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The Riff at The Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N. Oakley, 7:00 p.m. A unique open mic now co-hosted by the kates. This week’s hosts are Mona Aburmishan and Kate Sumpter. Comedians get a surprise prompt and create four minutes of material on the spot.
Sadsacks and Wisecracks at High Hat Club, 1920 W. Irving Park Rd., 8:00 p.m. Hosted by Natalie Jose. Featuring Ahamed Weinberg, Derek Smith, Mickey Housley, Paige Weldon, Logan Guntzelman and Finn Straley. Music by Matt Crews.
Roseanne for President at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., 8:00 p.m. Through Thursday.
Detention Hall: Summer Finale at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, 6:30 p.m. Comedy by Ricky Gonzalez (Comedians You Should Know), plus storytelling by Christina Brandon, music by Gillian Falknor and Adam Cohen-Leadholm, along with Phil Rockrohr and the Lifters.
Hella Immaculate at Volumes Bookcafé, 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave., 7:30 p.m. A monthly showcase hosted by Dave Maher (The Dave Maher Coma...
[LAST SHOW] Show & Tell at iO, 1501 N. Kingsbury, 8:30 p.m. Performance followed by an audience Q&A covering any and all aspects of improv.
Chicago Underground Comedy’s Summer Series at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 9:00 p.m. Fresh off its successful Planned Parenthood fundraiser last week (over $2...
The Sidesplitter: Last Chance at Laugh Out Loud Theater, 3851 N. Lincoln Ave., 7:00 p.m. “Funny stories with funny people.” Tonight Megan Farris, Nestor Gomez, Corey Hebein, Jin Kim, Jeremy Schaefer and Mike Zhilev. Theme: salad days.
Comedians You Should Know at Timothy O’Toole’s, 622 Fairbanks Court, 9:00 p.m. Martin Morrow hosts Sean Flannery, Ricky Gonzalez, Danny Kallas, Xavier Lamont, Paige Weldon and Ken Witzgall.
Dave Maher II presents My Favorite Things: A Mixtape at The Annoyance Theatre, 851 W. Belmont Ave., 9:30 p.m. “Dave curates and MCs the live comedy equivalent of a hip...
Stand Up Soiree at The Montgomery Club, 500 W. Superior, 6:00 p.m. A benefit for the Illinois Holocaust Museum featuring Gary Gulman. When...
Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Thursday – Sunday. Follow link for details. Features, stand-up, improv, sketch, music comedy and workshops throughout the weekend.
Colin Kane at The Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway, 7:30 p.m. From the shrapnel tornado school of comedy. As quoted in Laughspin...
the kates at The Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln, 7:00 p.m. Chicago’s all-female comedy troupe created by Kelsie Huff. Tonight: Sarah Bright, LeeAnn Yops, Ines Bellina, Lisa Peters, Heidi Butler, Katie Oliver, Adrienne Gunn, Lilly Allison, Doris McTyre, Jenny Epstein and host Soli Santos
Black Friday: We Have a Dream at The Revival, 1160 E. 55th St., 9:30 p.m. The Martin Luther Kings of Comedy with special guests: Adrienne Brandyburg, Ashaki Howard (Spoken Word), Ed Towns and Denny Love. Headliner: Joel Boyd. Musical guest: 3rd Dimension. Hosted by Jayson Acevedo.
Therapy Players at Open Door Theater, 902 S. Ridgeland Ave., Oak Park, 8:00 p.m. Chicago’s all psycho-therapist improv troupe.
Bell Hop at Virgin Hotels Chicago, 203 N. Wabash, 9:00 p.m. Free. Ian Abramson returns to his comedy hometown with a stand-up show featuring Calvin Evans, Fran Hoepfner (Chicago Magazine’s Best Rising Comic of 2016), Jeff Arcuri, Zach Peterson, Stephanie Weber, Christina Boucher, and more TBA.