The Nation's Largest Celebration of Women in Comedy, The Chicago Women's Funny Festival, Announces Lineup of 8th Annual Event
Stage 773 Executive Producer Jill Valentine and Co-Producer Liz McArthur are thrilled to announce the highly anticipated lineup of the 8th Annual Chicago Women's Funny Festival, taking place August 22 through August 25 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. The Chicago Women's Funny Festival is the largest celebration of women in comedy in the country and offers talented, and funny individuals the opportunity to learn, teach, and empower each other and audiences who all love to laugh. This year, for the first time ever, the Chicago Women's Funny Festival will also feature an all-Spanish speaking slot showcasing a stand up show, a sketch group, and two improv groups. The full schedule and searchable calendar for the 8th Annual Chicago Women's Funny Festival can be viewed at stage773.com/cwff-lineup.
Featuring an array of veteran talent and newcomers, highlights for the 2019 festival include stand up acts like longtime favorite, Patti Vasquez, whose solo show will take audiences on a journey of awkward dates, embarrassing moments and other funny stories of personal humiliation that will make you think "Wow, I guess my life isn't so bad after all", Dina Nina Martinez, who the Late Late Show's James Corden hails as "...very funny", longtime couple and dynamic comedy duo Anna Vocino and Loren Tarquinio of Married AF with their special part stand up, party storytelling, part improv set, and ventriloquist Hannah Leskosky with her magical mouth moving and substance abusing puppet unicorn, Marzipan Lavender Sparkles.
The brand new all-Spanish speaking set of shows will feature standup comedian, Eliana La Casa, an Argentinian comedian living in Chicago who blends personal stories and opinions into laugh out loud relatable moments, La Carne Asada #2: The Seasoning, a hilarious sketch show re-living all that a Latinx family dinner has to offer, Las Tinas Improv, creating a one night only audience based telenovela, and Ratas De Dos Patas, who will translate suggestions into Spanish to create hilarious streetwise teaching moments for the audience.
Tickets for the 8th Annual Women's Funny Festival are $15 each and will go on sale July 23. Nightly and festival passes are also available ranging from $36 to $150. Tickets and information are available online at Stage773.com, by phone 773.327.5252, and in person at the Stage 773 box office, located at 1225 W Belmont.
Date & Time
Weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Aug 22, 2019 through Aug 25, 2019
12:05AM - 12:00AM