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Monday:

Conservation Comedy Hour

Monday

7:00 PM

4/22

Mainstage

Variety

Conservation Comedy Hour is an Earth Day Variety Show showcasing some of Chicago's funniest and earth loving comedians! All proceeds will go towards Urban Rivers, a Chicago based organization with the mission to transform city rivers into wildlife sanctuaries.

One Star

Monday

7:00 PM

3/25 - 4/29

Small Theater

Improv

One Star is a comedy troupe that enjoys schadenfreude; our signature improv long form features scenes and characters inspired by real reviews of places you suggest.

Student Jam

Monday

9:30 PM

Open Run

Small Theater

Showcase

A night for Annoyance students to JAM!

Monday
Tuesday

Tuesday:

HAPPY 2 B HERE

Tuesday

8:00 PM

5/7 - 6/4

Small Theater

Sketch

HAPPY 2 B HERE is a kaleidoscopic sketch comedy extravaganza for everybody.

CHIP Chats

Tuesday

8:00 PM

Open Run

Small Theater

Improv

CHIP Chats is a PowerPoint comedy show that is a bit like TED Talks, but much Worse.

SKIT MASTERCLASS with Trumane Alston

Tuesday

9:30 PM

4/2 - 5/28

Small Theater, Mainstage

Sketch

Veteran skit actor and director Trumane Alston guides a group of comedians and a live audience through the process of crafting a stage show through improvisation.

Open Stage - Free!

Tuesday

9:30 PM

Open Run

Mainstage

Sketch, Improv, Variety, Stand-Up

Anything can happen...and it usually does.

Music Jam

Tuesday

6:30 PM

Open Run

Mainstage

Musical

Hosted by members of Tuesday Musical Improv, this free weekly jam allows anyone to try out musical improv on the Annoyance Mainstage. Sign-ups begin at 6:15--no experience necessary!

Tuesday Musical Improv

Tuesday

8:00 PM

Open Run

Mainstage

Improv, Musical

Tuesday Musical Improv features two groups improvising new musicals every week.

Wednesday

Wednesday:

Never Not Murder Cast B

Wednesday

7:00 PM

6/12 - 6/19

Play

Set in 1944, young Detective Frankie King is in love and solving crimes left and right to clean up the slimy, crooked New York City… or so he thinks. A classic 1940's film noir meets Wes Anderson.

Dirty Laundry

Wednesday

8:00 PM

3/27 - 4/17

Small Theater

Stand-Up, Storytelling

Dirty Laundry is a whimsical solo show that brings you through the wackiest parts of Rach Granillo's life.

Dead Poet's Sobriety

Wednesday

9:30 PM

4/24

Small Theater

Improv

Indulge in an evening of self righteous riotesness. It’s a word. Trust me. I read.

Improvised Conspiracy Theories

Wednesday

9:30 PM

3/6 - 4/24

Mainstage

Improv

Join a covert section of the government, as we decode and disclose the hidden truths behind the world's most perplexing mysteries, one hilarious theory at a time!

Colosseum

Wednesday

10:00 PM

4/17

Small Theater

Improv

A night of Roman fuckery. Watch philosophers roast each other, improv gladiators battle, and kneel to Cesar in this truly unruly night of alt-comedy.

Flex

Wednesday

8:30 PM

Open Run

Mainstage

Improv

FLEX is an all BIPOC Improv Team comprised of some the best performers in Chicago.

Thursday

Thursday:

Never Not Murder

Never Not Murder

Thursday

9:30 PM

5/30 - 6/27

Mainstage

Play

Set in 1944, young Detective Frankie King is in love and solving crimes left and right to clean up the slimy, crooked New York City… or so he thinks. A classic 1940's film noir meets Wes Anderson.

Super Human

Super Human

Thursday

8:00 PM

Open Run

Small Theater

Improv

Super Human is synonymous with bold, hilarious, fearless and fun comedy.

Motorcycle Rocketship

Motorcycle Rocketship

Thursday

8:00 PM

Bi-Weekly

Mainstage

Sketch

Motorcycle Rocketship is more than just a hilarious sketch show with new material every week.

Katie Rae Horn presents WELCOME HOME

Katie Rae Horn presents WELCOME HOME

Thursday

7:00 PM

4/25 - 5/9

Mainstage

Storytelling

Join Katie Rae Horn on a journey into childhood through character, clowning, & comedy. Welcome Home!

Girl Party

Girl Party

Thursday

7:00 PM

4/4 - 4/25

Small Theater

Improv

Girl Party is an all female long form improv show with rotating hosts, and a new theme every week- chosen by YOU!

Escapades

Escapades

Thursday

8:00 PM

Bi-Weekly

Mainstage

Improv

Escapades is a completely improvised choose-your-own adventure.

SWIPED: Improvised Thievery

SWIPED: Improvised Thievery

Thursday

9:30 PM

2/22 - 5/23

Mainstage

Improv

Every week come check out the thrilling highs and lows of an improvised heist with a colorful band of thieves.

Teeny Tiny Character Show

Teeny Tiny Character Show

Thursday

8:00 PM

Monthly

Mainstage

Showcase

The Teeny Tiny Character Show is just that: a petite little space for comedians to showcase their characters.

Fishbowl with Sight Unseen

Fishbowl with Sight Unseen

Thursday

9:30 PM

Open Run

Small Theater

Improv

The night opens with an opportunity for students to perform with veteran improvisers and closes with a dynamic, debaucherous set from house team Sight Unseen.

Friday

Friday:

Missed Call

Friday

8:00 PM

Open Run

Small Theater

Improv

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

Hitch*Cocktails

Friday

10:00 PM

Open Run

Mainstage

Play

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

Destroy All Evidence!

Friday

8:00 PM

4/12 - 5/10

Mainstage

Play

In this madcap comedy, a team of federal bureaucrats is thrown into the high-stakes world of national security and espionage as they are tasked to cover up America’s involvement in a diplomatic catastrophe.

Open Mic - Free!

Friday

11:00 PM

Open Run

Small Theater

Stand-Up

A standup comedy open mic

Baby Wine

Friday

9:30 PM

Open Run

Small Theater

Improv

QUEER COMEDY, HON!

Holy Fuck Comedy Hour

Friday

11:59 PM

Open Run

Mainstage

Variety

A curated hour of eclectic, comedic material written in a week and performed for the first time.

Saturday

Saturday:

Film Screening: "Someone Dies!"

Saturday

3:00 PM

5/4

Mainstage

Showcase

Houston film collective, Monster Closet, will host an educational screening of their latest project: Someone Dies!

Little Orphan Boy the Musical

Saturday

6:30 PM

4/20 - 5/25

Mainstage

Musical

The misadventures of a Little English Lad, lost in New York City, who's only wish is to be reunited with his Mum.

What the F*ck If...? A Marvel Studios Parody

Saturday

9:00 PM

4/20 - 5/25

Mainstage

Sketch

Join us for a parody of some of the most famous and beloved MCU characters in a world of infinite (and f*cked up) possibilities.

Scoobie Doobie Doo

Saturday

10:30 PM

4/20 - 4/27

Mainstage

Improv

Attention people of Coolsville, Mystery Incorporated will be at the Annoyance Theatre for ONE NIGHT ONLY.

Fool Force

Saturday

5:00 PM

5/18

Mainstage

Sketch

FoOls Restoring the brilliance, creativity and community through live Comedic Performance.!

Trigger Happy: Annoyance Signature Improv

Saturday

7:00 PM

Open Run

Small Theater

Improv

An Improv comedy show with startling theatricality that looks like magic.

Best of Annoyance Sketch

Saturday

9:30 PM

Open Run

Small Theater

Sketch

An hour long comedy show featuring some of Annoyance Theatre’s best and funniest.

Dwizzle D Trilogy

Saturday

10:30 PM

5/4

Mainstage

Musical

Follow sensation Dwizzle D through an adventure of frenetic visuals and eccentric lyrics as history is revealed and the future is unveiled.

Unsinkable Tarts

Saturday

6:00 PM

5/4

Small Theater

Sketch

Boots and Poots presents a sketch revue about accepting one's mortality in this collapsing world... and also friendship, it's about that, too.

Fire & Beer: Annoyance House Ensemble

Saturday

8:00 PM

Open Run

Small Theater

Improv

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

Barlesque - Free!

Saturday

10:30 PM

Open Run

Annoyance Bar

Showcase

Barlesque is a weekly themed burlesque show performed in the bar area of the Annoyance Theatre on Saturdays at 9pm!

We Took Edibles an Hour Ago

Saturday

11:59 PM

Open Run

Mainstage

Improv

They take edibles. Then they improvise.

Sunday

Sunday:

Good Bits presents GET OFF MY CHANNEL

Sunday

5:00 PM

4/21

Mainstage

Showcase

A live showcase of the weirdest video games from GOOD BITS: A Comedy Game Jam

Comedian Cabaret

Sunday

9:30 PM

4/28

Mainstage

Musical

Andrew Baldwin hosts a lovely show featuring some of our most talented comedians who can also sing!

Sunday Mic - Free!

Sunday

4:00 PM

Bi-Weekly

The Annoyance Bar

Stand-Up

Sunday Open Mic at the Bar hosted by Sara Dirks

Deep Schwa

Sunday

8:00 PM

Open Run

Mainstage