Chocolate Sundaes is live this Sunday! Catch Tim Allen monthly in Hollywood on Thursday, October 6th! Come see Adam Ray, Andrew Santino, Chris Redd, Jordan Rock, and more in Hollywood this week. Check the Clubs & Tickets page for more.
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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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US Qualifying Round for the Funniest Person in the World Contest Now Open!

Think you're one of the two funniest people in the US? Enter our qualifying round and see if you can make it to the Funniest Person in the World Contest and its $100,000 grand prize!

UPCOMING SHOWS - Chicago

Wed Oct 05 10:00 PM

Battle States!

Battle States is a one of a kind experience putting state against state for comedy supremacy. The best comics from all over the country move to Chicago to perfect the craft. Now it is time to put them to the test. Every first and second Wednesday 3 comics from 2 different states go head to head in a 4 round battle royal to see which state is funniest. The winner is based on audience vote so come root for your state or against Texas! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Tyler Ross and more comedians to be announced!

Tyler Ross
Guest
Thu Oct 06 8:00 PM

THE KATES on Broadway

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, Laura Hugg, Mona Aburmishan, Taneshia Rice, Brandi Denise, Melissa Richelle, Britt Ferguson and more comedians to be announced!

Kelsie Huff
Laura Hugg
Mona Aburmishan
Taneshia Rice
Brandi Denise
Melissa Richelle
Britt Ferguson
Guest
Thu Oct 06 10:00 PM

CHIGAYGO!

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!

Scott Duff
Guest
Fri Oct 07 8:00 PM

Chicago's Best Stand Up

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 comedians to be announced.

Guest
Fri Oct 07 10:00 PM

FUNKED UP FRIDAY!

Kick off your weekend at the Laugh Factory with FUNKED UP FRIDAY. A one of a kind stand up comedy show hosted by AJ Lubecker, an off-the-wall reveler whose influences range from Sinatra to Andy Kaufman. A night guaranteed to be packed with soulful tunes, and *performances from comedians who are encouraged to push their material to be as funky as possible. The funk and soul records will be spinnin', drinks will be flowin', dancing shoes will be tappin', come let loose!

Featuring AJ Lubecker and more comedians to be announced!

AJ Lubecker
Guest
Sat Oct 08 8:00 PM

Chicago's Best Stand Up

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 comedians to be announced.

Guest
Sat Oct 08 10:00 PM

The Nasty Show

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 comedians to be announced.

Guest
Sat Oct 08 11:59 PM

Midnight Madness

Always the last one to bed? Looking for something to do late on a Friday 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 and more comedians to be announced!

Marty DeRosa
Guest
Sun Oct 09 7:00 PM

Chicago's Best Stand Up

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 comedians to be announced.

Guest
Tue Oct 11 7:30 PM

Top $10 Tuesdays!

OK, so you've made it through the drudgery of Monday, but now the rest of the week stretches out before you like a humorless hurdle. Well count your lucky stars, because Chicago's Laugh Factory is here to give you just the endorphin-fueled boost you'll need to coast through to the weekend with Top Ten Tuesdays! Every week, 10 of the best acts in the city make their way to the stage of The Laugh Factory to deliver standout stand-up sets. Come see one of your personal favorites -- or discover a new one -- at this ever-revolving comedy lineup. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Rebecca O'Neal and more comedians to be announced!

Rebecca O'Neal
Guest

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