The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival

If your New Year's resolution involves lauhing more, you're in luck. You can start 2017 off on a humorous note at Stage 773's Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, the country's largest comedy event. "The raging Lakeview Beast" ("Chicago Tribune") whose "laughs are right on track" ("Chicago Sun-Times") serves up the laughs with its most-anticipated line-up in its 16-year history.