Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts


Bob Newhart '52 featured in Chicago's "TBS Just For Laughs Festival"

Bob Newhart

Bob Newhart speaks at the Newhart Family Theatre opening October 13, 2012

Loyola alumnus Bob Newhart '52 will be featured in the annual "TBS Just for Laughs Festival" here in Chicago this month! You can catch the comedy legend at the Chicago Theatre this June 15. Bob Newhart's astounding career has included starring roles in "The Bob Newhart Show" and "Newhart," as well as countless other roles in feature films and television. He has also released eight comedy albums and won three Grammys. This past October, Loyola opened the Newhart Family Theatre in the Mundelein Center for the Fine and Performing Arts and the DFPA celebrated its inaugural mainstage season in the theatre.