Queer Comedy at Zannies January 28th with Maggie Faris

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Maggie Faris, the winner of Stand Out: The National Queer Comedy Search returns to the stage where she took the title of the next great queer comedian. Faris competed live in September 2013 in the culmination of a national search that lasted six months with over 75 competitors and three rounds, including submission, online voting and live competition. Stand Out was presented by Outloud Chicago, The Advocate Magazine and Absolut Vodka and boasted big cash and media prizes. As one of her prizes, Faris returns to headline Queer Comedy at Zanies.

Queer Comedy at Zanies has been named the Advocate.com‘s “9 LGBT Friendly Comedy Shows You Should Be Supporting,” Timeout Chicago‘s “Critic’s Pick,” The Redeye’s “Do” and included in Chicago Reader’s “The Agenda” and “Culture Vulture” with the praise “More, please.”


Hosted by Adam Guerino. Guerino has been credited as a “comedian-producer-genius” by Chicago Reader. He is the creator of OutLoud Chicago which has brought queer entertainment to the mainstream for over 2 years in Chicago and Stand Out: The National Queer Comedy Search which partnered with The Advocate Magazine to give queer comedians national exposure. For more info, www.adamguerino.com is a great place to start.

Tuesday January 28th at 8:30pm, Zanies Comedy Club 1548 N Wells. Tickets are $15 and available at Chicago.zanies.com or at the door. Audience members must be 21/+. Two item minimum.  See more on their Facebook  page!