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 |2019-08-30T12:05:22-05:00April 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.

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.

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! 

Matt Damon Improv

By |2019-08-08T13:54:01-05:00August 8th, 2019|

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.

Dick Wolf Improv

By |2019-08-07T14:25:20-05:00August 7th, 2019|

Every Saturday Dick Wolf Improv brings you a completely improvised episode of, executive producer Dick Wolf’s, Law & Order.

Five Presidents

By |2019-08-08T17:04:11-05:00August 8th, 2019|

AMERICAN BLUES THEATER'S CHICAGO REVIVAL By ensemble member Rick Cleveland Directed by ensemble member Marty Higginbotham There was only one day in history when all five of these U.S. Presidents were in the same room at the same time: the [...]

College Night

By |2019-09-11T17:48:51-05:00September 11th, 2019|

College Night at the Annoyance Theatre is a weekly showcase of Chicago's cutest college improv and sketch teams.

Suited Up- a Sketch Show by SPLIFF

By |2019-09-04T13:57:21-05:00September 4th, 2019|

After two solid years of mass-producing bits and ragers in Chicago, the baddest roommates you know are sweaty, suited, and ready to get down to business. Let this group of tryhards work for your laughter in their ambitious return to sketch comedy.

Burlesque is Gore

By |2019-09-18T09:28:10-05:00September 13th, 2019|

Burlesque is More is happy to present their first-ever Halloween special ‘Burlesque Is Gore!’ These sexy, funny, body positive ladies are ready to spook and delight through comedic monologues and neo-classic burlesque. Please join us Friday’s at 8pm at The Annoyance theatre and see these salacious witches as they fright and excite you. Burlesque is More is an 18 and over show. Valid ID is required. Any persons under the age of 18 wishing to watch Burlesque is More must be accompanied by their legal guardian throughout their visit. By entering this site and purchasing tickets to one of our performances you agree that all members of your party are over the age of 18 or that they will be accompanied by their legal guardian who approves of them seeing burlesque content. Absolutely all tickets purchased are non-refundable.

Who Killed Joan Crawford?

By |2019-08-20T13:47:50-05:00August 20th, 2019|

At a birthday party, five men dressed as Joan Crawford begin drinking and dishing, dark secrets emerge, and soon there’s one Joan less... and then another...