Venue Details

1299 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. .
Comedian Bert Kreischer dress May 01 2014 star this tip starred
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75 ratings
4.7 average rating
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2 stars
attended Jul 30 2010

I thought it was a really good show. The opening acts were pretty good and the setting was nice. Alonzo was very funny and it was a great experience. The only reason I didnt give 4 stars is because towards the end, it just seemed like he was...continued

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Website

http://www.alonzobodden.com/home.html

Description

Alonzo Bodden was born and grew up in the suburbs of Queens, New York. “It’s not quite the hood, but it played the ’hood on rap records.” Bodden studied aerospace in school and became a licensed aircraft mechanic. That was his first career. Bodden worked on everything from Stealth Fighters to DC-10’s to private jets, and then they started drug testing, just kidding. Teaching aircraft mechanics led to his career in comedy. Bodden had to make the students laugh.

His first big break came at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. He won season three o_f Last Comic Standing_. He’s hosted television series including_ 101 Cars You Must Drive_ on Speed Channel and A_merica’s Worst Driver _on the Travel Channel. He’s done all the late night shows, including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, The Wayans Bros., and Comedy Central Presents, to name a few. He’s worked around the world for the USO. Bodden has also played a security guard, bouncer, crook, and cop on numerous shows and a couple films including Bringing Down the House starring Steve Martin, and Scary Movie 4. Of course, his big credit is doing monster voices for Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue. No, he wasn’t in the suit, he was just the voice. *

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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.