September 2019
Chicago's Best Stand Up
Laugh Factory Chicago
Monday, Sep 23, 2019 8:00 PM
COMEDIANS TBA
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring Sarah Sherman, Correy Boyd-Bell, Geoffrey Asmus, Jonah Jurkens, Anthony Bonazzo and more comedians to be announced!


Jackpot Comedy
Laugh Factory Chicago
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 8:00 PM
Are you feeling lucky? Do you like standup comedy and a chance to win prizes? Well thankfully the Google Gods pointed you in the right direction! Jackpot Comedy brings the best comedians Chicago has to offer on one night and every audience member has a chance to walk away with gift cards, swag, and most importantly, laughs! Get your tickets now and don't forget to show up, you never know when your number will be called!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring Alex Kumin, Geoffrey Asmus, Jonah Jurkens, Lyssa Laird, Tyler Ross, Toby McMullen and more comedians to be announced!


Verified Laughs
Laugh Factory Chicago
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring Daryll Schmitz, Tim Cox and more comedians to be announced!
WELCOME TO THE FUTURE! Where everyone and their grammy needs followers! Brand! And a constant stream of content! Out of this hellscape comes Verified Laughs, a weekly show where Chicago's top comics go head to head for YOUR VOTE. The winners compete in a showdown at the end of the month to win the ultimate, most verified title.


BURNT: Roast Battle Comedy
Laugh Factory Chicago
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring comedians to be announced.
Laugh Factory is bringing traditional roast battle comedy to one of the funniest cities on the planet, Chicago!
BURNT! Showcases the areas top comedians doing battle in a no-holds barred, put yo kids to bed and smack yo mama in the mouth matchup performed in front of a panel of judges, hosted by Zako Ryan. Nothing is off-limits as each contender tries to verbally annihilate their opponent. It's open season on that a$$ here at the Laugh Factory every second and fourth Thursday at 8pm. You won't want to miss out on the hottest roast show in the country!
GET BURNT!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Verified Laughs FINALS
Laugh Factory Chicago
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring comedians to be announced.
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


The Young Hustle Show
Laugh Factory Chicago
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 10:00 PM
COMEDIANS TBA
The Young Hustle Show is a Stand-Up Comedy show comprised of the best comedians in Chicago as well as comedians from Comedy Central, HBO and Conan. Every show leaves people coming back for more.
Featuring Clay Hurlbut, St James Jackson, Nick Ogle, Skyler Higley and more comedians to be announced!


Chicago's Best Stand Up
Laugh Factory Chicago
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 7:15 PM
Featuring Mel Novit, Joe McMahon, Dave Helem and more comedians to be announced!
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Chicago's Best Stand Up
Laugh Factory Chicago
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9:15 PM
Featuring Pat Tomasulo, Dave Helem , Eli Hamilton and more comedians to be announced!
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Everyone's A Lawyer
Laugh Factory Chicago
Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 7:00 PM
Featuring Paul Farahvar and more comedians to be announced!
Watch as three hilarious comedians transform into lawyers for the night to discuss and argue real life legal issues and after closing arguments, the jury (audience) determines who is the champion. "Everyone's a Lawyer" is the creation of comedian and attorney Paul Farahvar, who has been delighting audiences with his self-deprecating humor at hit shows like "Drink Date Laugh" and through his podcast SINGLES ONLY on iTunes. Paul's combined years entertaining audiences and captivating both judges and juries has made him a natural at mixing law with laughter. There is a 2 drink/item minimum for every show. 18+ ages. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Chicago's Best Stand Up
Laugh Factory Chicago
Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 9:00 PM
Featuring Dave Helem , Matt Chiaramonte, Lael O'Shaughnessy and more comedians to be announced!
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Crosstown Comedy
Laugh Factory Chicago
Monday, Sep 30, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring Correy Boyd-Bell and more comedians to be announced!
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy from both sides of Chicago's diverse comedy community. Hosted by Correy Boyd-Bell!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


October 2019
Jackpot Comedy
Laugh Factory Chicago
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 8:00 PM
Are you feeling lucky? Do you like standup comedy and a chance to win prizes? Well thankfully the Google Gods pointed you in the right direction! Jackpot Comedy brings the best comedians Chicago has to offer on one night and every audience member has a chance to walk away with gift cards, swag, and most importantly, laughs! Get your tickets now and don't forget to show up, you never know when your number will be called!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring Jarrell Scott Barnes, Sarah Perry, Geoffrey Asmus, Deepak Sethi and more comedians to be announced!


Verified Laughs
Laugh Factory Chicago
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring Daryll Schmitz, Tim Cox and more comedians to be announced!
WELCOME TO THE FUTURE! Where everyone and their grammy needs followers! Brand! And a constant stream of content! Out of this hellscape comes Verified Laughs, a weekly show where Chicago's top comics go head to head for YOUR VOTE. The winners compete in a showdown at the end of the month to win the ultimate, most verified title.


Go Hard Comedy: A Culture Variety Show
Laugh Factory Chicago
Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring Kellye Howard and more comedians to be announced!
Go Hard Comedy, a Culture Variety show. Making something out of nothing for the culture. Hosted by me, Vincent Bryant with DJ Skoli keeping it lit. Hitting you with the cities hottest up and coming artists. A night full of laughs and music. Stick around after the show for the after after party.

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Drink Date Laugh!
Laugh Factory Chicago
Friday, Oct 4, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring Paul Farahvar, Sarah Perry, Kyle Scanlan, Andy Fleming and more comedians to be announced!
Drink Date Laugh is a one-of-a-kind stand-up comedy showcase/game show at the Chicago Laugh Factory that engages the audience by exploring their dating history and love lives. Short questionnaires are given out before the show (all in good fun) that the team uses to briefly interview selected crowd members (seriously, all in good fun). At the end of the show, three lucky audience members are picked to participate in a live game show to win a $100 gift certificate to a local spot. On top of all that, the show features stand-up sets from some of the best comedians in Chicago.

Drink Date Laugh is produced and hosted by Paul Farahvar, Andy Fleming, Kyle Scanlan, and Sarah Perry, and features a revolving door of some of the city's best talent.

18 years and over age restriction. 2 drink minimum inside, does not have to be alcoholic.


Diamond Comedy Hour
Laugh Factory Chicago
Friday, Oct 4, 2019 10:00 PM
Featuring Alex Kumin and more comedians to be announced!
Diamond Comedy Hour is a monthly standup showcase featuring premier female identifying and GNC comedians from Chicago and beyond.

Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage).


Bernie Mac Birthday Celebration Show!
Laugh Factory Chicago
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring comedians to be announced.
Celebrate the life of legendary comedian, Bernie Mac, at Laugh Factory Chicago! There will be special guests, surprise drop-ins and more! Be here for a very special experience. Proceeds benefit the Bernie Mac Foundation.
Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Chicago's Best Stand Up
Laugh Factory Chicago
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 10:30 PM
COMEDIANS TBA
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring Kevin Bozeman, Michael Robinson, Joey Villagomez, Jarrell Scott Barnes, Chris Bader, Kellye Howard, Russ Williamson and more comedians to be announced!


The Roast of Joker
Laugh Factory Chicago
Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 7:00 PM
Featuring Andy Fleming, Kent Carney, Marz Timms, Maddie Wiener and more comedians to be announced!
Smile! On Sunday, October 6, Character Assassination and The Laugh Factory present The Roast of The Joker. The clown prince of the Batman universe will be the target of a Comedy Central-style roast featuring a panel of all his cohorts in villainy, including the likes of Catwoman, The Penguin, Bane, Two-Face, and much more (with each character played by one of Chicago's best stand-up comedians). Join us on October 6 for a dance with the devil in the bright stage lights.

Character Assassination roasts have been recommended by the RedEye, the Reader, and much more. Don't miss another great roast from Character Assassination.

Character Assassination is a roast show at Chicago's Laugh Factory that puts historical figures and beloved pop culture personalities in the hotseat. Stacked against a ruthless panel of their peers, these roasts turn into a battle of the wits limited only by the imagination. Every show features top comedians, writing and performing in character and in costume as a w


Funny Little Liars
Laugh Factory Chicago
Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 9:00 PM
Featuring comedians to be announced.
Can you spot the tall tale? Funny Little Liars is an interactive stand up show in which you, the audience, try to pick out which of our comics' jokes are true and which ones are completely made. Based on the classic ice breaker, 2 truths and a lie, at the end of a comedian's routine an audience member will be given three facts from the set they just listened to and will have to try and sniff out which one is the lie. If you guess correctly you'll be treated to two free tickets to an upcoming weekend show at the Laugh Factory, but if you get it wrong...well then some of the best comics in Chicago have a chance to make up a one minute embarrassing story about you!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Chicago's Best Stand Up
Laugh Factory Chicago
Monday, Oct 7, 2019 8:00 PM
COMEDIANS TBA
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring David Phillips, Taquita Love, Jonah Jurkens, Dale McPeek, Carly Kane, Kristen Toomey and more comedians to be announced!


Jackpot Comedy
Laugh Factory Chicago
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 8:00 PM
Are you feeling lucky? Do you like standup comedy and a chance to win prizes? Well thankfully the Google Gods pointed you in the right direction! Jackpot Comedy brings the best comedians Chicago has to offer on one night and every audience member has a chance to walk away with gift cards, swag, and most importantly, laughs! Get your tickets now and don't forget to show up, you never know when your number will be called!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring Sohrab Forouzesh, Russ Williamson, Michael Robinson, Carly Kane, Sammy Arechar, Kristen Toomey and more comedians to be announced!


Verified Laughs
Laugh Factory Chicago
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring Tim Cox, Daryll Schmitz and more comedians to be announced!
WELCOME TO THE FUTURE! Where everyone and their grammy needs followers! Brand! And a constant stream of content! Out of this hellscape comes Verified Laughs, a weekly show where Chicago's top comics go head to head for YOUR VOTE. The winners compete in a showdown at the end of the month to win the ultimate, most verified title.


Highly Recommended
Laugh Factory Chicago
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring comedians to be announced.
Highly Recommended is a stand up show hosted by Willie Griswold featuring Chicago comics of the highest regard. This half-baked stand up show features games and interviews that are sure to light up your afternoon. If you don't want the comics to bug you, for any reason, we encourage you to wear sunglasses in the showroom. Come chill at the Highly Recommended show at The Laugh Factory.

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Drink Date Laugh!
Laugh Factory Chicago
Friday, Oct 11, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring Paul Farahvar, Sarah Perry, Andy Fleming, Kyle Scanlan and more comedians to be announced!
Drink Date Laugh is a one-of-a-kind stand-up comedy showcase/game show at the Chicago Laugh Factory that engages the audience by exploring their dating history and love lives. Short questionnaires are given out before the show (all in good fun) that the team uses to briefly interview selected crowd members (seriously, all in good fun). At the end of the show, three lucky audience members are picked to participate in a live game show to win a $100 gift certificate to a local spot. On top of all that, the show features stand-up sets from some of the best comedians in Chicago.

Drink Date Laugh is produced and hosted by Paul Farahvar, Andy Fleming, Kyle Scanlan, and Sarah Perry, and features a revolving door of some of the city's best talent.

18 years and over age restriction. 2 drink minimum inside, does not have to be alcoholic.


Chicago's Best Stand Up
Laugh Factory Chicago
Friday, Oct 11, 2019 10:00 PM
COMEDIANS TBA
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring Kristen Toomey, Thom Tran, Marty DeRosa, Sammy Arechar, Chris Higgins, Michael Robinson and more comedians to be announced!


Chicago's Best Stand Up
Laugh Factory Chicago
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7:15 PM
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring Sohrab Forouzesh, Mel Novit, Jonah Jurkens, Russ Williamson, Rob Gleeson, Joey Villagomez and more comedians to be announced!


Chicago's Best Stand Up
Laugh Factory Chicago
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 9:15 PM
Comedians TBA
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring Joey Villagomez, Michael Robinson, Jonah Jurkens, Carly Kane, Russ Williamson, Rob Gleeson, Marty DeRosa and more comedians to be announced!


The Nasty Show
Laugh Factory Chicago
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 11:30 PM
COMEDIANS TBA
This ain't your grandma's stand up. Forget about cute puns and adorable observations and strap in for a night of in-your-face, no-holds-barred comedy! We compiled the best comics in Chicago, removed their leashes and let them loose...just for you. It may get dark. It may get dirty. It may make you question what's appropriate to laugh at in public. And it absolutely will be a night you will never forget...whether you like it or not!

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring Meechie Hall, Kellye Howard, Sammy Arechar, Marty DeRosa, Joey Villagomez, Chris Bader and more comedians to be announced!


To Make A Long Story Short: Comedy Storytelling Show
Laugh Factory Chicago
Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 9:00 PM
Featuring Kellye Howard, Toby McMullen, Chris Trani, Sarah Perry and more comedians to be announced!
Comedy storytelling is on full showcase the second Sunday of every month at Laugh Factory Chicago. To Make A Long Story Short features some of the best comedic storytellers and audience submitted stories about the human experience, life, love, and social topics. Join us for a night of traditional storytelling, laughs, and theater! You can submit your own stories for an upcoming show by emailing LFCHISTORIES@GMAIL.COM

Age restriction: 18 years and over
2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Service Industry Night
Laugh Factory Chicago
Monday, Oct 14, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring Chelsea Hood, Nate Burrows and more comedians to be announced!
We have searched the entire city of Chicago and have compiled the greatest lineup of stand up comedy imaginable. Week after week, these titans of comedy deliver the best local showcase in the city. Chicago's Best is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious.


December 2019
NEMR
Laugh Factory Chicago
Friday, Dec 13, 2019 8:00 PM
Featuring Nemr and more comedians to be announced!
Nemr is a Lebanese/American Stand-Up Comedian who is credited with establishing and pioneering the stand-up comedy scene throughout the Middle East where he performs in English. Nemr grew up in San Diego and then moved back with his family to Lebanon. He went on to break down barriers and unite people in a region where bombing on stage can have a completely different meaning.

As an accomplished stand-up comic with eight full feature shows, it's no wonder Nemr's second world tour, 'Love Isn't the Answer', was met with unprecedented success, selling out across the globe from every major city in the U.S. to Europe and across the Middle East. His second international tour became the second global comedy event to successfully stretch from the US to the Middle East, with crowds of up to 6,000 people at every show. The first global comedy event to achieve this milestone was, simply, Nemr's first world tour.

That global event was captured in his hit comedy special, 'No Bombing in Beirut', wh