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|
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