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Veteran Quad-Cities Comedian Thrilled to Have Dry Bar Stand-Up Special Released

August 19th, 2021
Veteran Quad-Cities Comedian Thrilled to Have Dry Bar Stand-Up Special Released

Sometimes, comedy is no laughing matter. A longtime dream has come true for Chris Schlichting, a 39-year-old Davenport standup comic and longtime host of the Renwick Mansion’s “Tomfoolery on Tremont” comedy series. He’d been trying to line up a gig on the famous, clean comedy club Dry Bar for four years, and after he was finally given the chance in early 2020, he had to wait almost two more years for his special to be released. “I’m excited, relieved, and proud. I worked very hard and honestly I still can’t believe this is real,” Schlichting (who works as a language arts teacher... Read More

Comedy Returns to Davenport’s Renwick Mansion Friday

January 12th, 2021
Comedy Returns to Davenport's Renwick Mansion Friday

After more than two months since their last stand-up comedy show, the “Tomfoolery on Tremont” series will return with two shows – this Friday and Jan. 22 at the Renwick Mansion, 901 Tremont Ave., Davenport. “They’re great comics, just not really big names,” Chris Schlichting of Davenport, comedian and organizer of the series, said recently. “We are just excited to get back to some comedy.” The first show since Brett Terhune on Nov. 7, 2020 will be Geoffrey Asmus on Friday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., who Schlichting described as one of their favorites. (The 7 p.m. show is sold... Read More