Host Suzi Zdankiewicz is an up n comer in the comedy scene. In the time she has being doing comedy she has come along way. From hitting up open mics and being booked for shows in Chicago as the suburbs she is the resident host of FATS PRODUCTIONS presents: monthly showcase at Pig Minds Brewing Co. At the end of the summer she had the honor of being asked to Host the comedy showcase which headlined America's Got Talent star, Tom Cotter. Suzi's comedy will let you get to know Suzi, her life observations to whacky relationship antidotes that she has to offer.
Main Feature, Erin Grotheer is a Chicago transplant from a small farm in Kansas where she saw so many dogs stuck together. Erin's comedic style gravitates towards the strange, yet adorable because...those dimples. Erin is a cast member of 100 Proof Comedy; founder and producer of Andorka’s Comedy Revue, a stand-up showcase in the sensational Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago; and a producer of Surprise Party and VHS Comedy, both monthly stand-up showcases. Erin performed in the Cream City Comedy Festival in Milwaukee, the Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival, and the NC Comedy Arts Festival. Erin is a writer and performer for the political satire, Libel and Slander, and was also an ensemble member in "Politically Correct Bedtime Stories" at the Annoyance Theatre. She also recently cried herself dehydrated at a Dolly Parton concert.
Headliner Adam Burke is originally from the UK, Adam has been performing comedy in Chicago and throughout the U.S. for almost ten years. His witty yet idiotic comedy has made him a fixture on showcases and clubs throughout the Midwest and beyond. He is a regular panelist on NPR's Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, and has appeared on the podcasts Doug Loves Movies & The Benson Interruption, the Bob and Tom show, WGN 720 AM radio, Put Your Hands Together, and many more podcasts and shows. Voted Best Standup by readers of The Chicago Reader in 2014, he was also the winner of Second City's Up Next Comedy Competition. He appeared at numerous festivals including Bridgetown Comedy Portland OR, Just for Laughs Chicago (four years running), and the local stage of Funny Or Die's Oddball Comedy Festival. In addition, he has opened for a wide variety of comedians including Marc Maron, Jeff Ross, Hannibal Burress, John Mulaney, Hari Kondabolu, Maria Bamford, Michael Ian Black, Kumail Nanjiani, John Oliver, Tracy Morgan, Aziz Ansari, and many more. Burke released his debut album Universal Squirrel Theory on A Special Thing Records in 2012.