Venue Details

1259 Star Starred
Chicago Improv of Schaumburg
5 Woodfield Mall Road Schaumburg, IL 60173
847-240-2001
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Brian Wurtz
As this is a General Admission show, you will want to show up early if you want to sit close - however, there really isn't a bad seat in the house!
Comedian Dave Coulier info Jul 29 2014 star this tip starred
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The weather was cold.. I wore jeans and nice shirt. .
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4.4 average rating
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9 events
7 reviews
6 stars
attended May 29 2009

This is the 2nd time I have seen Michael and it was just as if not more enjoyable than the first time. He is a great comedian with a dark sense of humor. I plan to see him the next time he comes to this venue.

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 30 2008

Michael McDonald is a funny dude, and the opening acts were just as good.

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4 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 29 2008

The one major complaint I have is the food at the venue, it was horrible and over priced. We ordered a whole bunch of appetizers and it seemed like they were cooked two hours before and left under heating lights. It was terrible and the service...continued

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Read "more ":http://www.planetmadtv.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2637about Michael McDonald.

Description

Michael McDonald is originally from Orange County, California. He is an alumnus of the famed Groundlings Theater in Los Angeles.

His first professional writing and acting jobs came from Concorde Pictures, Roger Corman’s infamous low-budget movie studio. Starting as an extra, McDonald quickly landed dozens of film roles, eventually moving behind the camera to write and direct for the studio.

In the 1990’s, McDonald worked steadily in television, landing guest spots on Seinfeld, Ellen, _Just Shoot Me _and News Radio. In 1998, he obtained a starring role on MADtv, where he enjoyed an unprecedented 10-year run. While there, McDonald created several popular characters – most notably man-child Stuart Larkin, Marvin Tikkvah, Rusty Miller, and Mofaz, The Depressed Persian Tow Truck Man.

In 2007, McDonald left MADtv to work both behind and in front of the camera on a variety of television shows. Credits include Scrubs, Desperate Housewives, Pushing Daisies, Reaper, Kath & Kim, Head Case, _Hannah Montana _and Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.  He is currently splitting his time as a writer/producer/director on ABC’s _Cougar Town _and touring the country as a stand up comedian. His first hour-long stand up comedy special, titled _Michael McDonald: Model. Citizen _aired on Showtime in the fall of 2010.

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.