Drunk Monkeys Announces New Season of Video Podcast and Live Show

Drunk Monkeys - Episode 25 - Live Show Promo.

Drunk Monkeys is pleased to announce Season 4 of their weekly video podcast AND a special live show at the Chicago Women’s Funny Festival.

The podcast features Jen Ellison and Erica Reid reviewing odd and unusual liquors and spirits with charm and humor. This season, Jen and Erica sample Bakon Bacon Flavored Vodka, Maker’s Mark White, and Crème de Cassis, among others. New episodes are released on Fridays, with this new season starting May 11. The podcast is available for download on iTunes and at drunkmonkeyshow.com.

Drunk Monkeys will also be recording in front of a live audience as part of the Chicago Women’s Funny Festival on Wednesday, June 6th at 10pm at Stage 773. The performance will be released on the podcast at a later date. Tickets to the show are $12 and available online at www.stage773.com and at the Stage 773 box office at 1225 W. Belmont Ave.

Jen and Erica are taking suggestions for liquors to try at drinks@drunkmonkeyshow.com and on Twitter at @drunkmonkeyshow.

Jen Ellison has been performing, writing and directing in Chicago for over 15 years. In addition to her work with WNEP, The Mammals, Trap Door Theatre, Collaboraction, The Neo-Futurists, and Theatre Seven, she also directs local sketch groups Kerpatty and Electric Fantasy. Jen currently teaches at DePaul University, Columbia College, and Second City. Erica Reid has been performing, producing and choreographing in Chicago for 12 years, and is a member of Blewt! Productions, where she performs in and produces the shows Don’t Spit the Water! and Impress These Apes! She has also performed with KOKO, The Neutrino Project, FuzzyCo Productions, WNEP, IO, The Silly Funny Goof Gang, and The Galileo Players. As a choreographer, Erica has worked with numerous sketch comedy groups and burlesque shows, most recently the Kiss Kiss Cabaret.