“In a lot of ways, she’s someone I aspire to be — on a non-stress day,” says the former “Daily Show” contributor.
The roast will benefit Gilda’s Club Chicago and The Second City Alumni Fund.
Stewart has a four-year production deal with the cable network.
Former pitcher booked for the quiz show’s Millennium Park taping.
The Chicago improv alum will “satirize the hyperbolic, conspiracy-laden noise machine.”
The South African-born comedian once joked that he wouldn’t go to Chicago because “I don’t want to die.”
Groening says “Disenchantment” will focus on “how to keep laughing in a world full of suffering and idiots.”