Can You Feel the LIVE Tonight?
Jun
10
6:30 PM18:30

Can You Feel the LIVE Tonight?

Fresh from our performance at the Chi Nerd Comedy Fest and ready and rarin' for our last show before our summer hiatus, Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment lovingly presents...

Can You Feel the LIVE Tonight?
Sunday June 10th at Uptown Underground
Doors open at 6pm

With your host, Warwick Johnson!

Kicking off the night with the wedding of the millennials - Chi Beta Justice in "Attack of the 50-ft Bridezilla!," directed by Nicole Keating-Kelch and written/assistant directed by Andrew Francis Xavier Huttel. XBJ features the voice talents of LIVE Ensemble members Andrew Francis Xavier HuttelCourtney LynnJennifer WaldenJohn KeefeJohnathan KollerRachel Granda-Gluski, and Shane Hill! With our featured guest artist Martin Downsand Mary-Kate Arnold!

THEN A RAFFLE! GET YOUR TICKETS AND YOUR DRINKS!

Followed by a harrowingly familiar(?) episode of Thultak: Wandering Barbarian in "A Game of Thultak," written by Rob McLemore and directed by Shane Hill. Featuring the vocal stylings of LIVE Ensemble members Alex Papparotto-GoodmanAndrew Francis Xavier HuttelDavid W.M. KelchJennifer MohrPeggy Helen, and Nicole Keating-Kelch!

With Sparkle Bardess Gail Gallagher doing that keyboard thang, Ele MatelanFoley-ing it up like a mad woman, and Jesse Schroeder SOUND-ing off, and sometimes on! And on stage management, our very own lovely Jane Margaret!

Tickets are $20 for this exciting, one-night-only event, and can be purchased at the door or in advance at UptownUnderground.net.

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Locked Into Vacancy at the Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival!
May
18
9:00 PM21:00

Locked Into Vacancy at the Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival!

ATTENTION FELLOW NERDS!  

Locked Into Vacancy Entertain is extremely thrilled to be participating once again in the Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival!  

On Friday, May 18th at 9PM LIVE will be performing a hilarious episode of Joe Jupiter, Space P.I. at the fabulous Stage 773 in Chicago!  

Tickets are only 9 dollars and can be found at https://www.todaytix.com/x/chicago/shows/10040-nerdfest-2018-locked-into-vacancy-entertainment 

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May the LIVE Be With You!
May
13
6:30 PM18:30

May the LIVE Be With You!

Join us on May 13 at 6:30 PM at Uptown Underground Theater for an evening of Laughter and Adventure as we present May the LIVE be With You!  Join space gumshoe Joe Jupiter takes a trip to the past in the Rad Faire!  Then get ready to root root root for the Rogers Sisters as they once again battle the forces of evil in A League That's Entirely Theirs!  

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Twiterpation Sensational
Apr
15
6:30 PM18:30

Twiterpation Sensational

Spring is in the air... at least it would be if winter would move over and give another season a turn... but jokes about Chicago weather aside, it's time for LIVE's April Show, Twiterpation Sensational!  Join us for a night of all new comedy and adventure as we present some all new radio goodness!  First up, Clark & Belmont fight for their boss's very soul in the Devil & Mrs Wilhelm! And Joe Jupiter and the crew of the Regal Beagle head out on another interplanetary adventure in Romancing the Scone. 

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3rd Annual Fool's Ball
Mar
31
6:30 PM18:30

3rd Annual Fool's Ball

Come one, come all to our 3rd Annual Fool's Ball Fundraiser! This is Locked Into Vacancy's yearly fundraiser, and it sets the pace for our upcoming 2018-2019 season.

Set at a new home this year, My Buddy's, the Fool's Ball will feature all the things you've come to love and expect from this yearly event: food, fun, and fundraising! 

Performances will feature LIVE members showing you talents that you may not normally see at our monthly shows, including music, magic, and many more!

And, of course, the main attraction is our silent auction! Featuring donations from over 20 different local Chicago artists and businesses, meaning that there is guaranteed to be something for everyone to bid on.

As always, your ticket will get you entry to the event, access to our complimentary appetizer bar, and a night of performances.

Something new this year are the extra ways of generating funds for LIVE: Every drink you buy during the night will mean funds go towards us! $1 for every drink and $2 for every shot will go directly to LIVE, and keep an eye out for our specialty shots throughout the night, as 100% of those funds go to LIVE!

Get your tickets now and take advantage of our presale discount! Tickets are $20 online and $25 at the door. https://livefb3.brownpapertickets.com

See you on March 31st!

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The LIVEs of March
Mar
11
6:30 PM18:30

The LIVEs of March

The LIVEs of March approaches!  Come on down to the beautiful Uptown Underground Theater for an evening of laughter and adventure as LIVE presents all new episodes of Thultak: Wondering Barbarian & Generic Hospital!  First Thultak & Turnip head to a magical land of color and singing and friendship and happiness... can they possible make it through with their sanity in tack find out in The Princess & the Peon!  And then the staff of Generic Hospital deal with difficult news about one of their colleagues in the Episode Brought to you by Cat Cola!  All of this and more at The LIVEs of March!  Get your tickets today! 

https://uptownunderground.tix.com/Schedule.aspx?OrgNum=4814&ActCode=129517 

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Put a Little LIVE in your Heart!
Feb
11
6:30 PM18:30

Put a Little LIVE in your Heart!

On Feb 11th LIVE presents Put a Little LIVE in your Heart! at 6:30 PM at Uptown Underground! 

Featuring all new episodes as  Clark & Belmont Go to Wizard School and the Rogers Sisters star in Love Potion Number NEIN! 

Tickets are on sale now at https://www.uptownunderground.net/liveradioshow

And remember, it's always better LIVE!

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Dec
10
6:30 PM18:30

It's a Wonderful LIVE!

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December 10th join us for It's a Wonderful LIVE! at 6:30 PM at Uptown Underground as we present all new Holiday episodes of two of your favorite LIVE Serials!  First it's the Thultak the Wandering Barbarian ruins the holidays and Joe Jupiter: Space PI experiences a Gin Binge Day Miracle! Tickets are available now at https://www.uptownunderground.net/liveradioshow

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Nov
12
6:30 PM18:30

LIVE: The Musical On Ice!

November 12th join us for LIVE the Musical On ICE! at 6:30 PM at Uptown Underground as we present all new MUSICAL episodes of two of your favorite LIVE Serials!  First it's the Groovy Mystery Gang in Come On Get Spooky followed by Clark & Belmont Meet the Phantom of the Night Club! Tickets are available now at https://www.uptownunderground.net/liveradioshow

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Oct
16
to Oct 30

AUDIOVERSE VOTING

WE'VE BEEN NOMINATED!!!!
The Audio Verse Awards are an annual awards show dedicated to celebrating the best in free audio drama around the world. It started as a thread on Audio Drama Talk, ballooned to a Facebook group, then shrunk to a dedicated group who sat down and helped make the Audio Verse Awards a reality in 2013.

And now L.I.V.E. gets a shot at some of that sweet, sweet internet fame!

Our nominations:

For Best Original Song:
The Best Canadian by Written by Tony Pellegrino / Arrangement & Accompaniment: Gail Gallagher / Composition: Grayson Coleman-Selby for The Rogers Sisters

For Best Writing:
Andrew Huttel for Chi Beta Justice, Clark & Belmont, and Generic Hospital
Rob McLemore for Groovy Mystery Gang, The Rogers Sisters, and Thultak: Wandering Barbarian

For Best Production:
Chi Beta Justice
Clark & Belmont
Generic Hospital
Groovy Mystery Gang
Joe Jupiter: Space P.I.
The Rogers Sisters
Thultak: Wandering Barbarian

Semi-finals voting is going on from now until 11:59 PM on October 30th!  Head over here: http://www.audioverseawards.net/site/vote/ and vote for LIVE!  

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L.I.V.E. at the Chicago Podcast Festival!
Oct
4
8:30 PM20:30

L.I.V.E. at the Chicago Podcast Festival!

Locked into Vacancy is lucky enough to be participating in this years Chicago Podcast Festival.

This is your opportunity to take your favorite podcasts out of your ears and put them IRL, all while exploring new ones. Throughout the five venues, you’ll witness entertaining and interesting shows for an exciting night out. The venues are relaxed atmospheres, so come as you are. You will enjoy time with the people who bring you joy and meet other people that share your passion.

After casting a wide...

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2nd Annual L.I.V.E. Fool's Ball - Fundraiser & Showcase
Apr
1
7:00 PM19:00

2nd Annual L.I.V.E. Fool's Ball - Fundraiser & Showcase

Come one, come all to the second annual fundraiser ball for Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment! Come join some of your favorite old-time radio show folks for a night of drinking, dining, and entertainment, all to help raise funds for L.I.V.E.

The event will take place at The Globe Pub (1934 W Irving Park Rd Chicago, IL) on Saturday, April 1st from 7:00 to 11:00 PM. Tickets for entry are $25 at the door or $20 presale at http://livefoolsball2.bpt.me/ and will include an appetizer buffet and an evening of entertainment. Drink packages are also available at $15 for a one hour open bar between 8:00 and 9:00 p.m.

Entertainment will be provided by local Chicagoland artists, performers, and even L.I.V.E. Company/Ensemble Members, providing performances other than what you've seen/heard on our radio show (gasp!). Keep your eyes peeled, as we will be announcing these over the next few weeks :)

And finally, a silent auction will take place throughout the night, featuring prizes from local artists, businesses, and even L.I.V.E. itself!

Remember, just like all of our shows, it's always better L.I.V.E.! 

See you there!

For those unable to attend, and wish to donate visit our support us page! Thank you!

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L.I.V.E. Presents - Hugon & Beeblefloyd Save the Galaxy (Extended Run!)
Dec
2
to Dec 17

L.I.V.E. Presents - Hugon & Beeblefloyd Save the Galaxy (Extended Run!)

L.I.V.E. is back to bring you holiday cheer and now bigger than ever before. Come see out very special extended run with more to see and even more to HEAR!

Friday, Dec 2 at 7:00pm
Saturday, Dec 3 at 7:00pm
Friday, Dec 9 at 7:00pm
Saturday, Dec 10 at 7:00pm
Friday, Dec 16 at 7:00pm
Saturday, Dec 17 at 7:00pm

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L.I.V.E. at the Chicago Fringe Festival
Aug
31
to Sep 11

L.I.V.E. at the Chicago Fringe Festival

Locked into Vacancy is lucky enough to be participating in this years Chicago Fringe Festival. 

Shows run from 7–11pm weekdays and from 1pm–11pm on weekends and on Labor Day, specific times and locations coming soon.

Generic Hospital in “The Fringe Episode”
No one knows drama like the doctors and nurses of the world's most generic hospital. Hearts will break, plots will unfold, and lives will change forever for the doctors and nurses of this high stakes health center.

Clark & Belmont in “Get Lucky”
Calvin Clark and Billy Belmont, best friends since their days at the orphanage, are all grown up. This unlikely pair travels the world collecting antique treasures at the request of their employer, the widow Mrs. Wilhelm. A new series of supernatural misadventures, Clark & Belmont are sure to leave you in stitches with their slapstickish antics!

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