Chocolate Sundaes is live this Sunday! Open mic signups will resume on 12/6.
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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 Dec 14 6:00 PM
Complimentary Entry

Open Mic

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.

Guest
Wed Dec 14 8:00 PM

Supply And Demand Comedy

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, Nate Burrows and more comedians to be announced!

Jeff Arcuri
Nate Burrows
Guest
Thu Dec 15 8:00 PM

Crossbreed Comedy!

Crossbreed Comedy is the show Chicago comedy lovers have been waiting for! One part standup! One part improv! All parts hysterical! The idea was cooked up in a top secret laboratory 3 miles below the surface of the earth. Comedy scientists have perfected the formula and are bringing their results to Laugh Factory Chicago. Here's how XBC works: Host Matt Chiaramonte and three of Chicago's funniest comics take the stage to deliver razor-sharp standup comedy. After each set, one of Chicago's funniest improv teams will take the stage and perform long form improv based on the standup set you just saw. At the end, all the comics and improvisers come together on stage and play an improv game. Don't miss it! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Matt Chiaramonte and more comedians to be announced!

Matt Chiaramonte
Guest
Thu Dec 15 10:00 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 Dec 16 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 Dec 17 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 Dec 17 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 Dec 17 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 Dec 18 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
Sun Dec 18 9:00 PM
Complimentary Entry

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

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