CANCELLED: Due to Governor Pritzker’s mandate to cancel or postpone all events with 1,000 or more immediately, this event is postponed. Arts Center. The status of ticket refunds will be clarified soon. PAC kindly requests patrons not call the UIS Ticket Office for refund information but instead check UISpac.com for more details as they are announced.
Originally from Ireland (by way of Australia and England...long story), Adam Burke has been performing comedy in Chicago and throughout the U.S. for over ten years. He is a fixture on showcases and clubs throughout the Midwest and beyond. He is a regular panelist on NPR's popular comedy quiz show Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, and was a writer for WGN's Man of the People with Pat Tomasulo. Voted Best Standup by readers of The Chicago Reader in 2014, he was also the winner of Second City's Up Next Comedy Competition. He has appeared at numerous festivals including Bridgetown Comedy Portland OR, Just for Laughs Chicago (four years running), and the local stage of Funny Or Die's Oddball Comedy Festival. Burke released his debut album Universal Squirrel Theory on A Special Thing Records in 2012.