IMPROV CLASSES AT
Under the guidance of Artistic Director Mick Napier, The Annoyance provides excellent quality training
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.
TRANS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS.
The Annoyance is a safe space for
our Transgender friends and allies.
If you see or experience harassment or discrimination, please report it to a member of our staff.
The Annoyance Bar lounge area at night.
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.
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.
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.