Say hello to Chicagoan’s Adele impression on new TV show

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An accomplished Chicago improv performer unveils her Adele impression on TV tonight as part of a new cable series.

Tara DeFrancisco is part of the eight-person ensemble on “Gay Skit Happens,” a quarterly sketch comedy series on Logo.

On the debut episode, airing at 9 tonight, DeFrancisco appears as the British pop sensation, emerging from an eye operation letting her see the world beyond her usual sepia tones, and changing her musical outlook. Here’s an exclusive first look:

Logo TVBeing silly in song is nothing new for DeFrancisco,who performs an improvised musical show called “Here” with partner Rance Rizzuto in Chicago and across the country.

“Gay Skit Happens” has another Chicago tie-in: Its executive producer is Tom Gianis, director of several Second City revues in the ’90s including the seminal “Piñata Full of Bees.”

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