The best Chicago comedy clubs
These are our favorite full-time venues for stand-up, sketch and improv comedy
Upcoming stand-up comedy
Chicago Underground Comedy
This outstanding night of comedy takes in four to five comics each week. Keep your eye on some of these folks: they're going places.
New Year's Hangover Stand-Up Marathon
Kick-start 2015 with a big helping of belly laughs as ComedySportz presents four hours of stand-up comedy, featuring 20 comics.
The Chaser: Open Mic
Catch some up-and-coming talent at this free open mic. Winners are offered a chance to perform in the next week's professional set.
Upcoming sketch and improv
Free comedy shows
The Paper Machete
Christopher Piatt hosts this weekly "live magazine," a cavalcade of culture, politics and wit featuring journalists, actors, comedians and musicians offering...
Kick Punch Stand Up
Pencil this in, and then add inks and colors: This new weekly joint turns Logan Square's G-Mart Comics into a stand-up showcase. It's free and BYOB.