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Performance Sat Apr 11 2009

Que Humoroso...

In an arena that seems dominated by pudgy white men, the sketch and improv scene will soon have two Latino comedy ensembles performing in Chicago.

The Chicago Improv Festival (which runs April 13-19th) will host a Latino showcase at the National Museum of Mexican Art on April 17th and 18th.. This showcase will feature Los Aztecas del Norte, an improv group whose Mexican-American members will improvise a complete show in Spanish. So if you like to laugh and you also happen to speak Spanish (Yo solamente hablo un poquito...) I'd recommend checking them out!

If you like to laugh and don't speak Spanish (or even if you do), then perhaps you could check out Salsation's latest production, "Bank of A-mattress-ca: GhettoDog Millionaire". This production opens April 18th and runs at the Gorilla Tango Theatre. This show is described as offering, "a comedic look into the everyday lives of people who delve into issues such as crime, sexuality, and the challenges found in the workplace while hoping to stay afloat in today's economy." You can purchase tickets through the Gorilla Tango website.

 
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