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UP Comedy Club

Open Now: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Off the cuff comedy!

Purchased tickets online the day before for the ‘improv show’ based on a recommendation from a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chichester, United Kingdom
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Def recommend

Went in not knowing what to expect from their summer special. Some great amateur performers with... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Nath J
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UP Comedy Club is a new hybrid performance venue with an eclectic blend of comedy seven nights a week. In addition to a diverse slate of original programming, UP Comedy Club also features a full service restaurant and bar with Chicago favorites and...more
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230 W North Ave, 3rd Floor, Piper's Alley, Chicago, IL 60610-5089
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+1 312-664-4032
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Purchased tickets online the day before for the ‘improv show’ based on a recommendation from a friend. Arrived about 30mins before the show and had great seats near the front. Show was very funny with good audience inclusion. Would highly recommend!

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Went in not knowing what to expect from their summer special. Some great amateur performers with zany skits. Ranged from politics to family, to school life to foreign countries. Brilliant night. Make sure to book tickets as it was jam packed even for a Wednesday.

Thank Nath J
Reviewed 28 May 2018

My husband and I spent two nights in Chicago. A friend of ours is from Chicago and told us that going to Up Comedy Club was a must. The only thing I regret is not going back the second night as well. For $18 a...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to the comedy club. We absolutely loved it they are two for two. This year show was a stereo typical revue style and it was phenomenal. Funny and witty.

Thank Thadiox
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something to do and went to the Improv show. Talented performers and had a great time. Got there early and ordered dinner. The burger was fantastic. Definitely worth the price of admission and a true local thing to do.

Thank Jzaret67
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Went to the 'best of second city' show, tried to get tickets at the box office a few hours before the show to get tickets, there was only 1 person at the kiosk and they were on the phone for 10-15mins booking tickets for someone...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I attended a Thursday night show at 7 p.m. The troupe performed several improv and sketch comedy acts, some involving audience members. These performers are very talented and put on quite a comical show that had everyone laughing out loud a good part of the...More

Thank Ohiomom15
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My friend and I flew into Chicago Sat afternoon and went to the 930 show. Definitely worth seeing. All of the user names and stories were funny and rang true from hearing friends online dating stories. Afterwards we wandered around the area and checked out...More

1  Thank Erin C
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Saw the show #DateMe and absolutely enjoyed it. Pre-show activities were available (red carpet social media pic opportunities). Lots of laughs and great story. Drinks were on the pricey side for non-alcoholic, with souvenir glass was $12. Ironic that the souvenir glass was a Pilsner....More

1  Thank BeckyP1403
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Part improvisation and part skits. Overall pretty fun & funny. Wait staff were friendly and prompt. Drinks were good. May want to order tickets in advance just to be on the safe side. We did and were glad that we did, it was a pretty...More

Thank Michele P
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Jenny S
26 March 2017|
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Response from David M | Property representative |
HI There are currently six shows running in UP at the moment? Which one were you thinking of seeing? David
7 January 2017|
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Response from David M | Property representative |
HI UP Comedy Club tickets are gnereal admission and seating is assigned upon arrival. Doors open 45 minuted before showtime. Pls reach out with any other questions you may have. Thank you! David