These women of color in Chicago are shattering gender and racial stereotypes through improv

By Jonathan Skinner
Medill Reports

At the Annoyance Theater, a place known for celebrating more absurd brands of comedy, Matt Damon Improv is doing something that shouldn’t be absurd, providing a place for women of color to perform freely in the acting community. Their variety show tackles social, racial, and cultural issues every Sunday Night at 9:30 pm.

Photo at top: Members of Matt Damon Improv bow at the end of their performance. (Jonathan Skinner/MEDILL)