Big comedy festival slated for June

March 31, 2009 9:02:59 AM PDT
Chicago is set to play host to a five-day comedy festival beginning in June. Seventy comics will appear, including Ellen Degeneres, David Alan Grier, George Lopez and Jimmy Fallon.

The event takes place June 17th through the 21st. It's officially called "TBS Presents a 'Very Funny' Festival: Just for Laughs."

Venues include the Chicago Theatre, the Gene Siskel Film Center, Rosemont Theatre and The Vic.

Some tickets will be available starting Monday through Ticketmaster and at the various box offices.