BYE BYE LIVER: THE DRINKING PLAY

2 Parts Comedy, 1 Part Drinking Game, it's the show that blends Chicago's two favorite past times...drinking and laughing. Now in its 10th year!

Run time: 75 minutes, no intermission Ages 21+

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Meet the cast!

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Felicia Basanavicius:

Felicia moved to Chicago in the fall of 2013 after graduating that spring from Missouri State University with my BFA in Acting. While in Chicago she has worked on TV commercials, print work, and theatre productions including several self-written and produced pieces such as George and the Floating Cookbook, Jensen & Wit, and the SAG-AFTRA web series The Un-Supers. Currently Felicia is executive producer and director of a SAG-AFTRA sketch series Paper Bacon. After nearly a year of understudying for BBL she is excited to join the cast full time! 

 


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Allie Wessel:

A recent graduate from the University of Illinois with her BFA in acting, Allie is new to the Chicago theatre and comedy scene. She was recently seen in Bechdel Fest 6 with Broken Nose Theatre or Unison with the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival, and now taking stand-up comedy classes with Fem Com at Under the Gun Theatre. Have a drink, have a laugh, and enjoy the show! alliewessel.com 



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Danielle Durbin

Danielle is a California transplant who has been braving Chicago winters for 5 years to perform comedy in this beautiful arctic tundra. She has performed with multiple sketch groups around the city, but none of them have allowed her to combine her love of whiskey and jokes. When Danielle is not performing all the funny, funny jokes, she is watching shows about murder or Golden Girls, croqueting, and listening to Dave Matthews.  She is so grateful to be a new member of the BBL family and welcomes you to one of the best family gatherings you’ll ever go to. Cheers!

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Eddy Jordan

Eddy is thrilled to making his Chicago debut here at Stage 773. He received his BFA in theater performance from CU Boulder. He is a recent transplant from Colorado and still has no idea how to have a sense of cardinal directions in the city. Recent credits include, Steve the Adventure She Kills Monsters, Stage Manager Our Town, and Cleante in Tartuffe. 



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Leo LaCamera

Leo moved to Chicago in 2015 and has been doing sketch comedy ever since. He's performed at The Annoyance, The iO Theater, and The Second City Studio Theaters with the groups Fake Quotes, Rosemary's Other Baby, and The iO House Sketch Team. He is thrilled to be a part of Bye Bye Liver, and would like to thank everyone involved in the making and enjoyment of this show.

 



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Justin Mohr

Justin is ecstatic to be back performing in Chicago after spending the last fifteen years in Pittsburgh and New York.  He graduated from The University of Pittsburgh with a BA in Theater. His favorite productions include: Lend me a Tenor (Max), Leading Ladies (Jack Gable), Noises Off (Gary Lejeune), Barefoot in the Park (Paul Bratter), and The House of Yes (Marty). He was a member of the sketch comedy group: B.Y.G. Woof (http://bygwoof.com) in NYC and played Chase is the Pittsburgh based webseries:  The Baristas.  Justin is currently studying improv at Second City and thanks his family and friends for all of their unwavering support.

 

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Joe McNaney

Joe is an writer, actor, and improvisor. His drink of choice is a big ole box of wine. He is thrilled to perform in Bye Bye Liver! Check out his satire website wellmanneredgrump.com or find good laughs @wellmanneredgrump on Instagram.

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Olivia Bagan - Director

Olivia has been working with BBL productions since the summer of 2016, serving as the director for Bye, Bye, Liver for the past two years. Since joining BBL four years ago, she has been lucky enough to see the evolution of each show and is so excited to join the Stage 773 team. Olivia is a UIUC BFA ‘15 Theater alum, best known for her self written, directed, and produced play, Double Text, featured in the Chicago Tribune’s Nina Metz’s Top 5 shows of 2016 and her original webseries LA 143. She hopes you raise a glass and enjoy the show!    

 


For more information on Bye Bye Liver productions
visit www.byebyeliver.com