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We Are Open 7 Night A Week!

Laugh Factory Chicago is open 7 nights a week! We have something for every taste and style of comedy. Our showcases feature 5-7 comedians every night of the week and special events on the calendar. Drink specials, group packages, and venue rentals available! Click to learn more!

UPCOMING SHOWS - Chicago

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Fri Sep 30 11:30 PM

Sashay

If you're looking for drag, glitz, glamour, glitter, gays, and sickening queer comedians, then look no further than "Sashay! Queer Comedy"! A show about celebrating queerness in all its forms by giving a platform to the most exciting queer comedians in the city. An experience you'll never forget, "Sashay", lets the audience in on the fun by giving them the opportunity to win prizes and letting audience volunteers show off their pride in over-the-top gay challenges! So start your pride weekend off right with the most fabulous LGBTQ+ comedians and performers in Chicago as they take you through a show filled with games, prizes, fun, drag, and hilarious stand-up comedy! Age 18+ Two drink minimum per person in the showroom (can be alcoholic or non-alcoholic.

Featuring Beckett Kenny and more comedians to be announced!

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Beckett Kenny
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Sat Oct 01 7:30 PM

Chicago's Best Stand Up

Chicago's Best Standup Comedy is back better than ever. We've compiled the absolute best standup comedy lineup that you will see in the city. Today's biggest names and local comedians will deliver something for every taste and style of comedy. NO CASH PAYMENTS ACCEPTED. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage) General Admission is based on first come first serve. 18% service fee will be applied to all drink tabs at payment to be given directly to service staff.

Featuring Kristen Toomey, Rob Gleeson, Ali Drapos, Victoria Vincent and more comedians to be announced!

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Kristen Toomey
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Rob Gleeson
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Ali Drapos
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Victoria Vincent
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Sat Oct 01 9:30 PM

Chicago's Best Stand Up

Chicago's Best Standup Comedy is back better than ever. We've compiled the absolute best standup comedy lineup that you will see in the city. Today's biggest names and local comedians will deliver something for every taste and style of comedy. NO CASH PAYMENTS ACCEPTED. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage) General Admission is based on first come first serve. 18% service fee will be applied to all drink tabs at payment to be given directly to service staff.

Featuring Kristen Toomey, Rob Gleeson, Ali Drapos, Victoria Vincent, Abi Sanchez, Correy Boyd-Bell and more comedians to be announced!

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Kristen Toomey
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Rob Gleeson
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Ali Drapos
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Victoria Vincent
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Abi Sanchez
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Correy Boyd-Bell
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Sat Oct 01 11:30 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 Tiny Thickemz, Kristen Toomey, Kadeem Fuller, TJLT and more comedians to be announced!

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Tiny Thickemz
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Kristen Toomey
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Kadeem Fuller
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The Roast of Vampires

This October, comedy sucks. Character Assassination has dug up all your favorite vampires for a one-night-only one-of-a-kind roast comedy show with FANGS, honey. Catch Chicago's best stand-up comedians as Dracula, Blade, Edward Cullen, Morbius, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and a whole lot more. These vamps woke up on the wrong side of the coffin and they are out for blood. Character Assassination roasts have been recommended by the RedEye, the Reader, and much more. Don't miss another great roast from Character Assassination. Character Assassination is a roast show at Chicago's Laugh Factory that puts historical figures and beloved pop culture personalities in the hotseat. Stacked against a ruthless panel of their peers, these roasts turn into a battle of the wits limited only by the imagination. Every show features top comedians, writing and performing in character and in costume as a wild roasting dais of popular icons with one goal in mind: to tear each other to shreds. Character Assassination is produced by Andy Fleming and is a sister show of Character Assassination Louisville. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage) NO CASH PAYMENTS ACCEPTED

Featuring Andy Fleming, Kent Carney, Beckett Kenny, Jessica Mance, Marz Timms, Ali Drapos, Adam Burke, John McCombs and more comedians to be announced!

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Andy Fleming
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Kent Carney
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Beckett Kenny
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Jessica Mance
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Marz Timms
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Ali Drapos
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Adam Burke
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John McCombs
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Sun Oct 02 9:00 PM

Em and Nem Comedy Show

Em Brown(HBOMAX, LOL NETWORK)brings 3 headliners to The Laugh Factory Chicago! Smitty B, Lyssa Laird and special guess! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage) General Admission is based on first come first serve. 18% service fee will be applied to all drink tabs at payment to be given directly to service staff.

Featuring Schmitty B, Lyssa Laird and more comedians to be announced!

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Schmitty B
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Lyssa Laird
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Mon Oct 03 8:00 PM

Named "Best Mayor Impersonation" by The Chicago Reader, Lisa Beasley is taking up residency after her sold-out debut Laugh Factory performance as Mayor Lory Litefoot in "Lisa Beasley's Unpolitical Women Comedy Show." Featuring Chicago's Best Standup comics, impersonators, and a special Q&A with Lisa as Mayor Lory, this hilarious show will give Chicagoans the much needed laugh we deserve. This show features some of her funniest friends, funniest characters and most importantly, this show features Lisa Beasley as herself. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage). 18% service fee will be attached to drink tabs and will be distributed to service staff. Call us at 773-327-3175 if you have any questions! Show begins at 8:00pm. We recommend arriving 30 minutes early.

Featuring Lisa Beasley and more comedians to be announced!

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Lisa Beasley
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Tue Oct 04 7:30 PM

Chicago's Best Stand Up

Chicago's Best Standup Comedy is back better than ever. We've compiled the absolute best standup comedy lineup that you will see in the city. Today's biggest names and local comedians will deliver something for every taste and style of comedy. NO CASH PAYMENTS ACCEPTED. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage) General Admission is based on first come first serve. 18% service fee will be applied to all drink tabs at payment to be given directly to service staff.

Featuring Blake Burkhart, Lele Mason, Kenyon Adamcik, Abi Sanchez, Andy Fleming and more comedians to be announced!

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Blake Burkhart
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Lele Mason
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Kenyon Adamcik
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Abi Sanchez
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Andy Fleming
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Tue Oct 04 9:00 PM

Open Mic

Come see the next big star on the World Famous Laugh Factory stage! Sign-ups are at 7pm at the Laugh Factory to perform at the 9pm show. Random draw for comics and every night a comic will be selected to perform on a future showcase! No drink minimum.

Featuring Grace Bahler and more comedians to be announced!

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Grace Bahler
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Wed Oct 05 8:00 PM

Verified Laughs

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE! Where everyone and their grammy needs followers! Brand! And a constant stream of content! Out of this hellscape comes Verified Laughs, a weekly show where Chicago's top comics go head to head for YOUR VOTE. The winners compete in a showdown at the end of the month to win the ultimate, most verified title. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)

Featuring Ontonio Kareem, Ali Drapos, Daryll Schmitz and more comedians to be announced!

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Ontonio Kareem
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Ali Drapos
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Daryll Schmitz
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Chicago

3175 Broadway St.
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 327-3175