Stir-Friday Night at Fillet of Solo Festival 2016

12558949_217575525248911_456569888_nStir Friday Night is honored to return for Lifeline Theatre Company’s annual Fillet of Solo Festival.

This year, doctor the SFN crew will feature a mix of selected sketch scenes, storytelling, and solo work.

SFN will have TWO performances:
Sunday, Jan. 17th & 24th / 7pm
at the Heartland Studio Theatre – 7016 N. Glenwood Ave.

Stir Friday Night performances by Scott Hanada, Raymond Hui, TJ Medel, Nic Park, Jonald Reyes, Loreen Targos.

Musical accompaniment by Katie Foster.

http://www.lifelinetheatre.com/performances/15-16/filletofsolo2016.shtml

Stir-Friday Night returns to The Revival in January

 

12646862_912317648887221_7633680226260937320_oStir-Friday Night is thrilled for another run of our variety show at The Revival. This time to help kickstart the Hyde Park theater’s official opening! Our shows consist of improv games, ed sketches and long form improv.

It’s an Asian American comedy party where everyone’s invited!

WHEN:
Fridays @ 8pm
1/8 – featuring Nic Park opening (standup)
1/15 – featuring solo performances by Ray Hui and TJ Medel
1/22 – featuring Jonald Reyes opening (solo)
1/29 – featuring Kannan Arumugam (solo)

WHERE:
The Revival
1160 E 55th St Chicago, click IL 60615

TICKETS:
Calendar: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/34677

Stir-Friday Night at Chicago Sketchfest 2016

12507648_901750513277268_5395844946113693244_nCatch Stir-Friday Night Saturday, tadalafil Jan. 9 at 7pm at Stage 773 (Box Theater) for year 15 of the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival.

Stir-Friday Night is honored to have participated since the beginning of Chicago Sketch Fest! For Sketchfest, cure we’ll be remounting our fall revue “K-Spa Time Machine” directed by Jay Steigmann with musical direction by Katie Foster.

And thanks for Chicago Tribune for calling Stir-Friday Night one of the “best sketch comedians currently working in Chicago“!

Catch “K-Spa Time Machine” on
Saturday, viagra January 9th at
7pm on
Box Stage of Stage 773 – 1225 W. Belmont Ave.

Stir Friday Night presents “K-Spa Time Machine.” Written & Performed by Raymond Hui, Nic Park, Jonald Reyes, Christina Seo, & Loreen Targos.

Directed by Jay Steigmann

Music Direction & Dance Choreography by Katie Manning Foster

Stir-Friday Night! & Friends at Under The Gun Theater!

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Come check out some improv with Stir-Friday Night! We’ll be performing with a number of friends:

11/29: Dustin with a J & Hush Money
12/6: The Rebound & ProDuNKTion
12/13: Mrs. Ulysses & Lady Crush
12/20: The Perm & Salsation’s Los Improviachis

WHEN:
11/29-12/20
Sundays @ 7:30pm

WHERE:
Under The Gun Theater
956 W Newport, medicine 2nd Floor, find Chicago, sales IL 60657

TICKETS:
https://www.undertheguntheater.com/shows/stir-friday-night

Stir-Friday Night! at The Revival Theater!

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Come check out some sketch and improv at a new theater next to the University of Chicago. Improv was founded by the Compass Players at the University of Chicago in 1955. Now, click improv comedy returns to its birthplace with The Revival! Stir Friday Night is pleased to be performing sketch and improv at this brand new theater.

WHEN:
12/4-12/18
Fridays @ 8pm

WHERE:
The Revival
1160 E 55th St Chicago, IL 60615

TICKETS:
12/4: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10053907
12/11: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10053908
12/18: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10053909
Calendar: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/34677

Stir-Friday Night! presents: K-Spa Time Machine

Stir-Friday Night! presents their 20th anniversary sketch comedy revue: K-SPA TIME MACHINE.

SFN spends a day at a Korean spa, online and discovers a time machine. Time travel ensues, and hilarity follows. Confucius writes for Buzzfeed, Jeremy Lin dreams of becoming the first Asian-American in the NBA, and robots are powered by shame.

10/10 – 11/7

Saturdays @ 8pm

The Apollo Theatre Studio @ 2540 N Lincoln Ave

773.935.6100

$10

$5 student / senior / industry

Tickets may be purchased at the box office, by phone, or online here.

(Group discount available, and use the Offer Code HOTTIX for $5 tickets!)

Written & Performed by

Christina Seo, Jonald Reyes, Loreen Targos, Nic Park, & Ray Hui

Directed by Jay Steigmann

Music Direction & Dance Choreography by Katie Manning

Tech Director: Byron Roussin

Stir-Friday Night! is a 20-year-old Asian-American theater company, specializing in improv and sketch comedy. Our alumni include Danny Pudi from Community, and Steven Yeun from The Walking Dead.

Props & poster design by Christina Seo.

AVERY LEE has studied at The Annoyance, Second City, and iO, where he performs with Trash Daddiez.  He also performs with 98.6, and produces a show at Underground Lounge at least four times a week.  He is represented by Grossman & Jack.  He is the Executive Director of Stir Friday Night.

JONALD JUDE REYES is a writer, performer, & Director from Chicago, IL.  As a graduate of Rutgers University (NJ), he went on to learn from Second City Training, iO Theater, the Annoyance, and the Chicago Dramatists.  He has performed with various comedy troupes, including Stir Friday Night, Mind Spinach, and Old Smuggler.  Jonald has performed as part of the Chicago Improv Festival, Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, and the TBS Just for Laughs Festival.  As a Director, Reyes has been honored to be named as Chicago Reader’s Best of Stage Director (2012, 2013, & 2014).  He is also an Associate Producer for the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, and Chicago Improv Festival.  Jonald is also the Artistic Director of his own production company, the Mental Notion Society (est. 2010).

CHRISTINA SEO graduated from the internationally esteemed School of the Art Institute of Chicago with an emphasis in Writing.  She found herself in Chicago by way of a small beach town in LA.  Her background in the performing arts has deep roots in improvisation.  You can find her performing with Stir Friday Night and Lady Crush all over Chicago, and occasionally all over the country for various comedy festivals.

RAYMOND HUI hails from the mean streets of Chinatown, New York. He performs with SFN and with Throttle Aristotle (One Group Mind). Previous credits include Bat-Hamlet (Cornservatory Theater), Fancy Woman (iO Theater, Chicago Sketchfest 2013, 2014) and Radio Television Theater Hour (Public House Theater). His favorite bands are Weezer and The Gaslight Anthem.

LOREEN TARGOS performs sketch and improv comedy with Stir Friday Night. She has studied improvisation at Second City and Annoyance Theater and studied acting at Black Box Studio. She is also a graduate student studying public health at the University of Illinois at Chicago and serves on the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Tenants Organization.

NIC PARK does lots of things but thinks it’s most important you know about For Youth Inquiry, the organization he works with to help teach kids about healthy attitudes toward sex through shockingly not-awkward participatory theater. Check out http://icah.org/fyi/  for more details.  Oh yeah, he’s also super into MMA.

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

 

 

 

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