COMEDIANS TIM BEDORE & PETER LIPSY
January 7 at 7:00 PM
Tim has kept his hand in the radio business through his commentary feature Vague But True®, heard on public radio’s prestigious Marketplace program and in a weekly slot on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show. Producing these radio commentaries keeps Tim’s stand-up comedy material fresh and topical.
COMEDIANS TOMMY RYMAN, WENDY MAYBURY, & CASEY FLESCH
January 21 at 7:00 PM
Tommy Ryman, a semifinalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, is an acclaimed comedian. His oddly-adorable stand-up landed him No. 2 on iTunes comedy charts for his album Having the Time of My Life. Named Best of the Midwest at Gilda’s Laugh Fest, Tommy grew up in Minnesota jamming on clarinet for his new-age mom and kale-chip-making dad.
NOAH SONIE & LIZZY – COMEDY, MAGIC, MENTALISM, AND HYPNOSIS
January 28 at 7:00 PM
Mentalist and Magician Noah Sonie – Engaging and profound, Noah’s charming demeanor and bewildering sleight of hand will create an experience that your guests won’t find anywhere else. Noah combines subtle humor with years of experience in magic and mentalism.
Comedy Stage Hypnosis Magician Lizzy – Explore the hilarious side of hypnosis and discover the amazing power and creativity of the human mind. Participants leave Lizzy’s show feeling terrific. Audience members also experience the positive affect of long-term, uncontrollable laughter. Lizzy has a master’s degree in Psychology and a fun-loving personality that compelled her to explore the lighter side of the power of the human mind.
COMEDIANS MARY MACK & TIM HARMSTON
February 4 at 7:00 PM
Folk Humorist Mary Mack performs her sometimes-musical comedy at festivals, colleges, clubs, casinos and anywhere you can find a llama or a buffet line. She has acted in cartoons, weird student films, and commercials that urge you to buy food for your hamster. (Mary is totally FOR feeding your hamster.)
COMEDIANS MARK POOLOS, DAVID HARRIS, & MOE YAQUB
February 18 at 7:00 PM
Mark Poolos was born and raised in Edina, Minnesota. To start his career he co-starred in two independent films “Attack of the Killer Snow Cone Zombies” and “Joanie Loves Furbies”. He did more films, some commercials and some theater but it wasn’t enough, so he began his stand-up comedy career. Mark stands 6’7″ weighs in at 350 technically a giant however he is very weak and a wimp.
COMEDIANS TIM CAVANAGH & MIKE MERCURY
March 3 at 7:00 PM
So, did you hear the one about the high school teacher who walked into a comedy club–and they hired him? That’s where the Tim Cavanagh comedy story begins. For a full year, Tim taught teenagers by day. By night, he sang his funny songs in Chicago comedy clubs. “Not surprisingly, I found the biggest difference between the classroom and the nightclub was the drunks–which I generally let the principal handle,” Tim says.
COMEDIANS DAVE LANDAU, MIKE O’KEEFE, & KHADIJAH COOPER
March 24 at 7:00 PM
Dave Landau might appear to be just like you, but he’s not really. His mind goes to places that angels would fear to tread, and he has no problem telling you about it. The mark of a great comedian, it is said, is the ability to find jokes where others would find tears. Dave finds jokes everywhere; with his own foibles and faults, to his family, to pop culture and the state of the world today.