Im­pro­vised Sec­ond Life

Red Eye Chicago - - Theater -

The Crowd The­ater 3935 N. Broad­way The fu­ture is now: There are no ac­tual per­form­ers on stage dur­ing this long-form im­prov show, just their dig­i­tal avatars on Sec­ond Life do­ing comedy streamed onto a pro­jec­tor at the the­ater. OK, fine, there’s a real-life open­ing act, but then strictly sci-fi stuff. 9 p.m. $5. More info: the­crowdthe­ater.com

The Kiki—Queer Comedy with Va­ri­ety

Laugh Fac­tory 3175 N. Broad­way 773-327-3175 Named for a slang term for a party with good tunes, friends and dish­ing, this ex­ten­sion of the Laugh Fac­tory’s cur­rent LGBT show, Chi­gaygo, aims to high­light queer per­form­ers in­clud­ing sto­ry­tellers, spo­ken word artists and im­pro­vis­ers who don’t fit into tra­di­tional comedic cat­e­gories. 5 p.m. $17-$20. Tick­ets: laugh­fac­tory.com

Galatic Court—A Star Wars De­bate Show

Un­der the Gun The­ater 956 W. New­port Ave. 773-270-3440 May the Force be with au­di­ence mem­bers as they de­bate im­por­tant is­sues of the “Star Wars” uni­verse each week (i.e. What or­der should you watch the movies in? And who shot first, Han Solo or Greedo?) in teams of Siths or Rebels, com­plete with points, prizes and en­cour­aged “Star Wars” at­tire. 6 p.m. $12. Tick­ets: un­der­the­gun.the­ater

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