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DIE

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Laughing at the Annoyance.

Featured Shows:

Late Night Shenanigans presents: ONWARDS AND DOWNWARDS!

Late Night Shenanigans presents: ONWARDS AND DOWNWARDS!

Saturday

1/27 - 2/24

8:00 PM

Mainstage

Sketch

Late Night Shenanigans is back at it with their all new sketch revue!

Live, Laugh, Blood

Live, Laugh, Blood

Friday

1/26 - 2/23

8:00 PM

Mainstage

Sketch

Live Laugh Blood - A Hallkmark rom-com, with axe murders!

If You Know, You Know

If You Know, You Know

Saturday

1/27 - 2/24

10:00 PM

Mainstage

Variety

"If You Know, You Know" is a new variety show series hosted by Stepping Stone Theater in collaboration with the Annoyance that will feature talent from all over the Chicago comedy community.

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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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