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Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival Brings The Funny

By Marcus Gilmer in Arts & Entertainment on Jan 8, 2009 7:35PM

2009_01_08_sketch.jpg Fed up with the Blago/Burris Circus? Need some levity to save you from the winter blahs? You're in luck because the Eighth Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival kicks off tonight. Running through Sunday, January 18, the festival features over 125 shows by over 100 different troupes from around the world. Held at Theatre Building Chicago (1275 W. Belmont), the fest features performances each night across three different stages. Each show is $12.50 and $150 gets you festival-wide pass. Check out the schedule and get planning.

Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, January 8 - January 18, Various Times, Theatre Building Chicago, 1275 W. Belmont, $12.50 per show or $150 for the entire festival, (773) 327-5252