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

Tue Dec 20 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
Wed Dec 21 6:00 PM

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 21 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 22 8:00 PM

One Night Only Barry Crimmins, Kurt Metzger, Rob Mailloux

ONE NIGHT ONLY! BARRY CRIMMINS, KURT METZGER, ROB MAILLOUX! Barry Crimmins is a former Air America Radio writer and correspondent, internationally renowned political satirist and author. He was critical in the development of the Boston comedy scene in the late 70's early 80's by founding The Ding Ho and Stitches. His latest special "WHATEVER THREATENS YOU" was directed and produced by Louis CK. He has appeared on WTF with Marc Maron as well as The Joe Rogan Experience. Kurt Metzger is a Stand up comic who has written for Inside Amy Schumer, Chappelle Show, MTV movie awards and the roast of Charlie Sheen. His critic favored special White Precious was released in 2014 and won the hearts of many adoring fans. He has a popular podcast called Race Wars with Sherrod Small and is also a frequent guest on Joe Rogan Experience and Legion Of Skanks. Rob Mailloux is an international touring stand up comic and is a regular on Legion of Skanks, Doug loves Movies, and Comedy Pump.

Featuring Barry Crimmins, Rob Mailloux and more comedians to be announced!

Barry Crimmins
Rob Mailloux
Guest
Thu Dec 22 10:00 PM

Laugh Factoria

Join us for a spicy evening with the funniest all-Latino comic line-up in Chicago! This is sure to be a "noche de risa" hosted by Chicago's own, Joey Villagomez! 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 23 8:00 PM

Brian Babylon & Friends Birthday Show!

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 23 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, B Cole, Matty Ryan, Abi Sanchez and more comedians to be announced!

AJ Lubecker
B Cole
Matty Ryan
Abi Sanchez
Guest
Tue Dec 27 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
Wed Dec 28 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 29 8:00 PM

The Martin Luther Kings of Comedy LIVE!

The Martin Luther Kings of Comedy are a Chicago-based comedy troupe here for the voices who usually don't get a chance to shine. You'll always feel the power of the revolution with these young, creative stand-up artists. Join the movement as they take over the Laugh Factory for the very first time, ONE NIGHT ONLY! (The MLK's of Comedy are Jayson Acevedo, Jarrell Scott Barnes, Joel Boyd, Denny Love, Ty Riggs & Mike Robinson)

Featuring Joel Boyd, Michael Robinson and more comedians to be announced!

Joel Boyd
Michael Robinson
Guest

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