Shows

The Lincoln Lodge

By |2019-08-30T12:05:22-05:00April 11th, 2019|

Now Showing - May 12, 2020

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|

Now Showing - May 13, 2020

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.

ComedySportz

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

Now Showing - Jun 29, 2020

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! 

Annoyance Open Mic

By |2019-09-18T16:20:31-05:00September 18th, 2019|

Now Showing - Jan 25, 2020

Come try your hand at some standup or solo performance or simply come to watch! Hosted by Lilly Allison.

Storytown

By |2019-09-26T13:38:08-05:00September 26th, 2019|

Now Showing - May 30, 2020

From superheroes to undersea adventures, princesses to dinosaurs, Storytown takes you on an interactive, fully improvised adventure!

Scotch & TV Dinner

By |2019-11-27T17:36:14-05:00November 27th, 2019|

Now Showing - Jan 26, 2020

Join the cast of Scotch and TV Dinner as, through the magic of sketch comedy, they take you back to the 1950s.

To Thine Own Self Be Shrew

By |2019-12-18T18:19:37-05:00December 18th, 2019|

Now Showing - Feb 15, 2020

We ask the audience for the title of an actual Shakespeare play, and the "director" gives their "directors note" to the audience on their "concept" for the show, and our one-act improvised Shakespeare play ensues!

Boyband: The Musical

By |2019-12-19T14:13:27-05:00December 19th, 2019|

Now Showing - Feb 15, 2020

Follow the the all-female cast of Boyband: The Musical as members of super group, "Backwards Action," recount the glory days & sing their way into manhood.

Hot Clown Sex

By |2019-12-18T16:28:30-05:00December 18th, 2019|

Now Showing - Jan 28, 2020

HCS features a talented ensemble of over-sexed clowns as well as hot new guest performers each week.

Whisper House

By |2020-01-13T23:56:42-05:00December 20th, 2019|

Now Showing - Feb 15, 2020

A young boy is sent to live with his foreboding aunt in her very remote – and very haunted – lighthouse. Despite any lurking spirits, the most fearsome demons Christopher will need to confront lie within. 

Dick Wolf Improv

By |2020-01-09T17:23:31-05:00January 9th, 2020|

Now Showing - Feb 15, 2020

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.

A Smashing Good Time

By |2020-01-09T17:27:10-05:00January 9th, 2020|

Now Showing - Jan 26, 2020

Everyone has meaningful objects in their life, even ones we may not love. Come explore the objects that define us, the relationships that made us, and the explosive power of catharsis.

Scotch & TV Dinner

By |2020-01-09T18:01:00-05:00January 9th, 2020|

Now Showing - Jan 26, 2020

Join the cast of Scotch and TV Dinner as, through the magic of sketch comedy, they take you back to the 1950s, where the apple pie is warm, the TV is on, and America is a h̶e̶l̶l̶i̶s̶h̶ ̶n̶i̶g̶h̶t̶m̶a̶r̶e̶ ̶r̶u̶l̶e̶d̶ ̶b̶y̶ ̶c̶o̶r̶p̶o̶r̶a̶t̶i̶o̶n̶s̶ great.

Let’s Be Blunt

By |2020-01-09T15:49:21-05:00January 9th, 2020|

Now Showing - Mar 4, 2020

"Let's Be Blunt" is a comedy rock show about weed. Sketch comedy director Duke Harbison and punk rock band "IM SORRY" bring you a medical grade performance like no other.

Improv at The Annoyance: The Cowboy Hour

By |2020-01-09T16:28:12-05:00January 9th, 2020|

Now Showing - Feb 12, 2020

This right here is the rootinest, tootinest, wildest show in all of Chicago! Action! Campfires! Cows! The Cowboy Hour is anything and everything cowboy, all entirely improvised. Come watch as Improvisers explore various made up towns out west, all based off your recommendations and ideas!

Top Girls

By |2019-07-25T11:42:21-05:00July 25th, 2019|

Now Showing - Feb 22, 2020

Caryl Churchill’s groundbreaker brilliantly debates questions about female empowerment, gender conformity, career, and family.

Sheepdog

By |2020-01-17T12:45:39-05:00January 17th, 2020|

Now Showing - Feb 29, 2020

Amina and Ryan are both officers on the Cleveland police force. Amina is black, Ryan is white, and they are falling deeply and passionately in love. When an officer-involved shooting roils the department, the cracks in their relationship widen into confusion and self-doubt. At breakneck speed, Amina’s dogged pursuit of the truth may exact a devastating toll on their relationship. Sheepdog is both a riveting mystery and a love story with high stakes and no easy answers. It fearlessly examines police violence, interracial love and class in the 21st century.

Whisper House

By |2020-01-14T00:00:35-05:00January 14th, 2020|

Now Showing - Jan 19, 2020

A young boy is sent to live with his foreboding aunt in her very remote – and very haunted – lighthouse. Despite any lurking spirits, the most fearsome demons Christopher will need to confront lie within. 

By Land, By Air, By Wiig

By |2020-01-09T15:38:59-05:00January 9th, 2020|

Jan 20, 2020 - Feb 3, 2020

By Land, By Air, By Wiig is show is all about travel, transportation, globalization, and the Earth upon which we trot. What a hoot! And only $8 to boot! Written and Performed by Eric Wiig Directed by Ali Barthwell

Code Grey

By |2020-01-16T15:29:38-05:00January 16th, 2020|

Jan 21, 2020 - Feb 4, 2020

Code Grey is what happens when an audience suggestion is used to create a hospital’s world of sexy love triangles, rare diseases, and power plays.

If/Then

By |2019-12-27T23:18:03-05:00December 27th, 2019|

Jan 23, 2020 - Jan 26, 2020

When her carefully designed plans collide with fate, Elizabeth's life splits into two parallel paths. If/Then follows both stories, simultaneously, through the intersection of choice and chance.

Whisper House

By |2020-01-14T00:30:31-05:00January 14th, 2020|

Jan 23, 2020

A young boy is sent to live with his foreboding aunt in her very remote – and very haunted – lighthouse. Despite any lurking spirits, the most fearsome demons Christopher will need to confront lie within. 

If/Then

By |2019-12-27T23:18:51-05:00December 27th, 2019|

Jan 24, 2020

When her carefully designed plans collide with fate, Elizabeth's life splits into two parallel paths. If/Then follows both stories, simultaneously, through the intersection of choice and chance.