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January 29, 2020
Transistor Chicago
Jan 29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Transistor Chicago

Transistor Chicago is a local small business record/electronic shop and art gallery in East Lakeview, with work and wares from 80+ artists, many based here…

Wednesday January 29
Transistor Chicago
3441 N. Broadway St.
DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | DANBI UM & KUANG-HAO HUANG
Jan 29
Music & Comedy

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | DANBI UM & KUANG-HAO HUANG

The International Music Foundation presents the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts. Enjoy free weekly classical concerts in Preston Bradley Hall, located on the 3rd floor…

Wednesday January 29
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington Street
Chicago’s Best Standup Comedy at Laugh Factory Chicago
Jan 29
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago’s Best Standup Comedy at Laugh Factory Chicago

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…

Wednesday January 29
6:00 p.m.
Laugh Factory
3175 N Broadway Chicago
Teatro ZinZanni: Love, Chaos, & Dinner
Jan 29
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro ZinZanni: Love, Chaos, & Dinner

From the moment you step through the doors into our Belgian Spiegeltent you will be transported into another world where performers break free from the…

Wednesday January 29
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Teatro ZinZanni
32 W Randolph St
Let’s Be Blunt
Jan 29
Music & Comedy

Let’s Be Blunt

“Let’s Be Blunt” is a comedy rock show about weed. Sketch comedy director Duke Harbison and punk rock band “IM SORRY” bring you a medical…

Wednesday January 29
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Trigger Happy 5th Anniversary
Jan 29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Trigger Happy 5th Anniversary

TRIGGER HAPPY is a completely unique presentation of Chicago’s signature long form improvisation, combining elements of mentalism and comedy to create a theatrical avant-garde experience…

Wednesday January 29
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Improv at The Annoyance: The Cowboy Hour
Jan 29
Music & Comedy

Improv at The Annoyance: The Cowboy Hour

Howdy partner! This right here is the rootinest, tootinest, wildest show in all of Chicago! Action! Campfires! Cows! The Cowboy Hour is anything and everything…

Wednesday January 29
9:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
January 30, 2020
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Annoyance Theatre & Bar

For over 25 years, The Annoyance Theatre has created some of Chicago’s finest comedy. Home of the longest running musical Co-ed Prison Sluts, The Annoyance…

Thursday January 30
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave., 2nd Fl.
ComedySportz
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

ComedySportz

Watch two teams of improvisers compete against each other for the audience’s approval and a trophy by performing an array of scenes, songs and games…

Thursday January 30
CSz Theater Chicago
929 W. Belmont Ave.
Jazz Nights
Jan 30
Music & Comedy

Jazz Nights

Recognized for its historic charm and legendary entertainers, The Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel, is thrilled to debut its Thursday and Friday Night Happy Hour…

Thursday January 30
Lockwood Restaurant & Bar
17 E. Monroe St.
Laugh Factory
Jan 30
Music & Comedy

Laugh Factory

Jamie Masada’s SoCal comedy club empire established a Chicago foothold in 2012, refurbishing the former Lakeshore Theater space. The club offers lineups of local comics…

Thursday January 30
Laugh Factory
3175 N Broadway Chicago
Laugh Out Loud Theater Chicago
Jan 30
Music & Comedy

Laugh Out Loud Theater Chicago

See a variety of improv shows almost every night of the week in North Center! Featuring family-friendly shows, drinking games for adults, storytelling and more,…

Thursday January 30
Laugh Out Loud Theater Chicago
3851 N. Lincoln Ave.
MCL Chicago
Jan 30
Music & Comedy

MCL Chicago

MCL Chicago is the first theater dedicated to the art of music comedy. It houses productions featuring music improv, musical sketch, as well as new…

Thursday January 30
MCL Chicago
3110 N. Sheffield Ave.
Night Out in the Parks
Jan 30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Night Out in the Parks

Night Out in the Parks brings over 1,000 cultural events to neighborhood parks each year. Chicagoans and visitors alike, enjoy the breadth of world-class events…

Thursday January 30
Multiple Locations
The Comedy Bar
Jan 30
Music & Comedy

The Comedy Bar

Located in Chicago’s upbeat River North District, right in the heart of downtown, The Comedy Bar sets the bar for stand-up in the city. Often called one…

Thursday January 30
The Comedy Bar
500 N. LaSalle St.
The iO Theater
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The iO Theater

Widely considered to be the premier venue for long-form improvisational performances and classes, the iO Theater (formerly known as the ImprovOlympic Theater) was founded in…

Thursday January 30
The iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
The Public House Theatre
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Public House Theatre

With its skillfully executed shows, cabaret-style seating, and comfortable and inviting lobby, The Public House Theatre has an experience for everyone! We offer only the…

Thursday January 30
The Public House Theatre
3914 N. Clark St
The Second City Training Center Performances
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Second City Training Center Performances

The Second City Training Center is home to four stages featuring up-and-coming comedic talent as well as local comedy vets! Featuring sketch comedy, improv, stand-up…

Thursday January 30
The Second City
230 W. North Ave.
Tight Ship @ Riverview Tavern
Jan 30
Music & Comedy

Tight Ship @ Riverview Tavern

Enjoy learning together with your little one during this weekly drop-in session. Activities are fun, interactive, and encourage children’s curiosity about the natural world. Children…

Thursday January 30
The Reveler
1959 W. Roscoe St.
Transistor Chicago
Jan 30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Transistor Chicago

Transistor Chicago is a local small business record/electronic shop and art gallery in East Lakeview, with work and wares from 80+ artists, many based here…

Thursday January 30
Transistor Chicago
3441 N. Broadway St.
Under The Gun Theater
Jan 30
Music & Comedy

Under The Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater’s mission is to create original theatre combining the mediums of Improvisation, Storytelling, Music and Physical Theater with a bent toward comedy.…

Thursday January 30
Under The Gun Theater
956 W Newport Ave
Chicago’s Best Standup Comedy at Laugh Factory Chicago
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago’s Best Standup Comedy at Laugh Factory Chicago

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…

Thursday January 30
6:00 p.m.
Laugh Factory
3175 N Broadway Chicago
Verböten
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Verböten

It’s 1983 in Chicago and it’s do-or-die for Verböten—a band that is made up of outsider teens with seriously complex home lives. As they gear…

Thursday January 30
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 W Division St.
Teatro ZinZanni: Love, Chaos, & Dinner
Jan 30
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro ZinZanni: Love, Chaos, & Dinner

From the moment you step through the doors into our Belgian Spiegeltent you will be transported into another world where performers break free from the…

Thursday January 30
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Teatro ZinZanni
32 W Randolph St
Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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