Information provided by the Beverly Theatre Guild
CHICAGO, Ill. (August 2, 2022) – The Beverly Theatre Guild has announced its upcoming summer revue Make ‘Em Laugh on August 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m., and August 28 at 2 p.m., with performances at the Morgan Park Academy Arts Center Gallery in Chicago.
The show is a new concept for the Beverly Theatre Guild’s summer revue. Make ‘Em Laugh is a PG-13 rated, fun-filled event that will showcase local performers and their comedic talents. The emcees for the cabaret style production will be Barrel of Laughs’ own Bill Brady (Friday & Sunday shows) and Dave Nolan (Saturday show). Some of favorite comedy songs and throwback skits from classic shows, as well as humorous tunes and hilarious sketches from the modern era will be featured throughout the night.
The show was conceived by Beverly Theatre Guild members Katie Regalado and Matthew Walsh, with Katie Regalado as producer. The artistic staff includes Co-directors Tom Fagan and Susan Kosvick Andrews, with Music Direction by Sharon Mason. The entertainment will include the comical talent of Aron Arellano (Chicago-Scottsdale), Henry Clifford (Oak Park), Gina Dicksen (Tinley Park), Sterlin Johnson (Chicago-Austin), Jen Lenihan (Oak Lawn), Austin Lutvi (Oak Lawn), Gina Lutvi (Oak Lawn), Sheilah O’Grady (Oak Lawn), Leanne Palmer (Burbank), Brian Reed (Chicago-Lincoln Park), Jim Seeberg (Orland Hills), John Stage (Tinley Park), and Julie Zebleckis (Bolingbrook).
The Beverly Theatre Guild is the longest running community theatre group in Chicago.
The group invites the public to join in as it enters its 60th season for a night of “fun-raising.”
Admission tickets ($35 in advance/$40 at the door) include an appetizer buffet, dessert, and refreshments. There will also be raffle baskets to win. Tickets are available now by calling 773-BTG-TIXS or by visiting www.beverlytheatreguild.org/btg-tickets.