Last ‘Shit Show’ of 2014!

The Shit Show comedy showcase is closing out 2014 a month early with some amazing Chicago comics!  The last show of the year will be Saturday, November 29th, Collaboraction (1579 N. Milwaukee), 10pm,...

The Sh*t Show comedy showcase

The Shit Show is a one-of-a-kind monthly Chicago comedy showcase at Collaboraction Theater in heart of Wicker Park that takes place the last Saturday of every month. The show combines the ambiance of...

George Lopez and Rob Schneider To Share Chicago For Some Funny Business on September 22nd

September 22nd should be a great night for comedy as The Chicago Theatre welcomes comedian George Lopez. The comedian is scheduled to entertain what is sure to be a full house during the second night of his 2012 stand-up tour. Following the cancellation of his TBS talk show “Lopez Tonight,” George Lopez has decided to bring his presence to the stage for a second tour entitled “That’s The America I Live In”. The tour kicks off on September 21st in Milwaukee with Chicago on the following night.

Chicago Comedians join 2012 Cast of SNL

By now we all know that 3 Chicago-based performers will be in the cast of SNL. They are Aidy Bryant, Tim Robinson and Cecily Strong. Everyone has been writing about how they all are from The Second City, but guess what? They also performed at other Chicago-based comedy clubs. And Bryant, who went to Columbia College, actually worked at all three!

Theori Stages presents Wendell Tucker Hates the World

The producers of I Still Love H.E.R. (a tribute to hip-hop) are proud to introduce their newest offering to Chicago, "Wendell Tucker Hates the World." Wendell Tucker Hates the World is a comedic look at how depression affects a person's perception of the world and how minority communities tend to neglect the idea of mental wellness. This one-man show, starring writer and director Wendell Tucker, focuses on his experiences dealing with major depressive disorder, a condition that has led to him being labeled as the angriest man in theater.

OMNI “An Evening of Laughs with Jay Leno”

Hi readers. Candice Warltier here from Communication Strategies Group, a Chicago-based communications firm. We are calling on all Leno fans! We know you love to laugh, and aChicagoThing wants to hook you up with tickets to a rare Chicago appearance by Jay Leno! This Saturday, April 28, 2012, Leno takes the stage at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, to celebrate OMNI Youth Services 40th anniversary – and we have three pairs of tickets to give away! Eric Ferguson, WTMX radio “Eric and Kathy” morning show co-host, will serve as emcee and Second City, the world’s premier comedy club, will make a brief performance. Be sure to visit Billy's Facebook page today for a chance to win a pair of tickets!

Kevin Farley Does Stand Up Act At Chicagos Laugh Factory

Hi aChicagoThing readers, Carol Johnson here! Capping off an illustrious nightlife career that spans decades at the forefront of cutting edge nightclubs (Shelter, Drink, China Club), amazing restaurants (Cantare, Gibsons Restaurant Group, Il Covo), I’ve joined forces with comedy culture icon Jamie Masada in bringing his standup magic to the Chicago scene.

Laugh Until You Cry With The Second Citys 100th Revue

You know when you laugh so hard you cry or when something’s so funny that your cheeks start to hurt from smiling so much? Well that was me on Thursday…along with the other 300 people that filled the seats of the Main Stage at Second City to see the 100th Revue. If you’re unfamiliar, The Second City specializes in sketch comedy and improv and has been entertaining audiences for more than 50 years!