Cabaret comedian Bridget Everett flaunts over-the-top sultriness, while local eccentric Ian Abramson plays a vaudevillian angle.
The Homeroom series invites a pair of comics and a famed hashtagger to comment on race and racism.
Break away from the tourist trap near the city’s water filtration plant.
Comic Liza Treyger offers incisive commentary with a stoner-sweetheart affect.
The monthly comic showcase Congrats on Your Success celebrates its first birthday.
At Double Feature, short comic films are presented alongside live stand-up comics.
Big laughs in a little tent in Pilsen.
How to be funny on Twitter. Plus: Five best bets for fall comedy.
Kids in the Hall vet Dave Foley takes his act to the stage.
Action Comedy: Megan Gailey headlines the debut of a comic showcase.
Parlour Car stand-up at Bar DeVille is worth leaving the couch for.
Chappelle’s Show alum Paul Mooney brings his stand-up to Bronzeville.
Comic Cameron Esposito returns to Chicago with a show at the Hideout.
Hari Kondabolu’s incendiary humor
The unpretentious open mike has seen drop-ins from the likes of Hannibal Burress, Neal Brennan, and Eric Andre.