Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, March 5-Wednesday, March 7, 2018


Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at The Logan Theater, 2646 N Milwaukee Ave, 7:00 p.m. Free screening hosted by Goose Island Beer. RSVP for free entry.

CAMP at Village Tap, 2055 W. Roscoe, 8:00 p.m. Samantha Berkman hosts Joe Kilgallon, Chelsea Hood, Ed Towns, Tyler Jackson, Naomi Spungen, and CAMP’s Tessa Orzech. Game at 8:00 p.m. Stand-up at 8:30 p.m.



Comedy Cocktail at House of Blues’ Foundation Room, 329 N. Dearborn, 6:00 p.m. Produced by James Allen Kamp, creator of the most excellent DJ Tone-Knee kicks off the evening at 6:00 p.m. Stand-up showcases at 7:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. RSVP for free admission. Early arrival recommended. Seats go fast! Always a great, diverse line-up of Chicago’s top comedians and surprise drop-ins.

7:30 p.m. Hosted by Ed Towns. Featuring Chris Trani and Matt Rigs. Headliner: Kellye Howard.

9:00 p.m. Hosted by Correy Boyd-Bel. Featuring Joe Fernandez and Ben Noble. Headliner: Marty DeRosa.



My Dad Wrote a Porno at The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., 8:00 p.m. Jamie Morton’s dad wrote a porno. Jamie turned it into an international blockbuster comedy phenomenon with pals Alice Levine and James Cooper. How? Jamie kindly spoke with me here.

Psychotic Break at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport, 8:00 p.m. Chicago’s mental illness and addiction themed variety show. With comedians Kenny Metroff and Laura Hugg. Also featuring writer and storyteller Stephanie Douglass! Co hosted by Jenn Sodini and Dan Shapiro. Free show. Upstairs at Schubas.

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