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April 13 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
One event on March 2, 2018 at 8:30pm
One event on April 13, 2018 at 8:30pm
One event on May 25, 2018 at 8:30pm
One event on June 1, 2018 at 8:30pm
Tickets: $20 ($25 at the Door)*
Now in its ninth season and selling out almost every event, Lucy’s Comedy Café is one of Raue Center’s longest running programs and the cornerstone of our comedy programming. This hilarious series has featured amazing regional and national comedians including Dwayne Kennedy, Rocky LaPorte, Patti Vasquez, John DaCosse, Mike Preston, Pat Tomasulo, Tim Benker and many more.
May 25 @ 8:30p
The headliner will be Dobie Maxwell: Dobie Maxwell a nationally touring, award-winning comedian. He has been perfecting his craft since 1985. Dobie has worked with such notable comedians as Jay Leno, Jeff Foxworthy, Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Tim Allen, Drew Carey, Andrew “Dice” Clay, Richard Pryor, Sam Kinison, Dennis Miller, Chris Rock, and many others too.
This Lucy’s will feature Steve DeClark: Steve DeClark is a 20 year veteran of the comedy industry. He has been seen on Comedy Central, ABC’s America’s Funniest People and the motion picture, The Borrower.
The evening will be hosted by Ted Willson: Ted Willson is a Chicago area native that makes audiences laugh with his stories that are familiar, funny, and fortunate that they didn’t happen to you. He has been seen poking fun at life and himself at numerous venues including Zanies, Kenosha Comedy Club, and WGN.
June 1 @ 8:30p
The evening’s Headliner will be Shawn Shelnutt: Shawn Shelnutt was born in New Jersey and moved to Milwaukee, WI during the grueling and transformative year known as second grade. He joined the army just weeks after 9/11. He survived the military, got out and went to school. He got kicked out and got back in. Eventually, he received a “hard earned” (now trivial) degree. Since 2011 he has been working his comedy craft through stand up, improv, and sketch comedy. You can find him throughout the year performing at Renaissance Festivals, comedy clubs, and casinos across the U.S.
WGN Radio personality, John DaCosse, curates Lucy’s Comedy Cafe. During his 30+ years in stand-up comedy, the brilliant John DaCosse has developed a solid reputation nationwide. He has opened for big names like Ellen DeGeneres, George Lopez, Craig Ferguson and Billy Gardell. John has appeared on NBC, Comedy Central and TBS. Mr. DaCosse has also served as an audience warm-up for Rosie O’Donnell and The Oprah Winfrey Show. He can be heard, along with his character voices, regularly on the Steve Cochran morning show on WGN Radio.