THE FUNNY IS FEMALE: A Stand Up Comedy Class for Women

Tuesdays @ 7PM

THE FUNNY IS FEMALE: A Stand Up Comedy Class for Women

This is a 5-week class with a graduation show.

18 years of age and Up    

Tuesday Nights 7:00pm – 9:00pm

July 30th - September 3rd    

**Week off for Labor Day**
**Graduation Show Thursday September 10th at 7pm** 

Part of Comedy Plex’s mission is to create a safe and
welcoming environment for all communities to learn, watch, and
enjoy the art of Stand-Up Comedy. To that end we have created a
class JUST for women. A like-minded community of ladies to
learn the art of Stand-Up Comedy with. Are you someone who has
an office job where you do a lot of presentations? Would you love
to make your talks livelier? Are you looking to meet folks and be
more social? Have you ever dreamed of you on stage,
commanding the room. The mood is yours to set, the crowd is
yours to captivate? The good news is all of you are in the same
boat. You want to give stand up a try, but don’t know where to
start. This class is perfect for you. Learn how a joke is written and
why it is funny. Feel more confident in front of people. Meet new
people with a love of comedy. And at the end of the session, you
will get to perform the comedy you wrote in front of your friends
and family. You will learn about different types of humor. Like
observational, crowd work, act outs and more. You will also walk
away with knowledge of how to start your journey after class and
what steps you need to take to book that first paid show. Not to
mention a new network of friends to go to open mic’s with as you
break into the scene.

Student perks include:
Performance in front of a LIVE comedy club audience.
-Free tickets to all Comedy Plex shows during the class session
-Discounts on soft drink, and water at the Comedy Plex bar
-Comedy Plex Shwag
-Local surrounding area discounts in various businesses

About your instructor: 

Angie McMahon
is a veteran of the Chicago Improv and Sketch
comedy scene. She has been teaching sketch writing and stand
up at the famed Second City for 11 years. She founded CIC
Theater, where she was the Executive Director and Board
President for 13 years. Her comedy Festival “Snubfest” ran for 11
years with such amazing alumni like TJ Miller, Cameron Espisito,
and Josh Johnson to name a few. Notable sponsors of the
festival included MySpace Comedy, Audible, RoofTop Comedy,
Mikey O Productions, Zanies, Laugh Factory, Lincoln Lodge, and
the Comedy Bar. She has performed with Nora Dunn, Julia
Sweeney, Jay Mohr, Andy Kindler, Stephen Tobolowski and more.
She has been seen performing stand up around the city at Laugh
Factory, Zanies, Riddles, House of Blues, Red Room Comedy Club,
and The Comedy Plex to name a few. She has performed in the
Chicago Improv Festival, Hawaii Improv Festival, and Burbank
Comedy Festival to name a few. Her TV Pilot “Contemporaries”
was a finalist for the Just for Laugh Pitching event in 2003. Her
and her writing partner, now emmy award winning director,
Catherine Pappas got to pitch the pilot live to a room full of
executives and networks at the Just For Laughs Festival in
Montreal. Her internet show "Wisecrackin", that ran for 75
episodes, has won several awards, including "Best of Chicago" by
Chicago Magazine. She also lost badly on the Netflix baking
competition Nailed it Holiday.

Date & Time

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Tuesday July 30, 2024
Start - 7:00 PM (America/Chicago)
Tuesday September 03, 2024
End - 9:00 PM (America/Chicago)

Comedy Plex

1128 Lake St
Lower Level
Oak Park IL 60301
United States
+1 (708) 665-PLEX
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* Seating is first come first serve with a strict no-call, no-show policy. Please call Comedy Plex if you are running late.
* Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime.
* Shows run about an hour and thirty minutes
This is a Cashless Establishment.*accompanied by guardian.
*Shows are 21 and older unless accompanied by an adult 
*2 DRINK MINIMUM per guest 
(alcohol or non-alcohol)
*Tickets are non-refundable

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