ADLER AFTER DARK: A NIGHT IN THE AFROFUTURE
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

ADLER AFTER DARK: A NIGHT IN THE AFROFUTURE

We’ve partnered with the co-founders of Wakandacon and other notable Afrofuturists in the Chicago area to help explore Afrofuturism in the city where it was born. Join game designer Allen Turner in an immersive building-wide game inspired by the characters and worlds of Rayla 2212 and the all-new Eartha 2198, novels by Afrofuturist author Ytasha Womack. Check out a special panel including Ytasha and other Afrofuturist thinkers and scientists in a discussion surrounding dark matter, blackness, and brave spaces. Don’t miss a screening of A Love Letter to the Ancestors From Chicago and performances by guests DJs, dancers, and storytellers who will take you on this Afrofuturistic journey.

This inclusive experience will fuse art, (pop) culture, technology and science as we travel together to the Afrofuture—only at Adler After Dark.

TICKETS

Advance Purchase: 
$20 General Admission/$15 Adler members

At the Door (Based on Availability):
$25 General Admission/$20 Adler members

Doane Tours (SOLD OUT):
$8 General Admission/$8 Adler members

Doane Observatory tour tickets are available in limited quantity and sell out quickly. Tours last approximately 15 minutes and are always scheduled after sunset. Tours are subject to cancellation due to weather conditions.

View Event →
Ten at the Store
Feb
23
9:00 PM21:00

Ten at the Store

Ten fast paced stand up sets from ten up and coming Chicago comedians (and maybe some out of town guests). The beer specials are good, the comedians are funny, and entrance is FREE (also free popcorn). Come hang out in Lincoln Park and be ready to laugh!

View Event →
 Stories from the Beat Lounge
Mar
4
8:30 PM20:30

Stories from the Beat Lounge

Stories from the Beat Lounge is a monthly storytelling showcase featuring a combination of both seasoned, as well as more recent members of the Chicago storytelling community. The show’s lineup consists of an array of subjects: from humorous to morose, adventurous to suspenseful, and anything in between. Like the stories themselves, no two showcases are the same.

 

Tickets:
$10 Standard
$8 College Student
$5 Training Center Student

View Event →
Chill AF Show
Mar
16
10:30 PM22:30

Chill AF Show

This Saturday! We return to Judy's Beat Lounge at The Second City with a whole new line up of chill. Tickets are $10 online with promo code "chill" and $15 at the door. So grab them now! See you this Saturday at 10:30 at The Second City.

View Event →

Fishbowl Improv Fest: Tides 6
Feb
1
to Feb 2

Fishbowl Improv Fest: Tides 6

  • Ohio Union at The Ohio State University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Fishbowl Improv presents the 6th Annual Tides Comedy Festival, or Tides 6. Tides 6 is a two night comedy festival featuring professional and collegiate comedians from across the country performing improv, sketch, and stand-up comedy. This festival is entirely FREE out of the love of our hearts. Check out the lineups below:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST
6:30 PM - Doors Open
7:00 PM - 8th Floor Improv Comedy Group (Ohio State University)
7:20 PM - Ian Gray
7:25 PM - Backburner Sketch Comedy (Ohio State University)
7:45 PM - Lily Maslia
7:50 PM - Lady Parts (Bowling Green State University)
8:10 PM - INTERMISSION
8:20 PM - The Plastic Shatners Improv (Bowling Green State University)
8:40 PM - Andrew Muller
8:45 PM - Tulsa, Oklahoma (Ohio State University)
9:05 PM - Jackson Donaldson
9:10 PM - Women of OSU Comedy
9:30 PM - INTERMISSION
9:40 PM - Burp Lawyers (Ohio State University)
10:00 PM - ROT (Pro - Columbus, OH)
10:40 PM - INTERMISSION
10:50 PM - Jenn Snyder (Pro - Columbia, SC)
11:20 PM - Great Lakes Activity Center (Pro - New York, NY)
12:00 AM - Closing

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND
6:00 PM - Doors Open
6:35 PM - Roial Players (Michigan State University)
6:55 PM - Seth Shanley
7:00 PM - Ruckus (University of Pittsburgh)
7:20 PM - Alyssa Hopkins
7:25 PM - The No Parking Players (Carnegie Mellon University)
7:45 PM - Christian Thomas
7:50 PM - Full Ammo Improv (Penn State University)
8:10 PM - INTERMISSION
8:20 PM - Ella Hickman
8:25 PM - Uncle John's Friends (Musical - Ohio State University)
8:45 PM - 45 Kings (Loyola University Chicago)
9:05 PM - Matt Loxley
9:10 PM - INTERMISSION
9:20 PM - Fudge (Pro - Chicago, IL)
10:00 PM - BAPS : A Comedy Variety Showcase (Pro - Chicago, IL)
10:40 PM - INTERMISSION
10:50 PM - Hannah Boone (Pro - New York, NY)
11:20 PM - 2 Fins (Pro - New York, NY)
12:00 AM - Closing

View Event →
Blackout Diaries
Dec
26
10:00 PM22:00

Blackout Diaries

The Blackout Diaries is a comedy show were standup comedians, plus 'regular' people (cops, firefighters, teachers, etc) tell true incredible drinking stories. Then you, the audience, can dive even deeper by asking questions to the performers.

The show has been a critics' pick by most major Chicago papers and been featured on NPR, Comedy Central and more. Its host and creator, Sean Flannery, was even named the best drunk in Chicago by The Chicago Reader, though we are still trying to figure out what that award means and if it's an accolade.

Come by for some of the funniest drinking stories you've heard. And stay for the Malort! (show is sponsored by Malort and even includes free tastes with a slogan contest).

View Event →
Ruth & Elaine present The Night Before
Dec
13
8:00 PM20:00

Ruth & Elaine present The Night Before

It’s 2019 and the night before Ruth & Ellaine finally accomplish their lifelong dream; playing Madison Square Garden. You’re invited to share this special evening with the now rich and famous duo while they relive old memories, share their favorite Christmas songs and stories, and are visited by friends *THAT’S YOU* who may just remind them of what Christmas and comedy are all about.

View Event →
Oak Park Comedy Club - Black Wednesday Edition
Nov
21
8:00 PM20:00

Oak Park Comedy Club - Black Wednesday Edition

Join us in Mary's show room to see Chicago's top stand up and improv acts. Call (708) 445-0272 and make your reservations before the show fills up! 

This special Black Wednesday edition features show favorites: 
Correy Boyd-Bell (TruTv)
Joey Villagomez (HBO) 
Tyler Fowler (Zanies)
Adrienne Brandyburg (Steppenwolf)
Vik Pandya (NBC Breakout Festival)

View Event →
City of Lights Comedy Nights
Nov
10
8:00 PM20:00

City of Lights Comedy Nights

  • La Quinta de los Reyes Fine Mexican Restaurant & Bar (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS


'Tis the season for giving!

City of Lights Comedy has another benefit show for the Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry!

We have been able to raise nearly $800 for this special cause!

Free entry all that we ask is that you donate. R.S.V.P at the link.

View Event →
Comedy Madness August 30th 8PM
Aug
30
8:00 PM20:00

Comedy Madness August 30th 8PM

We're doin it again y'all! 
COMEDY MADNESS!
At the Underground Lounge 952 W Newport Ave, Chicago
August 30th 8PM
We've got an amazing lineup of some of the best comics this side of the Mississippi!
Featuring
John McCombs
Shira Mizel
Jon Torres
Adrienne Brandyburg
Andrew Halter
With your dope AF Headling
Carly Kane
Hosted by
Michael Johnson
See you there baby!

View Event →
How'd We Get Here?
Apr
26
8:00 PM20:00

How'd We Get Here?

"How'd We Get Here?" is back for another round of gut-wrenching, tear-jerking stories from some of Chicago's hottest comedians

This month's theme is "FOOL ME TWICE" -stories where you mess up or make the same mistake, not once, but twice.

STORYTELLERS:
Adrienne Brandyburg
Kellye Howard
Whitney Wasson
Zako Ryan

THURSDAY APRIL 26TH @ 8PM.
Meet us at BOURBON ON DIVSION 2050 W. Division ave
(The stage is located on the second floor)

$5 cover at the door.

View Event →
Las Locas Comedy Presents:Nobody Puts Anchor Baby In The Corner!
Apr
21
8:00 PM20:00

Las Locas Comedy Presents:Nobody Puts Anchor Baby In The Corner!

We're muy excited to announce our April 2018 Showcase!
In 2018- we're doing our shows POP UP style!

Saturday April 21st, 2018
Doors 7:30pm/Show 8pm
Anchor Baby Vintage, 2315 N Pulaski (Pulaski & Fullerton- next door to Miracle Center), Chicago, IL 60639

Support Latina owned small businesses! https://www.facebook.com/anchorbabyvintage/

Spring is in the air! Come on out and enjoy an evening of Latina/Latinx comedians - and our favorite honorary locas!

Las Locas Comedy co-producers: Soli Santos & Janice V. Rodriguez

Jess Martínez (Feminine Comique)

Adrienne Brandyburg(BAPS Comedy)

Chrissi Hartigan (Annoyance Theatre)

Jessica Besser-Rosenberg (Living Room Sessions)

BYOB. All guests are asked to drink responsibly. No talking allowed during the performance. Seating is first come first serve so please arrive early.

**Donations accepted and shared with our showcase performers!**

For more info about Las Locas Comedy please visit laslocascomedy.comand follow us on Facebook at Las Locas Comedy and on Instagram/Twitter @laslocascomedy

View Event →
Divide & Conquer
Apr
12
8:00 PM20:00

Divide & Conquer

Divide & Conquer is back at the Laugh Factory Chicago Thursday April 12 at 8pm, and since everything on the planet is fine and our democracy is not in disarray, I'm sure these comics will have nothing to talk ab-holy hell everything is on fire! Tickets: http://www.laughfactory.com/clubs/chicago

The Line Up is:
@Mona Aburmishan 
@Joe Fernandez 
@Rob Mailloux 
@Adrienne Brandyburg
@Gwen La Roka
@Russ Williamson
@Kellye Howard

View Event →
Verified Laughs at Laugh Factory
Mar
28
8:00 PM20:00

Verified Laughs at Laugh Factory

Studies say millennials are self-absorbed, hungry for attention and addicted to social media. WELL GUESS WHAT HATERS...we can’t read! 

We’ve put our over-confident heads together and come up with a kickass show that joins our favorite things...us! Amazing performances! And instant, quantifiable affirmation! 

Verified Laughs is a weekly show that pits Chicago’s best comedians against each other as they vie for the audience’s vote. At the end of the month, the winners of each weekly show will compete in a championship.

Who will #GetVerified?

Hosted by Zako Ryan

Adrienne Brandyburg
Oscar Carvajal
Jamal Guichon
Tucker Millett
Tim Cox

And your headliner Abi Sanchez

View Event →
She got her Own
Mar
25
7:00 PM19:00

She got her Own

Yerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!! And we back ! Black History Month may be over pero like it's Women's History Month so we still bout to act the hell up... because Black Women are so magical they get EVERY month plus 2 with a little cherry on top. We have an amazing wonderful diverse line up of performers this month LIKE WE DO EVERY MONTH. 

Hosting: B.A.P.S. Comedy

Performing:
Jessica Hong
Sophia Rafiqi
Jovan Landry
Gwen La Roka

The best raffle in the city

View Event →
Jokes & Daggers
Mar
13
9:00 PM21:00

Jokes & Daggers

Joke & Dagger🗡 - Stand Up Comedy Show - TUESDAY March 13th - 9pm
2nd & Last Tuesday’s
every Month @safehouse_chi
@littlebylittleentertainment @udcent .
.
.
#chicago #chicagocomedy #standup #jokes #downtown #topcomics #support#tuesdays #restaurant #hillarious #laugh #best #funny #follow #instagram#production #live #stage #jamesbond #spytheme #bestburger #top #password#comedy #comics #focus #dreams #hollywood #studio #onset #rivernorth #21 older #jokeanddagger #facebook #youtube

View Event →
Under the Twiinfluence Comedy Showcase
Mar
10
7:00 PM19:00

Under the Twiinfluence Comedy Showcase

The Walker Twiins Presents: Under the Twiinfluence Comedy Showcase Hosted by The Walker Twiins with headliner Adrienne Brandyburg, also featuring Ronnie George PhippsSharron PalmNathan K.O. Gallaway, and René Humberto Valdiviezo

The Show is Saturday March 10th
The Chicago Space
2323 N. Pulaski
Doors at 7, Show at 8.

$12 Online Advanced Ticket
$15 At the door
Drinks and 4 Pack ticket options available online!

View Event →
Side Eye and A Smile (One Night Only)
Jan
29
8:00 PM20:00

Side Eye and A Smile (One Night Only)

SIDE EYE and a SMILE is an observational exploration of opinions, self evaluation, social acceptance, relationships and maturity. To many words? Well, journey with us as we review life as we see it.  For ONE night only ,Two Capricorns share their perspective on the fuckshit and dopeness. Join the experience.

doors open at 7:30pm

starts at 8pm

tix $12

IO Chicago Chris Farley Theater

Written and Performed By

Adrienne Brandyburg

LeLe Mason

Directed By Bina Martin

View Event →
HAPPY "Last Time You Get A Resolution Out Of My Black Ass" YEAR!
Jan
21
6:30 PM18:30

HAPPY "Last Time You Get A Resolution Out Of My Black Ass" YEAR!

New Year ! Lit Us! The ladies of BAPS Comedy are back with our regularly scheduled program! Do you want a Resolution? Or NAH?! We have an amazing line up of talented performers to set the year off right!!

Hosting & Slaying : BAPS Comedy

Performing: 
LeLe Mason
Ashley Victoria
J Bambi
PREACH Improv

And the BEST raffle in the entire Midwest..

View Event →