A Load of Hooey with Bob Odenkirk
- Ticket Price: $45.00
- Door Time: 7:15 PM
- Show Type: Comedy
- Tags: Theater
"A LOAD OF HOOEY" BOOK RELEASE
FEATURE: CHRIS WITASKE, BRANDON WARDELL & TOM JOHNSON
Special Event (TICKET INCLUDES A COPY OF THE BOOK)
Join Bob Odenkirk for an evening of entertainment as he introduces his new book, A Load of Hooey, which he fondly refers to as "the best thing he's ever done." A Load of Hooey is a collection of short comedy scripts and essays he's written over the years -- some of which have appeared in The New Yorker, VICE Magazine and FILTER Magazine, among other publications.
Bob is an Illinois native and internationally recognized actor, comedian, writer, director, producer and Second City alum. He is best known for being the co-creator and co-star of the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show with Bob and David, and for his role as criminal lawyer Saul Goodman on the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad. its upcoming spin-off series Better Call Saul and his role as Bill Oswalt in the television series, Fargo.
In the 1980s and 1990s, Odenkirk worked as a writer for such television shows as Saturday Night Live, Get a Life, The Ben Stiller Show and The Dennis Miller Show. Back in the day, he pursued his bachelor's degree at Marquette University and Southern Illinois in Carbondale.
Read more about Bob and A Load of Hooey in his recent write-up from the Chicago Reader.
NOTABLE TELEVISION AND FILM APPEARANCES:
- Breaking Bad
- Better Call Saul
- How I Met Your Mother
Follow him on Twitter: @MrBobOdenkirk
Follow him on Facebook. See videos on YouTube.
*Event will last about 75 minutes.
FEATURING: CHRIS WITASKE
Chris Witaske is a Second City Chicago alum and graduate of the Training Center, where he began taking classes at 13 years old. His television credits include New Girl, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and the upcoming season of HBO's The Comeback. He performed at the 2011 Montreal Just For Laughs festival in the New Faces of Comedy showcase, and at the San Francisco Sketchfest in Gentlemen's Club with Bob Odenkirk. He graduated with a BA in Theatre from The University of Iowa.