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Popular Comedy Show Moves To The Acorn Theater in Three Oaks.

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August 5, 2019

Waves of Laughter, the popular stand up comedy show produced by Dig the Dunes and Colleen Brennan, is heading to Three Oaks next week.

The show, which is now in it’s fourth year, decided to try something new and partnered up with the Acorn Theater. The new partnership allowed them to move away from the boat race weekend in Michigan City as well as have the show on a Saturday, making it easier to get top notch comedians. They also love the venue and feel it will give the show a nice spin..


The show will take place on Saturday, August 10 this year at 8:00 EST. The line up includes:


Colleen Brennan. Colleen will be your host and comedian. Colleen Brennan is a Chicago based stand-up comedian, writer, producer (Waves of Laughter, Momedians of Momedy, Back Room Comedy and Living Room Sessions @ aliveOne), mother, wife and pediatric speech language pathologist.  A graduate of the Conservatory Program at The Second City, Colleen also received training in stand-up comedy at The Second City and Feminine Comique.  Described as a polished performer, Colleen’s unique, observational angle as a married, visibly stable mother highlights the hilarious details about life as a human.

Colleen has performed in clubs and shows all over the Midwest such as: Snubfest 2016 (*Winner – Audience Favorite), Lady Laughs Festival (Madison, WI), Zanies, The Laugh Factory, The Foundation Room at the House of Blues, Laughing Matters at The Second City, The Little Theater at Saint Mary’s College, The Acorn Theater and The Annoyance Theater.  She has been a guest on WGN’s “Pretty Late with Patti Vasquez” and WCIU’s “The Jam”.  Colleen also appears regularly in her car driving her children all around Chicago.

Scott Duff: Scott is a Chicago-based actor, comic, and radio host. He is a regular at Laugh Factory Chicago, where he is the host and producer of The KIKI, and he can be seen at clubs and showcases across the city and the Midwest. Scott is the host/producer of OUT CHICAGO, a live weekly talk show for the LGBT community airing Sundays on WCPT, Chicago’s Progressive Talk AM & FM. A graduate of Northwestern University, he is a founding member of About Face Theatre, Chicago’s award winning queer theatre company, and has performed all over Chicago including work with the Goodman, Steppenwolf, Lookingglass, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, iO, and American Theatre Company.

Amy Sumpter: Amyis a comic who performs all over Chicago and the Midwest. She is a cast member of the Kates, was one of the top 100 comics on Last Comic Standing and is a member of Chicago’s all female Beastie Boys tribute band, She’s Crafty. We can’t wait to see her perform!

Sonal Aggarwal: Sonal is a world traveling performer. Raised in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, she left the country after college to travel the world. In March of 2015 while living in India as an artist and emcee, her life took a dramatic turn with a motorcycle accident that led her back to Chicago. During her rehabilitation, she realized that she was meant to do stand up comedy. Now, her infectious energy is on stage all over Chicago and soon, the world. You can see her this August in Three Oaks, Michigan!

Hari Rao: Hari’s comedy draws upon 42 years of life experience to highlight the peculiarities of everyday living that we simply accept as given, as well as dissecting his own personal experiences that can best be described as “are you being serious?”. His adventure in comedy began in 2016 but his experience in entertainment spans two decades as a recording artist, a reoccurring theme in his comedy (his band’s song “Rewind” can be heard as the theme song to the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs). Hari can be seen performing regularly in the Chicago area including Zanies Comedy Club, and he was recently “Verified” on Laugh Factory’s Verified Laughs comedy competition.

Meg Indurti: Meg is a Chicago-based stand up comedian and writer. She is a producer for Team Us Comedy, their comedy album “Friends with 401(K) Benefits” debuted at #1 on iTunes and in top 10 on the Billboard charts in 2019. She is the co-host and producer for RA RA RA, a live show and podcast at The Hideout; a discourse in discomfort. She was named Chicago Reader’s People to Know in 2016, a Stand Up NBC Semi-Finalist in 2017 by NBC Universal, performs at Comedians You Should Know and Laugh Factory, and will be a featured performer at the NBC Break Out Comedy Festival in 2019.

So make it a date! Head to beautiful Three Oaks, Michigan, grab dinner at Staymaker right next door and enjoy the show!

Tickets can be purchased online or at the Acorn Theater. They are $25. We recommend purchasing in advance.


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