OPENING NIGHT! THE BOOK STALL AFTER HOURS COMEDY SERIES
This event is currently sold out! We'll alert the public here and on Twitter (@thebookstall) if more tickets become available! Get your tickets to the July 17th event here!
The Book Stall, in association with Laible Productions, Inc. invites you to join us for a night filled with laughter in your own backyard.
$20.00 gets you a reserved seat at the show and a $5 gift certificate to The Book Stall. Plus, you don't have to go downtown and pay for parking, we're bringing downtown to you! Buy your tickets here.
The line-up includes:
Tim Walkoe (Headliner) is a veteran headliner at over 100 comedy clubs nationwide, appeared on HBO, Showtime, A&E, and has toured with Kenny Loggins, Whitney Houston, and Elvis Costello. The grand prize winner on ABC TV's "America's Funniest People." Tim is one of the strongest comedy headliners in the business today. www.timwalkoe.com.
Blake Burkhart is a producer and performer at Comedians You Should Know in Chicago, widely considered the greatest independent showcase in the city. Blake is also a regular at Chicago's Laugh Factory and Comedy Bar where he both runs & hosts his own shows at both clubs. www.laughfactory.com/BlakeBurkhart
Amy Sumpter is a regular performer with The Kates! She has traveled all over the Midwest doing comedy and has been in numerous festivals locally as well as in Boston for the Women in Comedy festival. She was one of the top 100 on Last Comic Standing season 9. She is also in an all-female Beastie Boys Tribute band called She's Crafty. Shes known as the Joke Star (according to her nephew) www.amysumpter.com
Richard Laible (Host) An alumnus of Chicago's The Second City, iO and a founding member of The Annoyance Theater, Richard has written and performed in hundreds of corporate events for numerous Fortune 500 companies including Discover Card, HP, Sony, Cisco, Motorola, McDonalds, Kraft, IBM, SAP and many, many more. Richard is a Co-Producer of The Bookstall After Dark comedy series. Richard and his family reside in Winnetka, Illinois. Richard also likes Pina Coladas and getting caught in the rain, as well as making love at midnight in the dunes on the Cape. www.RichardLaible.com