The Golden Age of Burlesque may be over; but Vaudezilla is intent on bringing it back with fervor.
Since the 1920s the theater has hosted great musicians, comedians, and entertainers including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Robin Williams, Prince, and many more.
The Annoyance is home to a casual bar in the front and a cozy theater space in the back. Seven nights a week you can see some of the funniest sketch, improv, and musical shows that Chicago has to offer.
For the past fifty years, Second City Comedy Troupe and school, whose main focus is improv-based sketch comedy routines, has been grooming some of the funniest comedians of our time.
Every summer a small brick building on Chicago’s lakefront provides a home for eight productions over eight weeks, inviting the city’s world-class off-Loop theater companies to showcase their talents.
The Lincoln Park Theater District is one of the most significant community theater districts in the country, offering amazing entertainment in the neighborhood.
David Schwimmer’s ensemble-based Lookingglass Theatre Company mixes up the Chicago theatre scene with passionate performances and unique shows.
Chicago’s Downtown Theater District is a hub of artistic talent and the closest you can get to Broadway without setting foot on a plane.
If you want to see or study improv comedy, then there may be no better place in the world than iO Theatre in Wrigleyville.