Hijinks Fest | iO Theater | Improv/Sketch | Chicago Reader
This is a past event.
When: Sat., Feb. 7 2015
Price: $20, $15 in advance, $25 VIP
The sketch group Hijinks has never settled for just being funny. In fact, the five-person troupe has never done the same show twice, no matter how many laughs it might have gotten on a particular night. Having for the past year put on monthly experimental shows utilizing offbeat formats and styles in nontraditional venues, Hijinks this month moves to a permanent home at iO. As a housewarming in its new digs, the group is doing something else it's never done before—a 12-hour marathon production dubbed Hijinks Fest: We're All Gonna Die. "It's an endurance test just to do it for 12 hours, but what's happening in the shows will [also] take it out of us," says Hijinks member Alex Hanpeter. She along with Mike Klasek, Clayton Margeson, Kyle Reinhard, and Jude Tedmori will stage each of the group's dozen hour-long sketches from the past year back to back to back to—well, you get it. Continue reading >>



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