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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

Fri Oct 21 8:00 PM

SPECIAL EVENT: Eric Schwartz LIVE!

Comedian Eric Schwartz is coming back to Laugh Factory Chicago for another mind-blowing show filled with musical comedy, physical antics, multicultural satire and social commentary. With a skill set similar to Jimmy Fallon or Adam Sandler, Eric Schwartz is one of the most creative and original comedians working today, earning the description, "everything there is to love about entertainment" (First Order Historians). With appearances on The Tonight Show, Showtime, Comics Unleashed, BET and more, this multi-dimensional showman's stand up, songs and characters have made him a favorite at clubs, colleges and the web. His viral videos have aired on E!, G4, CNN and OMG Insider, while YouTube recently named him one of their prestigious NextUp Creators. "E! News Daily" host Ryan Seacrest says Schwartz is "rocking the web" with "videos that have everyone Googling" and Forbes.com applauds him for having "a minor industry in pop music parodies." Get your tickets now for ERIC SCHWARTZ LIVE! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Eric Schwartz and more comedians to be announced!

Eric Schwartz
Guest
Fri Oct 21 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
Sat Oct 22 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 22 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 22 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 23 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 Oct 23 9:00 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 25 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 Oct 26 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 Oct 26 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 and more comedians to be announced!

Jeff Arcuri
Guest

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