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STACEY SMITH JOINS THE BOOM CHICAGO CAST

I met Boom Chicago’s newest cast member, Stacey Smith, about a year ago when we brought her in to give the then cast a workshop in musical improv comedy. At the time, the cast and I were in a brutal show process. We were meeting every day from 11:00am to about 3:00am to write and rehearse a…

ARJEN LUBACH: DE BLAUWE MOSKEE

Sorry we’re breaking our English rule here for Arjen Lubach… …But this is comedy for Amsterdammers and many of us speak Dutch. (Plus the YouTube auto translate is excellent here — Turn on English subtitles) Did you miss Arjen Lubach’s wonderful short piece on de Blauwe Moskee asking for the Friday call to prayer to be announced on loudspeakers. What a dick move….

EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL 2019

Our cast member Simon Lukacs visited Edinburgh Fringe Festival during its 2019 edition and he gives you his top 4 picks… As well as catching up with friends, doing a little bit of improv, drinking a lot of alcohol and eating far too often at my favourite noodle restaurant (Hi, Red Box), I tried to…