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11 JUNE: OPENING NIGHT MUSIC IMPROV SPECTACULAR FEAT. JELKA VAN HOUTEN

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A special evening with Jelka van Houten and the cast of Boom Chicago

You and a guest are invited to the opening night of the 2024 Boom Chicago Comedy Festival! Dutch actress and presenter Jelka van Houten joins the current cast on stage to open the festival.

Music Improv Spectacular features local and international heroes telling personal stories to inspire the cast, the comedy and the night. Previous guests include Amsterdam mayor Femka Halsema, Ted Lasso star David Elsendoorn, superstar DJs Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano, Johan Cruyff ArenA CEO Director Tanja Dik, serial entrepreneur Ron Simpson and Volkskrant journalist Aaf Brandt Corstius.

The actors will then take Jelka’s stories to create original, improvised scenes, characters and songs and create an improvised story about her life and her world. Come see why many Boom fans think this is the most impressive, exciting and funniest show we do.

All proceeds from this event will be donated to InterActing, Boom Chicago’s non-profit theater school for teenagers with autism. Learn more about InterActing here.

Schedule

19:00 Bar opens, welcome glass of bubbles upon arrival
19:30 Theater opens
20:00 Showtime!
22:00 End of the show, drinks in the bar to follow

We look forward to seeing you on July 11th!