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Jul 25 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Chuckle F*ckers @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Chuckle F*ckers Improv, sketch, music, stand-up, and everything in between. Come be entertained by Annoyance groups that perform new, original and experimental material! New acts every four weeks.
Jul 25 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Super Human @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Super Human These Humans are SUPER FUNNY! Come watch this group of seasoned pros take the stage for a night of extreme comedy.
Jul 25 @ 10:00 pm
Lindsey's Calling @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Lindsey’s Calling is a group of three best friends who love to play hard and explore every given moment together. Extremely connected from the top, they ask you to come into their world. Laugh, Cry,…
Chicago's Best Standup @ Laugh Factory Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of standup comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago’s Best…
Jul 26 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm
Open Mic @ Laugh Factory Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of standup comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago’s Best…
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm
MINT Music Improv Night @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
A night of Music Improv teams performing is something quite different than any kind of improv showcase happening in this city. But of course – Chicago being the capital of the improv movement worldwide –…
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Everyone's a Critic @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Everyone’s a Critic “Everyone’s a Critic” is a completely improvised performance that explores the egocentrism behind our well calculated to-go orders. Every week with random reviews plucked from the web, the ensemble will take the…
Jul 26 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Marry, Fuck, Kill. @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Marry. Fuck. Kill. Which do you choose? Mary. Fuck. Kill. We do at least one of these every. single. day. Mary. Fuck. Kill. Who’s it gonna be? Mary. Fuck. Kill. Improvised magic on stage. Mary.…
Jul 26 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
MÉNAGE À TELL @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
MÉNAGE Ă€ TELL Comedy duo and Eskimo sisters Caitlin Robb and J.J. Ranvier bring you six evenings of bawdy storytelling and improv. See them perform alongside their weird and amusing friends. With new guest storytellers…
Chicago's Best Standup @ Laugh Factory Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of standup comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago’s Best…
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Beauty's Daughter @ Stage 773 | Chicago | Illinois | United States
BTD DEAL!!! 50% off tickets on any night, using code: BTD50. Join us for a BTD Theater Night on Thursday, July 27th, featuring drinks deals from the Stage 773 bar and a post-show discussion w/cast!…
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Annoyance Presents Improv: Trigger Happy @ The Annoyance Theatre  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Annoyance Presents Improv: Trigger Happy The show consists of a series of unrelated scenes that are inspired by a single suggestion from the audience. During the show the cast share an invisible language that will…
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Blue Man Group @ Briar Street Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
BLUE MAN GROUP utterly redefines the term “live entertainment” and Should Not Be Missed! Remember that time when you were little and one of your imaginary friends took your hand and led you into a…
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
ComedySportz @ CSz Theater Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
A hilarious 90-minute improv comedy show in which two teams create comedy scenes, songs and games right on the spot based on your suggestions. You choose the winner and the show is never the same…
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Three Blocks From Broadway @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Three Blocks From Broadway From Cats and A Chorus Line to Heathers and Big Fish, Rhyme & Punishmint has mastered the art of improvising feature length shows in the various styles of Broadway’s favorite musicals.…
Jul 27 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Fishbowl @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Fishbowl hosted by Sight Unseen features a rotating selection of independent groups to open the show. Then, Annoyance Students will get a chance to enter their ID’s into a fishbowl. 5 students selected will perform…
Jul 27 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Messing with a Friend @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Messing With a Friend features Susan Messing, and other invited talented and funny improvisors from around Chicago, from iO to Second City to The Annoyance. A collection of self-edited improvised scenes based on a single…
Chicago's Best Standup @ Laugh Factory Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of standup comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago’s Best…
Jul 28 @ 10:00 pm
Chicago's Best Standup @ Laugh Factory Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of standup comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago’s Best…
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SHEBEAST @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
SHEBEAST is the loudest, nastiest, sexiest group of he-women you’ve ever seen. They stomp through life making jokes and taking names. You a down right DIRTY DOG? Then this show is for you. The ladies…
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Beauty's Daughter @ Stage 773 | Chicago | Illinois | United States
BTD DEAL!!! 50% off tickets on any night, using code: BTD50. Join us for a BTD Theater Night on Thursday, July 27th, featuring drinks deals from the Stage 773 bar and a post-show discussion w/cast!…
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Blue Man Group @ Briar Street Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
BLUE MAN GROUP utterly redefines the term “live entertainment” and Should Not Be Missed! Remember that time when you were little and one of your imaginary friends took your hand and led you into a…
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
ComedySportz @ CSz Theater Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
A hilarious 90-minute improv comedy show in which two teams create comedy scenes, songs and games right on the spot based on your suggestions. You choose the winner and the show is never the same…
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Steamworks: The Musical @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Steamworks: The Musical The Annoyance Theatre is proud to bring back a revival of “Steamworks: The Musical” with brand new songs and additional characters for a modern view of it’s fun comedy classic. A wide-eyed…
Jul 28 @ 8:44 pm – 9:44 pm
Improvised Twilight Zone @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Improvised Twilight Zone No sexy vampires here! Just twists, twists, twists, and one more twists.  Each week the ITZ spins three, never-before-seen episodes of Rod Serling’s: the Twilight Zone, from your suggestions.
Jul 28 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Baby Wine @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Baby Wine Baby Wine is an all-gay improv supernova with universally relatable scene-work from a cast filled with unique points of view. Baby Wine can only be described as a fast-paced mix of complex relationships…
Jul 28 @ 10:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hitch*Cocktails @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Hitch*Cocktails It starts with an audience suggestion then the players create a full length thriller in the style of Alfred Hitchcock. There could be murder, car chases, gun play, beautiful women, exciting music and drinks…plenty…
Jul 28 @ 10:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Horrible Fun-Based on Cards Against Humanity @ Under The Gun Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
HORRIBLE FUN Under The Gun Theater is proud to announce an open run for our show “Horrible Fun” (previously titled Comedy Against Humanity, a live show for horrible people). When the audience arrives they get…
Jul 28 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Voted “Best atmosphere for musical improv” in Newcity’s Best of Chicago, VAMP is a twice-weekly showcase of Chicago’s strongest musical comedy talent. Each week cast members and house band The Vampers present a hilarious night…