Week of June 15th, 2018
Meet Chicago’s own comedian to watch—Marz Timms.
Q: What inspired you to start stand-up comedy?
A: Friends and family said I should.
Q: Describe your first performance?
A: First stand-up performance I found a lot different than doing Improv comedy. It’s tougher not having that support on stage.
Q: Do you have “pre-show” rituals? If so, what are they?
A: I eat a Granny Smith apple.
Q: Where in the world is your favorite place to perform stand-up? Why is this your favorite place?
A: I’ve performed at the Friars Club in NYC, and it was incredible. There was so much history in the building and I had a great set.
Q: What shows, podcasts, blogs do you produce or co-produce?
A: I produce a show called Pimprov that’s been touring North America for 15 years. It’s been every Friday night at 10:30pm for the past 10 years in Chicago
Q: What are three of your favorite things?
A: Traveling, Japan, Family.
Q: What is your favorite sammich?
A: Bacon and Egg.
Q: What’s one thing people assume about you, that is or isn’t true?
A: They assume I’m nice… they’re wrong.
Q: If you weren’t a comic, what other job would you love to do?
A: Teach kindergarten.
Q: What are some comedy goals/dreams you have on your To Do List?
A: Produce and act in a TV show.
Q: What quality, trait and/or body part do you really like about your-self?
A: My smile.
Q: What’s one thing you wish more people knew about you? [or anything else you’d like mentioned, i.e. your education, personal life or mission statement]
A: I keep my private life private.
Q: How will you know you “Made It?”
A: Drake and Soulja Boy’s song “We Made It” will be playing.
- 7.13-14.2018: Headlining the Comedy Shrine
- 7.20.2018: “City of Lights Comedy Night” – La Quinta de los Reyes
- 7.26.2018: Headlining the Comedy Nosh