Thorpedo Productions has created and produced over 15 unique shows in the Chicagoland area over the last 15 years. Along with traditional improv, stand-up and sketch shows tailored specifically for your events, you’ll find unique show ideas below that may be the life of your next party. Email and at ThorpedoProductions@gmail.com for more info.
Our DJ’s employ great vocals, their comedy chops and all the speakers, mics and monitors you’ll need to put on the best darn karaoke party your group will remember. We also offer themed parties (ie. Classics, Prohibition/Jazz Age, Divas, Duets and whatever you can think of) as well as drinking games (see below). Once bars, restaurants and private parties hire us, they always come back! Looking to host a fundraiser? We offer games and raffles to help your team raise money fast and fun.
Our host brings everything needed for a fun (and funny) night of trivia. We have PowerPoints, speakers for musical trivia, scoresheets, rule sheets and everything else you need to host a trivia that will be remembered for a long time. We offer themed trivia, drinking-game trivia and fundraiser versions.
Storytelling Showcases and Open Mics
Bring storytelling to your venue with a variety of themes and formats tailored to your audience and event type!
The Drunken Karaoke Challenge
Karaoke just got a top shelf upgrade with drinking games, singer challenges, prizes and more! Audiences can sing traditional karaoke songs or take on a challenge to win prizes. Challenges include random songs, back-up singers, beer goggles and more!
See more here.
The Stand-down Comedy Showcase
Some of Chicago’s funniest comics perform a night of traditional stand-up comedy led by an experienced MC sure to keep the audience laughing.
Showcase talent has included writers/performers for NBC, SNL and beyond.
Check out the website here
The Karaoke Murder Mystery Extravaganza
The ‘Karaoke Or Die’ Competition Finals are upon us and competitors will stop at nothing to win the cash grand prize. Audiences will try to figure out who is killing the talent and judges before it’s too late while enjoying in a post show karaoke party open to singers of all experience levels. Great for large parties – pre and post-show karaoke parties for audience members. See more here.
Shakespeare Not Stirred
One Part Drinking Games and One Part Bard, this show was extended three times due to it’s popularity with Shakespeare-lovers and people new to Shakespeare alike. Audiences will learn a thing or two about the world’s most popular writer while taking part in interactive games and scenes. A great show to help sell lots of drinks!
A mix of Chicago’s funniest stand-ups, improv groups and sketch delivered to your event! You’ll get a taste of Chicago’s underground comedy world with hand-selected comedians that know how to deliver the laughs.
Find out more here.