December 30, 2013

NYE Comedy Shows!

Not sure what to do for New Years Eve? Never fear, we did all the research for you. A ton of great comedy shows are going on tomorrow night, (PLUS a major show on New Years Day @ 6PM) something for all types of taste preferences. Got money to burn? Great. On a budget? No problem. We tried to list as many diverse options as Chicago has to offer. A little something for everyone's pocket book is represented. Have fun and be safe... See you next year.

New Years Eve Comedy Extravaganza
Laugh Factory Chicago
Laugh Factory is having two NYE shows - The New Years Eve Comedy Extravaganza & Countdown Comedy Bash. Includes a champagne toast for your New Year's Eve revelry. With a VIP admission ticket, skip the line and get escorted directly to your seat. Call 773-327-3175 for details or visit the Laugh Factory website
Tuesday!

The Comedy Bar- Chicago
A great option is the NYE party package @ The Comedy Bar. This is one of the best clubs in the city. Ticket includes comedy show, unlimited drink package, Midnight countdown and dancing.
Powerhouse Lineup:
Martin Morrow - Host
Prashanth Venkataramanujam - Special Guest
Saurin Choksi - Feature
Sean Flannery - Headliner
Tuesday!!

New Years Eve Comedy Show!
@ Jokes and Notes - 4641 South King Dr. Chicago, IL 60653
Get it all for a great price: Top notch comedy show, food, dancing, and free champagne toast at midnight. Only $35 to bring in the New Year in @ Jokes & Notes
Call - (773) 373.3390
Tuesday!!

Wonder Bar Comedy - New Year's Eve open mic edition!
at Underground Wonder Bar - 710 N. Clark, Chicago, IL
If your need to get some tighten up sets in this week, or just looking for some cheap New Years Eve entertainment, this might be the move. Wonder Bar Comedy, one of Chicago's longest better stand up showcases, is doing an rare open mic night NYE edition.
Sign Up @7 PM
Going until 10PM??
TUESDAY!


April Mace (NBC, Showtime) NYE shows!
@ Zanies - 1548 N. Wells St. Chicago, Il.
$30.00 - 8:00 Show on NYE
$40.00 - 10:30 Show on NYE - (includes party favors and champagne toast at midnight) 
TUESDAY!

New Years Eve at UP Comedy Club (Improv Show)
@ Up Comedy Club - 230 W. North Ave.
Ring in the New Year at UP! Come to the 7pm show and get your laugh on before going out on the town or come to the 10pm show and celebrate with afterwards with a balloon drop, champagne toast and party favors with the cast!
Tuesday

at Cole's Bar - 2338 N Milwaukee Ave , Chicago, Il
FREE dance party at the hippest of all hipster dive bar in Logan's Square.
Not comedy related per se, but It's free... What more could you ask for.
Tuesday!

NYE 2014!
at The Shrine - 2109 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago
Packed night of soulful live music
+ comedy with the one & only Leon Rogers
Package includes champagne toast and Caribbean buffet.
Tuesday!


Damon Williams' New Year's Eve Comedy Festival
Star Plaza Theatre
This is a pretty sick lineup...
If your going to be in/near Indiana and looking for top notch comedy this might be the move.
Tuesday!

NEW YEAR'S EVE AT pH
pH Theater 
Join pH Productions as they celebrate the one-year anniversary of The pH Comedy Theater. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the event. Includes food, dancing, complimentary beverages (while supplies last), games, a raffle, a champagne toast, and a brief, but special performance of pH’s original hit improvised comedy show—Bad Advice.
Tuesday!

New Years Eve with Alpha Phi Alpha
@ Best Western Chicago - Hillside 4400 Frontage Road, Hillside, IL
Yes it's the suburbs... but a TIGHT Line UP:
Calvin Evans
Davey Boy Helem
Aaron Foster - Host
Tuesday

Fatpour New Years Eve 2014
@ Fatpour Tap Works - 2005 W. Division
Not a comedy event... but a pretty good deal in the heart of wicker park. DJ dancing & a premium drink package along with dinner buffet, two levels of private tables...
@ the ComedySportz Chicago Theatre
Looking for something to do on  New Year's Day? Look no further. Beginning at 6pm, COMEDYSPORTZ will feature 20 of Chicago's top comedians. Bloody Marys and Mimosas will be served up to help those still suffering from New Years Eve hangovers. The event will wrap up around 10pm, when audience members will be invited to hang with the comedians.
Cody Melcher - Host
Scheduled to appear on this year's marathon:
Adam Burke (The Bob & Tom Show)
Megan Gailey (Naked Sports Live)
Bill Cruz (Chicago Underground Comedy)
Martin Morrow (Laugh Factory)
Dave Stinton (TBS: Just For Laughs)
Matt Riggs (Bad News, Good Timing)
Peter-john Byrnes (This Week in Despair)
Joe Kilgallon (Comedians You Should Know)
Rob Wilson (Door No. 3)
Kelsie Huff (Boulder International Fringe)
Emily Lake (Two Hour Comedy Hour)
Sherman Edwards (MISSION: Improvable)
Jake McKenzie (Stand-Up Stand-Up)
David Drake (Sidebar Comedy)
Reena Calm (Hoo-Ha Comedy)
Kristin Clifford (Performance Anxiety)
Alexandra Tsarpalas (The Kates)
Prateek Srivastava (Witiots)
Kevin Pomeroy (The Stevens Family)
and Jamie Campbell! (ABC, NBC, truTV)

James Allen Kamp
Editor