’55th & HEARTBREAK’ An Original Comedy Revue debuts Oct. 19

The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St., will present an original comedy revue, “55th & HEARTBREAK.” It will open at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, and continue through Saturday, Nov. 23.

“55th & HEARTBREAK” is a fast-paced comedy show inspired by today’s headlines and cultural issues. It features music, improv and sketch comedy. The revue is suitable for those 18 and older. It is directed by Ali Barthwell, with music by Calvin Carter.

The Revival is an improv theater in Hyde Park dedicated to reflecting the diversity of Chicago’s South Side. Inspired by the legacy of the Compass Players, The Revival brings improvisational comedy back to the same spot where it was born. The 150-seat, cabaret-style theater features a range of programming including sketch comedy, improv, standup and more.

Cost is $15 for general admission and $10 for students. ID is required for students. Tickets are available at www.the-revival.com/shows


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