Del Close was the driving force behind improvisational comedy in Chicago for over 30 years influencing Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Mike Myers, John Belushi, Chris Farley and the Upright Citizens Brigade to name a few. After Del’s passing in 1999, the UCB started the Del Close Marathon to celebrate their mentor and keep alive his name and teachings for future generations.

Over 390 Shows Over 1 Weekend!

From Friday afternoon June 29 to after midnight Sunday July 1, groups from New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Washington DC, Austin, Toronto, London, Helsinki & more perform improv non-stop at the UCB Theatre & six other stages around the city in the biggest improv event of the year honoring the legacy of Del Close.

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