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Your Feature Presentation LIVE PODCAST SHOW

A bad movie breakdown with a game show twist. On the first Sunday of each month, join comedians Jonah Jurkens, Matt Chiaramonte and some of their funniest friends for a live podcast recording on the Laugh Factory stage. Join them and experience some of the worst movies ever committed ...

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The Roast of Hamilton!

Character Assassination is a new roast show at Chicago's Laugh Factory that puts famous historical figures and beloved fictional personalities in the hotseat. Stacked against a ruthless panel of their peers, these roasts turn into a battle of the wits limited only by the imagination. ...

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First Thursdays! The Kates at 8pm & Chigaygo at 10pm!

Back 2 Back laughs every 1st Thursday of the month! See The Kates, a seven year comedy showcase hosted by Kelsie Huff and featuring the best female stand-ups in Chicago at 8pm and Chigaygo, Laugh Factory Chicago's premier queer comedy showcase featuring the best gay and gay-friendly c...

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3rd Annual Asian Comedy Festival

Join us as we celebrate the 3rd Annual Asian Comedy Festival with the top touring comedians. Featuring the longest running Asian Improv group, Stir Friday Night, Stand Up Comedians: Prateek Srivastava voted Best Local Comedian by Suburbanites Magazine, Sandrell Shu Ross member of Sout...

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Fri
Apr 29
2016
08:00 PM

Chicago's Best Stand Up Chicago

We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Kelsie Huff, Nick Gaza, Jonah Jurkens, Paul Farahvar, Natalie Jose, Kellye Howard, Martin Morrow and more comedians to be announced!

10:00 PM

Chicago's Best Stand Up Chicago

We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Jonah Jurkens, Felonious Munk, Nick Gaza, Natalie Jose, Danny Kallas and more comedians to be announced!

Sat
Apr 30
2016
08:00 PM

Chicago's Best Stand Up Chicago

We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Adam Burke, Jeff Arcuri, Anthony Bonazzo, Reena Calm, CJ Sullivan, Joey Villagomez and more comedians to be announced!

10:00 PM

The Nasty Show Chicago

This ain't your grandma's stand up. Forget about cute puns and adorable observations and strap in for a night of in-your-face, no-holds-barred comedy! We compiled the best comics in Chicago, removed their leashes and let them loose...just for you. It may get dark. It may get dirty. It may make you question what's appropriate to laugh at in public. And it absolutely will be a night you will never forget...whether you like it or not! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Kristen Toomey, Rachel McCartney, Erica Clark, Felonious Munk, Marty DeRosa and more comedians to be announced!

11:59 PM

Midnight Madness Chicago

Always the last one to bed? Looking for something to do late on a Saturday night? Then join fellow night owls who keep you laughing all night long for our famous Midnight Madness show. If you're going to be up late, you may as well be laughing.

Featuring Marty DeRosa, Abi Sanchez, Tristan Triptow, Jeanie Doogan and more comedians to be announced!

Sun
May 01
2016
07:00 PM

SPECIAL EVENT: Your Feature Presentation LIVE PODCAST SHOW! Chicago

A bad movie breakdown with a game show twist. On the first Sunday of each month, join comedians Jonah Jurkens, Matt Chiaramonte and some of their funniest friends for a live podcast recording on the Laugh Factory stage. Join them and experience some of the worst movies ever committed to film! After lovingly ribbing (or mercilessly eviscerating) scenes and a short edit of the film, the panel will play a series of games where one audience member (Maybe you) will be named the BIG WINNER! This show has everything! Clips, Trailers, Games, Skits, Surprises, Lil' Wayne, Whoopie Goldberg, audience participation, you'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll silently fart in your seat and hope that no one notices. We noticed! And we still love you! If you haven't seen Your Feature Presentation, you haven't seen movies! "Two Thumps Up! For the show, not for the movies" - Gene Shalit's mustache Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Jonah Jurkens, Matt Chiaramonte, Marty DeRosa, David Drake, Colt Cabana and more comedians to be announced!

09:00 PM

Character Assassination presents: The Roast of Hamilton Chicago

Character Assassination is a new roast show at Chicago's Laugh Factory that puts famous historical figures and beloved fictional personalities in the hotseat. Stacked against a ruthless panel of their peers, these roasts turn into a battle of the wits limited only by the imagination. Every show features top comedians, writing and performing in character and in costume as a wild roasting dais of popular icons with one goal in mind- to tear each other to shreds. This month, we set our sights on HAMILTON as the bastard, orphan, son-of-a-whore himself gets roasted by figures from history, theater, and hip-hop. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Andy Fleming, Danny Maupin, Tyler Jackson, Sammy Arechar, Tim Barnes, Rebecca O'Neal, Goodrich Gevaart, Geoffrey Asmus and more comedians to be announced!

Tue
May 03
2016
07:30 PM

Top Ten Tuesdays! Chicago

Looking for comedy on a Tuesday night for a great price? We have just the show for you, Top Ten Tuesdays! Every Tuesday night, we put on the best 10 standup acts in the city for just $10! Your weekdays will never be the same! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Rebecca O'Neal, Sam Gordon, Mikey Manker, Sonia Denis , Pat Tomasulo, David Drake and more comedians to be announced!

Wed
May 04
2016
06:00 PM

Open Mic Chicago

Think you have what it takes to be the next big star? Come try out your act on the World Famous Laugh Factory stage! Sign-ups are at 6pm at the Laugh Factory to perform the following Wednesday at the 6:30pm show. Be sure to get there early to sign up, because we can only take the first 15 comics. The road to stardom starts on our stage!

Featuring comedians to be announced.

Complimentary Admission
08:00 PM

SPECIAL EVENT: Supply And Demand Chicago

A limited run show highlighting the most in-demand comedians in Chicago. We will mix the super famous with the next big thing for 90 minutes of crushingly funny comedy. You never know who is going to stop by and blow the doors off - expect the unexpected. And save some coin by buying your tickets early - as we sell out, the price goes up. Because this show is all about supply and demand. $10 entry for patrons with comp tickets arriving after 8pm.

Featuring Jeff Arcuri, Caitlin Checkeroski, Martin Morrow, Rebecca O'Neal, Mikey Manker, Emily Galati, Clark Jones and more comedians to be announced!