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.


ORGANIC - It's more than a word frequently used at Whole Foods We use the word "organic" all the time in improv, but what does it really mean? Get ready to find out in this level and to reap the benefits. Each week,...

Close Quarters

Close Quarters is a long form in which all of the scenes take place adjacent to one another in the same timeline. This form was originally created by a hard working cast and performed at the Second City etc on...

Ensemble 5

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...

Laugh Out Loud Youth Ensemble

Laugh Out Loud's Youth Ensemble will have your kids flexing their funny bones while challenging them with a variety of theater exercises and improv comedy games. This comedy course is led by professional Chicago...

Laugh Out Loud Teen Ensemble

Laugh Out Loud's Teen Ensemble will have them developing their comedic voice while challenging them with a variety of theater exercises and improv comedy games and forms. This comedy course is led by professional...


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!