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April 1st-29th


 Pride Arts Center

Directed with Diane Hamm

and Charlotte Lastra

Written & Performed by

Paul Brennan and John Klingle


Chicago sketch comedy veterans John Klingle and Paul Brennan bring their anarchic humor back to the stage in JOHN AND PAUL: STRICTLY PLATONIC, a raucous celebration of dysfunctional friendship. Watch John and Paul play John and Paul, respectively, juggling the roles of emasculated fathers, naïve prison guards, and problematic method actors, all while struggling to keep their corporate sponsorships. They'll be on every Friday night in April at 8pm. Each show includes guest appearances by up-and-coming stars of Chicago comedy, music, and drag, including

April 1:
Zoë Pike (ukulele songstress)

KJ Whitehead (stand-up comedian)

April 8:
Chris Distaste (musical comedy)

Boys vs Girls (rapper)


April 15:
Katie Zane (stand-up comedian)

Sarah Stevens (stand-up comedian)

April 22:
Abhijeet (drag performer)

The McCrystalizor (hula-hoop dancer)

April 29:
Tara Bitchup (drag performer)

Lip Lewis (poet)

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