Witness a man enter the unknown. Come watch as one man walks a tightrope with no net. See one talented comedic mind discover, create & explore whatever may be going through his mind at that point in time. For one night only: no notes, no previously written material, no idea what is going to happen, & no thin crust pizza (deep dish only). All jokes, all stories, all one liners, all conversations…ON. THE. SPOT. OFF. THE. TOP. OF. THE. HEAD. A completely improvised one hour live comedic performance from an international comedian & top notch improviser. Who knows what will happen? Jayson Acevedo doesn’t. But what he does know is that he is indeed a…Lonely Wit.
$10 General Admission
7:30 pm & 9:30pm
115 N Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
At just the young age of 21, Jayson Acevedo performed in six English speaking stand up comedy showcases in Paris, France as part of his affectionately dubbed “Latino In Paris” Comedy Tour. That same year in August, Acevedo received the opportunity of a lifetime by being invited to perform at the world’s largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. Now 25, Acevedo has yet to clean his room. Acevedo continues to perform throughout the city of Chicago & beyond, most notably at The Second City, Zanies, Laugh Factory, House of Blues, & Harvey’s Comedy Club (Portland) as well as his two nephew’s house & many other comedy showcases. In addition, he has also opened for comics… Jeff Ross (Comedy Central Roasts, Bumping Mics) Hari Kondabolu (NPR/Totally Biased w/ W. Kamau Bell) Steve Rannazzisi (FX’s The League) George Perez (Joe Rogan Experience, Showtime,) John Roy (Conan, Last Comic Standing) Reno Collier (Blue Collar Comedy Tour) Most recently Acevedo was chosen as a featured performer for the 2017 & 2018 NBCUniversal BreakOut Comedy Festival along with being chosen among 200 auditionees as a 2017 NBCUniversal/Second City Bob Curry Fellow at The Second City.
Acevedo was recently & chosen to proudly represent the city of Chicago in Mexico City as part of the 2019 Year of Chicago Theatre by “Choose Chicago,” the official destination marketing organization for the city in direct partnership with the legendary Second City. Today, Acevedo can be heard claiming he’s better at being Adele than Adele.