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Chicago New Year’s Eve Comedy: December 31, 2022

I’ve scoured listings since late October so you can make New Year’s Eve plans while tickets are still plentiful. We still seem to be in a plandemic with things subject to change, so please confirm all details! If you have a show to add, please email me: temewring@gmail.com. I hope this New Year brings you …

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Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, November 28- Sunday, December 4, 2022

Beth Stelling is at The Den Theatre on Tuesday/Photo by Robyn Von Swank CHICAGO COMEDIANS IN THE NEWS Paul Farahvar spoke with the Parkinson’s Foundation about how his father inspired Stand Up for Parkinson’s, the first Comedy Night for the Parkinson’s Foundation Midwest Chapter at Zanie’s Comedy Club Rosemont on December 11. Read Paul’s story here. Amber Ruffin …

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Chicago Comedy Spotlight for Monday, November 21-Sunday, November 27, 2022 (even on Thanksgiving)

Giulio Gallarotti is at The Den Theatre. Photo by John Cafaro TICKET ALERTS: November 29: Beth Stelling at The Den Theatre THIS WEEK AT: Zanies Chicago: Kevin Bozeman hosts DePaul StandUp Graduation Show, Super 6 Showcase, Tim Smith, Larry Reeb, Jim Flannigan Zanies Rosemont: John Caponera Riddles: Damon Williams presents Degario “Double D” Turner and …

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Chicago Comedy Spotlight for Monday, November 14-Sunday, November 20, 2022

Maria Bamford is here this week!/Photo by Robyn Von Swank TICKET ALERTS: Nov. 25-Jan. 1: Christmas Bingo It’s A Ho-Ho-Holy Night by Vicki Quade at Greenhouse Theater Center Dec. 1-3: Mo Amer at The Den Theatre. Tickets almost gone. Sixth show just added! Dec. 8: Bad Momz of Comedy Benefit for Gratitude Generation at ABL …

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Chicago comedy spotlight for Thursday, November 10-Sunday, November 13, 2022

Pete Holmes/Photo by Steve Agee. Pete Holmes is at the Den Theatre this week. CHICAGO COMEDIANS IN THE NEWS The winners of the 2021 HBO & NYLFF Latino Stand-Up Comedy Competition, Gwen La Roka and Texan Ralph Barbosa star in the HBO Max standup special Entre Nos which debuts tomorrow night. Thank you to Lia …

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Chicago Comedy Spotlight for Monday, October 24-Sunday, October 30, 2022

CHICAGO COMEDIANS IN THE NEWS: Samantha Irby and Amy Poehler both contributed to Amber Tamblyn’s new anthology Listening in the Dark. Fatimah Asghar, who co-created and co-starred in the Emmy-nominated Brown Girls, became a critically acclaimed author with their 2018 poetry collection If They Come For Us. Their new work is the novel When We …

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Chicago Comedy Spotlight for Monday, October 17-Sunday, October 23, 2022

CHICAGO COMEDIANS IN THE NEWS Chicago comedians on TV and in the news! The Bad Momz of Comedy appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show on October 12. The Chicago based group is Colleen Brennan, Lia Berman and Orly K.G. Watch here! You can see the Bad Momz at Zanies Rosemont on November 2. WGN Morning …

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Chicago Comedy Spotlight: Sunday, October 9-Sunday October 16, 2022

CHICAGO COMEDIANS IN THE NEWS: Matt Braunger released his new album Doug on October 6. Subhah Agarwal’s released her new album Dog Show on October 7. There’s a new theater in town! Scott Whitehair opened the Jekot Theater upstairs at Mrs. Murphy’s & Sons (3905 N. Lincoln). Up next on October 16: Jimmy Carrane’s hit …

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Chicago comedy ticket alerts for 2022!

Welcome to my Comedy Ticket Alerts Megalist for 2022! Since we’re still in a “plandemic”, please confirm all details. If you click on the “calendars” tab above, you can see listings for even more shows in my (mostly) weekly calendar posts. Thank you for dropping by. Please keep checking in and I’ll keep updating these …

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Chicago comedy calendar for Monday, August 8 – Sunday, August 14, 2022

CHICAGO COMEDIANS IN THE NEWS Mariann Aalda’s film Gumbo is now streaming on Xfinity. The Murray Brothers Caddyshack Restaurant, originally scheduled to open in Wilmette last March, has been delayed without explanation, as reported on August 4 by The Record. The Murray Brothers have until September 8 to act on their special use permit. Neighbors …

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Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, August 1-Sunday, August 7, 2022

UPCOMING TICKET ALERTS: August 9: Bored Teachers Summer Break Comedy Tour at Riddles August 18-21: Kellye Howard in Crazy or Nah?! at Steppenwolf August 18: Ben Hollis at the Orland Park Library August 21: Steven Springer presents Bill Gorgo, JT Newton, Michelle Krajecki, Vince Maranto, Matt Kissane, Rachel Labont at Laugh Factory September 1 and …

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Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, July 25-Sunday, July 31, 2022

CHICAGO COMEDIANS IN THE NEWS: There’s a great interview with Ray Chao in the July 11 edition of Shout Out L.A. Ray talks about how he went from courtroom to comedy, and Chicago to Los Angeles where he is a comedian and actor, and creator and director of two film festivals. Second City alum Quinta …

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