Podtalk: ‘Summer Jobs Tour’ for the 'SNL 3' at Chicago’s Den Theatre, July 5-6. 2024

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CHICAGO – What does any seasonal worker do during the summer? James Austin Johnson, Devon Walker and Andrew Dismukes of “Saturday Night Live” (SNL) go on their “Summer Jobs Tour” with stand-up, characters and of course, SNL. For tickets and details click SNL SUMMER.

Summer Jobs Tour
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James Austin Johnson broke out on the show in 2021 with his on-target impression of Donald Trump. He’s originally from Nashville, and he’s also appeared in TV’s “Baskets” and “Better Call Saul,” as well as the Coen Brother’s film “Hail Caesar,” and has toured extensively as a stand-up comic.

Devon Walker joined SNL in 2022. Originally from Austin, Texas, and is also a stand-up and writer who is best known as a current cast member on Saturday Night Live. Devon’s hourlong interactive show ‘Come and Talk to Me’ will be touring the east coast this summer, and is “lowkey really good” according to audience members who have seen it.

Andrew Dismukes began at SNL as a writer in 2017, and was named a performer by producer Lorne Michaels in 2020 (story in Podtalk below). Andrew started performing stand up comedy in Austin, while studying at the University of Texas. He’s performed at the Just for Laughs Festival, the Dublin Comedy Festival, and the New York Comedy Festival, among others.

In a Podtalk with Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com, James Austin Johnson, Devon Walker and Andrew Dismukes start the interview in that order …

In Part Two, James Austin Johnson …

In Part Three, Devon Walker …

In Part Four, Andrew Dismukes …

In Part Five, All Together Again for the First Time, with a return to a previous joke …

In a video clip, the “SNL 3” make the pitch for their “Summer Jobs Tour” …

The Summers Jobs Tour,” featuring SNL’s James Austin Johnson, Devon Walker and Andrew Dismukes will be at the Den Theatre, 1331 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, on July 5th and 6th, 2024. For more on the Den Theatre, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

Editor and Film Critic/Writer

© 2024 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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