Date: 
Thu, 04/30/2020 - 8:00pm to Sun, 05/03/2020 - 10:00pm

Following a sell-out, six-show run earlier this year, comedian Maria Bamford, star of the hit Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, returns to The Den Theatre for six performances April 30 – May 3, 2020 on The Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets ($35 general admission, $55 VIP seating) are currently available at www.thedentheatre.com, in person at the The Den box office or by calling (773) 697-3830. Ages 21+.

Maria Bamford is revered for her deeply personal and experimental comedy about mental illness. She starred in the surreal, semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, about a comedian who suffers a nervous breakdown, and is the star of three unconventional hour-long stand-up specials: Weakness is the BrandOld Baby and Maria Bamford, the special, special, special! Maria was the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials and starred alongside Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis and Brian Posehn in the Comedy Central series The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix’s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie. She also created and starred in the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, in which she plays all the characters.

Maria is often recognized for her prolific voiceover work, including characters on Big MouthBoJack HorsemanSummer Camp IslandAdventure TimeTalking Tom and FriendsBob’s BurgersLegend of KorraPuss in BootsCatDog and PBS’s Emmy-winning series Word Girl. She also stars as Tilly Mulch in Team Coco’s scripted podcast Frontier Tween. Maria played DeBrie Bardeaux on Netflix’s Arrested Development and recurred on the ABC hit series Fresh off the Boat. She is the 2014 winner of the American Comedy Award for Best Club Comic. Maria’s late night appearances include CONANThe Tonight ShowThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Late Night with Seth Meyers.

Performance Schedule

  • Thursday, April 30 at 8 pm
  • Friday, May 1 at 7 pm & 9 pm
  • Saturday, May 2 at 7 pm & 9 pm
  • Sunday, May 3 at 7 pm

Tickets: $35 general admission; $55 VIP up front table seating with cocktail service.

About The Den Theatre

Artistic Director Ryan Martin opened The Den in 2010 with a single theatre space. Seven years later, The Den boasts five intimate and unique theaters on two floors ranging from 50 – 200 seats, as well as two additional spaces primarily used for classes and rehearsals. The Den is also equipped with two bars enveloped by a never-ending field of lounge space for audiences and like-minded culture hounds to drink, talk, read, watch, think, listen and live. The Den is home to five resident theatre companies including First Floor TheaterHaven Theatre CompanyThe New ColonyBroken Nose Theatre and Firebrand Theatre. Hundreds of other companies from Chicago and beyond have also called The Den home, utilizing its theaters, studio space and easily convertible cabaret space to accommodate a stream of programming, including plays, musicals, film screenings, classical and jazz performances, dance, improv and stand-up, seminars and speaking engagements. For additional information, visit www.thedentheatre.com.