Join Chef Cleetus Friedman as he welcomes Mick Napier (founder) and Jen Estlin, (executive producer) of The Annoyance Theatre. Tickets are $35 – includes live show, a food and beverage pairing inspired by the guest, and meet & greet with the guests. Cash bar also available.
Food, Booze & Tunes is a monthly series of live interviews hosted by Cleetus Friedman at Cubby Bear Wrigleyville. The show highlights some of Chicago’s hometown heroes and in addition to digging into the interview subject’s creative process and listening to some of their favorite music, attendees will be treated to a food and beverage pairing inspired by the interviewee and created by Chef Cleetus Friedman. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m.
Mick Napier is a renowned director, actor, and teacher in Chicago, where he is also the founder and artistic director of The Annoyance Theatre. He has also been an artistic consultant and award-winning director for The Second City, directing more than 10 revues during his tenure there. His books “Improvise Scene from the Inside Out” and “Behind the Scenes: Improvising Longform” are widely regarded as seminal works on the subject of improvisation.
Jennifer Estlin is an accomplished actress as well as executive producer of Chicago’s Annoyance Theatre. Her appearances include touring for two years with Second City’s National Touring company and was a company member on a Second City resident stage prior to moving to New York in 1994. There, she continued her career by working in regional theatres around the country, Off-Broadway theatre, film, and television.