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Jun 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
BFG: An 8pm Improv Show at the Annoyance @ The Annoyance Theatre  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
BFG: An 8pm Improv Show at the Annoyance Catch some improv from indy teams: Bethany, Fitness, and Gallon!  
Huggable Riot: Science Fiction Trouble Feature @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Huggable Riot: Science Fiction Trouble Feature Huggable Riot’s 11th original sketch revue, Science Fiction Trouble Feature takes a look at modern social and political issues through the lens of 20th century pop culture media including…
Jun 28 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
The Experiment @ The Annoyance Theatre  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Experiment “Audition teams, not people.” the Experiment features a unique blend of indie improv teams hand-selected for your enjoyment from a process where whole teams, not individual performers, auditioned for a slot. The first…
Jun 29 @ 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…
Jun 29 @ 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.…
Jun 29 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Fishbowl @ Annoyance Theatre & Bar (Small 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…
Jun 29 @ 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…
Jun 29 @ 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…
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
SHEBEAST @ The Annoyance Theatre  | 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…
Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Improvised Twilight Zone @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar | 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.
Jun 30 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Baby Wine @ The Annoyance Theatre  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Baby Wine is an all-gay improv supernova with universally relatable scenework from a cast filled with unique points of view. Baby Wine can only be described as a fast-paced mix of complex relationships with manipulated…
Jun 30 @ 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…
Jun 30 @ 11:55 pm – Jul 1 @ 1:00 am
Holy Fuck Comedy Hour @ The Annoyance Theatre & Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
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.
Jun 30 @ 11:55 pm – Jul 1 @ 12:55 am
TRASH @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
TRASH Come and watch Trash do some amazing improv!  
Jun 30 @ 11:59 pm – Jul 1 @ 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…
Jul 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
F*ck Trump @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Simply put: It’s an evening of songs that help us to understand how horrible of a person Trump is.
Jul 1 @ 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.  
Jul 1 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Annoyance Open Mic @ The Annoyance Theatre  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Annoyance’s only Open Mic Night! Come and try your hand at some standup or solo performance or simply just come to watch! Hosted by Lilly Allison. OPEN MIC WILL BE BOOKED BY LOTTERY DRAWING…
Jul 1 @ 10:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Burlesque is More @ The Annoyance Theatre  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Burlesque is More The Annoyance becomes home to the The Rumble Room, a sexy, rowdy burlesque cabaret hosted by its convivial owner, Nick ‘Crazy Legs’ Velveteen. Seven stimulating ladies offer up hilarious monologues in addition…
Jul 1 @ 11:55 pm – Jul 2 @ 12:55 am
Skinprov @ The Annoyance Theatre  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Skinprov This classic Annoyance show returns for the first time to the new Annoyance with a twist. As the male and female performers improvise, some will disrobe down to their skivvies, and others may offer…
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Macguire: Too Hot for TV @ The Annoyance Theatre and Bar  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Macguire: Too Hot for TV “2H4TV” (as the cool kids call it) is a fast-paced, channel-surf-style sketch show exploring the imaginative and idiotic minds of brothers Matt and Ryan Kappmeyer—a world filled with losers, loudmouths,…
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When the Fog Begins to Lift @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
When the Fog Begins to Lift was written in thirty-one hours on no sleep, so get ready for a very offensive, absurd show. After a successful oil tycoon poses a threat against the poor, but…
Jul 2 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Matt Damon Improv @ The Annoyance Theatre and 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…
Jul 2 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Sick Boyz @ Annoyance Theater and Bar | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Sick Boyz Come kick it at one of the sickest variety shows in Chicago, cohosted by Nick and Skyler. Featuring entertainment from some of the best stand ups and sketch groups in Chicago. New acts…
Jul 2 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Annoyance Presents Improv: Cartoon Sex Book @ Annoyance Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Annoyance Presents Improv: Cartoon Sex Book Mainstage Cartoon Sex Book will tell you everything you need to know. Don’t you worry your pretty little head about it. It’s Pat Reidy, Adam Peacock, Beth Melewski, Asher…
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is Not Normal @ The Annoyance Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
This is Not Normal What exactly are we suppose to be?  In the rise of progression, this dark theatrical satire deems to instill thoughts of who we are as people and our functionality in today’s…
Jul 3 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Student Jam @ The Annoyance Theatre  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Student Jam A night for Annoyance students to JAM!
Jul 4 @ 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 4 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Super Human @ The Annoyance Theatre | 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.