Showing posts with label America's Got Talent. Show all posts
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Friday, April 5, 2019

One Night Only! Vicki Barbolak’s Trailer Nasty Tour Sunday, April 7 on The Heath Main Stage at The Den Theatre

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 One Night Only!
The Den Theatre Presents
Vicki Barbolak’s Trailer Nasty Tour
Sunday, April 7 on The Heath Main Stage

Top 10 Finalist on 2018 “America's Got Talent”

PHOTO CREDIT: Vicki Barbolak by Deb Friedricks.

Comedian Vicki Barbolak, a fan favorite and Top 10 finalist on 2018’s America's Got Talent, brings her Trailer Nasty Tour to The Den Theatre for one night only, hosted by Mike Vinn and featuring Jesse Egan. Barbolak takes the stage Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 7 pm on The Heath Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets ($25 general admission) are currently available at, in person at the The Den box office or by calling (773) 697-3830. Ages 18+.

Vicki Barbolak was a fan favorite and Top 10 finalist on Season 13 of America's Got Talent on NBC. Howie Mandel told Vicki and America, “I think you just came up with your own sitcom, you’re wonderful I love you.” And Simon said, “I think you’re the best comedian we’ve had on this show.” Since being on AGT, Vicki has embarked on an international tour and launched her own podcast called “Trailer Nasty with Vicki Barbolak.”

When Vicki was 38 years young, she saw an ad for a stand-up comedy class. That class changed her life. Vicki quickly realized that making people laugh gave her more happiness than she ever dreamed possible. After a few years of open mic nights, Vicki was taken under the wing of Mitzi Shore, owner of The Comedy Store where Vicki developed as a Comedian.

In the 20 years since, Vicki 's been named a member of Jay Leno's NBC Laugh Squad, Won Funniest Mom In America on Nick @ Nite, and has been featured by E! Television as the Next Breakout Star to come from The Comedy Store. Vicki's comedy reflects life as Mom, her many marriages, and her love of the Southern California Trailer Park Lifestyle.

About The Den Theatre

Artistic Director Ryan Martin opened The Den in 2010 with a single theatre space. Seven years later, The Den boasts five intimate and unique theaters on two floors ranging from 50 – 200 seats, as well as two additional spaces primarily used for classes and rehearsals. The Den is also equipped with two bars enveloped by a never-ending field of lounge space for audiences and like-minded culture hounds to drink, talk, read, watch, think, listen and live. The Den is home to seven resident theatre companies including First Floor Theater, Haven Theatre Company, Griffin Theatre, The New Colony, Broken Nose Theatre, WildClaw Theatre and Firebrand Theatre. Hundreds of other companies from Chicago and beyond have also called The Den home, utilizing its theaters, studio space and easily convertible cabaret space to accommodate a stream of programming, including plays, musicals, film screenings, classical and jazz performances, dance, improv and stand-up, seminars and speaking engagements. For additional information, visit

Tuesday, September 4, 2012


HAUNTED BY HEROES, often called “the world’s youngest rock band”, will be joining Train, Neon Trees and more on this Thursday’s “America’s Got Talent”.

These Northern California-native twelve year olds have played over 100 live performances, and have been profiles on several national news networks. The band recently recorded their debut CD with Sylvia Massy, who has also worked with such luminaries as REM, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones, System of a Down, Tool and many others.

Haunted by Heroes were also recently on The Today Show, where Matt Lauer called them, “Unique, with a larger than life sound. The band has also previously been in rotation on Cartoon Network for its rendition of Aerosmith’s " Walk This Way."

Catch Haunted by Heroes next show, which will be at Hollywood’s Whisky-a-Go-Go Saturday, October 20. All ages welcome.

  photo credit:  haunted by heroes website

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