December 2017
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 10:00 PM
Featuring James Fisher Jr and more comedians to be announced!
What the Hipnonics is a comedy game show with a Hip Hop twist, and the only one of its kind in Chicago. Contestants are challenged on their humorous interpretations of hip hop culture, Including the top celebrities and greatest hits, as well as flexing their swag with games that Include dancing, rapping, and lampooning hip hop culture. Marysa Mavrakys hosts alongside her lovely yet hype assistant James Fisher Jr. as the 4 contestants duke it out to become the G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time). You don't have to know rap to see that this is Hip hop and comedy at its finest. Producers also include Adam Kwaselow, Josh Ejnes, and Tyler Ross. Age restriction: 18 years and over

2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Friday, Dec 15, 2017 8:00 PM
Welcome to the new, improved, rebranded show for 2016, 'Drink Date Laugh.' Host Paul Farahvar along with producers Andrew Sitter and Ross Kelly (Whiskey Journal) add the most hilarious standup comics to discuss funny relationship stories. But the show doesn't end there! Selected audience members will have a chance to share their own dating horror stories during the show and will be awarded for sharing these stories during the "DRINK DATE LAUGH" contest at the completion of the show, with a $100 gift certificate to Old Town Social!

Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring Paul Farahvar, Andrew Sitter, Sarah Perry, Joey Villagomez and more comedians to be announced!


Friday, Dec 15, 2017 10:00 PM
COMEDIANS TBA
The Young Hustle Show is a stand-up comedy show run by a rag-tag entertaining group of guys who are also best friends. They look like Run DMC decided to be friends with Sunshine from Remember The Titans. Shows feature some of the best comedians in Chicago, as well as comedians from Comedy Central and HBO.
Featuring St James Jackson, Clay Hurlbut, Josh Otusanya, Nick Ogle and more comedians to be announced!


Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 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 Rachel McCartney, Chris Bader, Marty DeRosa, Russ Williamson, Dave Helem and more comedians to be announced!


Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 9:15 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 Jonah Jurkens, Russ Williamson, Marty DeRosa, Rachel McCartney, Dave Helem and more comedians to be announced!


Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 11:30 PM
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 Marty DeRosa, Russ Williamson, Adam Burke, Rob Mailloux and more comedians to be announced!


Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 7:00 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)


Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 9:00 PM
Featuring Jonah Jurkens, Marty DeRosa, Rachel McCartney 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)


Monday, Dec 18, 2017 8:00 PM
Featuring Kristin Fenchak, Carly Kane and more comedians to be announced!
Now this is the kind of show you bring all your friends to (or, maybe your enemies). Afterthoughts is a roast show that features some of the best comedians and performers in the city, but the fun really begins when their set ends. Each comic on the line up gets roasted by their fellow comedians, who have been writing jokes about them on anonymous notecards. Want to get in on the fun? One lucky audience member will get a chance to come onstage and get roasted by all the comics! It's a hilarious and unforgettable way to start your week.

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


Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 7:30 PM
Featuring Lainie Lenertz, Rachel McCartney and more comedians to be announced!
OK, so you've made it through the drudgery of Monday, but now the rest of the week stretches out before you like a humorless hurdle. Well count your lucky stars, because Chicago's Laugh Factory is here to give you just the endorphin-fueled boost you'll need to coast through to the weekend with Top Ten Tuesdays! Every week, 10 of the best acts in the city make their way to the stage of The Laugh Factory to deliver standout stand-up sets. Come see one of your personal favorites -- or discover a new one -- at this ever-revolving comedy lineup.

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


Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 9:30 PM
Featuring Reena Calm, Chris Bader and more comedians to be announced!
OK, so you've made it through the drudgery of Monday, but now the rest of the week stretches out before you like a humorless hurdle. Well count your lucky stars, because Chicago's Laugh Factory is here to give you just the endorphin-fueled boost you'll need to coast through to the weekend with Top Ten Tuesdays! Every week, 10 of the best acts in the city make their way to the stage of The Laugh Factory to deliver standout stand-up sets. Come see one of your personal favorites -- or discover a new one -- at this ever-revolving comedy lineup.

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


Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 6:00 PM
Featuring comedians to be announced.
Think you have what it takes to be the next big star? Come try out your act on the World Famous Laugh Factory stage! Sign-ups are at 6pm at the Laugh Factory to perform the following Wednesday at the 6:30pm show. Be sure to get there early to sign up, because we can only take the first 15 comics. The road to stardom starts on our stage!


Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 8:00 PM
Featuring Erik Monical, Paul Farahvar, Marty DeRosa 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)


Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 8:00 PM
Featuring comedians to be announced.
Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 10:00 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 Chris Bader, Allison Dunne, Russ Williamson, Erik Monical, Paul Farahvar and more comedians to be announced!


Friday, Dec 22, 2017 8:00 PM
Featuring Taneshia Rice 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)


Friday, Dec 22, 2017 10:00 PM
Featuring Taneshia Rice 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)


Friday, Dec 22, 2017 11:30 PM
Featuring Alex Seligsohn and more comedians to be announced!
SMUT: an outrageous comedy experience that celebrates sexuality in all forms. Kinky, campy, and over-the-top. There will be comedy and shirtless men!

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


Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 7:15 PM
Featuring Taneshia Rice, Joe Kilgallon 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)


Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 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 Taneshia Rice, Allison Dunne, Russ Williamson, Joe Kilgallon and more comedians to be announced!


Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 11:30 PM
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 Chris Bader, Taneshia Rice, Russ Williamson, Rachel McCartney and more comedians to be announced!


Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 7:30 PM
Featuring Lainie Lenertz, Allison Dunne, Taneshia Rice and more comedians to be announced!
OK, so you've made it through the drudgery of Monday, but now the rest of the week stretches out before you like a humorless hurdle. Well count your lucky stars, because Chicago's Laugh Factory is here to give you just the endorphin-fueled boost you'll need to coast through to the weekend with Top Ten Tuesdays! Every week, 10 of the best acts in the city make their way to the stage of The Laugh Factory to deliver standout stand-up sets. Come see one of your personal favorites -- or discover a new one -- at this ever-revolving comedy lineup.

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


Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 9:30 PM
Featuring Reena Calm and more comedians to be announced!
OK, so you've made it through the drudgery of Monday, but now the rest of the week stretches out before you like a humorless hurdle. Well count your lucky stars, because Chicago's Laugh Factory is here to give you just the endorphin-fueled boost you'll need to coast through to the weekend with Top Ten Tuesdays! Every week, 10 of the best acts in the city make their way to the stage of The Laugh Factory to deliver standout stand-up sets. Come see one of your personal favorites -- or discover a new one -- at this ever-revolving comedy lineup.

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


Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 8:00 PM
Featuring Russ Williamson 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)


Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 8:00 PM
Featuring Taneshia Rice, Russ Williamson, Marty DeRosa and more comedians to be announced!
Crossbreed Comedy is the show Chicago comedy lovers have been waiting for! One part standup! One part improv! All parts hysterical! The idea was cooked up in a top secret laboratory 3 miles below the surface of the earth. Comedy scientists have perfected the formula and are bringing their results to Laugh Factory Chicago. Here's how XBC works: Host Matt Chiaramonte and three of Chicago's funniest comics take the stage to deliver razor-sharp standup comedy. After each set, one of Chicago's funniest improv teams will take the stage and perform long form improv based on the standup set you just saw. At the end, all the comics and improvisers come together on stage and play an improv game. Don't miss it!
Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 10:00 PM
Featuring Scott Duff 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)


Friday, Dec 29, 2017 8:00 PM
Featuring Chelsea Hood, Paul Farahvar, Andrew Sitter and more comedians to be announced!
Welcome to the new, improved, rebranded show for 2016, 'Drink Date Laugh.' Host Paul Farahvar along with producers Andrew Sitter and Ross Kelly (Whiskey Journal) add the most hilarious standup comics to discuss funny relationship stories. But the show doesn't end there! Selected audience members will have a chance to share their own dating horror stories during the show and will be awarded for sharing these stories during the "DRINK DATE LAUGH" contest at the completion of the show, with a $100 gift certificate to Old Town Social!

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


Friday, Dec 29, 2017 10:00 PM
Featuring Alex Kumin and more comedians to be announced!
Jokesplaining is a monthly showcase featuring the top comedic talent in Chicago. Each month we bring you a fresh lineup of voices who aren't afraid to push the boundaries and challenge the status quo! Round up some friends and join us for a night of comedy you won't forget! Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 7:15 PM
Featuring Mateen Stewart, Allison Dunne, Russ Williamson 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)


Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 9:15 PM
Featuring Jonah Jurkens, Russ Williamson, Scott Duff 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)


Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 11:30 PM
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 Mateen Stewart, Allison Dunne, Russ Williamson, Joe Kilgallon and more comedians to be announced!


Sunday, Dec 31, 2017 8:00 PM
It's all in the name. Come join us for some laughs as we host a full line up of the hottest comedians in the country.

21 years and over age restriction. 2 drink minimum inside, does not have to be alcoholic.
Featuring Jonah Jurkens, Russ Williamson, Tim McLaughlin, Reena Calm, Chris Bader, Special Guest, and more comedians to be announced!


Sunday, Dec 31, 2017 10:30 PM
It's all in the name. Come join us for some laughs as we host a full line up of the hottest comedians in the country.

21 years and over age restriction. 2 drink minimum inside, does not have to be alcoholic.
Featuring Marty DeRosa, Kellye Howard, Russ Williamson, Abi Sanchez, Special Guest, and more comedians to be announced!


January 2018
Monday, Jan 1, 2018 8:00 PM
Featuring Carly Kane, Kristin Fenchak and more comedians to be announced!
Afterthoughts isn't just the meanest roast show in Chicago, it's also completely anonymous. While the comedians are performing, their friends write mean (and accurate) jokes about them, which are then read aloud to the audience. It gets nasty, and it gets mean--but it's always funny. Join us every first and last Monday of the month to see for yourself.

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


Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 7:30 PM
Featuring Lainie Lenertz and more comedians to be announced!
OK, so you've made it through the drudgery of Monday, but now the rest of the week stretches out before you like a humorless hurdle. Well count your lucky stars, because Chicago's Laugh Factory is here to give you just the endorphin-fueled boost you'll need to coast through to the weekend with Top Ten Tuesdays! Every week, 10 of the best acts in the city make their way to the stage of The Laugh Factory to deliver standout stand-up sets. Come see one of your personal favorites -- or discover a new one -- at this ever-revolving comedy lineup.

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


Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018 9:30 PM
Featuring Reena Calm and more comedians to be announced!
OK, so you've made it through the drudgery of Monday, but now the rest of the week stretches out before you like a humorless hurdle. Well count your lucky stars, because Chicago's Laugh Factory is here to give you just the endorphin-fueled boost you'll need to coast through to the weekend with Top Ten Tuesdays! Every week, 10 of the best acts in the city make their way to the stage of The Laugh Factory to deliver standout stand-up sets. Come see one of your personal favorites -- or discover a new one -- at this ever-revolving comedy lineup.

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


Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 6:00 PM
Featuring comedians to be announced.
Think you have what it takes to be the next big star? Come try out your act on the World Famous Laugh Factory stage! Sign-ups are at 6pm at the Laugh Factory to perform the following Wednesday at the 6:30pm show. Be sure to get there early to sign up, because we can only take the first 15 comics. The road to stardom starts on our stage!


Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 8:00 PM
Featuring Kellye Howard, Paul Farahvar 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)


Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 8:00 PM
Featuring comedians to be announced.
Halloween is coming and it's coming fast, so come get treated to one of the best comedians working today as Junior Stopka headlines a stacked ass lineup of our town's finest comics. You can see Junior on Comedy Central, SeeSo, and touring with Doug Stanhope regularly. He ain't for the faint of heart, either. If you're easily offended, sit this one out. Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)


Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 10:00 PM
Featuring Paul Farahvar 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)


Friday, Jan 5, 2018 8:00 PM
COMEDIANS TBA
Welcome to the new, improved, rebranded show for 2016, 'Drink Date Laugh.' Host Paul Farahvar along with producers Andrew Sitter and Ross Kelly (Whiskey Journal) add the most hilarious standup comics to discuss funny relationship stories. But the show doesn't end there! Selected audience members will have a chance to share their own dating horror stories during the show and will be awarded for sharing these stories during the "DRINK DATE LAUGH" contest at the completion of the show, with a $100 gift certificate to Old Town Social!

Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
Featuring Andrew Sitter, Sarah Perry, Paul Farahvar, Kyle Scanlan, Andy Fleming and more comedians to be announced!


Friday, Jan 5, 2018 10:00 PM
Featuring Mateen Stewart, Kellye Howard, Paul Farahvar 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)


Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 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 Joe Kilgallon, Mateen Stewart, Kellye Howard, Paul Farahvar and more comedians to be announced!


Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 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 Dale McPeek, Mateen Stewart, Kellye Howard, Paul Farahvar and more comedians to be announced!


Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 11:30 PM
Featuring Joe Kilgallon, Bill Gevirtz, Mateen Stewart and more comedians to be announced!
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)


Sunday, Jan 7, 2018 7:00 PM
Featuring Andy Fleming, Tyler Jackson and more comedians to be announced!
Put the Switch away for the night, because on January 7, the Chicago Laugh Factory is hosting The Roast of Mario! Everyone's favorite Italian stereotype will be in the hotseat of a Comedy Central-style roast, featuring sets by Sonic, Donkey Kong, Link, and much more (with each character played by one of Chicago's best and meanest stand-up comedians). This show is DEFINITELY not for children.

Buy tickets early, because they'll be twice the price at the door!

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 wild roasting dais of popular icons with one goal in mind: to tear each other to shreds. Character Assassination is a sister show of Character Assassination Louisville,


Friday, Jan 26, 2018 8:00 PM
Featuring Bobby Kelly and more comedians to be announced!
Robert Kelly's comedy is deeply rooted his own life and relationships which makes it honest, abrasively funny, yet refreshingly vulnerable. He has been winning over audiences for years touring clubs, colleges and theaters, including repeat performances at Montreal's Just For Laughs Festival. ??His one hour special Robert Kelly: Live at the Village Underground debuted on Comedy Central and is now available on Netflix. Besides being a fixture on Comedy Central, Robert plays Bam Bam in Denis Leary's FX show Sex&Drugs;&Rock;&Roll;, whose second season will air this summer. He can also be seen as Louie CK's brother Robbie on the hit series Louie. His other acting credits include roles in Trainwreck, Maron, Benders, Nurse Jackie and Inside Amy Schumer. Robert currently hosts the top rated podcast "You Know What Dude?" that can be found on iTunes. Robert is also the co-founder of the RiotCast podcasting Network. You can see him LIVE on January 19th at Laugh Factory Chicago for ONE NIGHT ONL


February 2018
Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 10:00 PM
Featuring comedians to be announced.
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)



September 2018
Friday, Sep 21, 2018 8:00 PM
Featuring Matt Chiaramonte and more comedians to be announced!
Crossbreed Comedy is the show Chicago comedy lovers have been waiting for! One part standup! One part improv! All parts hysterical! The idea was cooked up in a top secret laboratory 3 miles below the surface of the earth. Comedy scientists have perfected the formula and are bringing their results to Laugh Factory Chicago. Here's how XBC works: Host Matt Chiaramonte and three of Chicago's funniest comics take the stage to deliver razor-sharp standup comedy. After each set, one of Chicago's funniest improv teams will take the stage and perform long form improv based on the standup set you just saw. At the end, all the comics and improvisers come together on stage and play an improv game. Don't miss it!
Age restriction: 18 years and over 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)