Kristen Toomey is one of the top comedians in her hometown of Chicago.
She has built a reputation for being a “comedy powerhouse”. She is a charming, hilarious, fearless performer who attacks the stage with wit and brutal honesty about her life.
Kristen is a favorite at Laugh Factory Chicago, has featured at Zanies, The Comedy Attic, Comedy Club on State and UP Comedy Club.
She has headlined the Chicago Women’s Funny Festival and has been a part of the Chicago Comedy Expo and will be returning to the Expo to open for Eddie Pepitone this summer.
Along with performing close to 300 shows a year, Toomey is also a the first female producer/member of the nations premier comedy collective Comedians You Should Know. The collective produces acclaimed, sell out, weekly shows in both Chicago and LA. www.comediansyoushouldknow.com
Finally, as a fun side project Kristen and her best friend 25 years, (Actor Danny Rhodes) host a weekly podcast called BUTTHURT for the Laugh Factory network. It’s available on iTunes.
Rachel Ware is a winner of “Best Comedian in Omaha” at the Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards, she is a multi-talented comedian, actress, and improviser.
She is a co-owner of the Backline Improv Theater in downtown Omaha where she also teaches and performs.
As a stand up comedian she has performed all over the Midwest delighting audiences with her razor sharp, quick wit and self effacing humor.
Rachel studied theater at Wayne State College, has performed in over 20 stage productions, and has been cast in 4 national running cartoon shows.
Don’t miss Rachel’s Comedy Underground debut!
Mitch Banks is a Cedar Rapids comedian with a wide variety of jokes and facial hair. His unassuming style will put you at ease so you’re able to laugh at his pain guilt free. He let’s you in on why rat tails are so popular in trailer parks as well as exactly what fashion of brown person he happens to be.
Robert Flanagan began performing in Iowa City, Iowa and recently relocated to Chicago. He is the co-founder of The Little Village Comedy Hour in his hometown where he won first place in The University of Iowa’s Last Comic Standing competition. Additionally, he has appeared at Green Gravel Comedy and Floodwater comedy festivals for the past two years as well as the Minneapolis 10,000 Laughs Comedy festival. He has performed with comics such as Hasan Minhaj, Chris Thayer, Ian Abramson and Ben Kronberg. Recently, he placed as a top-5 finalist in the 2016 Funniest Person in Iowa competition. His hobbies include trading medications and teaching you how to revive a dead cockroach using only urine.
As always the show will be hosted by Daniel Frana & Mike Lucas.
Doors at 7, Show at 8
$5 cover, 19+ admittance
*Daniel or Mike will bring baked goods.