Stand-Up Comics


COMING THIS FALL

 
 
 Bridget Everett & Dave Hill
BRIDGET EVERETT & DAVE HILL: SEPT 4-6

"Funniest People in New York"Time Out

If you're into dirty lady humor, throw your hands up for Bridget Everett. She recently toured with Amy Schumer and you may have also seen her in appearances on Two Broke Girls and the Sex and The City movie. You might recognize Dave Hill from Comedy Central or NPR's This American Life. Check these two out what we're calling a "cabaret rock'n roll hot mess."

 
Judah Friedlander
JUDAH FRIEDLANDER: SEPT 11 -13

"Terrifically entertaining" - New York Times 

You've seen Judah Friedlander on 30 Rock, Meet The Parents, Wet Hot American Summer, Zoolander and he is currently filming Sharknado 2.


 
KYLE KINANE: SEPT 18-20

"Critics' Choice" - Chicago Reader

Chicago native, Kyle Kinane, is returning to UP. He is the "voice" of Comedy Central and has appeared on Comedy Central's Drunk History and in Judd Apatow's Funny People.



 
BEN BAILEY: SEPT 27 (LIVE TAPING)

"Intelligent and insightful" - Campus Activities Magazine

Ben Bailey returns to UP and is hosting and filming his live stand-up special at UP Comedy Club and you can be part of it! He was the host of NBC’s Who’s Still Standing? as well as Discovery Channel's Cash Cab. He has also made numerous cameos on shows such as Hope & Faith, 30 Rock and Mad TV.


 
Nick Thune
NICK THUNE: OCT 2 - 4

"Hilarious" - ComedyofChicago.com

Nick Thune is returning to UP. If missed him last time, here's a reminder. He has appeared on The Tonight Show, Conan, The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon and Comedy Central's @midnight. He also just release his second album, Folk Hero, in June.


 
JEFF ROSS: OCT 9-11

"Unapologetic" - The Hollywood Review

Jeff Ross is Comedy Central's nost notorious Roastmaster aka "The Roastmaster General." He's made cameos in a number of movies and television shows.


 
Moshe Kasher
MOSHE KASHER: OCT 17-18

"10 Comics to watch" - LA Times

Moshe Kasher returns to UP and was also just named one of Aziz Ansari's top five comics to watch, so you probably should. He hosts The Champs podcast and made appearances on Comedy Central, Shameless and Conan.


 
John Hodgman
JOHN HODGMAN: TONIGHT!: OCT 21

"Smart and sharp" - TimeOut Chicago

This evening, join John Hodgman for an evening of intellectual delight with comedy flare that is guaranteed to keep you wanting more. He regularly appears as a correspondent on The Daily Show.
 

 
YANNIS PAPPAS: OCT 23-25

"He’s a beast." - Esquire

Yannis Pappas is best known for his characters Mr. Panos and Maurica. He's Greek and not afraid to tell it how it is. He's traveled all over the world and is currently the co-anchor of "Fusion Live."


 
JERROD CARMICHAEL: NOV 13-15

"Jerrod Carmichael is in demand" - Indiewire

Jerrod Carmichael is an LA-based stand-up and was featured in Variety's "Top 10 Comics to Watch" last year. He has appeared on Fox's The Goodwin Games and the movie Neighbors starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.


 
Todd Glass
TODD GLASS: NOV 20-22

"Drops everyday truth bombs" - Laughspin

Todd Glass is an openly gay comic who has been in the stand-up world for 30 years, so if you haven't seen him yet, it's time to change that. He's appeared on many late night television shows and just relelased his memoir earlier this year.