Da Super Fans, Da Coach Will Hit Da Stage

The live performance will reveal da plot of a shelved screenplay from the '90s

By Ivanna Hampton
|  Wednesday, May 19, 2010  |  Updated 7:19 AM CDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
PHOTOS: Bears' D-Line Parties at Lumen

NBC Universal

George Wendt is putting on the Chicago accent yet again.

advertisement
Photos and Videos
More Photos and Videos

Mike Ditka can win an Oscar, an Emmy and a Tony with his mout' taped shut. Dats right, Da Super Fans are back.

The Chicago sports fanatics will reunite for one night of trash talk and wisecracks at the Just For Laughs comedy festival next month.

The gang, George Wendt, Joe Mantegna, Robert Smigel, Bob Odenkirk and former Bears coach, Mike Ditka, will perform a live reading of "Da Bears Movie Dat Wasn't," the Chicago Tribune reports.

Sun-Times columnist Richard Roeper will narrate a shelved screenplay penned by Bob Odenkirk and Robert Smigel in 1995, mocking the influence of money in sports.

"It's an expansion of the world of the Super Fans," Smigel explained in an interview according to the Tribune. "We get to meet their families, their kids, their wives and go to church with them."

It will play off the legendary "Saturday Night Live" sketch featuring the biggest Chicago's sports fans, who don thick mustaches, dark sunglasses and chow down on polish sausages.

Da plot will unfold with da Bears being sold, and Soldier Field being sliced up into luxury boxes for ritzy fans, the paper reports.

The one night only performance will feature sketches and a Q & A with Ditka at Park West on June 19.

The charity event will benefit Have Dreams: Helping Autistic Voices Emerge and the Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund. 

Tickets go on sale at ticketmaster.com  Saturday at 10 a.m.

It's da reunion of a lifetime. 

Get Breaking SMS Alerts: Be the first to know when news breaks, and when weather changes dramatically.
News: Text CHIBREAKING to 622669
Weather: Text CHIWEATHER to 622669

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Get Our Weather App
Stay ahead of the storm with the NBC... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out