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1. Team StarKid is doing a second national tour, entitled APOCALYPTOUR. It will be "invading" 21 cities from May through June; tickets go on sale Tuesday. It opens at the House of Blues on May 9, and closes at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City June 10.
3. The full line-up for Just for Laughs has been posted; as previously reported, Aziz Ansari will be headlining but those tickets are no more, even after a second date was added. Vince Vaughn brings his favorites, Mike Birbiglia, Jeffrey Ross, John Oliver and Patton Oswald join.
4. Jo Lo Truglio -- who you know from playing definitely quirky characters in movies you may or may not have seen -- is in Chicago at CIMMFest, promoting two new movies. He recently did Wet Hot American Summer live, so read about that over at the A.V. Club.
5. Cecelia Hall is profiled in Chicago Magazine for her role as the MAN Teseo in the opera of the same name at the Lyric. "It’s the sort of gender-bending role that dots the resumés of most mezzos, whose vocal ranges allow them to play young males," author Graham Meyer explains.
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