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The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival

For more winter laughs than you can shake a stick at, come see the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival at Stage 773 January 7-17, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

Where can you see 186 comedy shows in 8 days on 4 stages? Come to all or parts of the Chicago Sketch Comedy Show! Writers and actors from around the world join to make this celebration the largest of its kind in the United States.

The roster includes: I’m Okay, You Could Do Better; WEASELICIOUS; Fire in the Hole; Awkward Space Ship; The Meaty Bits of Jimmy Shay; Dead Broads Yapping; The Wizard of Flaws; Clown Car to Sicily; The Guac is Always Greener; Ellie and Jessica Present “Friends”: The One Where they Sing; and a whole lot more! (This show is not for kids.)

“Chicago’s premiere burlesque inspired sketch comedy. Music, foul mouths and thirty year olds in tutus.” The Chicago Reader

Stage 773 is located at 1225 West Belmont in Chicago, very near the Red Line el station. For tickets and a full schedule of events, call (773) 327-5252, or go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.