive Comedy Unicorn (2010s): Like any enduring comedy troupe, GayCo faced its share of challenges. They had to wrangle with real-life jobs, bill collectors, and the occasional glitter shortage. But they persevered, because nothing says "We're here, we're queer, and we're really funny" quite like GayCo.

A Fabulous Revival (2016-Present): As the world evolved, so did GayCo. They embraced the digital age, spreading their humor on social media like rainbow confetti. They also focused on outreach and educating the next generation of LGBTQ+ comedians. They might not be able to turn everyone into a stand-up comic, but they sure can teach you how to snark like a pro.

No Gays Left Behind: GayCo Productions remained committed to celebrating every color of the LGBTQ+ rainbow. They tackled serious issues with a fabulous flair, reminding everyone that laughter is the best way to fight prejudice, stereotypes, and tight jeans that won't cooperate.

And so, dear readers, as we leave you with this brief glimpse into the uproarious and radiant history of GayCo Productions, remember that their legacy is not just one of comedy but of resilience, acceptance, and love. It's a history filled with laughter, glitter, and the unshakable belief that the world is a better place when we all embrace our fabulous, sparkly, and queer selves.

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