Remember the olden days when comedy clubs with a two-drink minimum policy ruled? That era is long gone, but this venerable laugh factory has managed to hang on. The comedy here is a bit of a mixed bag. On the one hand, Zanies offers stage time to up-and-comers while paying tribute to some of the greats, but both the venue and the comics can, at other times, feel a bit dusty.
1548 N Wells St
|Cross street:||between Schiller St and North Ave|
|Transport:||El stop: Brown, Purple (rush hrs) to Sedgwick. Bus info: 11, 22, 36, 72, 156.|
|Price:||Average price: $25–$35|
Before he went on to join the successful ranks Daily Show correspondents, Jordan Klepper got his startat iO in Chicago, performing in regular shows like Whirled News Tonight and The Armando Diaz Experience.Stand-up Mon December 29th 2014 - Mon December 29th 2014 FreeREAD MORE1548 N Wells St Chicago Chicago
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