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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

Thu Oct 27 10:15 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 28 8:00 PM

The MLK's 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
Fri Oct 28 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 29 8:00 PM

Laugh Factory Presents: Rebecca O'Neal LIVE!

Rebecca O'Neal is a Chicago based stand up comedian and writer/editor whose work can be read on/in Vanity Fair Magazine, Gawker.tv, Splitsider.com, Videogum.com, The Rumpus, Death and Taxes Magazine, and more. She will also be headlining a special Saturday night of comedy at Laugh Factory Chicago! Get your tickets now! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

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

Rebecca O'Neal
Alex Kumin
Guest
Sat Oct 29 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 29 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 30 8:00 PM

SPECIAL EVENT: Angelo Tsarouchas: Grenglish - Live in Chicago

Angelo Tsarouchas takes you on a funny ride as he entertains you with stories of the challenges of growing up Greek in the diaspora and shares his experiences combining the Greek and Western cultures he lovingly refers to as Grenglish. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Angelo Tsarouchas and more comedians to be announced!

Angelo Tsarouchas
Guest
Sun Oct 30 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 Dec 03 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
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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