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Improv Wed Apr 13 2011

Baby Wants Candy

Remember when it was 85 degrees and sunny on Sunday? The birds chirped, children frolicked, and happy Chicagoans sat drinking beers on sidewalks and patios. It couldn't have lasted. In the remaining two-and-a-half weeks of April there will likely be cold, snow, hail, rain, and any other number of unwelcome elements. There is a bright side to this, however, with musical improv group Baby Wants Candy's latest promotion.

On any rainy Friday from now through April 29, mention the password SHOWERS to receive $10 tickets to a Baby Wants Candy show, available in person at the Apollo Theater box office or by calling the box office at 773-935-6100, Ticketmaster at 312-559-1212 or visiting www.ticketmaster.com. The regular schedule for Baby Wants Candy is Fridays at 10:30pm on the Mainstage at the Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave.

Baby Wants Candy takes a suggestion of a musical that's never been done before, and completely improvises that show from start to finish. Here's a snippet from one of their shows:

 
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