ComedySportz moves out of its Belmont Avenue venueKerry Reidon February 12, 2021 at 8:30 pm

But the comedy games continue online; plus Raven announces a new-play development commission.

When venerable comedy institutions in Chicago get shout-outs, ComedySportz tends not to top the list, not with Second City and the now-gone iO hogging so many of the famous alums. As Reader critic Jack Helbig wrote back in 2003, “Improv purists tend to put ComedySportz at the bottom of the food chain”—probably because of their crowd-pleasing emphasis on fast-paced competitive games, à la Whose Line Is It Anyway.…Read More

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