Online comedy calendar for Chicago and beyond: Thursday, January 7-Monday, January 11, 2021

THURSDAY, JANUARY 7

Congrats on Your Success 7:00 p.m. One of Chicago’s iconic standup shows. Free but donations appreciated.

The Laugh Factory 9:00 p.m. Stand up with Joel McHale, Doug Benson and Adam Carolla.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8

Greg Proops 7:00 p.m. Live standup.

KO Comedy 10:00 p.m. Live standup produced by Sammy Obeid.

Sam Morrill 8:00 p.m. Working out new material.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9

Who Signed Me Up for This? 6:00 p.m.   “Stories of how we handle unexpected things that life throws at us when we are completely unprepared.” Starring Chicago’s own award-winning storyteller Beth Horner.

Pure Virtual Standup 8:00 p.m. From Brooklyn’s Eastville Comedy Club: Alex Edelman, Laurie Kilmartin, Dan Ahdoot, Che Guerrero.

Made Up Theater 10:00 p.m. Live improv from Oakland, CA.

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 10

Chocolate Sundaes Standup Show 9:00 p.m. “Everything you love about our show – the hilarious comedians, the inclusive vibe, the trendy ambiance – all in the comfort of your living room.”

UnCabaret 9:30 Beth Lapides hosts Alec Mapa, Julia Sweeney, Tim Bagley, Judy Gold and Jamie Bridgers. Musical guest Chris Pierce. With Mitch Kaplan and the band. “Stories, wisdom, rants, songs, commune and a deep dive into this now.”

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 11

Monday Night Funnies 7:00 p.m. This live standup show is a bright silver lining for these times. Producers Denise Medina and Mark Klaber put together a coast-to-coast lineup of the best standup comics. Jessica Winther’s quick wit has the show flying every single moment. Anything can happen and it does! It’s always hilarious and inclusive and you’ll feel like you had a mentally energizing and uplifting vacation from the rest of the world. Tonight’s lineup includes iconic award-winning headliner James Wesley Jackson who for years was the opening act for Parliament/Funkadelic.

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