The Lakeshore Theater is proud to present "Things I’ve Learned From Women Who’ve Dumped Me LIVE!" for one performance only on March 10, 2008 at 8PM.
Things I've Learned From Women Who've Dumped Me LIVE! is an hour-long comedy show on the subject of failed relationships and the shit we endure to make them work even when God himself tells us they won't. Sprung from the book of the same name - an anthology of essays and short humor pieces by men - the live show will feature contributors reading their pieces from the book. Emmy Award-winning television producer Ben Karlin (The Daily Show and The Colbert Report) has assembled a stellar lineup of men who all have one thing in common: they've been dumped. Featuring Karlin, Dan Savage, Dan Vebber, Andy Selsberg and Todd Hansen whose occupations range from sex-advice columnist to English teacher to television writer, this show will certainly give a humorous look at relationships.
Ben Karlin is a former editor of The Onion, who went on to executive produce and write for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as well as co-create The Colbert Report. A ten-time Emmy award winner, he currently has an overall deal with HBO to produce TV, films, and new media projects, with his newly formed company, Superego Industries; Dan Savage is a sex-advice columnist. author, journalist and pundit who is best known for his column "Savage Love" which appears weekly in the Chicago Reader; Andy Selsberg, a former Onion writer, is a humorist, columnist, and blogger who has contributed to GQ, The Village Voice and Salon.com among others- He also teaches English at CUNY; Dan Vebber is a television writer known for his work on the animated shows Futurama, Daria, and American Dad. He has also written for Buffy the Vampire Slayer and is a former editor of The Onion; Todd Hanson is the head writer for The Onion, where he has worked since college. He has also written and provided voices for a handful of Cartoon Network Adult Swim shows, including Space Ghost Coast to Coast and Harvey Birdman, Attorney-at-Law.
Crowned “Best Place to See Comedy in Chicago” by Chicago magazine, the Lakeshore Theater boasts a heady, year-round roster of performances by an eclectic mix of established stars, underground heroes and left-field geniuses. Friendly service and reasonable ticket prices help add up to a consistently amazing entertainment experience. Things I’ve Learned From Women Who’ve Dumped Me LIVE! will be at the Lakeshore Theater, 3175 N. Broadway in Chicago, on Monday, March 10 at 8PM. Tickets are $7 and are available by calling (773) 472-3492 or by visiting www.lakeshoretheater.com
Official Website: http://www.lakeshoretheater.com/ShowDetail.aspx?showID=105
Added by bruno s on February 14, 2008