TOMORROW THE FEST BEGINS!
September 19 - 21 at @mahalls20lanes
www.masshysteriafest.com ☆ DAY ONE ☆
Improv Death Match
Hosted by Sam Dee with open jam!
- Casually Late Stampede - Just Go With It - TJR ☆ DAY TWO ☆
This Improvised Life + Story Club
A non-fiction storytelling show with improv based on the stories!
Featuring Deena Nyer Mendlowitz, Dionne Atchison, Kim Pride, Joe Lewis, Mike Frye, James Catullo & Michael Busch
- Michelle R. Smith
- Carolyn Chan
- Marissa DeSantis
Sketch group Frankly Scarlett from PA w/ Robin Hitchcock, Liz Labacz & Abby Fudor
With openers HOPSCOTCH improv featuring Sam Dee, Carloyn Chan, Olivia Taliaferro & Erin McHugh! ☆ DAY THREE ☆
Mental Illness & Friends
A talk show about destigmatizing mental illness hosted by Deena Nyer Mendlowitz with improv from Delicious Ambiguity.
For Real Tho with Dionne Atchison
Couched in Feelings with Kim Pride
Special guest Trish DiFranco with music by Mal SanMarco
Messing with a Friend
A two woman improv set from
Susan Messing & Dana Quercioli
Susan has been an improviser and comedian for over thirty years. She is an alumna of the iO Theatre, Second City’s Mainstage, & a founding member of Chicago’s infamous Annoyance Theatre. Susan created & has taught her curriculum at iO and iO West, The Annoyance Theatre, The Second City, and around the globe. Susan is an adjunct instructor for DePaul University, The University of Chicago, and The School at Steppenwolf. Her hit show Messing with a Friend has been running for over 10 years in Chicago & tours the world.
Dana is a writer, actor and instructor at The Second City Chicago, The Second City Cleveland, and all over the map with The Second City Touring Company. In Chicago, Dana performs with the powerhouse ensembles of Virgin Daiquiri, Glass Basement, Told, & BabyMakers. Most recently she has worked as a freelance writer for O'Keefe, Reinhard & Paul Agency in Chicago, a guest instructor at Harvard Business School & has written several award-winning television pilots.