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Break Out Comedy Festival 2019
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Break Out Comedy Festival 2019

About The Show

This 5th annual comedy smorgasboard features a dynamic partnership with NBC and Second City showcasing some of the hottest, emerging and seasoned comedic acts in stand-up, sketch and improv.

Headlining host and returning Chicago native Godfrey (Comedy Central, VH1, BET) takes the mic on Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th, with guest hosts Second City alum Christina Anthony (Comedy Central, Key and Peele) on Thursday, June 6th, and the Chicago Tribune’s Comedian of the Year 2017 Felonious Munk (Comedy Central, Nothing to Lose (But Our Chains)) on Sunday, June 9th.



Rated R
No Drink Minimum
Break Out Comedy Festival 2019

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UP Comedy Club
230 W. North Ave
Chicago IL, 60614

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Performance Times

Thursday, June 6 at 7:30pm:  Hosted by Christina Anthony

Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 at 7:30pm and 10pm:  Hosted by Godfrey

Sunday, June 9 at 7:30pm:  Hosted by Felonious Munk

Food & Beverage Info

1959 Kitchen + Bar | Share some small plates and try a few craft cocktails before the show! Located on the 2nd floor of Pipers Alley, seconds away from the theaters.


In Theater Dining | We offer small bites and a wide selection of drinks–including a good dose of local craft beers.


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The Second City provides accessible parking and seating at every performance. Parking is available at 230 W. North Ave. in Piper’s Alley Self Park. Each theater is equipped with wheelchair accessible and/or companion seats.

Assistive listening devices, elevator assistance, large print materials, seat assistance, and access for service animals are also available upon request.

Large print programs and menus are available from house management upon request.

Open Captioned and Audio described for each show are offered on a specific calendar that you can find on our Access Page or email

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