Saturday, May 30th 10:30pm John Mulaney began his career in New York’s East Village as part of the two-man “Oh Hello Show” with comedian Nick Kroll. He has since performed everywhere from Ireland, to Australia to Grand Isle, Nebraska. He was named one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch” in 2008--the same year he began working at Saturday Night Live where he appeared as a “Weekend Update” correspondent and co-created characters such as “Stefon” with Bill Hader. He was recently seen starring in FOX’s new comedy Mulaney, about a rising stand-up comic trying to take his career to the next level. He also served as creator, writer and executive producer on the series. Click here for more information!
Friday, May 29th 8:00pm Fritz Lang’s genre-defining science fiction film Metropolis accompanied by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra comes to Symphony Center on May 29th! This unique event will feature music by composers from the silent film period, including selections from Schoenberg, Grieg and Bartók. “A masterpiece of visionary silent cinema…one of the strangest, most fascinating films ever made, a futuristic nightmare that is both sublime in its grandeur and remarkably intimate in its emotions” (The New York Times). Click here for more information!