Huggable Riot: Hug it Out

Directed by Mark Toriski

@ 8:00 | Mainstage

$10 / $12 Door

About the Show

Huggable Riot is excited to bring its next archive show, Hug It Out, back to the Annoyance. In this best-of show, scenes from our past three years have been repackaged and repurposed with a brand new cast in a brand new show that draws from the anxieties and uncertainties we face every day as we navigate through an uncertain world.

The People

Mark Toriski, Director

Mark Toriski is excited to be a part of Huggable Riot in a writing, directing, and marketing capacity. A Pennsylvania native, Mark attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, where he studied Journalism and Art. He is the former managing editor of … Continue reading Mark Toriski

Jessica Thomas, Stage Manager

Jessica (also referred to as JT) is truly humbled to play the part of resident Stage Manager for Huggable Riot. She is going into her third year of working with Huggable and couldn’t be happier! A native of Maryland, JT … Continue reading Jessica Thomas

Tony Belsito, Musical Director

Tony Belsito is a musician and multi-instrumentalist from northern Minnesota. His band Good Authority has performed music all around Chicago, including House of Blues, Township, and The Second City. His email is and he loves to check it every day.

Cast Members