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139 Performances Found
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IO Theater
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IO Theater
1, 2, Fag + Hag!. I prefer the term beard.
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Th!nk Art
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Mercury Theater
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Second City ETC
(Second City)
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Accidental Death Of An Anarchist. True to the spirit of anarchy.
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A Red Orchid Theatre
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Strawdog Theatre
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Strawdog Theatre
Allotment Annie. A loving rendition of the WWII era and a healthy dose of demythologization.
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American Girl Place
American Girls Revue, The. Put stars in her eyes and a song in her heart-with American Girls.
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(Rivendell Theatre Ensemble)
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Pheasant Run Theatre
(Fox Valley Repertory Youth Ensemble)
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RadioStar
(Bortz Entertainment Group)
Awesome 80's Prom, The. Head back to the '80s at this bitchin' interactive show.
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Apollo Theater
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Chicago Arts District
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1743 South Halsted Street
Bad Grammar Theater. Stories on schedule.
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Athenaeum Theatre
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Artistic Home
Biography. Eavesdrop on the bitching and dishing of a socialite to the stars.
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American Girl Place
(American Girl Theater)
Bitty Bear's Matinee: The Family Tree. Family and friendship are the real stars of this kid-focused show.
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ComedySportz Theatre
Blackout. Late night long-form improv by five African-American dudes.
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Apollo Studio Theater
(The Blu Mic)
Blu Mic, The. Solid stand-up in an intimate setting.
Editors Pick!reviewed!clearspacer
Briar Street Theatre
Blue Man Group. A silent but oddly endearing blue trio explore the humorous and bizarre.
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Gorilla Tango Theatre
BOOBS and GOOMBAS: A Super Mario Burlesque. I don't want to see Luigi's undergarments.
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Bank of America Theatre
Book Of Mormon, The . Believe the hype.
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Raven Theatre
Boy Gets Girl . A bad date gets even worse in this anti-romantic comedy about stalking.
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Second City ETC
(Second City)
Brother, Can You Spare Some Change?. Now that the election ho-ha is over, it's back to funny business as usual.
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Ruth Page Center for the Arts
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Pub Theater
Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play. The real star of this hilarious sketch show? The bottle.
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Caucasian Chalk Circle. A Brecht classic with an original score.
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Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre
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Annoyance Theatre and Bar
(Annoyance Theatre)
Co-Ed Prison Sluts. That's hot.
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ComedySportz Theatre
(ComedySportz)
ComedySportz. Fast, funny improv suitable for all ages.
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Raue Center For The Arts
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TimeLine Theatre Company
(Timeline Theatre)
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Donny's Skybox Studio
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Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
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Gorilla Tango's Skokie Theatre
(Robert Curtis)
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Bella Bacinos
(Dirty Water )
Dirty Water. Improv comedy set in a South Boston sports bar.
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Town Hall Pub
(Dirty Water)
Dirty Water. Fun-loving, wise-cracking improv artists rock the stage.
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Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
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Gorilla Tango Theatre
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Rubin's Chicago Room Gallery Cafe
Duke Disdain Show, The. Sassy stand-up mixes with toe-tappin' music.
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Aloft Loft
El Circo Cheapo Cabaret #2. A circus in a loft? Yep.
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Underground Lounge
Electric Muse Cabaret. Lady Jack electrifies second Fridays.
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Loyola University
Epic Spectacles: A New Play. A new coming of age story.
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Town Hall Pub
Fourth Friday Comedy Night. Catch funny folks making jokes every fourth Friday at Town Hall Pub.
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Angel Island
(Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company)
Glass Menagerie, The. An American classic, viewed through a grimy glass.
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Playground Theater
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Playground Theater
Grafitti. We can't get our fill of Adventure Club.
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Gorilla Tango Theatre
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Building Stage
(Building Stage)
Hšnsel und Gretel. Into the woods...
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Stage 773
(Shattered Globe Theatre)
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(The Right Brain Project)
Hesperia. Porn and innocence.
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Improv Kitchen
Improv Kitchen. Fill your belly and then watch it jiggle as you giggle.
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IO Theater
Improvised Shakespeare. Improv that uses the bard's language and themes.
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Chemically Imbalanced Theater
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Stage 773
(Bailiwick Chicago)
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Greenhouse Theater Center
Kiss Kiss Cabaret. A Chicago-based neo-vaudeville, burlesque cabaret.
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Greenhouse Theater Center
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Stage 773
(Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago)
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. A Musical Biography of a Legend
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Laugh Out Loud Theater
(Laugh Out Loud Theater)
Laugh Out Loud. Now there's even more improv comedy in Schaumburg.
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Links Hall
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Writers' Theatre (Tudor Court)
(Writers' Theatre)
Letters, The. Who will claim the upper hand?
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Lincoln Restaurant
(Tight Five Productions)
Lincoln Lodge, The. Hot, saucy stand-up next to a down-home diner.
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Stage 773
(Vaudezilla Productions)
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Steep Theatre
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Chopin Theatre
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Copley Theatre
(TOC Productions)
Menopause the Musical. Hot flashes, memory loss and chocolate binges galore.
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Apollo Theater
Million Dollar Quartet. Four famous musicians team up and rock out.
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Chicago Shakespeare Theater
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Steppenwolf Theatre
Motherf**ker with the Hat, The. A monumentally enjoyable theatre experience.
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Studio L'Amour
Naked Girls Reading Slumber Party. Stay up late "reading."
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The Gift Theatre Company
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Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre
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Goodman Theatre
(Goodman Theatre)
Other Desert Cities. A play with great potential doesn't quite gel.
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Studio BE
(pH Productions)
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Studio BE
(pH Productions)
pHrenzy. Vote for the funniest performer of the evening.
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Studio BE
(pH Productions)
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Chemically Imbalanced Theater
(Bucky's Planet Productions and Chemically Imbalanced Comedy)
Pimprov. Pimps improvise. Yeah, you read right.
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Chemically Imbalanced Theater
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Playground Theater
Playground, The. Savor a night of long-form improv by national troupes.
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Beat Kitchen
(Chicago Underground Comedy & RooftopComedy.com)
Pop Stand, The. Chicago's alt-comic elite tackle pop culture.
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Second City ETC
(Second City)
Pratfall of Civilization. "Pratfall of Civilization" takes aim at America and hits its mark (mostly).
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Stage Left Theatre
(The Mill)
Private Lives of Eskimos, The. Ever wonder about life after anti-depressants?
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Royal George Theatre Center
(Quade Productions)
Put the Nuns in Charge!. Roll in the aisles with a little religious humor.
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Theater Wit
Pygmalion. Celebrate this classic satire's 100th birthday with the party it deserves.
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Ontourage
Red Bar Comedy Show, The. Fresh stand-up in an upscale, Vegas-style venue.
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Athenaeum Theatre
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Tommy Gun's Garage
(Da Gangsters & Da Flappers)
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Greenhouse Theater Center
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Mercury Theater
Screwtape Letters, The . C.S. Lewis writes Christian satire.
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Crocodile
Show Below, The. Funny is free.
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Greenhouse Theater Center
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Chicago Dramatists
(Chicago Dramatists)
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Chicago Dramatists
(Chicago Dramatists)
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Second City ETC
(Second City)
Studs Terkel's Not Working. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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(Signal Ensemble Theatre)
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Athenaeum Theatre
(Greasy Joan & Co.)
Sueno. Mystical, haunting and humorous adaptation.
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Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace
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Excalibur
(Neil Tobin, Necromancer)
Supernatural Chicago. Interactive theater set in one of the city's most haunted nightspots.
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The ComedySportz Theatre
(ComedySportz)
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Second City
(Second City)
Taming of the Flu. It's a comedy epidemic.
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Cornservatory
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Fine Arts Building
(Moving Dock Theatre Company)
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Martyrs'
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Gorilla Tango Theatre
Temple of Boobs: An Indiana Jones Burlesque. The Geek Girls will reveal allÖ
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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
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Black Ensemble Theater
(Black Ensemble Theatre)
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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
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Chicago Improv
Tommy Davidson. Funny guy.
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Tommy Gun's Garage
Tommy Gunís Garage. I am the twenties, hear me roar.
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Piper's Alley
Tony 'N' Tina's Wedding. You're invited to this loud, Italian-style wedding.
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Neo-Futurarium
(Neo-Futurists)
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind. 30 wacky/heart-breaking/funny/political plays in 60 minutes.
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Village Theatre Guild
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Playground Theater
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Intercontinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel
(Annoyance Theatre)
Un-Tied. Revvin' up Rosemont.
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The Greenhouse Theatre Center
(Circle Theatre)
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Northlight Theatre
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Comedy Shrine Theater
(Comedy Shrine)
Whose Line?. The classic t.v. show comes to life...as improv.
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eta Creative Arts Foundation
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Greenhouse Theater Center
(MPAACT)
Zulu Fits . Twists and turns.

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