This almost makes up for the fact there will be no Just For Laughs Festival in Chicago this year.
Aziz Ansari (“Parks and Recreation”) is bringing his new Modern Romance comedy tour to the Chicago Theatre May 21. Tickets went on sale Wednesday. Ansari last performed in Chicago at the Chicago Theatre in 2012 and The Vic in 2010, both times as part of the Just For Laughs Festival.
The self-proclaimed foodie seems to be a big fan of Chicago’s restaurant scene. He has raved about the restaurants he’s visited here during interviews and on Twitter, including Next, Schwa, Alinea, Hot Doug’s and Au Cheval.
Besides his stand-up tour, Ansari has been working on a new book about romance. He tweeted last month that he will be hosting focus groups in various cities as part of his research, including Chicago.
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