Best of Chicago 2017
Best Comedy Venue - Improv/Sketch

Upcoming Comedy Shows


Anybody Can Take Classes

Our improvisation classes are for both adults and teens. If you’ve always wanted to try comedy, now is your chance. Improv classes can benefit everyone. Actors, doctors, baristas, and even pirates take our classes. Seriously, if a pirate can do it, so can you.

Ensemble 2 - CHARACTER

CHARACTER, CHARACTER, AND (you guessed it) MORE CHARACTER This level is all about getting away from plot and expanding your range in terms of character work. You might think character is "not your thing" but we're set...


This level is all about the little things that end up having a big impact on your stage work. Get ready to dig into the minutiae and to discover the next layer of your piece.  Each week, the class is followed by a show...


Now that you've got the tools, let's start breaking the rules. This level is all about pushing you to your full potential-- as a group, as an individual, and as a professional performer. Each week, the class is followed...

Teen Stand-Up Intensive

Would you like to give stand-up comedy a try? This class will help develop skills in public speaking, creative thinking, and writing, all while having fun along the way. Plus they’ll have a great act for next year's...


Laugh Out Loud Theater - Chicago
3851 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60613

A block south of Irving Park Rd., next door to Martyrs'. Public parking lot across the street and plenty of street parking on Lincoln Ave.

We are a six minute walk from the Irving Park Brown Line or eight minutes from the Addison Brown Line if you want to get in more steps.

Space Rentals


Laugh Out Loud has two spaces available to rent by the hour for improv, sketch, or theatrical rehearsals at our Chicago location.

Comedy Shows

Have an improv or sketch show you'd love to put up? Pitch us your idea!

Other Events

Laugh Out Loud's spaces are available for rent for other events too:

  • Video shoots
  • Corporate meetings
  • Workshops
  • Video screening
  • Staged readings
  • Private events: birthday, anniversary, bachelorette party
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Podcasts
  • or any other kind of commercial or creative event!