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Back by Popular Demand: Tragedy + Time = Comedy!

Boom Chicago’s most ambitious show and surprise hit is back for five shows only!

It started with Simon Lukacs’ unlikely concept. What if we asked guests to come in and tell true sad and tragic stories from their lives? Could we turn those into really funny comedy? Would people do it? Would the audience actually laugh? The answer was a resounding yes… even more than at other shows! The only thing was the stories couldn’t be too recent. We even made a mathematical formula about it: Tragedy + Time = Comedy. The shows sold out so we’re back!

For Dutch people who like leedvermaak (which is all of you), or anyone who can appreciate schadenfreude, this is your chance to laugh proudly at other people’s misfortune. Don’t worry. It’s OK! Book now for this very special and very funny show!

“Comedy improv at its finest” ★★★★1/2 Reviews Hub (review of London cast)

This production will deal with mature themes and may be emotionally challenging. Viewer discretion is advised.

Please note this show takes place in our Upstairs Theater, which is not wheelchair accessible.