Comedy

Hitch*Cocktails

By |2019-05-15T14:01:40-05:00April 17th, 2019|

It starts with an audience suggestion then the players create a full length improvised thriller in the style of Alfred Hitchcock.

Super Human

By |2019-04-17T22:50:40-05:00April 17th, 2019|

Described as a “splash zone of women,” Super Human prides itself on the team’s diverse personalities and playing styles, with an unmistakable focus on creating inclusive learning and performance spaces.

The Lincoln Lodge

By |2019-04-14T14:50:01-05:00April 11th, 2019|

The Lincoln Lodge  is Chicago’s favorite stand up comedy show, now in its 19th year. Each week, the Lincoln Lodge features the best stand up comedy in Chicago, a hilarious variety act, and a Man on the Street segment.

The Blackout Diaries

By |2019-04-14T15:07:44-05:00April 12th, 2019|

The Blackout Diaries is a comedy show were standup comedians, plus 'regular' people (cops, firefighters, teachers, etc) tell true drinking stories. Then you, the audience, can ask questions.

Burlesque is More

By |2019-04-17T21:59:33-05:00April 17th, 2019|

Combining neo-burlesque dancing with comedic monologues and improv, Burlesque is More is the perfect show for a Saturday night out with the ladies or the fellas.

Cigarette Sandwich

By |2019-05-29T16:00:14-05:00May 1st, 2019|

Cigarette Sandwich is finally taking the gloves off, showing you the mewling, betentacled stumps they call hands. No more gimmicks, zero additives, just the best sketch comedy ever written or performed, anywhere, ever, and if you disagree, fight us.

The Holy Fuck Comedy Hour

By |2019-05-29T14:23:01-05:00May 29th, 2019|

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.

Skinprov

By |2019-05-29T14:49:04-05:00May 29th, 2019|

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.

Dick Wolf Improv

By |2019-05-15T16:31:39-05:00May 15th, 2019|

Every Saturday Dick Wolf Improv brings you a completely improvised episode of, executive producer Dick Wolf’s, Law & Order after receiving a suggestion from the audience. If you like Law & Order then you’ll love Dick Wolf Improv.

Shark Tank: The Musical

By |2019-06-18T13:23:52-05:00June 18th, 2019|

A great cast of Annoyance regulars play your favorite sharks Mark, Daymond, Kevin, Lori, Barbara and Robert along with all kinds of characters and their crazy pitches as they try to land a deal.

The Hanleys

By |2019-05-28T15:56:41-05:00May 28th, 2019|

The Hanleys are a typical American sitcom family that always seems to find themselves in not-so-typical situations.

ComedySportz

By |2019-05-31T12:09:23-05:00May 30th, 2019|

ComedySportz is the longest-running, game-based, short form improv comedy show in the comedy capital of the world, perfect for all ages, offering comedy for everyone! 

Palatable Twins

By |2019-06-26T12:42:18-05:00June 26th, 2019|

A night of comedic and artistic variety, each show caps off the night with the show’s hosts, Gaby Dixon and Allison Reese, creating new improvised worlds with wigs, music, and costumes at random intervals.

Christmas in July

By |2019-06-26T14:36:01-05:00June 26th, 2019|

Three dynamic friends enter a graveyard trying to summon a spirit, the devil, literally anyone except… Santa Claus.. Put out your tree, hang your lights and join us for a spooky night of sketches. As they say… Tis the Seance.

True Crimes

By |2019-05-23T13:10:53-05:00May 23rd, 2019|

What makes serial killers kill? What makes cult leaders lead cults? Why are so many conspiracies theorized? True Crimes answers these questions in the dumbest way possible: through improv.

Missed Call (EXTENDED!)

By |2019-06-13T14:42:25-05:00June 13th, 2019|

We’re terrible at answering our phones so we get a lot of voicemails. To start the show we’re going to listen to one of our voicemails with the audience, which we’ve never heard before, and it will be the inspiration [...]

Beyond Therapy

By |2019-07-02T15:05:02-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

Eclipse Theatre Company continues the second play of their 2019 Christopher Durang Season with his wry farcical hit, Beyond Therapy.

“In the Can” with “George Lucas”

By |2019-06-26T12:14:55-05:00June 26th, 2019|

***THIS IS NOT A STAR WARS EVENT *** The king of movies, George Lucas (Sean Tiffin), moves away from his monolithic past to boost his indie cred by presenting an exclusive showcase of short films from local filmmakers on the Chicago comedy scene.

Daniel Sloss: X

By |2019-06-14T11:26:07-05:00June 14th, 2019|

After the success of Daniel Sloss' two-hour long Netflix specials ‘DARK’ & ‘Jigsaw’, this is the stunning new live show from Scotland’s award-winning comedy star.

Time Travel for Petty Revenge

By |2019-07-09T13:40:30-05:00July 9th, 2019|

Ever wish you could harness the power of time and space for spite? In her second solo sketch revue, Libby Marshall exposes the uncomfortable reality that people will use unimaginable power for frivolous ends.