Craig Cackowski (Veep, Community & Drunk History) Performs In July

Craig Cackowski has been involved with the iO and iO West Theaters as a performer, coach, teacher and director since 1992. As a teacher, he is the three-time winner of the Del Close Award as Teacher of the Year. As a performer, he can be seen weekly at iO West improvising with Bob Dassie and Rich Talarico in Dasariski (celebrating 15 years together in 2014!). In Chicago, Craig performed with the Second City Mainstage and ETC, as well as with Baby Wants Candy, Carl and the Passions and the original cast of Close Quarters. Film and television appearances include Drunk History, Community, Veep, Newsreaders, Comedy Bang Bang, The Mindy Project, How I Met Your Mother, Trust Us With Your Life, Workaholics, The Kings Of Summer, 21 And Over and Year of The Dog. He may also be heard on the long-running podcast The Thrilling Adventure Hour, playing such characters as Colonel Tick Tock and millionaire hobo Banjo Bindlestuff.

Three performances on July 17th & 18th:

The Trifecta, Friday, July 17th at 8:30 PM. $10.

Galapagos with Craig Cackowski – performers include Bill Binder, Jose Gonzalez, Shane Shannon and Jon Jahrmarkt (along with two troupes to be named at a later date).

The Revolver, Saturday, July 18th at 7:00 PM. $7.

CacksN Reed – Craig sits in with JaxN Reed who is Jacque Arend and Stacey Hanlon (opening the show is Unicorn Warpath)

The Neighborhood, Saturday, July 18th at 9:00 PM. $10.

The Foundation with Craig Cackowski – Craig joins the Torch Theatre’s anchor cast as they feature Tommy Cannon as the monologist.

Craig will also be teaching three workshops over the weekend.

Purchase tickets online in advance — this is a special event and no discounts apply.


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