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Calvin Evans “Don’t Tell Comedy” Performance [Video]


The Furniture Store Series Don’t Tell Comedy’s 16th independent YouTube series that features stand-up comedy sets from the best of the next generation of stand up comedians. During a recent performance, comedian Calvin Evans entertains the crowd by comparing male and female crying.

Calvin Evans: Chicago native Calvin Evans comedy career began during his time at the University Illinois Champaign-Urbana. While obtaining his degree in Sport Management, he fell in love with stand up comedy and would put his business aspirations on hold. He took his talents back to Chicago and was quickly named Chicago’s Next Big Comic. Calvin received a Puma Scholarship to attend the famed Second City Training Center. Upon completing their Improv Conservatory program; Calvin was awarded a Bob Curry Fellowship. With stand up as his focus he traveled the country performing at colleges and clubs. In 2017 he was recognized as a New Face at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. In 2018 he was one of 8 finalist in the nationwide NBC Standup competition. 
His television credits include the Fox series APB, NBC’s Chicago PD, Sherman’s Showcase on IFC and  Shameless on Showtime. He has also performed standup on the Kevin Hart Comedy Central series Hart of The City, LOL @ JFL, TruTV Laff Tracks , NBC Bring The Funny and reoccurring on the hit Comedy Central show SouthSide. His half hour  Unprotected Sets special released in 2020 on EPIX. (watch below) and his debut comedy album B.O.R.N is available on all streaming platforms.

Don’t Tell Comedy produces weekly shows in 45+ cities across the US in unique locations for a one-of-a-kind comedy experience! The location is kept a secret until the day of the show and the performers are a secret until they hit the stage!

Director of Photography: Mark I. Davis Gaffer and Cam Operator: Michael Tellup
Executive Producers: Kyle Kazanjian-Amory and Brett Kushner
Directed By: Gordie Earle III and Brad Silnutzer
Cam Operators: Gordie Earle III Mark I. Davis Kyle Kazanjian-Amory Tommy Anderson
Editor: Gordie Earle III
Color Correction: Wes Knapp
Sound Recording: Brian Biancardi
Sound Mix: Ryan Meadows
Producer: Brad Silnutzer
Production Coordinator: Megan Hunter
Live Event Producer: Jay Bode
Photographer: Ally Seagrave

Check out Don’t Tell Comedy website for upcoming live shows in your city! www.donttellcomedy.com