Comedian Akaash Singh brings his stand-up tour to The Den Theatre for one night only, Friday, March 27, 2020 at 8 pm on The Den’s Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.thedentheatre.com, in person at the The Den box office or by calling (773) 697-3830. Ages 21+.
An Indian born and raised in Texas, Akaash Singh is a nationally touring stand-up comedian who is quickly working his way up to become a household name. His comedy is driven by cultural differences, an intense upbringing and a desire to challenge the audience. He was on multiple shows on MTV including Guy Code, Wild ‘N Out, and his own show on MTV Desi Writer’s Block. He can currently be seen on Netflix’s Brown Nation.
Akaash tours as a solo headliner and as a part of “Brownish Comedy,” alongside Alingon Mitra, KC Arora and Tushar Singh. These four up-and-coming Indian comics pool together their individual voices to create the definitive comedy show for anyone curious about their first-generation experience. Through the unique lens of growing up brown in America, the comics touch on a broad range of subjects that people from all different backgrounds will enjoy. Expect to laugh at comedy that is personal, political, observational, cultural and above all else hilarious!
You can also join the more than 150k listeners tuning into each episode of the FLAGRANT 2 Podcast, co-hosted by Akaash Singh and Andrew Schulz. For additional information, visit www.akaashsingh.com.
$20 general admission, $30 VIP up front table seating with cocktail service.
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 four resident theatre companies including First Floor Theater, Haven Theatre Company, The New Colony and Broken Nose 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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