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||Hannah Gadsby at Chicago Theatre on July 13
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Australian LGBTQ+ comedian Hannah Gadsby will bring her "Body of Work" show to The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., on Wed., July 13, at 7 p.m.
Gadsby took the comedy world by storm with the show Nanette. Among the honors it garnered were a Peabody Award (2018) and an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special (2019).
The comedian's difficult second album (which was also her eleventh solo show) was named Douglas, after her dog, according to her website. Hannah took Douglas around the world, selling out London's Royal Festival Hall in London, the Sydney Opera House and D.C.'s Kennedy Center, among other venues. Douglas was an Emmy-nominated smash hit (after Netflix released it in 2020), moving beyond the trauma at the center of Nanette and, instead, letting the world see the view from Gadsby's brain with a show that covered, among other things, her autism diagnosis.
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