Daddy’s Dojo
Feb
22
8:00 PM20:00

Daddy’s Dojo

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Three comics from the world famous Laugh Factory have put together and produced Daddy’s Dojo, a show that features their funniest friends in comedy, which includes some of Chicago’s top headliners and underground stars. 

Get your tickets here.

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The Storefront Presents Writers Block #1 Competitors Tournament
Feb
28
8:00 PM20:00

The Storefront Presents Writers Block #1 Competitors Tournament

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

After a decree from the Global Writers Block Committee, a #1 Competitors Tournament has been triggered to find a new Writers Block Champion! Four new teams will compete for two spots in Writers Block Thirteen to be held in May. Come join and cheer on the competitors as they fight for the Bulava of Truth and Justice!

What is Writers Block? Many sketch groups use improv to assist and inspire their sketch writing.. This process could take weeks or months of improvisation to figure it out.. We'll do it in 30 minutes! The Storefront presents a brand new show that will allow the audience to be present for the whole journey!

Two pairs of writers will team up with two improv groups and compete to see who can write the best sketch in the limited time.

Semifinal #1

Writing Teams: Adrienne Stout / Ryan Alkire vs. Joanna Clark / TBD

Improv Teams: TBD vs. TBD

Featuring two incredible stand-ups to be announced soon!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Fourplay Friday
Mar
1
9:30 PM21:30

Fourplay Friday

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come out for Fourplay Friday; a comedy show designed for you to pregame and have fun before you go out on a Friday night. Located at The Storefront in the Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park! The show consists of one host and 4 comics, who will perform comedy sets in under an hour while you sit back, laugh and drink.

When entering the Flat Iron Arts building, head to the 3rd floor and follow the signs to The Salon / The Storefront. There is also an elevator in the lobby that can take you there.

Get your tickets here.

Produced by: Jessica Mance, Dan Garcia, and Jamal Guichon

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Arts & Culture Club
Mar
7
8:00 PM20:00

Arts & Culture Club

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join The Arts & Culture Club as they explore themes in pop culture and society with diverse artists at various locations in the city every Thursday.

8:00 PM. Pay What You Can.

List of featured artists to come!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Live At The Storefront: Tucker Millett - "IDK, SRY."
Mar
8
8:00 PM20:00

Live At The Storefront: Tucker Millett - "IDK, SRY."

Tucker Millett is still very young and naive, but that doesn't stop him from having his own ideas about the world, society, and the future. Born and raised in the harsh winters of "Minne-sconsin", Tucker's high energy, biting comedy delivers silly anecdotes and brassy realities about the cynical point of view of a 20-something Millennial American.

The night will include featured sets from Michael Njuguna Robinson, Hobert Thompson, Will Stagg, and hosted by Sonal Aggarwal!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

Tickets can be purchased here.

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Make Me Laugh and Win My Money
Mar
8
10:00 PM22:00

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money returns to The Storefront for a monthly showcase of the live game show thrilling audiences!

Comics try to make me (Tom Simmons) laugh. If they do, I give them 20 bucks.

Featuring some of the city’s (and country’s) best comics!

10:00 PM. Tickets are $5.

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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The Storefront Presents Writers Block #1 Competitors Tournament
Mar
28
8:00 PM20:00

The Storefront Presents Writers Block #1 Competitors Tournament

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

After a decree from the Global Writers Block Committee, a #1 Competitors Tournament has been triggered to find a new Writers Block Champion! Four new teams will compete for two spots in Writers Block Thirteen to be held in May. Come join and cheer on the competitors as they fight for the Bulava of Truth and Justice!

What is Writers Block? Many sketch groups use improv to assist and inspire their sketch writing.. This process could take weeks or months of improvisation to figure it out.. We'll do it in 30 minutes! The Storefront presents a brand new show that will allow the audience to be present for the whole journey!

Two pairs of writers will team up with two improv groups and compete to see who can write the best sketch in the limited time.

Semifinal #2

Writing Teams: Michael Boothby / Sacha Foxx Sorrell vs. Johanna Medrano / TBD

Improv Teams: TBD vs. TBD

Featuring two incredible stand-ups to be announced soon!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Arts & Culture Club
Apr
4
8:00 PM20:00

Arts & Culture Club

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join The Arts & Culture Club as they explore themes in pop culture and society with diverse artists at various locations in the city every Thursday.

8:00 PM. Pay What You Can.

List of featured artists to come!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Fourplay Friday
Apr
5
9:30 PM21:30

Fourplay Friday

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come out for Fourplay Friday; a comedy show designed for you to pregame and have fun before you go out on a Friday night. Located at The Storefront in the Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park! The show consists of one host and 4 comics, who will perform comedy sets in under an hour while you sit back, laugh and drink.

When entering the Flat Iron Arts building, head to the 3rd floor and follow the signs to The Salon / The Storefront. There is also an elevator in the lobby that can take you there.

Get your tickets here.

Produced by: Jessica Mance, Dan Garcia, and Jamal Guichon

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Live At The Storefront: Jessica Mance - "Hi & Bi"
Apr
12
8:00 PM20:00

Live At The Storefront: Jessica Mance - "Hi & Bi"

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hi & Bi tells the story of Jessica Mance's love for alcohol, hate for commitment, and struggles with short lived relationships; all unrelated topics of course. Jessica's perspective of the world is influenced by her experience as a bisexual, Black woman recklessly navigating her 20s.

The night will include featured sets from Yaz Bat, Jamal Guichon, Vikram Pandya, and hosted by Cameron Little!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

Tickets can be purchased here.

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Make Me Laugh and Win My Money
Apr
12
10:00 PM22:00

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money returns to The Storefront for a monthly showcase of the live game show thrilling audiences!

Comics try to make me (Tom Simmons) laugh. If they do, I give them 20 bucks.

Featuring some of the city’s (and country’s) best comics!

10:00 PM. Tickets are $5.

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Arts & Culture Club
May
2
8:00 PM20:00

Arts & Culture Club

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join The Arts & Culture Club as they explore themes in pop culture and society with diverse artists at various locations in the city every Thursday.

8:00 PM. Pay What You Can.

List of featured artists to come!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

View Event →
Fourplay Friday
May
3
9:30 PM21:30

Fourplay Friday

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come out for Fourplay Friday; a comedy show designed for you to pregame and have fun before you go out on a Friday night. Located at The Storefront in the Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park! The show consists of one host and 4 comics, who will perform comedy sets in under an hour while you sit back, laugh and drink.

When entering the Flat Iron Arts building, head to the 3rd floor and follow the signs to The Salon / The Storefront. There is also an elevator in the lobby that can take you there.

Get your tickets here.

Produced by: Jessica Mance, Dan Garcia, and Jamal Guichon

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Make Me Laugh and Win My Money
May
10
10:00 PM22:00

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money returns to The Storefront for a monthly showcase of the live game show thrilling audiences!

Comics try to make me (Tom Simmons) laugh. If they do, I give them 20 bucks.

Featuring some of the city’s (and country’s) best comics!

10:00 PM. Tickets are $5.

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXIII and Me & Hopefully You, My Dear Sweet Valentine
Feb
15
8:00 PM20:00

Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXIII and Me & Hopefully You, My Dear Sweet Valentine

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Storefront, a Chicago based comedy collective, presents the twenty-third installment of it’s monthly sketch revue series Storefront Gets Sketchy with Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXIII and Me & Hopefully You, My Dear Sweet Valentine. The show will take place over a two night run on February 14th and 15th at The Salon @ Collaboraction Studios in the Flat Iron Arts Building. The submission based sketch revue has been the longest running program The Storefront has produced and is back with new submissions.

Written by: Joanna Clark, Meredith Francis, Cameron Hines, Julia Johnston, Haley Keeley, Asia Martin, Elliott Shamberg, Bridget Tracy, Stephen Wright, Patrick Thomas, Devin Middleton, Hannah Shepard, Rob Bodary and Antin Durbak

Performed by: Tisha Coats, Meghan Flood, Cyrus Leddy, Johanna Medrano, Richard Santos Raya, Alex Ross, Celeste Villanueva, Alex Prevolos and Patrick Thomas

Get your tickets here.

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Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXIII and Me & Hopefully You, My Dear Sweet Valentine
Feb
14
8:00 PM20:00

Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXIII and Me & Hopefully You, My Dear Sweet Valentine

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Storefront, a Chicago based comedy collective, presents the twenty-third installment of it’s monthly sketch revue series Storefront Gets Sketchy with Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXIII and Me & Hopefully You, My Dear Sweet Valentine. The show will take place over a two night run on February 14th and 15th at The Salon @ Collaboraction Studios in the Flat Iron Arts Building. The submission based sketch revue has been the longest running program The Storefront has produced and is back with new submissions.

Written by: Joanna Clark, Meredith Francis, Cameron Hines, Julia Johnston, Haley Keeley, Asia Martin, Elliott Shamberg, Bridget Tracy, Stephen Wright, Patrick Thomas, Devin Middleton, Hannah Shepard, Rob Bodary and Antin Durbak

Performed by: Tisha Coats, Meghan Flood, Cyrus Leddy, Johanna Medrano, Richard Santos Raya, Alex Ross, Celeste Villanueva, Alex Prevolos and Patrick Thomas

Get your tickets here.

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Make Me Laugh and Win My Money
Feb
8
10:00 PM22:00

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money returns to The Storefront for a monthly showcase of the live game show thrilling audiences!

Comics try to make me (Tom Simmons) laugh. If they do, I give them 20 bucks.

Featuring some of the city’s (and country’s) best comics!

10:00 PM. Tickets are $5.

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Live At The Storefront - Skyler Higley "Double-Conscious"
Feb
8
8:00 PM20:00

Live At The Storefront - Skyler Higley "Double-Conscious"

Space and time are the same thing. Identity is a construct. Existence is a paradox. Basically, stuff's weird. Come see Skyler Higley explore this labyrinth of absurdity through his own unique perspective in "Double-Conscious".

The night will include featured sets from Corey Wood, Sabeen Sadiq, Nickolas Ogle, and hosted by Tristan A. Smith!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

Tickets can be purchased here.

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Arts & Culture Club
Feb
7
8:00 PM20:00

Arts & Culture Club

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join The Arts & Culture Club as they explore themes in pop culture and society with diverse artists at various locations in the city every Thursday.

8:00 PM. Pay What You Can.

List of featured artists to come!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

View Event →
Fourplay Friday
Feb
1
9:30 PM21:30

Fourplay Friday

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come out for Fourplay Friday; a comedy show designed for you to pregame and have fun before you go out on a Friday night. Located at The Storefront in the Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park! The show consists of one host and 4 comics, who will perform comedy sets in under an hour while you sit back, laugh and drink.

When entering the Flat Iron Arts building, head to the 3rd floor and follow the signs to The Salon / The Storefront. There is also an elevator in the lobby that can take you there.

Get your tickets here.

Produced by: Jessica Mance, Dan Garcia, and Jamal Guichon

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Tommy's Birthday Brunch Bash
Dec
22
10:00 PM22:00

Tommy's Birthday Brunch Bash

Come hang out with former midweterners Tommy Callahan and Quinn Garrett as they talk to us about how "awesome" it is to live in California. Luckily Tommy and Quinn will have some hilarious guests stop by to make you laugh along the way!

Since Tommy and Quinn think they’re sooooo popular, there will be TWO SHOWS!!! One show at 6PM and the other at 8PM, so you have NO EXCUSE not to check one out.

You can buy tickets for both shows HERE!!!!!

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A Very Improvised Storefront Christmas Carol
Dec
21
8:00 PM20:00

A Very Improvised Storefront Christmas Carol

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It's time to bring back one of the oldest and finest of The Storefront traditions! Originally performed in those first weeks of the underground theatre, some of your favorite improvisers are gathering to perform their take on a holiday classic.. with the help of your suggestions of course! Come and gather ye for the return of A Very Improvised Storefront Christmas Carol!

Performed and Produced by Tom Ebenhoeh, Maureen Monahan, Meghan Powell, Jordan Stafford, Chelsea Turner, Mark Walsh, Devin Middleton, Hannah Shepard, Alex Prevolos, Patrick J. Forrester, Rob Bodary and Antin Durbak

Get your tickets here.

Image Credit: Ray Glass

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee). Follow signs (orange, red, and white) for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

Come and enjoy the festivities and revel in the holiday spirit and..

Join us after Friday's performance for The Storefront Office Christmas Party!

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A Very Improvised Storefront Christmas Carol
Dec
20
8:00 PM20:00

A Very Improvised Storefront Christmas Carol

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It's time to bring back one of the oldest and finest of The Storefront traditions! Originally performed in those first weeks of the underground theatre, some of your favorite improvisers are gathering to perform their take on a holiday classic.. with the help of your suggestions of course! Come and gather ye for the return of A Very Improvised Storefront Christmas Carol!

Performed and Produced by Tom Ebenhoeh, Maureen Monahan, Meghan Powell, Jordan Stafford, Chelsea Turner, Mark Walsh, Devin Middleton, Hannah Shepard, Alex Prevolos, Patrick J. Forrester, Rob Bodary and Antin Durbak

Get your tickets here.

Image Credit: Ray Glass

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee). Follow signs (orange, red, and white) for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

Come and enjoy the festivities and revel in the holiday spirit and..

Join us after Friday's performance for The Storefront Office Christmas Party!

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Live At The Storefront: Alex Dragicevich - 30 Big Ones
Dec
13
8:00 PM20:00

Live At The Storefront: Alex Dragicevich - 30 Big Ones

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Alex Dragicevich does a half hour of comedy with his friends who do less time.

The night will include featured sets from Lael O'Shaughnessy, Chris Higgins, and hosted by Andy Fleming!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Make Me Laugh and Win My Money
Dec
7
10:00 PM22:00

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money returns to The Storefront for a monthly showcase of the live game show thrilling audiences!

Comics try to make me (Tom Simmons) laugh. If they do, I give them 20 bucks.

Featuring some of the city’s (and country’s) best comics!

10:00 PM. Tickets are $5.

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

View Event →
Arts & Culture Club
Dec
6
8:00 PM20:00

Arts & Culture Club

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join The Arts & Culture Club as they explore themes in pop culture and society with diverse artists at various locations in the city every Thursday.

8:00 PM. Pay What You Can.

List of featured artists to come!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Storefront Gets Sketchy: Catch XXII
Nov
30
8:00 PM20:00

Storefront Gets Sketchy: Catch XXII

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Storefront presents the twenty-second installment of it’s monthly sketch revue series Storefront Gets Sketchy with Storefront Gets Sketchy: Catch XXII. The show will take place over a two day run on November 29th and 30th at The Salon @ Collaboraction Studios in the Flat Iron Arts Building. The submission based sketch revue has been the longest running program The Storefront has produced and is back with new submissions.

Written by: TBD

Performed by: TBD

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Storefront Gets Sketchy: Catch XXII
Nov
29
8:00 PM20:00

Storefront Gets Sketchy: Catch XXII

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Storefront presents the twenty-second installment of it’s monthly sketch revue series Storefront Gets Sketchy with Storefront Gets Sketchy: Catch XXII. The show will take place over a two day run on November 29th and 30th at The Salon @ Collaboraction Studios in the Flat Iron Arts Building. The submission based sketch revue has been the longest running program The Storefront has produced and is back with new submissions.

Written by: TBD

Performed by: TBD

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Fourplay Friday
Nov
16
10:00 PM22:00

Fourplay Friday

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come out for Fourplay Friday; a comedy show designed for you to pregame and have fun before you go out on a Friday night. Located at The Storefront in the Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park! The show consists of one host and 4 comics, who will perform comedy sets in under an hour while you sit back, laugh and drink.

When entering the Flat Iron Arts building, head to the 3rd floor and follow the signs to The Salon / The Storefront. There is also an elevator in the lobby that can take you there.

Get your tickets here.

Host: TBA

Comics: TBA

Produced by: Jamal Guichon, Greg Kennedy, Jessica Mance, Asha Ward, and Will Stagg

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Live At The Storefront: Carly Kane - Too Much Information
Nov
9
8:00 PM20:00

Live At The Storefront: Carly Kane - Too Much Information

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"Too Much Information" Is a show that will explore the life and mistakes of Carly Kane.

The night will include featured sets from Drew Loryn, Elise Fernandez & Lucia Whalen, hosted by Matt Brown!

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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The Storefront Presents Writers Block Twelve
Nov
8
8:00 PM20:00

The Storefront Presents Writers Block Twelve

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Many sketch groups use improv to assist and inspire their sketch writing.. This process could take weeks or months of improvisation to figure it out.. We'll do it in 30 minutes! The Storefront presents a brand new show that will allow the audience to be present for the whole journey! 

Two pairs of writers will team up with two improv groups and compete to see who can write the best sketch in the limited time.

Writing Teams: Rob Bodary / Antin Durbak vs. TBD

Improv Teams: The Storefront vs. TBD

Writers Block Twelve will feature a matchup of the current Bulava Champions versus their latest challengers!

The show also features sets from two of the best stand-ups in the city, and is hosted by the members of The Storefront!

Get your tickets here.

Tickets are $5!

Our show will be at The Storefront (The Salon @ Collaboraction Studios in The Flat Iron Arts Building - 1579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 - Located on the Third Floor - Follow Signs for The Storefront)

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Make Me Laugh and Win My Money
Nov
2
10:00 PM22:00

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money returns to The Storefront for a monthly showcase of the live game show thrilling audiences!

Comics try to make me (Tom Simmons) laugh. If they do, I give them 20 bucks.

Featuring some of the city’s (and country’s) best comics!

10:00 PM. Tickets are $5.

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

View Event →
Arts & Culture Club
Nov
1
8:00 PM20:00

Arts & Culture Club

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join The Arts & Culture Club as they explore themes in pop culture and society with diverse artists at various locations in the city every Thursday.

8:00 PM. Pay What You Can.

List of featured artists to come!

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

View Event →
Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXI & Older
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXI & Older

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Storefront presents the twenty-first installment of it’s monthly sketch revue series Storefront Gets Sketchy with Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXI & Older. The show will take place over a two day run on October 25th and 26th at The Salon @ Collaboraction Studios in the Flat Iron Arts Building. The submission based sketch revue has been the longest running program The Storefront has produced and is back with new submissions.

Written by: Carson Aden, Haley Marie, Renee LoSapio, Chris Murphy, Devin Middleton, Hannah Shepard, Rob Bodary and Antin Durbak

Performed by: Johanna Medrano, Tony Orlando, Alex Ross, Jerwin Gabriel Santiago, Chelsea Turner, Celeste Villanueva, Antin Durbak, Alex Prevolos and Patrick Thomas

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXI & Older
Oct
25
8:00 PM20:00

Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXI & Older

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Storefront presents the twenty-first installment of it’s monthly sketch revue series Storefront Gets Sketchy with Storefront Gets Sketchy: XXI & Older. The show will take place over a two day run on October 25th and 26th at The Salon @ Collaboraction Studios in the Flat Iron Arts Building. The submission based sketch revue has been the longest running program The Storefront has produced and is back with new submissions.

Written by: Carson Aden, Haley Marie, Renee LoSapio, Chris Murphy, Devin Middleton, Hannah Shepard, Rob Bodary and Antin Durbak

Performed by: Johanna Medrano, Tony Orlando, Alex Ross, Jerwin Gabriel Santiago, Chelsea Turner, Celeste Villanueva, Antin Durbak, Alex Prevolos and Patrick Thomas

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

View Event →
Fourplay Friday
Oct
19
10:00 PM22:00

Fourplay Friday

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come out for Fourplay Friday; a comedy show designed for you to pregame and have fun before you go out on a Friday night. Located at The Storefront in the Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park! The show consists of one host and 4 comics, who will perform comedy sets in under an hour while you sit back, laugh and drink.

When entering the Flat Iron Arts building, head to the 3rd floor and follow the signs to The Salon / The Storefront. There is also an elevator in the lobby that can take you there. For our first show we are doing quite the deal! $5 presale Tickets, $7 at the door. A presale ticket gets you 1 free drink! ONLY 35 PRESALE TICKETS AVAILABLE EACH SHOW!

Get your tickets here.

Host: Greg Kennedy

Comics: Hari Rao, Jamal Guichon, Netra Netra Netra, Blake Burkhart

Produced by: Jamal Guichon, Greg Kennedy, Jessica Mance, Asha Ward, and Will Stagg

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Live At The Storefront: Sabeen Sadiq - Gut Feelings
Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00

Live At The Storefront: Sabeen Sadiq - Gut Feelings

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Sabeen Sadiq takes you into the world of a Muslim American girl with her new special “Gut Feelings”, which not only describes Sabeen’s digestive woes but also describes her poor decision making skills which somehow always lead her in the right direction.

The night will include featured sets from Brianna Murphy (opened for Amy Miller) & Sharup Karim (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), soulful music from Southside activst Selma Demir, and be hosted by Mallory Bradford (producer of Don’t Kid Yourself, regular at the Comedy Bar)!

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

Sabeen Sadiq

Sabeen Sadiq is an comedian/writer/actor based in Chicago. She developed her comedy chops in San Francisco, performing all over the Bay area at popular venues including Cobbs Comedy Club and the San Jose Improv. She’s performed at the Muslim Funny Fest in NYC , the San Francisco Desi Comedy Fest, and the Chicago Women’s Funny Fest, to name a few. Currently Sabeen co-produces the comedy shows, Best Night Ever and Don’t Kid Yourself. You can also catch her on her comedy tour “Outcasted”, which has already had sold out shows in NYC, Washington DC, Chicago, and San Francisco.

Brianna Murphy

Brianna Murphy is a stand-up comedian currently based in Chicago, IL. Her comedy has best been described as "I don't know what the hell you're saying up there but I love it". With a mix of anecdotal absurdism and sassy realism, her comedy has often brought upon guttural laughs and amusement for many. She has opened for Amy Miller (Last Comic Standing), Hampton Yount (MST3K) and Stewart Huff. She has performed internationally at Angel Comedy in London and has performed at the Comedy Comedy Festival and Cream City Comedy Festival.

Sharup Karim

Sharup Karim is a South Asian American standup comedian who was born in a village in Bangladesh, but raised in Oklahoma City, OK. He's now an established fixture in the Chicago comedy scene and is the co-creator of the ongoing comedy tour "Outcasted," which has sold out shows in Chicago, Washington D.C., New York City, and San Francisco. Sharup has performed at The Second City, Zanies, The Laugh Factory, The Lincoln Lodge, and has been featured at various comedy festivals, including LaughFest Grand Rapids, the Milwaukee Comedy Festival, the Flyover Comedy Festival in St. Louis, the Solocom Festival in New York City, and the world renowned Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. Additional information can be found online atwww.sharupk.com.

Mallory Bradford

Mallory Bradford is a Chicago based stand up comedian, writer, and woman who is just doing her best. Her comedy is sharp, emotional, and funny, which she thinks is a great combination of things to be. Audiences agree. Mallory is a regular at Chicago's prestigious Lincoln Lodge and has performed at The Laugh Factory, Chicago Underground Comedy, and Comedians You Should Know. She hosts a weekly open mic at the historic iO theater and is a graduate of The Second City Conservatory, The iO Theater, and The Annoyance Theater. Mallory has performed on showcases and at comedy clubs all over the Midwest and on both coasts (but honestly nowhere in between... she'd be open to it though!) Mallory has performed at The Chicago Women's Funny Festival, The Cream City Comedy Festival, The Big Little Comedy Festival, and The Burbank Comedy Festival, and her writing has been featured at The Second City Mary Scruggs Works by Women Festival.

Selma Demir

Selma Demir is an 18 year old activist and artist, She reps the south side of Chicago and has been using platforms to provide awareness of youth on youth issues , food desserts, and injustices throughout the city.

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The Storefront Presents Writers Block Eleven
Oct
11
8:00 PM20:00

The Storefront Presents Writers Block Eleven

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
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Many sketch groups use improv to assist and inspire their sketch writing.. This process could take weeks or months of improvisation to figure it out.. We'll do it in 30 minutes! The Storefront presents a brand new show that will allow the audience to be present for the whole journey! 

Two pairs of writers will team up with two improv groups and compete to see who can write the best sketch in the limited time.

Writing Teams: Rob Bodary / Antin Durbak vs. Mark Walsh / TBD

Improv Teams: The Storefront vs. TBD

Writers Block Eleven will feature a matchup of the current Bulava Champions versus their latest challengers!

The show also features sets from two of the best stand-ups in the city, and is hosted by the members of The Storefront!

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Join us Thursday October 11th at 8:00pm! Tickets are $5!

Our show will be at The Storefront (The Salon @ Collaboraction Studios in The Flat Iron Arts Building - 1579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 - Located on the Third Floor - Follow Signs for The Storefront)

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Make Me Laugh and Win My Money
Oct
5
10:00 PM22:00

Make Me Laugh and Win My Money

  • Collaboraction Studios // Flat Iron Arts Building (map)
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Make Me Laugh and Win My Money returns to The Storefront for a monthly showcase of the live game show thrilling audiences!

Comics try to make me (Tom Simmons) laugh. If they do, I give them 20 bucks.

Featuring some of the city’s (and country’s) best comics!

10:00 PM. Tickets are $5.

Get your tickets here.

The Storefront is located on the 3rd floor of the Flat Iron Arts Building (1579 N Milwaukee Avenue). Follow signs for The Storefront and/or Collaboraction Studios - The Salon.

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