Looking for a good laugh? Your friends and family might be funny, but we both know your best bet is finding a comedy club near you. We’re bringing you a list of the best comedy clubs in the Chicago suburbs and leaving it up to you to see who makes you laugh the hardest.
Improv Playhouse offers Lake County’s most comprehensive comedic training program! Alongside youth and adult classes, they also offer improv comedy shows every Saturday night. Kicking it off at 7:30 PM is a family-friendly show, followed by one for the adults at 9:00 PM. If stand-up comedy is more your thing, they have that too every first Friday of the month starting at 8:00 PM. And plus — Improv Playhouse is BYOB.
Improv Playhouse is located at 1991 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park, IL. Find a show on their website; tickets are available for pre-purchase or at the door.
Laugh Out Loud Theater in Schaumburg offers comedy shows Thursday-Sunday every week. Find social media inspired shticks, student showcases and their classic improv shows. Be warned—Laugh Out Loud Improv is only family-friendly on Fridays and Saturdays; they make no guarantees about Thursdays and Sundays. Laugh Out Loud Theater also offers multiple levels of comedy classes and summer camps. Not to mention — they also offer group deals.
Laugh Out Loud Theater is located at 601 N Martingale Rd, Schaumburg, IL. Find a show and get tickets on their website.
Zanies Comedy Club always brings the laughs with their stand-up comedy. There are tons of showtimes to enjoy—and tons of deals to make it affordable. They offer “Dinner and a Show” packages: you buy your ticket, they make you a dinner reservation at participating locations. On Wednesdays, those employed in the service industry get in free. They also offer a Summer Laugh Pass, $10 in exchange for unlimited free shows.
Zanies Comedy Club is located at 5437 Park Pl, Rosemont, IL. Find a show and get tickets on their website.
Chicago Improv Comedy Club is where comedy begins. Don’t be fooled by their mall location — all of their shows are 18 and up unless specified otherwise. You can find big names performing there like Jeremy Hotz and Chris Hardwick. Plus, they offer an extensive food and drink menu.
Chicago Improv Comedy Club is located in the Woodfield Mall at 5 Woodfield Rd, Schaumburg, IL. Find a show and get tickets on their website.