August 11: It Takes a Woman (Chicago)

The Skokie Theatre, 7924 N. Lincoln, Skokie, 8:00 p.m. If you’re in the north suburbs, it’s not always easy to see Chicago’s best comedy. Tonight some of the city’s best stand-ups come north! Hosted by Jan Slavin. Featuring Mona Aburmishan, Colleen Brennan, Kat Herskovic, Eunji Kim, Denise Medina, Janice Rodriguez, and Mary Zee.


August 12: Las Locas Comedy (Chicago)

Karen Marie Sustainable Salon, 1859 N. Milwaukee, 8:00 p.m. Chicago’s only Latina-focused comedy showcase. Arrive early! The first show was SRO and continues to draw bigger audiences each month! Tonight: Janice V. Rodriguez, Soli Santos, Elizabeth Gomez, Marilee Pheniece, Tiera Diaz, and Courtney Buckwalter.


August 20: WIC Comedy ‘Inside Jokes’ Conference

New Women Space 2PM

Inside Jokes Comedy Mini Conference. FREE Conference (You must RSVP to attend).
BY funny women FOR funny women. (All Are Welcome)
Bring your all lady improv troupes, writing friends, and more for a day of professional discussion and thinking nationwide as you join us with 3 other major U.S. cities full of women in comedy.
The conference includes:
  • Speed Networking: Meet new women for business or creative partnerships.
  • Panel & Think Tank: Discuss issues facing women in our industry and come together as a group with actionable solutions.
  • Workshop: Coast to Coast live stream with your fellow sisters of comedy as we discuss how to strengthen your brand and make money with your comedy.


September 9: GOLD Comedy at Cinder Block Comedy Festival

Artichoke Basille Pizza (Brooklyn) 5 PM

GOLD is VERY happy to announce that our teenage students will be performing at the 2017 Cinder Block Comedy Festival in New York City!

Come check out some of GOLD’s students perform original standup material!

Compiled by Blair Dawson & Carsen Smith

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