Some things were just meant to be together. The Drinking and Writing Theater hits the nail on the head combining two acts that can play an influential and enhancing role in the experience of each.
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The Redmoon Theater defines its productions as equal parts pageantry, gadgetry, acrobatics, and ephemera. They’re creating out of the ordinary, daring productions that surprise you, dazzle you, and take place in unexpected and new locations.
Zanies Comedy Club has been host to comedians such as Chelsea Handler and Jerry Seinfeld, and is the king of Chicago stand-up comedy.
With locations in Chicago, New York, London, and Edinburgh, Baby Wants Candy has spread musical and comedic joy to over 1,700 audiences.
Fortunately, the good folks over at the Neo-Futurists never let bad movie scripts disappear. With their weekly series, “It Came from the Neo-Futurarium X,” running every Thursday, the talented troupe of actors resurrect the dead for the purpose of hilarity.
‘That’s Weird Grandma” is an hour-long sketch show of physical and musical comedy based on the ideas of disadvantaged Chicago Public School students.
With gas prices skyrocketing, road trips and flights to exotic beach locales are becoming a luxury not all of us can afford. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take a break from the norm. Check our our picks for a fabulous Chicago spring break staycation!
Love to laugh? Love to drink? Yeah, we thought so. If you’re looking for something different to spice up your weekend, head up to the Pub Theater at Fizz Bar for some comedy and booze.
“A lot of people play the guitar, and a lot of comedians have a certain fashion. But I’m the only banjo player with a cowboy shirt.”
We love to laugh. We love music. We love poop jokes and Lady Gaga. If you love these things, too, then you need more musical comedy in your life. Check out two of our local favorites: Smith & Grimm and Happy Karaoke Fun Time!
Lyndsay Hailey is a busy woman. Since moving to Chicago from Richmond, Virginia her life has been a consistent comedy cyclone, taking the city’s improv scene by storm.
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.
If you want to see or study improv comedy, then there may be no better place in the world than iO Theatre in Wrigleyville.