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||Margaret Cho at Chicago Improv on May 8-9
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Actress/comedian/author Margaret Cho will perform at Schaumburg's Chicago Improv Comedy Club, 5 Woodfield Rd., on May 8-9.
Cho, among other accomplishments, has three Grammy Award nominations for Best Comedy Album under her belt. Her tours sell out and she's had two shows debut off-Broadway ( I'm The One That I Want and The Sensuous Woman ).
In addition, she made her mark in television starting in 1994 with the network comedy All American Girl, followed by one of the first "reality sitcoms" to air on VH1 The Cho Show. Most recently, she starred in the Lifetime series Drop Dead Diva for all six seasons.
See Chicago.improv.com/comedian/tw-eventinfo/Margaret+Cho/10361715 .
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