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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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Character Assassination Presents: The Roast of Wolverine!

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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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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Tue
May 31
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, Meredith Kachel, Mike Samp, Chris Redd and more comedians to be announced!

Wed
Jun 01
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, Calvin Evans, Chris Redd and more comedians to be announced!

Thu
Jun 02
2016
08:00 PM

THE KATES on Broadway Chicago

The kates, an eight year comedy showcase hosted by Kelsie Huff and featuring the best female stand-ups in Chicago, now in it's second year at the Laugh Factory Chicago. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage

Featuring Kelsie Huff, Marla Depew, Shannon Noll, Reena Calm, Taneshia Rice and more comedians to be announced!

10:00 PM

CHIGAYGO! Chicago

Chigaygo is Laugh Factory Chicago's premier queer comedy showcase featuring the best gay and gay-friendly comics in the city and around the world. Produced and hosted by the Chicago's favorite actor and comedian Scott Duff! Join Scott and all his friends as they make Chigaygo the must-see show this year! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Scott Duff and more comedians to be announced!

Fri
Jun 03
2016
08:00 PM

Drink, Date Laugh! Chicago

WE ARE BAD AT DATING AND SO CAN YOU! Host Paul Farahvar along with the Chicago comedy scene's most hilarious standup comics will take the stage to share their often-embarrassing and always- funny relationship stories. But the show doesn't end there! Selected audience members will have a chance to share their own dating horror stories during the show and will be awarded for sharing these stories during the "DRINK DATE LAUGH" contest at the completion of the show, with a $100 gift certificate to various local establishments! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Paul Farahvar, Andrew Sitter, Matty Ryan, Sam Norton, Reena Calm and more comedians to be announced!

10:00 PM

FUNKED UP FRIDAY! Chicago

You like to party? You like to laugh? "FUNKED UP FRIDAY" is at your service. A brand new stand up comedy show hosted by AJ Lubecker, a 21-year-old, off-the-wall reveler who's been slinging jokes since before he could drive a car. Buckle up! because comedians are encouraged to push their material to be as unpredictable and funky as possible. With dancing, crowd participation, and games you will most definitely have a unique comedy experience. We'll have funk and soul records spinning, so come get your groove on!

Featuring AJ Lubecker, Nate Burrows, Calvin Evans, Reena Calm and more comedians to be announced!

Sat
Jun 04
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 Reena Calm, Jay Nog, Joel Boyd, Marc Henderson, Sean White, Marty DeRosa 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 Nate Burrows, Andrew Halter, Dave Helem , Caitlin Checkeroski, Kenny DeForest, Brian 'Da Wildcat' Smith 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, Jay Nog, Kenny DeForest and more comedians to be announced!