Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More Headline UP Comedy Club This Fall

Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More Headline UP Comedy Club This Fall

UP Comedy Club is known for bringing the best stand-up comedy talent in the country to Chicago. This fall's line-up features many of the best-known names in comedy, including UP favorites Kyle Kinane and Greg Proops, returning to the UP stage once again after countless sold-out shows. Also returning to UP are Nick Thune, Moshe Kasher and Dana Gould. Appearing at UP for the first time are Bridget Everett and Dave Hill, Judah Friedlander, Jeff Ross, Yannis Pappas, Jerrod Carmichael and Todd Glass. Each show includes a feature stand-up comic and a local emcee who hosts the evening.

Tickets can be purchased by calling 312-662-4562 or visiting UP Comedy Club is located at 230 W. North Ave, 3rd Floor of Piper's Alley in Chicago.


September 4-6

Bridget Everett has been called one of the "Funniest People in New York" by Time Out. Her film, theater and television credits include Inside Amy Schumer, Two Broke Girls, Sex And The City (movie), The Bleep Show with Whitney Cummings, Bridget and Neal are F*cking and Adam Is Watching, At Least It's Pink, and most recently, a guest spot at Carnegie Hall performing with the legendary Patti Lupone. Bridget has appeared at Montreal and Chicago's Just For Laughs Festival, HBO's Aspen United States Comedy Arts Festival, The Adelaide International Cabaret Festival, The San Francisco Sketchfest, FunFunFun and The New York Comedy Festival. Bridget and her band The Tender Moments just released their debut album ("POUND IT") and play to sold-out crowds across the country.

Dave Hill is a comedian, writer, musician and highly-boneable public figure. He has appeared on HBO, Cinemax, FUSE, Comedy Central and BBC America and frequently contributes to NPR's "This American Life." He is also a pretty sweet guitarist and singer currently performing with the band Valley Lodge. Dave's first book, Tasteful Nudes, was released in 2012.

Showtimes: Thurs. 8 p.m. / Fri. 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. / Sat. 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.

Tickets $20


September 11-13

Judah started doing stand-up in 1989 and has been doing it just about every night ever since. Even though Judah has made over 30 movies and appeared in hundreds of TV shows, stand-up comedy is Judah's priority and specialty. He is not an actor who does stand-up on the side. He's a stand-up comedian who acts on the side. You can watch Judah as "Frank Rossitano" on the Emmy-winning 30 Rock every night in syndication and on Comedy Central. Judah was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 2003 Independent Spirit Awards for his role in the Sundance-winning American Splendor. Some of his other movies include Meet the Parents, Wet Hot American Summer, Feast, Zoolander, and The Wrestler.

Showtimes: Thurs. 8 p.m. / Fri. 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. / Sat. 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.

Tickets: $22


September 18-20

After countless sold-out shows, UP Comedy Club favorite Kyle Kinane is back for another great run. Kyle has been up and at it for almost half his life, mostly searching for what "it" might be. He has performed in the Leicester, Vancouver, Washington D.C., Portland, Just For Laughs (Chicago) and the USCAF/Aspen comedy festivals, and his nights are now occupied with performances at popular venues such as the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles and the national chain of Improv Comedy Clubs. He has been on the TV via Last Call with Carson Daly, The Very Funny Show on TBS, The World Stands Up on BBC and the Judd Apatow production Funny People. He is a regular opener for headliners such as Patton Oswalt and Brian Posehn. rated him #5 on its top 10 list of upcoming comedians.

Showtimes: Thurs. 8 p.m. / Fri. 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. / Saturday 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.

Tickets: $20


October 2-4

Nick Thune, comedian /actor, hails from Seattle, where he spent his early years growing up. Nick's absurdist view and deadpan wit, combined with the soothing lull of his guitar, have distinguished his unique style of comedy. He has appeared on The Tonight Show eight times, and on each occasion, he won. Nick has also appeared on Conan and The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon and has his own Comedy Central Special. Thick Noon, Nick's debut album, was released on Comedy Central Records in 2010 and was included in's "Best of 2010 Comedy Albums." Nick can be seen in Mike Judge's movie Extract and the independent film Highway 61 Re: Revisited opposite Tobin Bell. Thune's other film credits include Spring Breakdown and Unaccompanied Minors.

Showtimes: Thurs. 8 p.m. / Fri. 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. / Sat. 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.

Tickets: $20


October 9-11

Jeff Ross is an actor, writer, director, producer and comedian originally from Newark, New Jersey. He is the creator and star of The Burn With Jeff Ross on Comedy Central as well as a producer and star of that network's wildly popular celebrity roast franchise. He also debuted his new comedy special on Comedy Central entitled Jeff Ross Roasts America, which takes Jeff across the United States and into Canada speed roasting the people, places and things that make this country so unique. Recent writing credits include the screenplay The Comedian (co-written with Art Linson) and the book I Only Roast The Ones I Love published by Simon & Schuster. Jeff also tours the world performing live as "The Roastmaster General."