Chicago Comedy Institution iO Theater to Reopen After Sales

More than a year after Chicago improvisation’s mainstay was revealed iO Theater was closing The founder of the institution said that due to the financial burden of the pandemic, the theater building and its brand were permanently sold to local property managers. Monday. charna halpernHaving started iO forty years ago, he said the theater will …

Stephen Colbert Adds a Dash of Comedy to Branson’s Space Launch

In this billionaire space race, it seems like it’s not enough to ditch Earth’s grouchy bonds – not without some glitz and loads of celebrities. Richard Branson combined private spaceflight with show business as he completed the highly anticipated Virgin Galactic flight high above the New Mexico desert on Sunday. He enlisted “The Late Show” …