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Saturday, 08 December 2007 00:00

Kristin Schaal – “Funny Lady!”

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At The Lakeshore TheaterOur first hysterical glimpse of Kristin Schaal is projected from a live camera backstage as she wolfs down a giant ice cream cone and snarls to her partner that she must finish it before taking the stage.
Thursday, 07 August 2008 01:00

Kumail Nanjiani: Undeniable

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Growing up in Karachi, Pakistan, then relocating to Iowa (of all places), comedian Kumail Nanjiani now finds himself living in Chicago where he has been the star of the one-man show Unpronounceable directed by Paul Provenza, director of The Aristocrats. For Kumail the transition from the Middle East to the…
Whether watching him in shows such as Stella or The State, or in films Wet Hot American Summer or The Baxter, Michael Showalter’s twisted, but profound, sense of humor has earned him heavy street credit as one of the nation’s talented young comics. David first made his mark appearing on…
Sunday, 08 July 2007 01:00

Patton Oswalt Knocks ‘Em Dead

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Like that itch on your ass that you have to repeatedly scratch, Patton Oswalt kept the sold out crowd at Lakeshore Theatre laughing relentlessly from the moment Janeane Garofalo introduced him to the moment he triumphantly darted off the stage. Not a dry eye remained in the house as Patton’s…
Tonight I got to hear The Bobs with current Bob lineup, Richard Bob Greene, Amy Bob Engelhardt, Matthew Bob Stull, and Dan Bob Schumacher at the Lakeshore Theatre. Let’s just say I thoroughly enjoyed myself. The Bobs have been “bobbing” along for 25 years with two of the original members…
Friday, 08 February 2008 00:00

A Family Knight!

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Louie Anderson Live at The Excalibur Casino When I went to see Louie Anderson perform live at Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, I expected to see one of the best - a master of comedy - and that’s exactly what I got! There is not much in Vegas…
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