Stand-Up Comics


COMING THIS FALL


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.


 
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."


 
Pete Holmes
PETE HOLMES: NOV 8

"Quick but gentle wit " - New York Times

Pete Holmes returns to up with his stand-up routine. As the recent host of The Pete Holmes show, Pete has been featured on a number of late night shows and has written for even more television productions. His charm and his honesty rightfully earn him the title of a guarnateed good time. You can't go wrong with Pete.
 
 
JERROD CARMICHAEL: NOV 13-15

"Must See!" - Chicago Reader

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.