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March 24 Marks The Eagerly Anticipated Debut Of 'Late Nights in Chicago' - A Late-Night Talk Show



If you’ve experienced the electrifying atmosphere at Wrigley Field in recent years, you’re likely familiar with the resonant voice of Jeremiah Paprocki. His commanding presence has carved a remarkable path, culminating in a place of honor at the Baseball Hall of Fame—his microphone now eternally enshrined. Paprocki stands as a trailblazer, securing his position as the first African American PA announcer in the history of Major League Baseball. Now, embarking on his next thrilling venture, he takes center stage as the charismatic host of his very own late-night talk show, right here in the city of Chicago.

March 24 marks the eagerly anticipated debut of ”Late Nights in Chicago,” a captivating late-night talk show hosted by the talented 24-year-old, Jeremiah Paprocki. The stage is set at the iconic Studebaker Theater, located at 410 S. Michigan Ave., promising an unforgettable evening that blends entertainment and insight.

Local luminaries, Shermann “Dilla” Thomas and musician Matt Muse, will headline the inaugural episode, adding a distinct Chicago flavor to the night. Secure your tickets now for this live taping extravaganza, where doors open at 7 p.m., setting the scene for an 8 p.m. showtime.

During the 90-minute premiere, Paprocki will engage in a captivating interview with Chicago historian Shermann “Dilla” Thomas, followed by a dynamic performance from the talented local rapper Matt Muse. With a keen eye for quality production, Paprocki has curated a dedicated team armed with four studio cameras, ensuring a visually stunning and immersive experience.

This kickoff event is just the beginning, as Paprocki plans to pilot five episodes in front of live audiences, with each episode destined for a wider audience on YouTube. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this exciting venture into the vibrant late-night talk show scene in the heart of Chicago.

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