Join the Chicago Public Library Foundation Associate Board for our first comedy night at Chicago’s original home of stand-up comedy, Zanies! This will be a night of roaring laughter with New York City comedian Dan LaMorte.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Zanies Comedy Club
1548 N. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60610
**Show begins promptly at 8:00 p.m.**
We will be meeting at Lady Gregory’s for pre-show mingling. Lady Gregory’s is offering 20% discount for friends of the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
Lady Gregory’s @ 6:30 p.m.
1525 N. Wells Street
**Please note there is a two item food/drink minimum at Zanies.
All proceeds from ticket sales benefit education programs at Chicago Public Library, such as free and accessible homework help for kids, computer literacy, and mentors and digital resources for teens.
Meet Comedian, Dan LaMorte
Dan LaMorte is a New York City based stand-up comedian. At just 22 years old, Dan has already built an impressive resume. He was featured in Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch in 2016 and had his stand up featured on NBC Universal’s COZI TV. Dan was showcased in the 2017 season of AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live and in January 2017 he released his first album “Not Enough Pieces” through On Tour Records. Dan is a former college basketball player and he continues to spend time in the sports world as a journalist and podcaster. When not on the road, Dan is a regular at the legendary Comedy Cellar in New York City.
Zanies Comedy Club opened in 1978 and is now known as Chicago’s original home for stand-up comedy. Zanies has played an influential role in the careers of many comedians, including Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Tim Allen, Roseanne Barr and Patti Vazquez. 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of comedy at Zanies, and it is the third longest continually operating comedy club in the United States.