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Shows Playing on Thursday
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98 Performances Found
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Mercury Theater
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Chicago Cultural Center
About Dance. Blend a sizzling dance performance and sharp dance criticism.
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Second City ETC
(Second City)
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A Red Orchid Theatre
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Strawdog Theatre
closes soon!reviewed!clearspacer
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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RadioStar
(Bortz Entertainment Group)
Awesome 80's Prom, The. Head back to the '80s at this bitchin' interactive show.
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Chicago Arts District
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Blue Bayou
Bartop Burlesque. See a lot of skin for no dough.
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ComedySportz Theatre
Battle-Prov. An all-out improv fight, ComedySportz-style.
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Athenaeum Theatre
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Playground Theater
Big Yellow Bus. Ensemble members tickle audience members' funny bones.
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Artistic Home
Biography. Eavesdrop on the bitching and dishing of a socialite to the stars.
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Briar Street Theatre
Blue Man Group. A silent but oddly endearing blue trio explore the humorous and bizarre.
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Bank of America Theatre
Book Of Mormon, The . Believe the hype.
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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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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
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ComedySportz Theatre
(ComedySportz)
ComedySportz. Fast, funny improv suitable for all ages.
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TimeLine Theatre Company
(Timeline Theatre)
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Chicago Center for the Performing Arts
(Thirteen Pocket Productions)
Cool Table, The. Improv comedy with a rock-star vibe.
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IO Theater
DBaG. Who dat?
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Gorilla Tango's Skokie Theatre
(Robert Curtis)
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Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
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Lumen
Eriedescence. A gala event.
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Lucky Number Grill
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Lucky Number Grill
Festival of Flesh!. Burlesque is the besque!
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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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The Silver Room
Grown Folks Storytelling. Bring your booze and bring your story.
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Jerry's Sandwiches (Division)
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Stage 773
(Shattered Globe Theatre)
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IO Theater
Harold, The. IO's signature, long-form improv piece.
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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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Stage 773
(Bailiwick Chicago)
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Royal George Theatre Center
Late Nite Catechism. Enroll in a class of Sister's sharp religious humor.
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Brisku's Bistro
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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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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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Annoyance Theatre and Bar
(Annoyance Theatre)
Messing With A Friend. Top comedians fill a rotating spot in this two-person improv show.
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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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Playground Theater
Mixer, The. For anyone interested in improv whether you're brand new or old hat.
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Steppenwolf Theatre
Motherf**ker with the Hat, The. A monumentally enjoyable theatre experience.
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Chief O'Neill's
(Prop Theatre)
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IO Theater
Nogoodnicks. A fierce improv duo tackles overlapping narratives.
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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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Playground Theater
Out of Character. Improv it up.
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Studio BE
(pH Productions)
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Playground Theater
Playground, The. Savor a night of long-form improv by national troupes.
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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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Pressure Billiards & Cafe
(Edge Comedy)
Pressure Open Mic. Weekly mixer of comedy and caffeine.
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Stage Left Theatre
(The Mill)
Private Lives of Eskimos, The. Ever wonder about life after anti-depressants?
closes soon!reviewed!clearspacer
Theater Wit
Pygmalion. Celebrate this classic satire's 100th birthday with the party it deserves.
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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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Women & Children First
Sharon Pomerantz. Sharon Pomerantz reads from Rich Boy.
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Pub Theater
Show Theodora!. The third Wednesday of every month.
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Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace
Singin in the Rain. Well, that was delightful!
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Chicago Dramatists
(Chicago Dramatists)
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Chicago Dramatists
(Chicago Dramatists)
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ComedySportz Theatre
(ComedySportz)
Stevens Family, The. Hillbilly comedy.
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IO Theater
Stranded: The Improvised Musical. Send a duo of improv artists to a stranded island.
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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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Second City
(Second City)
Taming of the Flu. It's a comedy epidemic.
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Cornservatory
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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
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Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
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Playground Theater
Thursday Happy Hour. Comedic actors. Character monologues. What else do you need to know?
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Chicago Improv
Tommy Davidson. Funny guy.
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Tommy Gun's Garage
Tommy Gun’s 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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Chase Auditorium
(NPR and Chicago Public Radio)
Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me. Listen in on the nationally broadcast comedy-news quiz show.
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Studio BE
(pH Productions)
Wheel of pHortune. The wheel of pHortune spins, picking new improv every night.
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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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Greenhouse Theater Center
(MPAACT)
Zulu Fits . Twists and turns.

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