"Casa Valentina" tells the story of cis-gender straight men who spend weekends in the Catskills dressed as women.
Music Theater Works presents "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," the classic story of love and acceptance by Victor Hugo.
Audience suggestions spur a full length thriller in the style of Alfred Hitchcock.
"The Fly Honey Show" re-imagines the classic cabaret to transcend, transmit and transform feminist perspectives.
A shockingly funny Japanese-style punishment game show - complete with tasty sushi and booze.
With new plays every week, THE INFINITE WRENCH is an ongoing and ever-changing attempt to shift the conventions of live performance.
Dark, Character Driven, Musical
Relatable, Character Driven, Satirical
Absurd, Character Driven, Parody
Character Driven, Interactive, Musical
Shakespeare and Chicago-style comedy meet in this popular improv show.
Character Driven, Satirical, Musical
Kokandy Productions presents this hilarious, exuberant celebration of love set to the iconic music of The Go-Go's.
Absurd, Interactive, Slapstick
An all-gay improv team that plays with gender roles through universal scenework and hilarious characters.
It’s time for women across the nation to collectively reclaim comedy, starting with The Second City!
Join us for The Comedy Bar's newest local showcase produced and hosted by club favorite, Kyle Scanlan.
This show is a veritable BRUNCH BUFFET of comedy and music – from stand up, to solo sketch, to musicians of all kinds.
The long-running, solo comedy show has been entertaining Chicago for more than 24 years!
The Tomato Throw Show is where a comedy show meets Dodgeball… kinda.
The story of the man behind music that revolutionized the golden days of Rock & Roll.
A brand new twist on a classic art form…from the mind of Mick Napier.
Come see The Second City e.t.c.'s brand new 43rd Revue.
A brand new, improvised musical from Chicago's best every Saturday at 8:30.
Relatable, Character Driven, Parody
More fun than Sodom and Gomorrah!! So much fun, you’ll have to confess it!!!
The Annoyance House Ensemble improvises based on an audience suggestion.
Half concert, half improv, the night is sure to be one of the best live comedy shows in Chicago.
Come see an entirely improvised, entirely ridiculous 60 minutes that’ll leave you with a full-fledged comedy hangover.
Join The Late 90’s every Wednesday as they perform alongside two hilarious groups.
Trickery Chicago is fun, intimate, sometimes outrageous, and always hilarious.
iO's best and brightest delight in a show that's half monologue, half improvised musical.
Character Driven, Interactive, Parody
Pride Arts Center presents the moving and funny account of one man’s struggle with AIDS and the reverberations of his death.
A hilarious 90-minute improv comedy show where two teams create comedy scenes, songs and games right on the spot based on your suggestions.
One professional actor downs at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform...in a Shakespearean play.
Watch the best and bravest comics in Chicago fight for their time, and battle the hottest sauces for their spot on stage!
Chicago's best comedians improvise a hilarious set of scenes based on a monologist's stories.
Relatable, Character Driven, Observational
Absurd, Relatable, Satirical
Come see The Comedy Bar’s new variety show featuring comedy and variety acts every Saturday at 11pm. Produced by Michelle L’amour.
Musical, Character Driven, Highbrow
SHEBEAST is the loudest, nastiest, sexiest group of he-women you’ve ever seen. They stomp through life making jokes and taking names.
The iO ensemble “Devil’s Daughter” performs every Tuesday night with a different opening team each week.
A weekly hump-day comedy show about the city of Chicago!
Relatable, Musical, Observational