Chicago Keeps on Laughing

Chicago Keeps on Laughing

In the fall and winter of 2010 Chicago saw world famous comedians Daniel Tosh, Dane Cook, Jerry Seinfeld, Jeff Foxworthy & Kevin Hart come to town.  This season Chicago isn’t drawing the same big name acts that it has in years past, but these well respected, lesser known comedians have been making people laugh for years.  Below is a list of the upcoming comedy shows coming to Chicago:

Cedric the Entertainer, Oct. 15, 2011, Arie Crown Theatre, 8pm

Full Name: Cedric Antonio Kyles

You might know Cedric the Entertainer from:

  •      The Steve Harvey Show (1996)
  •      The Original Kings of Comedy (2000)
  •      Barbershop (2002)
  •      HBO Special: Cedric “The Entertainer”: Taking You Higher

Bob Newhart, Oct. 22, 2011, Chicago Theatre, 8pm

Raised on the west side of Chicago

Bob Newhart is best known for:

  •      Newhart (1982-90)
  •      The Bob Newhart Show (1972-78)
  •      Elf (2003)
  •      Horrible Bosses (2011) cameo appearance


Sinbad, Nov. 12, 2011, Chicago Theatre, 8pm

Began his career appearing on Star Search

Sinbad has appeared in:

  •      Houseguest (1995) costarred w/ Phil Hartman
  •      Jingle All the Way (1996)
  •      Celebrity Apprentice (2010)
  •      Sinbad: It’s Just Family (2011) reality show on WE


Kathy Griffin, Jan. 20-21st, 2011, Chicago Theatre, 8pm

Oak Park, IL native


You’ve seen Kathy in:

  •      Suddenly Susan (1996-2000)
  •      Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005) 

     Emmy award for outstanding reality program

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