Stand-Up Comics


COMING THIS FALL
 
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.


 
Rory Scovel
RORY SCOVEL: OCT 17-18

"Keeps everyone on their toes" - TimeOut New York

Mixing his spontaneous creativity and absurd view of the world, Rory Scovel is quickly making a name for himself. Whether discussing drugs, politics or life in general, his infectious stage presence and engaging charisma will quickly shift the vibe of any room and place the audience in the scene of every punch line.


 
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.