Mothers are the best.  They brought us into this world, and helped teach us right from wrong. They protected us from the larger animals until our claws came in, and judge all our potential future relationships with an eye for what's best for us.  And this Mother's Day, you should say THANK YOU in a special way.




This Mother's Day Weekend (May 8-May 10) at ComedySportz Chicago, all Mom's are free (with proof of family).  Bring your mom, grandmother, sister who just had a baby, aunt with kids, friend who just had her second kid and just needs that one night off and join us at The ComedySportz Theatre, 929 W Belmont - just 53 steps from the Belmont Red/Brown/Purple line station!  


We're pulling out all the stops for Mom:

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After 15 years, the longest running late-night improv show in Chicago is closing on June 14, 2014. Often hailed as "the dirtiest show in Chicago", The Hot Karl is putting the nail in the coffin with a bang, inviting some of the top improv talent in the city to perform with them during their farewell tour.  All shows are midnights on Saturdays at The ComedySportz Theatre (929 W Belmont), and all tickets are just $10:


April 5th: Caitlin Barlow and Katie Thomas (The Katydids, "Teachers" webseries - The Onion)

April 12th: Rich Sohn (The Annoyance)

April 19th: Brendan Dowling (The Improvised Shakespeare Company)

April 26th: TJ Jagodowski (iO, TJ & Dave, Sonic Drive-in commercials)

May 3rd: Craig Uhlir and Susan Messing (Second City and The Annoyance, Messing with a Friend)

May 10th: Beth Melewski (Chicago Cash Cab, host, Second City ETC)

May 17th: Kate James and Joe Bill (Schadenfreude and The Annoyance, Bassprov)

May 24th: Paul Grondy (iO, The Armando Diaz Experience)

June 14th: Josh Breit (ComedySportz alumnus)




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"Mind-Altering, Underwear Shaking Improv!"

- Buzz Chicago


"Not Your Parents' Improv!"

- The Real Chicago


"Clever and Funny!"

- Key Magazine Chicago


"Totally Dirty!" 

- Time Out Chicago


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The Dual Duel returns!  See 36 two-person teams compete over the course of 9 weeks to be crowned the Best Duo in Chicago!  Dynamic duo teams are given 10 minutes to do whatever they want to earn the audience's applause.  This is no-holds-barred improv.  Grand prize includes the coveted Dual Duel trophy and $200 in cold, hard, bankers checks.


 The Dual Duel performs every Sunday in May and June, with the championship match on June 29th.  Doors open at 6:30pm with Improvised Double Dare, followed by the Dual Duel at at 8:00pm.  Tickets are just $5.







 The Dual Duel

Sundays, May 4 - June 29 at 8:00pm.

The ComedySportz Theatre

929 W Belmont Ave.


For tickets call the Box Office at 773-549-8080 or  



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March Madnezz has gripped ComedySportz.  Today, the divisions were announced for the ComedySportz Tournament of Laugher, beginning March 1 at 6pm.  The ComedySportz Chicago Ensemble boasts members from around the country, and have been split into 12 divisions based on their alma maters.  Join us in March and root for your favorite division to take the Championship!

"Shove it college basketball, you ain't got nothing on this four-week annual improv competition in which competing teams jockey for championship status!!"
- Time Out Chicago


March Madnezz Tournament performances take place every Friday and Saturday in March, ending with the Championship Round, Saturday March 29.  Get your tickets now to the Championship Match or for any tournament game in March.

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