Radio personality, John DaCosse, curates Lucy’s Comedy. During his 30+ years in stand-up comedy, the brilliant John DaCosse 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 serves up the Best Stand-up in the Burbs right here in Crystal Lake.
Now in its 13th season, Lucy’s Comedy is Raue Center’s longest-running program.. This hilarious series has featured amazing regional and national comedians including Dwayne Kennedy, Rocky LaPorte, Denise Medina, John DaCosse, Mike Preston, Pat Tomasulo, Tim Benker, and many more.
Now in its 20th year, ensemble-based theatre company, GreenRoom Improv joins Raue Center as one of its resident companies, performing its unique blend of clean, high-energy, multi-faceted improv comedy. Raue Center is the place to see GreenRoom Improv! GreenRoom was founded by a group of Judson University (Elgin, IL) students in 1999 as a result of the cancellation of the school’s Theatre program…twenty years and going strong!