Venue Details

6265 Star Starred
Chicago Improv of Schaumburg
5 Woodfield Mall Road Schaumburg, IL 60173
847-240-2001
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 6 members
Review from Jay I.

Al Madriqal is hilarious, a great story-teller who relates to many of life's expected, and unexpected, situations. He's almost like one of those movies you need to see twice because you are sure you've missed something during the...continued

reviewed Jun 12 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Tarree Collins

The show included two warm-up comedians and then the headliner. We've been to the Improv several times, and the shows are generally pretty good. However, I thought this particular threesome was exceptional... each different with refreshingly...continued

reviewed Nov 12 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Patricia Sechan

The headliner - along with the other 2 comedians - was great! So funny! The Improv is a very comfortable and convenient venue, surrounded by many great restaurants. A nice night out!!!

reviewed Nov 13 2010 report as inappropriate
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Description

Jury Award Winner for Best Stand-Up Comedian at the 2004 HBO Aspen Comedy Festival, Al Madrigal is a comic to watch. Called “dynamic” by The New York Times, Al has turned a flair for storytelling into a standing as one of the nation’s fastest rising stand-up comedians.

His unique, spontaneous, and fast-paced lyrical style has already landed him several starring roles in network television shows and earned him numerous appearances on Comedy Central including his own Comedy Central Presents special, an animated bit on the show Shorties Watching Shorties, Reel Comedy, and Cheech Marin and Friends Live from The South Beach Comedy Festival.

Al has also appeared as a regular sketch performer on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Other stand-up credits include Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Friday on NBC, Party at The Palms with Jenny McCarthy, Latino Laugh Festival the Show on SiTv, and Comedy Minutos on HBO Latino. Recently, Al starred as “Jesus” alongside Jeffrey Tambor and Raquel Welch in the CBS show “Welcome to The Captain” before earning a role in the network’s “Gary, Unmarried”.

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