Standup Comedy at The Comedy Bar (Up to 53% Off)

Near North Side

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The Deal

  • Admission to a standup-comedy show
  • When: any Thursday- or Friday-night show of your choice through September 30
  • Where: The Comedy Bar
  • Section: general admission
  • Door time: 30 minutes before showtime
  • Ticket values include all fees.
  • Click here to view a schedule of upcoming acts.

Ticketing Options

  • $15 for two tickets (up to $30 value)
  • $28 for four tickets (up to $60 value)

Upcoming Acts

Drew Frees (May 2)
Chicago-based comedian seen at the Just for Laughs and Gilda's LaughFest festivals

Warning: contains adult language and wild gesticulating


Marty DeRosa (May 16)
Founding member of Comedians You Should Know profiled by Time Out Chicago and The AV Club

Warning: contains strong language and sexual references


Ralphie Roberts (May 23)
Observational comic and musical parodist seen at comedy institutions such as Zanies and the Improv Funnybones

Warning: contains profanity and promotes high cholesterol levels


The Comedy Bar

At The Comedy Bar, silly and subversive routines from veteran headliners and up and comers split sides inside the sophisticated River North space of the Ontourage nightclub. Sometimes referred to as "Chicago's best kept secret" by the Society of People Who Can't Keep Secrets, the opulent showroom sports intimate views of chuckle-champs throwing punchlines in front of velvety red curtains, and features a loaded bar of beers, wine, and cocktail delights without the fuss of a drink minimum. As a bonus to comedy fans, legendary comedian and Chicago royalty Jim Belushi is a partner of The Comedy Bar, and is known to swing by when he feels like riffing or hosting a special lineup. The Comedy Bar recommends that guests arrive at least 20 minutes before each show so hosts can lead them to a white-tablecloth-draped cocktail table and they can tell everyone around them their life story.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Don't sit in the front lol”

  • “Don't sit too close if you don't want to be picked on by the comedians. They enjoy making fun of people in the audience.”

  • “Enjoy the show!”


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    Near North Side

    157 W Ontario St

    Chicago, Illinois 60654

    773-387-8412

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In a Nutshell

Upscale club partnered by Jim Belushi features local and nationally renowned comics

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 30th, 2014. Limit 20 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required at least 24 hours in advance. Redeem day of show for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at The Comedy Bar. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects The Comedy Bar's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Must be 21+. Valid only for Thursdays or Fridays. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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