The Cupid Players
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Salsation Theatre Company members Ramon Charriez (left), Nelson Velazquez and Rose Guccione rehearse a scene to be performed at the 13th annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival at Stage 773 in Chicago. | Michael Jarecki~For Sun-Times Media
When it launched in January 2002, the brainchild of Chicago actor and comedy teacher Brian Posen, the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival (then and for years thereafter known as SketchFest) was a last-minute gathering of roughly 30 groups that performed for a couple thousand patrons. This …