CHICAGO – Stage 773, located at 1225 W. Belmont, presents an exclusive panel “The Future is Female: A Discussion with Women about the Climate of Chicago Comedy” on Saturday, January 20 beginning at 3 p.m. The panel takes place during the theatre’s 17th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, which begins Thursday, January 11 through January 21, 2018.
The panelists for the afternoon include Jen Ellison, Director at The Second City; Jay Steigmann,
Head of the Writing Program at The Second City; Ali Barthwell, Instructor at The Second City; Claudia Wallace, Casting Director and Cast Consultant at The Second City; and Susan Messing, Theatre performer, teacher and author with the Annoyance Theater and iO Theater. The facilitator to lead the discussion is WGN Radio 720 AM’s Patti Vasquez.
The event is free to the public. More information is available online at www.Stage773.com, by phone 773.327.5252, and in person at the Stage 773 box office, located at 1225 W Belmont.
About Stage 773
Stage 773 is a vibrant anchor of the Belmont Theatre District and home to Chicago’s finest off-Loop talent. As a performance and tenant venue, our four stages provide entertainment for everyone: comedy, theatre, dance, musicals and more. We are a not-for-profit, connecting and catalyzing the theater community, while showcasing established artists and incubating up-and- coming talent.