Press and Links

Hard-Core CORN

Theatre is Easy

“Haramis is a buoyant storyteller with a gift for creating distinct characters…”

Review: Hard-Core CORN

High Stakes Theatre Company

“Kelly was very fun, quirky, and smart.” 

Review: Hard-Core CORN at FRIGID

Radio Free Brooklyn

Mock-U-Mental Gets FRIGID 2019

Malinism: My Thoughts on Theatre & Yonder

Meet Kelly Haramis & Hard-Core CORN

The Villager

Frigid Fest nearly iced out, but show goes on

The Highland Park Landmark

HP resident writes, performs show about corn intolerance

Highland Park Patch

‘Hardcore Corn’ Coming to Highland Park Public Library



To be or not to be … a chicken. 10 more buzzworthy shows at the Minnesota Fringe Fest (a Pioneer Press paper)

Minnesota Fringe has grown up, but you’ll find shows that are zany and irreverent 

WLUW FM 88.7 (Loyola University’s radio station)

Hard-Core CORN interview

DNAinfo Chicago

Fringe Fest Releases This Year’s Lineup


Highland Park Landmark

Highland Park resident returns to Fringe

Windy City Greek

Chicago Greek Kelly Haramis Shows Some ‘Hard-Core CORN’

12 Angry Candidates

RedEye Chicago

6 Chicago comedy shows to see this week

Buzz On Stage

All female comedy

Double Happiness: A Tale of Love, Loss, and One Forever Family

New City

“Just the right blend of pathos and self-deprecation, Haramis’ tale of her long gestating plans for parenthood was thoughtfully crafted and performed with seemingly boundless energy.”

Festival Coverage: Chicago Fringe Festival (Part 4)

Portrait of Adoption (a Chicago Now blog)

“The show was fast-paced and funny, punctuated by moments of heartbreaking loss.”

Double Happiness review

Highland Park News

Shout Out from Kelly Haramis, stand-up mother

Highland Park Landmark

Double Happiness tells stories of highs, lows


Chicago Parent

Chicago Fringe shows

Chicago Tribune

At Chicago Fringe Fest, some 200 shows and no two alike

Daily North Shore

Double Helping of Laughter, Tears

Highland Park Patch

Highland Park Woman’s ‘One-Woman Show’ Hits Fringe Festival

Montreal Gazette

“She’s an enthusiastic, articufringegazettelate performer and her tale, with its double-happy ending, is inspiring.” –Pat Donnelly, Montreal Gazette

Double Happiness delivers an inspirational personal journey


Former journalist Kelly Haramis on her Fringe show Double Happiness

Montreal Gazette

Montreal Fringe Festival: High hopes by the dozen: It’s impossible to give a fail-safe list of best bets for the fest, but you can improve your odds of seeing a hit

Montreal Gazette

Best of the Fest: Top 12 shows at 2014 Montreal Fringe Festival

Montreal Gazette

But I did enjoy Crook of Dreams, In Memoriam: The Wake of Cheddar Fandango, Project Gingervitis, Paleoncology, DOUBLE HAPPINESS . . .

Bloody Underrated

Montreal Fringe 2014: Double Happiness

CKUT 90.3 FM//Upstage 

Double Happiness at Montreal Fringe interview


Byron’s Fringe picks: Sight Unseen

Manhattan With A Twist:

Get Cultured: Double Happiness: A Tale of Love, Loss, and One Forever Family

The Huffington Post:

One Woman’s Struggles With Fertility, Adoption and Grief

Mediabistro Fishbowl NY:

Former Chicago Tribune Columnist Brings One-Woman Show to New York

Sketch Block Podcast:

FRIGID FESTIVAL 2014 Quick Interviews

Theater in the Now:

Spotlight on … Kelly Haramis

The Happiest Medium:

Double Happiness: A Tale of Love, Loss, and One Forever Family: 10 Things to Know About the Show Before You Go (2014 FRIGID New York Festival)

Vol. 1 Brooklyn:

Weekend Bites

Broadway World:

Double Happiness to play FRIGID NY

Orlando Sentinel review:

“…talking about adoption is therapeutic for Haramis, who shares the story of her life from years before her own conception (she was a “bonus baby”) through her troubled attempts at conception, with detours through newsrooms and to the Great Wall of China.” ––Dewayne Bevil, Orlando Sentinel

The Greek Star profile:

“Kelly traces her Greek roots back to the island of Lemnos.”


Click here for the new 2014 promo for “Double Happiness” at the St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival.

Click here for the 2014 promo for “Double Happiness” at the FRIGID New York Festival.

Click here for the 2013 promo for “Double Happiness” at Orlando Fringe Festival.