Practical Theatre's 'Big Holiday Bag O'Fun'

The Practical Theatre Company

The Practical Theatre Company, a comedy group started by Northwestern students in the 1980s, is back with another holiday show, "Big Holiday Bag O'Fun" that combines classic comedy sketches, newsworthy satire, and live music for a hilarious, high-energy evening.

The show features four original members of the Practical Theatre Company -- Saturday Night Live alum Gary Kroeger, Saturday Night Live writer Paul Barrosse, screenwriter Dana Olsen and actress Victoria Zielinski -- as well as new talent, including VEEP writer and stand-up Emilia Barrosse and more! The musicians will include recording artist Eva B. Ross, Don Stiernberg, Ronny Crawford, Steve Rashid and more.

The performances are on Saturday, Dec. 28 through Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets for Dec. 28 are $35 for general admission, $45 for cabaret seating; Dec. 29 and 30 are $40 for general admission, $55 for cabaret seating; and Dec. 31 are $60 for general admission, $75 for cabaret seating.

A cash bar is available for all shows and doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime at Studio5, 1934 Dempster St. in Evanston. Click here for tickets. For more information, call 847-328-6683 or visit


Dec 28 2019 - 8:00pm
Dec 29 2019 - 8:00pm
Dec 30 2019 - 8:00pm
Dec 31 2019 - 8:00pm