Feel confident when booking a performer with the Custom Comedy Capers agency that all of our entertainers are bonded, licensed and insured. Keep in mind that when you book directly with a solo performer, they may not be covered. Easy to work with, our experienced agents (who are also performers) develop the perfect entertainment package that fits your dream, budget and goal. Custom Comedy Capers longevity in the industry is one sign that we are doing things right! References are available. Just think of us as a really cool neighbor who does some really fun stuff and invite us over. Easy to get along with…easy to work with…and fun to be around.
We have hired Custom Comedy Capwrs' performers for the last few years. Jamie and Jim are a pleasure to work with, and have always delivered top-quality entertainers! Don't hesitate to call CCC-you and your clients will be very glad you did!
I have worked with Custom Comedy Capers on several events throughout the Chicagoland area. They are incredible to work with, and Jamie and Jim are some of the best people in the business. Their attention to detail and the level of talent that is always sent to events is not only consistent but the best in the city. Working with their talent is worth every penny! I can't wait to work with them again soon.
What to Expect
Hiring “the best of the best in the Midwest” is noted to be Custom Comedy Capers greatest value because their standards for excellence in skill and talent is their number one requirement. Coupled with their unending flow of creative concepts and professional standards, the talent options seem limitless.
Customization is the key to the success of Custom Comedy Capers. New ideas are welcomed. CCC embraces their client’s creative concepts and enthusiastically works to customize to meet client budgets, logistics and dreams. Their resources and referrals compliment their services.
Refreshing and easy to work with, the CCC agents, producers and talent are all funny people but they take their business very seriously. Professionalism includes personalized proposals, prompt performer call times and easy contractual agreements with simple invoicing. We strive to be the easiest element of your event because Custom Comedy Capers is in the business of making life more fun!
Custom Comedy Capers, est. 1990, is a respected player in the Special Events Industry by keeping the entertainment facet fresh, interesting and valuable. CCC embraces their client’s creative concepts and enthusiastically works to customize to meet budgets, logistics and visions. Hiring “the best of the best in the Midwest” is Custom Comedy Capers greatest value. Refreshing and easy to work with, the CCC agents, producers and talent are all funny people but they take their business very seriously. Professionalism includes personalized proposals, prompt performer call times and easy contractual agreements with simple invoicing. We strive to be the easiest element of your event because Custom Comedy Capers is in the business of making life more fun!
Additional Booking Notes
Custom Comedy Capers booking agent will create a contract for your event. The requested information includes the what, where and when as well as all the other details regarding the performance. It confirms and commits our talent agency’s package to you and the consistency of information being given to the talent.
Each contract will detail the technical needs. For most shows, we typically do not use riders. Instead we insert the technical details in the contract under special instructions. Call-time will vary with type of performance and unless it is an unusual set-up, we request the talent arrive 30 minutes prior to start time.
Occasionally, we may need to add on parking, gas and tolls or other travel fees depending on the distance from the home-base of the performer.
Comedic Live-Atmosphere Characters for Walk-Around and Meet and Greet, Blues Brothers Tribute Act, Comedy Improv Murder Mysteries, Traditional Mysteries, Hollywood Look-a-Like and Parody Performers, Variety Artists including Jugglers, Unicyclists, Plate Spinners, Stilt Walkers, Face and Body Painters, Magicians, Storytellers, Henna Tattoo Artists, Balloon Twisters, Caricature Artists, Psychics, Mimes, Clowns, Game Shows, Activity Hosts, Emcees, Team Building, Scavenger Hunts, Picnic Games, Victorian Carolers, Traditional Carolers, Cabaret and Dance Revues, DJ's, Comedy Improv Groups, Spokespersons, Stand-ups, Comedians, Comediennes, T.V. Take-Offs, Actors and Actress, Models, Shows and Revues, Interactive Performers, Theme Characters, Holiday Characters, College and University Acts, Creative Concepts, Transportation Entertainment, Roasts, Children’s Party Characters, Human Statues, College Mystery, Talking Heads, Sketch Comedy, Parade Characters, Roaring Twenties Gangsters and Flappers, Ventriloquists, Acrobats, Costumed Characters, Sketch Comedy Writers
|Jamie Newell||Co-Owner, Producer and Performer|
|Jim Bina||Co-Owner, Producer, Performer|
|Nina Matas||Associate Producer, Office Manager|
Influences & Inspiration
Based in Chicago, Custom Comedy Capers attracts and signs talent who have been trained at Second City, IO (Improv Olympic), ComedySportz, The Annoyance Theater, The Comedy Shrine and Players Workshop. Some of our performers have toured nationally with great organizations like Cirque du Solei and Broadway companies. Many of our talent are award winning artists. All our performers are dedicated, educated and committed to their craft, including their costuming. They are extraordinary.