Venue Details

368 Star Starred
Chicago Improv of Schaumburg
5 Woodfield Mall Road Schaumburg, IL 60173
847-240-2001
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Member Tips

walmartians
Casual is fine. I wouldn't wear a tshirt or sweats, but casual dress would be great.
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walmartians
Woodfield Mall makes this a great location to go to the Improv. Free parking!
info Jul 27 2009 star this tip starred
walmartians
Order an appetizer and a soft drink to save money and atisfy the 2 item requirement.
info Jul 27 2009 star this tip starred
walmartians
We have seen Robert Kelly and Tony Rock here and both were SUPERB!
info Jul 27 2009 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
No dress code comfortible
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Goldstar Member
Parking was free u can park in the lot plenty of space
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.8 average rating
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attended Feb 23 2008

I had to rate his " I didn't like it ". Now let me elaborate. His material was adequate, but I am a firm believer that you need to alter your material to fit your... continued

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attended Feb 23 2008

Delicious! Best time I have had in years!

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attended Jul 16 2010

Way too funny! Opening acts were pretty good too.

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Website

http://chicago.improv.com/

Description

Born in the same Brooklyn New York hospital where most of his seven brothers and one sister found their way into the world, Tony Rock, not to be confused with his favorite wrestler, was born laughing.

Being the fourth child of Rose and Julius Rock, Tony had a natural knack for entertaining (just like his brother Chris). He had to stay alive. Decatur Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood where he grew up, was one of the toughest that New York had to offer. It also provided a host of rich characters on which to draw.

Tony has been performing for the last two years. After just six months in the business, his first booking on the road led him to Amsterdam. Upon returning to New York, Tony gained a reputation as a young star in the making.

When in New York, he’s a regular at the world famous Comic Strip, Caroline’s and Stand-up New York. When in Los Angeles, he’s a regular at the Comedy Store, Improv and Icehouse and he headlines at The Laugh Factory.

Recently, he completed his first movie, Meter Maid, for Wesley Snipes’ movie company. Besides touring the country, a professional highlight for Tony was headlining with Mark Curry and John Henton at Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater.

About the Ticket Supplier: Chicago Improv of Schaumburg

The Improv recently opened the doors of its 25th club. This spectacular new club seats 500, with a corporate skybox accommodating up to 50 people, a corporate meeting room, and a first class dinner menu with a full bar. From the state of the art sound system to the nation's top headliners, Chicago-area residents and visitors can now see firsthand our commitment to delivering the ultimate comedy experience.