January 18 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
2019- Jan 18 |Feb 1 | March 15 | May 24 @ 8:30p
Tickets: $20 ($25 at the Door)*
Now in its ninth season and selling out almost every event, Lucy’s Comedy Café is one of Raue Center’s longest-running programs and the cornerstone of our comedy programming. This hilarious series has featured amazing regional and national comedians including Dwayne Kennedy, Rocky LaPorte, Patti Vasquez, John DaCosse, Mike Preston, Pat Tomasulo, Tim Benker and many more.
The evening’s Headliner will be Jim Flannigan: Jim is a Chicago native and favorite who has been seen on ABC, WGN, and WCIU. In the last year, Flannigan was invited to perform at some of the most prestigious comedy festivals in the country, including the Boston Comedy Festival, Gilda’s LaughFest and The Great American Comedy Festival, honoring the late Johnny Carson. Jim also co-hosts the official Chicago White Sox Podcast, The Cycle, available on mlb.com and iTunes.
This Lucy’s will feature Rebekah Gibson: Raised in Wisconsin, Rebekah started performing stand up in local Wisconsin bars and coffee shops. Now residing in Chicago, she is quickly making a name for herself performing in local Chicago bars and coffee shops. Her comedy and style have often been called “very Midwest” so you know you’re bound to have a good time.
The evening will be hosted by Brian Williams: Brian Williams has spent the last 4 years launching his stand-up and improv careers. He has brought his witty presence to the stages of Second City, IO, Zanies and Lucy’s.
WGN Radio personality, John DaCosse, curates Lucy’s Comedy Cafe. During his 30+ years in stand-up comedy, the brilliant John DaCosse has developed a solid reputation nationwide. He has opened for big names like Ellen DeGeneres, George Lopez, Craig Ferguson and Billy Gardell. John has appeared on NBC, Comedy Central and TBS. Mr. DaCosse has also served as an audience warm-up for Rosie O’Donnell and The Oprah Winfrey Show. He can be heard, along with his character voices, regularly on the Steve Cochran morning show on WGN Radio.
*Fees apply except on student tickets. Student tickets must be purchased through Raue Box Office (not available online) 26 N Williams Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 | 815.356.9212.