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On January 16, 1919 Prohibition was signed into law - ushering in an era of gangsters, bootleggers, and scoundrels that have influenced our nations culture. This January, ComedySportz Chicago plans to celebrate. 

 

Join us Thursday through Saturday, January 16-18, 2014 as we transform the ComedySportz Theatre into a 1920s speakeasy, complete with custom drink specials, live jazz music, photo opportunities, code words, bootleggers, and the Downtown Chicago Bosses to show you the true meaning of "Prohibition".

 

Come thirsty because Prohibition will have no effect in the ComedySportz Speakeasy January 16-18. Specialty Prohibition-era cocktails will be served, and there will be live jazz music provided by the Chi-town Hot Shots.  Audience members who come dress in costume will receive $5 off their ticket price!

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Performances:

  •         • Thursday, January 16, at 8:00pm
  •         • Friday, January 17, at 8:00pm and 10:00pm
  •         • Saturday, January 18, at 6:00pm, 8:00pm, and 10:00pm

 

SEE the Chi-town Hot Shots play along with the West End Jazz:

 

To purchase tickets call the box office at 773-549-8080 for tickets, or visit www.ticketmaster.com.  All performances take place at the ComedySportz Theatre: 929 W Belmont Ave.

 

All performances are appropriate for the ENTIRE family!




New Years Party

5pm and 7pm ComedySportz Family Show

There will be a full main stage show, party favors, New Year's count down and a cider toast with the cast after each Family Show. Parents can enjoy the show with their children and then get home and off the roads by midnight to watch the ball drop.

10pm ComedySportz Show and After Party

For those that want to stay out late, the 10pm Show and After Party is a great way to bring in the New Year.  After our show, enjoy a ComedySportz special countdown, party favors, and a champagne toast!  Then, enjoy a special ComedySportz dance party with your date or friends! Our full service bar will remain open until 2am.

We're steps from the CTA red, brown and purple line Belmont stop!

Tickets are $25 for the 5pm and 7pm Family Shows and $35 for the 10pm Show and After Party.

Call 773-549-8080 for more information.

 

20 Chicago Comedy Favorites Help You Laugh Off Your Holiday Hangover!

The Fourth Annual ComedySportz New Year's Day Hangover Marathon will be hosted by Cody Melcher (Out of Bounds Comedy Festival). This year's show will run from 6 - 10(ish) pm on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at The ComedySportz Theatre, 929 W. Belmont, Chicago.

The 2014 Line Up:

Adam Burke (The Bob & Tom Show)

Megan Gailey (Naked Sports Live)

Bill Cruz (Chicago Underground Comedy)

Martin Morrow (Laugh Factory)

Dave Stinton (TBS: Just For Laughs)

Matt Riggs (Good News, Bad Timing)

Peter-john Byrnes (This Week in Despair)

Joe Kilgallon (Comedians You Should Know)

Saurin Choksi (Lincoln Lodge)

Kelsie Huff (Boulder International Fringe)

Emily Lake (Two Hour Comedy Hour)

Sherman Edwards (MISSION: Improvable)

Jake McKenzie (Stand-Up Stand-Up)

David Drake (Sidebar Comedy)

Reena Calm (Hoo-Ha Comedy)

Kristin Clifford (Performance Anxiety)

Alexandra Tsarpalas (The Kates)

Prateek Srivastava (Witiots)

Kevin Pomeroy (The Stevens Family)

and Jamie Campbell (ABC, NBC, truTV)

 
All seats are $15.00. Doors open at 5:30 pm, with a cash bar available before and throughout the show.
Tickets are available by phone at 773-549-8080, at the ComedySportz Box Office or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

The holidays are upon us, and ComedySportz is answering the call!  We've added performances to our famous feature show over the holiday season so everyone can enjoy the show USA Today calls "Hilarious!"  

 

Come see your Downtown Chicago Bosses take on their opponents
as they compete to win the coveted golden trophy.

 

ComedySportz is a hilarious 90-minute improv comedy show in which two teams create comedy scenes, songs and games right on the spot based on your suggestions. You choose the winner and the show is never the same twice! It’s smart, all-ages friendly comedy that’s a hit with couples, families, office parties, and everybody else! There are over 100+ games in the ComedySportz book - and nobody knows what will be played next!

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