From the Chicago Tribune:
Dan Harmon and Scott Adsit will headline the 20th annual Chicago Improv Festival, coming up March 27 to April 2.
Harmon, creator of the TV show “Community,” will perform a live version of his podcast “Harmontown” April 1. Adsit, a Northbrook native and Second City-alum known for playing Pete Hornberger on “30 Rock,” will be receiving a Spotlight Award at the festival and performing in two shows: Susan Messing’s “Messing with a Friend” with Kevin Dorff on March 30 and with Mama’s Boy, featuring Nancy Hayden and Jaime Moyer, on March 31.
Other headlining shows include: former SNL writer Katie Rich and Holly Laurent; Sheldon featuring Rob Belushi and Jon Barinholtz; Antoine McKay and Friends; Frangela with Frances Callier and Angela Shelton; Slotnick, Katz and Lehr featuring Joey Slotnick, Lauren Katz and John Lehr; and Two More featuring Kevin Dorff and TJ Jagodowski.
This year’s festival features more than 145 improv groups. Shows will be held at Stage 773, the Athenaeum Theatre, The Annoyance Theatre and Second City’s e.t.c. Theater. For the full lineup and tickets, visit chicagoimprovfestival.org.