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Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Striking Out @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Striking Out PREVIEWS SEPTEMBER 10TH AND 17TH A two act musical about the first straight baseball player in a world where all professional athletes are gay. The Chicago Otters are in trouble. Their star player…
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:05 pm
Monster Club @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Monster Club This all new play tells the story of Mary Shelley, a 5th Grader who is Spooky, Weird, Creative, and Smart. Mary being Mary has gotten herself in trouble and has landed in detention.…
Oct 22 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Hanks/Hill Gruesome Twosome @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Hanks/Hill Gruesome Twosome Hanks Hill: Gruesome Twosome is a high energy sketch show that rips you out of the current terrifying reality and throws you into a somehow even more terrifying reality: A man deals…
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mommy Made Me GAY @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Mommy Made Me GAY Self proclaimed glamour slut Parker Callahan clashes with his REAL LIVE MOTHER (played by Ryan Livingston) over the men and moments that influenced his “hysterical” gay sensibilities. Bursting at the seams…
Oct 23 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Matt Damon Improv @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Matt Damon Improv The cast of Matt Damon Improv is comprised of all women of color “slaying improv comedy,” sometimes featuring a special guest white male(Matt Damon) or female (Lena Dunham) improv comedy veteran who…
Oct 23 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Student Jam @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Student Jam A night for Annoyance students to JAM!
Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:10 pm
Cheesehouse of Horror @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Cheesehouse of Horror Cheese House of Horror is a play in three acts featuring quaint tales of terror about the scariest state in the union: Wisconsin. For your own safety, the less you know about…
Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Unrealistic Expectations @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Unrealistic Expectations Unrealistic Expectations is the best sketch show you’ll ever see. Where characters try to meet the lofty goals society requires for success. From topical to shockable and everything in between. We’ve got something…
Oct 24 @ 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.
Oct 24 @ 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.
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Queerly Beloved @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Queerly Beloved Written by a spectrum-spanning all-queer-identifying cast of first-time Rioters, Queerly Beloved explores the notion of identity and what it means to be LGBTQ in today’s world. This revue prides itself on its ability…
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Shade @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Shade Shade is a stellar improv ensemble directed by TJ Jagodowski! Come and see these folks improvise and make you laugh all night long!
Oct 25 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Huggable Riot: Panic! at the Honkey Tonk @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Huggable Riot: Panic! at the Honkey Tonk The first all-musical revue from Huggable Riot, “Panic! at the Honky Tonk” is a giant line dance through the hearts and minds of an incredibly intelligent, talented cast.…
Oct 25 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Nuggets (Short Form Improv) @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Nuggets (Short Form Improv) Nuggets is a short form improv show – think Whose Line is it Anyway but updated with a young, diverse cast! Each show features a six-piece of our performers navigating games,…
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Annoyance Presents Improv: Trigger Happy @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
* CHECK OUT THE FREE SHOW, with Special Appearance by creator Mick Napier, at the BTD Month of Theater! * Annoyance Presents Improv: Trigger Happy The show consists of a series of unrelated scenes that…
Oct 26 @ 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…
pH Comedy and The Annoyance Present: College Night @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
pH Comedy and The Annoyance Present: College Night pH Comedy and The Annoyance team up to bring you a night of amazing college improv!
Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Shark Tank: The Musical @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Shark Tank: The Musical Ever watch the tv show Shark Tank and think “That show would make a great musical!” Well, your friends at The Annoyance did. A great cast of Annoyance regulars play your…
Oct 27 @ 11:55 pm – Oct 28 @ 1:00 am
Holy Fuck Comedy Hour @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Holy Fuck Comedy Hour See a collage of character studies, scenes, songs and maybe even some audience interaction, all written in a week with no rehearsals by some of Chicago’s most accomplished comedians.
Oct 27 @ 11:55 pm – Oct 28 @ 12:55 am
TRASH @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
TRASH Come and watch Trash do some amazing improv!  
Oct 27 @ 11:59 pm – Oct 28 @ 12:59 am
The Holy Fuck Comedy Hour @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Holy Fuck Comedy Hour See a collage of character studies, scenes, songs and maybe even some audience interaction, all written in a week by some of Chicago’s most accomplished comedians. The “Holy Fuck Comedy…
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 7:50 pm
Dysphoria Euphoria @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Dysphoria Euphoria Woah! Me, Chelsea Norment, has written another solo show. This time it’s all about gender dysphoria and trying to navigate being a non-binary fellow in a binary world. There will be weird stuff,…
Oct 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fire and Beer @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Fire and Beer (Annoyance House Ensemble) The Annoyance House Ensemble improvises based on an audience suggestion.