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100 Proof Comedy Goes Out In Style!

100 Proof Comedy is back with top shelf comedy and it’s our last show of the summer, so we’re bringing you ALL THE CAST MEMBERS (who were available)!

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We’re taking a break for the summer—DON’T WORRY, WE’LL BE BACK SEPTEMBER 8TH—but, as a big sendoff for summer, we wanted to do this right. So, we bring you the CAST OF 100 PROOF COMEDY!

Jamie Campbell

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Cody Melcher

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Alexandra Tsarpalas

Prateek Srivastava

Kevin Pomeroy

David Drake

Jake McKenzie

Reena Calm

Sherman Edwards

And introducing our NEWEST cast member: Rachel McCartney!



Tickets are only $10, and can be reserved by calling The ComedySportz Theatre  box office at 773 549-8080.  

All the action starts at 8PM! 

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Stick around after for The Chaser open mic, hosted by the whole cast!

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100 Proof Comedy Kicks It with Kelsie Huff

100 Proof Comedy is back with top shelf comedy and a strong kicker of a headliner: Kelsie Huff!

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Kelsie Huff is a Chicago-based comedian who performs all over the city and country, including comedy festivals like the Women in Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and Chicago Funny Female Festival. Kelsie has written and produced two one woman shows, Huffs, Bruiser: Tales from a Traumatized Tomboy, which have received numerous awards and acclaim.


Featuring Goodrich Gevaart (Comedy Exposition of 2014)

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with Abby Stassen (Proxy Morons)

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Dylan Scott (Atomic Comic)

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Adam Robinson

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Dylan Farr

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in from New York, Brendan McLaughlin (Best Week Ever)

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100 Proof Cast Member: Alexandra Tsarpalas (Stardust Showcase)

hosted by Jamie Campbell (Spiked Punch)



Tickets are only $10, and can be reserved by calling The ComedySportz Theatre  box office at 773 549-8080.  All the action starts at 8PM! 

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Stick around after for The Chaser open mic, hosted by Abby Stassen, Dylan Scott, Dylan Farr, and Adam Robinson!

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100 Proof Comedy Gets Silly with Sherman Edwards

100 Proof Comedy is back with top shelf comedy and a strong kicker of a headliner: Sherman Edwards!

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SHERMAN EDWARDS was recently named ‘Best Stand Up Comic in Chicago’ by the Chicago Reader and has been lucky enough to perform at the TBS Just for Laughs Festival in Chicago, The Del Close Marathon in New York, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland and a few other notable places which has given him his cool, comfortable, laid-back style. Born and raised in Virginia but currently residing in Chicago, he can be found doing stand up, plays, improv and you can currently see him on the new series Single Long airing exclusively on HBO GO. He really likes cheese and hopes you do too. It’s okay if you don’t though. More for him. 



Featuring Natalie Jose (Chicago Underground Comedy)

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with special guest Erin Lane (Proxy Morons)

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in from Los Angeles, C.J. Toledano (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)

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100 Proof Cast Member: David Drake (Three Dead Moose)



and making his 100 Proof Comedy debut - Drew Anderson!



hosted by Jamie Campbell (Spiked Punch)



Tickets are only $10, and can be reserved by calling The ComedySportz Theatre  box office at 773 549-8080.  All the action starts at 8PM! 

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Stick around after for The Chaser open mic, hosted by Jamie Campbell!

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100 Proof Comedy Gets Merry and Mirthful with Mikey Manker

100 Proof Comedy is back with top shelf comedy and a strong kicker of a headliner: Mikey Manker!

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Mikey Manker was born in St. Louis, Mo and currently resides in Chicago. He started doing comedy in 2001. In 2004 he debuted his one man show which went on a year and a half run. He has performed all over the country and overseas in Singapore. In Chicago he has performed at such prestige venues as Chicago Underground Comedy, Lincoln Lodge, and Zanies Comedy Club. He prefers warm weather and loves the band Oasis.

 

Featuring Kristin Clifford



with Andy Boyle (Funny Talk with Andy Boyle)

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100 Proof Cast Member: Prateek Srivastava (Batman & Robin)



and making is 100 Proof Debut - Samuel Priest (Malort Mondays)

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hosted by Cody Melcher



Tickets are only $10, and can be reserved by calling The ComedySportz Theatre  box office at 773 549-8080.  All the action starts at 8PM! 

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Stick around after for The Chaser open mic, hosted by Reena Calm and Jake McKenzie!

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100 Proof Comedy Gets RAW with Jamie Campbell

100 Proof Comedy is back with top shelf comedy and a strong kicker of a headliner: Jamie Campbell!

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Jamie Campbell is a Chicago-based actor, stand-up comedian, improviser, and playwright.  He is one of the stars of the upcoming feature-film Dirtbags, he improvises professionally with the ensemble of The ComedySportz Theatre and The Annoyance Theatre’s house ensemble, and is the founder of the stand-up collective 100 Proof Comedy.

Last year, he released his debut EP Black Panther.

 

Featuring Bill Santiago

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with Barbara Gray from Los Angeles

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in from New York, Brian Frange

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also from New York, Nate Fridson

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from New York as well, Andrea Bartunek

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and from Chicago, Jacob Williams

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hosted by Jake McKenzie

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Tickets are only $10, and can be reserved by calling The ComedySportz Theatre  box office at 773 549-8080.  All the action starts at 8PM! 

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Stick around after for The Chaser open mic, hosted by Cody Melcher and Jake McKenzie!

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100 Proof Comedy Gets Some Pedantic Pageantry with Cody Melcher

100 Proof Comedy is back with top shelf comedy and a strong kicker of a headliner: Cody Melcher!

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Cody Melcher is a witwanton and literary gentleman who weaves a tapestry of obscure observations and personal proclivities designed to delight and enlighten.

Cody co-hosts the podcast Tomefoolery, co-produced the critically-acclaimed panel show Just the FAQs, and is Creative Director of House Bravura Productions. He has performed all over the country and in festivals such as The Milwaukee Comedy Festival, The Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, Black Box Comedy Festival, The New Orleans Comedy and Arts Festival, headlined The Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival, and in 2013 was a finalist in Outloud Chicago and The Advocate’s National Queer Comedy Search.

The Chicago Tribune has called him “ridiculously zesty”.



Featuring Abbaria

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with special guest Mark Toland, Mind Reader (NBC, Disney World)

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in from New York, Jono Zalay

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in from Los Angeles, Harry Moroz

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100 Proof Cast Member: Alexandra Tsarpalas (Stardust Showcase)

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and making her 100 Proof Comedy debut - Kris McDermott!

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hosted by Ian Abramson (7 Minutes in Purgatory)

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Tickets are only $10, and can be reserved by calling The ComedySportz Theatre  box office at 773 549-8080.  All the action starts at 8PM! 

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Stick around after for The Chaser open mic, hosted by Cody Melcher and Reena Calm!

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100 Proof Comedy Will Put You in a Comedy Sleeperhold with Marty DeRosa

100 Proof Comedy is back with top shelf comedy and a strong kicker of a headliner: Marty DeRosa!

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With his quick wit and versatile voice, Marty DeRosa has blended his talent for stand up comedy and his love of pro wrestling to become a favorite of critics, fans, and Twitter followers alike. 

As a founding member of “Comedians You Should Know”, the premier independently run stand up showcase in Chicago, DeRosa has had a #1 comedy album on itunes and has been recognized as an emerging talent by Time Out Chicago, Chicago Tribune, Red Eye, and Chicago Magazine. He performs stand up all over the country which lead him to a partnership with pro wrestler Colt Cabana. 

"Wrestling With Depression", DeRosa’s critically acclaimed podcast, is an honest and humorous series of interviews with fellow comedians, wrestlers, and performers, reconciling the creative process with the daily struggle of depression. It has been profiled by Comedy of Chicago and The Onion’s AV Club. 

Featuring Reena Calm (Hoo Haa Comedy)

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with special guest Tom Brady (Girls’ Night with Tom Brady)

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100 Proof Cast Member: Kevin Pomeroy (Stevens Family)

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and making his 100 Proof Comedy debut - John Eide!

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hosted by Martin Morrow (Bridgetown Comedy Festival)

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Tickets are only $10, and can be reserved by calling The ComedySportz Theatre  box office at 773 549-8080.  All the action starts at 8PM! 

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Stick around after for The Chaser open mic, hosted by Alexandra Tsarpalas and Jake McKenzie!

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100 Proof Comedy Gets Sugar & Spice with Martin Morrow

100 Proof Comedy is back with top shelf comedy and a strong kicker of a headliner: Martin Morrow!

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Martin is returning to 100 Proof FRESH off the world-famous Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland and you’re gonna laugh ‘til it hurts.

Featuring Tyson Karrasch (The Nice to Meet you Show)

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with special guest Todd Massey (Stand Up Stand Up)

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100 Proof Cast Member: Ian Abramson (7 Minutes in Purgatory)

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and making his 100 Proof Comedy debut - Ben Wiers!

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hosted by Reena Calm (Hoo Haa Comedy)

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AND MORE!!

Tickets are only $10, and can be reserved by calling The ComedySportz Theatre  box office at 773 549-8080.  All the action starts at 8PM! 

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Stick around after for The Chaser open mic, hosted by Kevin Pomeroy and Jamie Campbell!

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100 Proof Comedy is Hot Stuffke with Matt Drufke

100 Proof Comedy is back with top shelf comedy and a strong kicker of a headliner: Matt Drufke!

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One of the crowned princes of Chicago comedy, Matt Drufke has his hand in a lot of jars and a lot of hats on his head. We may not be able to find a proper metaphor, but Matt Drufke’s all over the place. He’s long been producing, hosting, and headlining shows in and around the Chicago area, including Three-Prong Comedy in Rockford, and his CD ‘This Is Supposed to Be Fun’ is dynamite in the sack.

Featuring Ian Abramson (Double Feature)

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with special guest Lauren Malara

100 Proof Cast Member: Martin Morrow (Impress These Apes)

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and making her 100 Proof Comedy debut - Mary Zee!

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hosted by Jake McKenzie (Stand Up Stand Up)

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Tickets are only $10, and can be reserved by calling The ComedySportz Theatre  box office at 773 549-8080.  All the action starts at 8PM! 

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Stick around after for The Chaser open mic, hosted by Cody Melcher and Jamie Campbell!

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100 Proof Comedy Goes to Town with Dave Stinton

100 Proof Comedy is back with top shelf comedy and a strong kicker of a headliner: Dave Stinton!

Dave Stinton has been writing and performing in Chicago for 15 years. He’s been a frequent storyteller around town, at “This Much Is True,” “Story Club,” and “SKALD,” and his play “Let There Be Light” (co-written with Jen Ellison) was selected for the 2004 New York International Fringe Festival. He has opened for such comedians as Dan Telfer and [FILL IN NAMES OF OTHER FAMOUS COMEDIANS AS YOU OPEN FOR THEM].

Featuring Alex Stone (Gilda’s LaughFest)

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with special guest Tim Barnes (Double Feature)

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100 Proof Cast Member: David Drake (The Sidebar Show)

and making her 100 Proof Comedy debut - Rachel McCartney!

hosted by Cody Melcher (The Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival)

Tickets are only $10, and can be reserved by calling The ComedySportz Theatre  box office at 773 549-8080.  All the action starts at 8PM! 

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Stick around after for The Chaser open mic, hosted by Cody Melcher and Jake McKenzie!

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