Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons brings his stand-up act to The Den Theatre for one night only on Saturday, May 4 at 7 pm on The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets ($25 general admission, $40 VIP tables) are currently available atwww.thedentheatre.com, in person at The Den box office or by calling (773) 697-3830. Ages 21+.
Mixing an incisive wit with scathing sarcasm, Greg Fitzsimmons has achieved success as a stand-up, Emmy Award-winning writer and host on both radio and TV. Greg is host of The Greg Fitzsimmons Show, on SiriusXM’s "Howard 101” and twice a week puts out the hugely popular FitzDog Radio podcast. A regular on @Midnight, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel and The Tonight Show, Greg has made more than 50 visits to The Howard Stern Show.
Greg has a new one-hour standup special on Comedy Central, stars in season two of How To Be a Grown Up (TRU TV) and appeared on Louie(FX) this past season. He is a frequent guest on The Adam Carolla Show and The Joe Rogan Experience and will appear later this year in bothComedy Bang Bang (IFC) and Aqua Teen Hunger Force (Adult Swim).
A frequent panelist for five years on Chelsea Lately, Greg also spent five years on VH1’s Best Week Ever, hosted Pumped (The Speed Channel) last year and he starred in two half-hour stand-up specials on Comedy Central. Greg’s 2011 book, “Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons,” climbed the best-seller charts and garnered outstanding reviews from NPR and Vanity Fair.
Writing credits include HBO’s Lucky Louie, Cedric the Entertainer Presents, Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, The Man Show, and many others. On his mantle beside the four Daytime Emmys he won as a writer and producer on The Ellen DeGeneres Show sit “The Jury Award for Best Comedian” from The HBO Comedy Arts Festival and a Cable Ace Award for the MTV game show he hosted called Idiot Savants.
About The Den Theatre
Artistic Director Ryan Martin opened The Den in 2010 with a single theatre space. Seven years later, The Den boasts five intimate and unique theaters on two floors ranging from 50 – 200 seats, as well as two additional spaces primarily used for classes and rehearsals. The Den is also equipped with two bars enveloped by a never-ending field of lounge space for audiences and like-minded culture hounds to drink, talk, read, watch, think, listen and live. The Den is home to seven resident theatre companies including First Floor Theater, Haven Theatre Company, Griffin Theatre, The New Colony, Broken Nose Theatre, WildClaw Theatre and Firebrand Theatre. Hundreds of other companies from Chicago and beyond have also called The Den home, utilizing its theaters, studio space and easily convertible cabaret space to accommodate a stream of programming, including plays, musicals, film screenings, classical and jazz performances, dance, improv and stand-up, seminars and speaking engagements. For additional information, visit www.thedentheatre.com.
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