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Quiz program 'Wait, Wait' to start taping June 16 at the Studebaker
2022-05-16

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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program, will resume live audience recordings Thursday, June 16, in a new Chicago home: the historic Studebaker Theater at the Fine Arts Building, 401 S. Michigan Ave.

"Wait Wait" audiences will be among the first to experience the Studebaker Theater's multi-million dollar restoration. Among key enhancements and modernization are all-new seating, updated lobbies, a newly designed VIP lounge in the second balcony and a state-of-the-art technical booth.

The popular radio broadcast and podcast has been hosted by Peter Sagal since the show's inception in 1998; since 2014, he has been joined by legendary anchorman Bill Kurtis as judge and scorekeeper.

Now in its 25th year, the Peabody Award-winning show has an audience of more than 3.9 million listeners weekly on 727 NPR member stations.

Tickets for the inaugural taping June 16 are now available by visiting www.npr.org/waitwait or www.fineartsbuilding.com; guest panelists will be announced soon.


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