Archive for November 2018

Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, November 26-Sunday, December 2, 2018

Visitors in town: Sean Hayes and Scott Icenogle, Trailer Park Boys and Jimmy Carr. Conan O’Brien is here with Ron Funches, James Veitch, Taylor Tomlinson and Flula Borg. Jane Lynch returns to her hometown. At Zanies: Kellye Howard (Chicago and Rosemont), Michael Issac (Chicago), Mark Normand (Chicago), Steve Rannazzisi (Chicago and Rosemont), Russ Williamson (Rosemont),... Read more »

Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, November 19-Sunday, November 25, 2018

Visitors in town: Kate Willett and David Sedaris. Kyle Kinane returns to his comedy hometown. Plus, two events where there are too many celebs to list:  Second City’s 24-hour marathon on Monday and “Comedians You Should Know Tenth Anniversary Show” on Wednesday. Saturday Night Live’s Chris Redd (a Chicagoan!) is expected at both! Details below.... Read more »

Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, November 12-Sunday, November 18, 2018

Visitors in town: Tenacious D, MST3K, Myq Kaplan, and the women of Hello Sunshine: Cameron Esposito, Reese Witherspoon, Sophia Bush, Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach, Luvvie Ajayi, Priya Parker, and MILCK. Gary Gulman is here!!! At Riddles: Jay Deep hosts Alex Olinger, Em Brown and Mohammed at the Damon Williams Comedy Jam. At Zanies: Bill Miller... Read more »

Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, November 5-Sunday, November 11, 2018

Visitors in town: Bill Burr, Ian Edwards, Wayne Federman and a big name yet to be announced by Lincoln Lodge (see below). At Zanies: The premiere of Laugh Till You’re Winded (Chicago), Emo Philips (Chicago and Rosemont), Jubal Flagg (Chicago and Rosemont), Tim Cavanaugh (Chicago), Dr. Bill Miller (Rosemont), and Bill Gorgo’s stand-up class begins... Read more »