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50 Reasons To Come To Chicago Improv Festival 2015

Improv In Every Direction!

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5. Check out the brand new shiny Under the Gun Theater, founded by Kevin Mullaney, Chicago Improv Festival Artistic Director

19. Sharpen those improv chops by signing up for one (or more) of the 12 workshops

22. To see a friend/co-worker/significant other/stranger perform

23. To see a one of a kind show that will never be seen anywhere else in the world ever again

27. To watch invisible objects open, close, ring, speak, burn, maim, and kill in a safe, clean environment

32. To hope that those improvisers sing a song about your best friend and embarrass the heck out of them

33. To see if the improv performed has anything to do with the team names

36. To shout out suggestions (preferrably something more exciting than banana)

38. To see the amazing Katydids one last time before the premiere of their new show Teachers

40. To see the very funny Sasheer Zamata from SNL along with Phil Augusta Jackson comedian & writer for Key & Peele

41. To see the smart guys from Trainwreck, Dan Bakkendal & Ed Furman (dude go check out the resumes on these guys)

42. To see the brilliant ladies of Joan and Ro who you may know as Katie Rich, a writer for SNL & Second City mainstage alumni, & Holly Laurent, writer, actress & Second City mainstage alumni

43. To see the awesomely fantastic Chicago natives Rob Belushi & Jon Barinholtz in their popular improv group Sheldon

44. To see the incomprobable Jeffery Sweet one man show You Only Shoot the Ones You Love

50. To understand why Chicago is the center of the comedy universe!

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