Tina Fey, Jason Sudeikis, Aidy Bryant. These names ring a bell, right? All got their start in Chicago, on stages like Second City and iO. Chicago continues to be home—or at least a second home—to some of the biggest names in comedy. This winter, laugh it up at some of the city's best comedy clubs to see stand-ups, sketch acts, improv and more comedians. There's a good chance you'll see the next Amy Poehler perfect her craft right in front of your own eyes.
The top comedy venues in Chicago
These intimate comedy clubs have brought you some of comedy's biggest names