CHICAGO (WLS) --Chicago's Stage 773 is hosting the 4th Annual Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival August 11-14, 2016. The festival features shows and events featuring the best of Chicago's nerd comedy scene. Video creator, speaker, transgender advocate Jackson Bird and the online comedy sensation Team StarKid are headlining.
Highlights of the 2016 Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival include All Geeks, an all-inclusive cosplay variety show and Clown Car To Sicily, a Chicago-based musical improv and sketch comedy group. Other featured performers include Matt Griffo & All The Feelings, The Stuntmen and Steve Gadlin's Star Makers.
Tickets may be purchased at www.stage773.com or by calling 773.327.5252. Individual tickets are $10 for each show. Cody Melcher, Producer of the 4th Annual Nerd Comedy Festival at Stage 773, sat down with ABC 7 Eyewitness News to talk about the upcoming shows.
Event: 4th Annual Nerd Comedy Festival
Date: August 11-August 14
Hours: Thursday, August 11 on the hour from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. (plus after party), Friday, August 12 on the hour from 7 p.m. until Midnight (plus after party), Saturday, August 13 on the hour from 4 p.m.
Address: 1225 W. Belmont Avenue Chicago IL
Admission/Ticket Prices: Individual tickets are $10 for each show; All-Festival passes are $75 ($60 Early Bird Special until 08/01); day passes are $30 on Thursday/Friday and $50 on Saturday. Workshop prices vary on Sunday. Those who attend in costume will receive a "cos-play" discount of $5 off any festival pass or $3 off any ticket. Tickets may be purchased at www.stage773.com or by calling 773.327.5252