Ladies of SFN at Chicago Women’s Funny Festival 2015


Come out to see the women of Stir Friday Night share stories about racial strife, culture clashes, gender roles, and why it’s okay when we bring egg rolls to your potluck.

Joining them in the time slot are ElyseandNatalie of SisterSister. They will be performing a form they invented based off of a game they invented in the 90’s called Sally. Join them for an exploration of people and relationships in their special brand of wacky, weird, and related!

Join them on Sunday, June 21st at 6pm at Stage 773. Tickets available now!!

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Stir Friday Night @ 48 Hour Marathon

We had a blast at hour 45 of the 48 Hour Improv Marathon this past weekend at the Playground Theater!

Thanks to Jake and Saurabh for organizing this great event and kudos to the event team for doing improv for 2 days straight.

Proceeds of the show went to the Inspiration Corporation– an organization that helps people who are affected by homelessness and poverty to improve their lives and increase self-sufficiency. 


Join SFN on April 25th at #CIF18

Stir Friday Night is proud to be performing not once,  but TWICE at the 18th Annual Chicago Improv Festival this year!


Saturday, April 25th at 8pm @ the Playground Theater playing along with Minority Report and Change Machine – Tickets $15

Saturday, April 25th at 10:30pm @ DeMaat Theatre at Second City – “Night of Change” along with Minority Report and Salsation – Tickets $10

“Night of Change” was featured in the RedEye’s 8 Acts Not to Miss at This Year’s Chicago Improv Fest along side Trainwreck, Sasheer Zamata and Phil Augusta Jackson, The Katydids and Wild Horses, Hitch Cocktails, and many other exceptional performers!

Join us for Improv in Every Direction!


Turn Down Pho Wok

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Stir Friday Night presents our newest sketch comedy revue:
Turn Down Pho Wok

Written & Performed by
Kannan Arumugam, Dacey Arashiba, Christina Seo, Loreen Targos, Jonald Reyes, Nic Park & Ray Hui

Directed by Anna Lucero

Music Direction by Katie Manning

Saturdays @ 11pm
Theater Wit

$5 student / senior / industry

For tickets, go HERE.

Stir Friday Night is a 19-year-old Asian-American theater company. Our alumni include Danny Pudi from Community, and Steven Yeun from The Walking Dead.

New Show! Buy Tickets Now!

Press Release
Contact: Kannan Arumugam
(312) 725-8670 or

Stir-Friday Night!,  Chicago’s Premier Asian-American Comedy Troupe, Opens Its 18th Annual Sketch Revue

Chicago, IL (October 15, 2013)—Stir-Friday Night! opens its 18th annual sketch comedy revue, “Whitewash, Rinse, Repeat” at Theater Wit (1229 W Belmont Ave.) on Friday, October 18th at 10:30pm. It will run for 4 consecutive Fridays, with the final performance on November 8th. General admission tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Discounted $5 tickets are available to students, seniors, and industry.

Stir-Friday Night! is an 18-year-old comedy ensemble with alumni such as Danny Pudi (NBC’s Community), Steven Yeun (AMC’s The Walking Dead), Mary Sohn (Second City Mainstage), Christine Lin (Broadway’s “Chinglish”), and Rasika Mathur (MTV’s Wild ‘N Out).

“Whitewash, Rinse, Repeat” is directed by Anneliese Toft, who has helmed shows for The Second City’s touring company and served as Assistant to the Director for the Jeff-nominated Second City ETC Review “A Clown Car Named Desire.” Toft also directed the acclaimed premiere of “Tammy: A Coming of Age Story About a Girl Who is Part T-Rex.”

“Our latest revue is a humorous take on a world in which the truth is trampled upon, reality gets rewritten, and people are driven by delusion'” says Stir-Friday Night’s Executive Director, Avery Lee. Sketches, musical numbers, and improv are woven together during the show’s 50-minute running time. “It’s a light-hearted look at our thick-headed world,” adds Lee.

“Whitewash, Rinse, Repeat” is written and performed by Dacey Arashiba, Kannan Arumugam, Gilbert Galon, James Kannookadan, Melissa Kong, Avery Lee, and Christina Seo. The revue’s Musical Director is Tilliski Ramey.