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Mediocre Mel - The Ballad of Bullet Barb

Join the averagest man in the west in our brand new serial, Mediocre Mel. Mel's on a mission to chronicle the unsung folk heroes of the old west, starting with the notorious gunslinger, Bullet Bob. However, he finds someone a bit different than he expected and a lot more than he bargained for.


Art by Alex Goodman

Art by Alex Goodman

The War of the Worlds!

Thanks to everyone who came to see our performance of The War of the Worlds at the Harold Washington Library! Now you can now listen to the show in it’s entirety right here:



live’s out for summer

Friday June 14th @ 7:30 PM
Stage 773 Cab Theater

With brand new episodes of Mediocre Mel & Generic Hospital!

Tickets are only $15 for this exciting, one-night-only event, and can be purchased at the door or in advance at


What is LIVE?

What an amazing question! Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment (or LIVE) is a theater company in Chicago, IL that performs brand new comedy in the style of Old Time Radio with live music and live foley and live actors! Once a month we perform at Stage 773 on Chicago’s North Side. We then podcasts the shows on our website, on itunes or any podcasting app.

Photo Credit: Patricia Nightshade Wilson

Photo Credit: Patricia Nightshade Wilson

Photo credit: Patricia Nightshade Wilson

Photo credit: Patricia Nightshade Wilson

Where do I start?!

That’s also a great question! We have several serials to chose from like Joe Jupiter: Space P.I., or the Wacky, Supernatural Misadventures of Clark & Belmont or even the every so dramatic soap opera, Generic Hospital! We also have hilarious parody commercials. All of this is available for you to list to for free right on this very website! Check out all of serials right HERE!