Exclusive Photos: Rachel Dratch & Friends are ‘Superior Clean’

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CHICAGO – The cleanest Improvisation act took place at Chicago’s Navy Pier on August 25th, 2019. Former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Rachel Dratch & Friends headlined the Cottonelle Superior Clean County Fair for National Toilet Paper Day (8/26). Joe Arce of HollywoodChicago.com got the Exclusive Photos.

Rachel Dratch (right) & Friend at Cottonelle Superior Clean County Fair, August 25th, 2019
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

The Cottonelle Superior Clean Country Fair was bought to Chicago by Cottonelle bathroom tissue and the Amazon Treasure Truck, and was highlighted by “clean” improv shows by Dratch and her band of improv friends. This event also included a “Peachy Clean” Finger Paint Art demonstration, an Arcade Game row, an Upgradeed Bathroom Art Gallery, The “Cleaning Ripples” Slide and (answering the age old question of over or under for a toilet paper roll) “How Do You Roll?” survey.

Rachel Dratch: Isn’t It a Beautiful Sunny Day?
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Rachel Susan Dratch was born in Massachusetts, attended the National Theater Institute in New York City, and graduated from Dartmouth in 1988. In the 1990s, she became a main stage cast member of The Second City in Chicago, alongside future SNL colleagues Adam McKay (eventual head writer) and Tina Fey. While in Chicago, Tina and Rachel launched “Dratch & Fey,” which also played at the Uptight Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. Rachel Dratch was with “Saturday Night Live” from 1999-2006, and has appeared in the films “Down with Love,” “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry” and “My Live in Ruins.” She is best known for her SNL character, Debbie Downer, the eternally pessimistic deflating force at any gathering.

Debbie Downer: Well considering the high incidence of Melanoma we’re most likely already doomed!
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

The Superior Clean Country Fair was sponsored by Cottonelle and the Amazon Treasure Truck. For more information, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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© 2019 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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