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Group Events

The Comedy Shrine supports local not-for-profit organizations that are looking to raise money for their cause. We’ve worked with some great local organizations such as Breast Cancer Awareness, Leukemia & Lymphoma Support, Autism Speaks, Home & Schools, dance troupes and many other worthwhile causes. The Comedy Shrine would like to help you and your organization put the FUN back in Fundraising! Host your own “Comedy Shrine Night” and your organization could raise up to $1,000 or more for one night of comedy! Contact our Event Coordinator at


Your Corporate Event Just Got Funnier! The Comedy Shrine Players and Dave Sinker have been providing original comedy to corporations since 1990. Companies can have custom-made comedy shows performed at their company headquarters, convention centers, hotels, or at The Comedy Shrine Theater. We’ve performed at private events, national meetings, training sessions, promotional launches, video productions, and team building sessions. Contact our Event Coordinator at MJ at 630-585-0300

4 Reasons Why You Should Hire Dave Sinker and the Comedy Shrine Players For Your Next Corporate Meeting:

1. The Comedy Shrine Players are more fun than a hostile takeover!
2. 4 out of 5 CEOs surveyed preferred watching The Comedy Shrine Players perform to downsizing their company!
3. DAVE SINKER writes custom-made comedy skits for your meeting that will reinforce important information that your company wants its employees to know – and comedy gives them the information without anyone even realizing it!
4. Employee productivity rises 63% after watching just one Comedy Shrine performance*
(* This number was completely made up by Dave and is not based on any facts. Dave will deny ever making this claim, saying that is was merely a typo if brought to court.)

Team Building Through Improv

SINKER SWIM Productions  will teach your employees to work as an ensemble (team) through improvisational theater games. Improv Team Building is based 0n the “yes, and…” philosophy that is the central rule of Improv Theater. Improv teaches employees to support each other, think on their feet, and find the fun in their jobs. Custom Written Skits David Sinker is an Emmy Award winning writer. He has written everything from greeting cards to movies. Dave will write humorous skits that reinforce the message your company’s workforce needs to know. Whether it’s a new product launch or an introduction to your latest business strategy, The Comedy Shrine Players will give your employees the information they need without them realizing they’re not just being entertained, they’re being educated as well.

The Comedy Shrine Players have performed for these wonderful clients:

BPAmoco Sun Microsystems Catalyst Corporation American Business Forms Whirlpool Corporation Whirlpool Brazil (Brastemp) Human Resource Management Association Literacy Connection Dynamedics Northern Indiana Association of Independent Financial Advisors Kenmore Appliances Quaker Oats KitchenAid Global Commerce Zone GEAC Computer Systems Anderson Consulting Moore Document Solutions Searle Pharmaceuticals Haagen Dazs Velsicol Chemical Corporation Social Security Administration Moves Dance Company Inland Steel DeVry Institute


The Comedy Shrine’s decor is unlike any other comedy theater in America. The walls and lobby of The Comedy Shrine feature comedy memorabilia and collectibles from the personal collection of The Comedy Shrine’s founder, David Sinker. This collection consists of over three hundred items representing such comic legends as The Marx Brothers, Charlie Chaplin, Abbott & Costello, The Three Stooges, and Laurel & Hardy. The Comedy Shrine has a bar serving beer, wine, mixed drinks,  soft drinks & snacks. We have two theaters available for rental to local theater groups or for private dinner parties, corporate functions, and fundraisers. All functions must use The Comedy Shrine bar, and approved caterers are available for your event. Two private dressing rooms are available for use during theater productions. For Theater Rental Contact our Event Coordinator MJ at 630-585-0300

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