Need a little excitement and some chuckles in your life? Well, laughter is the best medicine…so why not come share some laughs with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago and three of the funniest nationally known comedians. Jonathan Kite of CBS’s smash comedy hit “Two Broke Girls”and special guests James Davis from Chelsea Lately and Pat McGann of the Chicago Stand Up Project !
Northern Illinois University
1120 East Diehl Road, Naperville, IL
$75.00 Per Ticket
6:00pm – Cocktails Reception
7:00pm – Comedian Performances
9:00pm – Raffle Drawings
Jonathan Kite Jonathan Kite is quickly becoming known for his wide array of characters that he has brought to life on television, and in film. He can be seen co-starring as “Oleg,” the Russian cook, opposite Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs in CBS’ “Two Broke Girls.”
Born and raised in Chicago, Kite was immersed in the comedy world – as it is a huge part of the Chicago theater scene. He obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Acting from the University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana, while in conjunction studying with Second City, one of the world’s premier comedy schools, and participating in numerous improv groups. In 2003, Kite made the move to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
Kite also is an expert mimic, boasting over 50 impressions and dialects that include Vince Vaughn, Tom Hanks, Seth Rogen, Liam Neeson, and Robert Downey Jr.
James Davis is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. James was named one of the “New Faces” at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal in 2012 and can recently be seen in the new hit show Real Husbands of Hollywood on BET. He is also a round table regular on Chelsea Lately.
James is the darling of Funny Or Die, and has written, directed, and starred in massive hits for the site, with “Baracka Flacka Flames” reaching 8 million views. James is the go-to impressionist for Barack and Kobe, and has created many of his own original characters. He is currently shooting his pilot The James Davis Showfor Funny Or Die. He also just shot six episodes of Russell Simmon’s All Def Digital YouTube Channel and is a regular on Nick Cannon’s “Wild n Out” on MTV, as well as on Lil Duval’s ‘Ain’t That America’ on MTV 2.
Pat McGann is a stand up comedian and television host born & raised in Chicago. He is the House MC at the legendary Zanies Comedy Club. Recently, Pat was one of 20 comedians in the US invited to perform at The Great American Comedy Festival. He is the creator and host of the television show The Chicago Stand-Up Project, which appears on Chicago’s PBS station, WTTW. The show’s second season will air in February 2012.