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Laughing at the Annoyance.

ANNOYANCE PRIDE PARTY 2024

Annoyance - Featured Shows:

PRIDE 2024: Save the RainForest...Café

Sunday

6/30

1:00 PM

Annual Pride party with Drag Shows, specialty drinks, and all the fabulousness.

Hitch*Cocktails

Friday

Open Run

10:00 PM

Mainstage

Play

A Chicago based improv comedy show and drinking game based on the works of Alfred Hitchcock.

Missed Call

Friday

Open Run

8:00 PM

Small Theater

Improv

Missed Call is a premiere Chicago comedy group that writes and performs an entirely new sketch show every Friday.

Fire & Beer: Annoyance House Ensemble

Saturday

Open Run

8:00 PM

Small Theater

Improv

The show features the fantastic Annoyance House Ensemble in both long- and short-form improv.

Tiny Fascists: A Boy Scout Musical

Friday

5/17 - 6/28

8:00 PM

Mainstage

Musical

Eagle Scouts on their way to the renowned Philmont camp encounter a disaster, and only they can save themselves.

Steamworks the Musical

Saturday

6/1 - 8/10

8:00 PM

Mainstage

Musical

Anything can happen when a new gay in town searches for love in all the wrong holes.

Annoyance Theatre's marquis neon martini sign at night, in black and white

Chicago's Only Funny Comedy. 
7 Nights a Week.

Check out all of our shows

IMPROV CLASSES AT
THE ANNOYANCE

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Mick Napier - Artistic Director of Annoyance Theatre

Under the guidance of Artistic Director Mick Napier, The Annoyance provides excellent quality training

in improvisation.

 

Based on Napier’s book, Improvise: Scene From the Inside Out, the Annoyance philosophy focuses on the individual, giving students feedback and support to allow them to find and enhance their personal point of view and creative voice.

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THE ANNOYANCE BAR.

FOOD.
DRINK.
FUN.

Rent a Space!

From the bar, our two theaters, and our studios, we have it all! 

 

We have 6 studio classrooms to rent for rehearsals, meetings,

and auditions. They may also be rented for commercial use (classes/workshops) at our commercial rates.

Our Small (40 seat) and Mainstage (100 seat) theaters are also available for rental for corporate/special events and parties. 

Visit Us!

With shows 7 days a week, The Annoyance has something for everyone.  
 
Come catch a show, hang out at the bar, take a class and meet some of the funniest people in comedy.  

About Us:

For over 35 years, The Annoyance Theatre has created some of Chicago’s finest comedy. Home of such iconic shows as, Co-ed Prison Sluts, That Darned Antichrist, and Splatter Theater, The Annoyance uses improvisation to create new and original plays, musicals, sketch-comedy, and more in a vibrant, creative atmosphere.

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