George Willborn from “Chi-Raq” and “The Blexicans” headlines The Improv

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George Willborn

George Vernon Willborn II is a Chicago native who got his big break as the house MC at All Jokes Aside in 1992. All Jokes Aside was Chicago’s first primarily African-American comedy club. He shared the stage and befriended comedy greats like Jamie Foxx, Bernie Mac and Steve Harvey, just to name a few. During his seven-year stint at All Jokes Aside, George became widely known as. The Stress Reliever!! Willborn went on to perform in many comedy tours, national stage plays and, currently, a plethora of Funny Bones and Improvs across the country. In 2015, Willborn landed a supporting role in Spike Lee’s “Chi-Raq.”

Willborn radio career was birthed in 1996 on Clear Channel’s WVAZ – V103 – The Mond Squad – John, Bonnie and George (1996-2006)! In the upcoming years, during 2006 – 2008, Willborn commuted from Chicago to D.C. as co-hosts on both the Michael Baisden Show (2006-2013) in the afternoon and in the morning on The Real DC Morning Show, WHUR (2006-2008). Willborn then went back to his roots and was a co-host on the nationally syndicated Doug Banks Show, WVAZ – V103 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. CST, where he helped take the No. 1 spot in the afternoons. Most recently, Willborn had teamed back up with Michael Baisden as the co-host of the syndicated “Michael Baisden Show.” Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7hcRPCCvLg

Showtimes: Friday 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. / Saturday 7:00 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. / Sunday 7:00 p.m.

Call: 847-240-2001 / Tickets: $22 / Visit: http://chicago.improv.com/

The Chicago Improv is located at 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg, IL.

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