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DIE

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Laughing at the Annoyance.

Featured Shows:

OY! (a Jewish holiday show for everyone!)

OY! (a Jewish holiday show for everyone!)

Saturday

11/25 - 12/30

6:30 PM

Mainstage

Sketch

What even is Hanukkah? And how the hell do you spell it?? Join us for this delightful holiday party that remembers the holidays are for everyone, and celebrates Jewish joy and traditions.

It's Christmas, Goddamnit!

It's Christmas, Goddamnit!

Saturday

11/18 - 12/30

8:00 PM

Mainstage

Play

A long running Annoyance staple, this holiday classic is a dark comedy about a truly dysfunctional family at Christmas.

Burrrlesque is More

Burrrlesque is More

Saturday

11/18 - 12/30

10:30 PM

Mainstage

Showcase

The hotties of burlesque is more return for their limited holiday run! This is the perfect 18+ show to see this holiday season!

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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.

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.

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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