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Crash and Burn 12

Crash and Burn 12


Have you ever wondered how comedians come up with their material?

The Crash and Burn Comedy show offers the unique opportunity to observe the process first hand. Started by Chicago Comedian Tim Slagle and currently in its 12th year, three nationally touring headlining comedians are challenged to join Slagle to write and perform 20 brand new minutes of material.

Over the span of 5 nights, October 3 - 7, the comedians will polish the material through workshops after each show and over lunch the next day.

The only rules are to create fresh material that has never been performed on stage and to keep it funny.


Tim Slagle

Tommy Ryman

Derek Hughes

Liz Miele