COMEDY AT THE METTE IN ASSOCIATION WITH CHICAGO UNDERGROUND COMEDYPRESENTS THE PUTERBAUGH SISTERSAlso Featuring Will Miles and Hosted by Chad BriggsSaturday May 12 9pm A critically acclaimed monthly stand-up comedy series on the second Saturday of each month featuring full length headlining and feature sets from the absolute best comics in Chicago, a Chicago Tribune Best Bet and Time Out Chicago Magazine Critics' Pick. For these shows the Wilmette Theatre has partnered with Chicago Underground Comedy, which the Chicago Tribune called "one of the hottest shows in town" and Chicago Magazine raved, "the hippest, hottest stand-up showcase to emerge in years." We are thrilled to present ChUC's top local comedians in headlining shows on our stage every month!This month your headliners are the hilarious Puterbaugh Sisters. The Puterbaugh Sisters' stand-up comedy is a modern day vaudevillian spectacle act that combines characters, music, jokes and costumes. Their mission is to combine various artistic mediums and styles of entertainment to display their own brand of comedy, in other words, "Experimental Ridiculousness." Yes, they are actually sisters. They started as children performing comedy for their family at their grandmothers' house wearing her wigs. Since then they have acquired their own wigs and performed throughout Chicago, LA and the Midwest. They have opened for Judy Tenuta at The Lakeshore Theatre and Leslie and The Lys. They have performed in The New York Sketch Comedy Festival at the Upright Citiznes Brigaide Theatre and are cast members of Chicago Underground Comedy. They currently produce, "Entertaining Julia", a weekly variety show.
Also Featuring Will Miles. Will Miles is a stand up comedian from Chicago who has been perfecting his craft since 2005. He has now been in the Cleveland Comedy Festival (2010), Laughing Skull Festival (2010), Snubfest (2010), won "Best Of The Fest" in the Ingenuity Fest (2011), as well as the the runner-up spot in the Break.com "Better Way" video contest (2011). In 2011, he was named one of four nominees for "Performance Artist Of The Year" at the RAWards for Independent Arts. Since 2011, he has been featured on Hannibal Buress' "My Name Is Hannibal" tour, Bill Bellamy's "Ladies Night Out" tour," and is a regular feature at Zanies and The Improv in Chicago, where he has worked with such acts as "Last Comic Standing" winner, Felipe Esparza, and Comedy Central's Eric Andre. He also co-hosts a show in Chicago called "Two Black Dudes And An Open Microphone" on the last Tuesday of every month at Town Hall Pub with fellow comedian Clark Jones.
Hosted by Chad Briggs. This Texas native has been featured on TBS as part of the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and is lauded as one of the best comedians in Chicago by www.comedy.com. In 2009, he won "Impress These Apes," the hit Chicago-based comedy competition and in 2010, Briggs won national acclaim as an Andy Kaufman Awards semi-finalist playing his own creation, D.K. Ediger. Briggs mines unexpected comedic gold from topics as diverse as life's low points to what would happen if a bored thirteen-year-old took over as announcer for the Cubs.
Saturday, May 12 @ 9:00pm
Tickets $12 Tickets available online at www.wilmettetheatre.com or call Box Office at 847-251-7424
21 and over event. Beer and Wine will be sold.
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