Hanukkah Comedy Entertainment in Chicago for 2023

Hannukah Comedy ChiTribe 2023

Laugh Throughout the Festival Lights

Hanukkah Improv and comedy is in full swing this year – what a miracle! We need it more than ever. Check out these hilarious options to brighten up you Hannukah season. Hanukkah is not just a season of lights and miracles but also of laughter and joy, especially this year when improv and comedy are taking center stage! The festive season is getting a humor-filled twist with an array of hilarious events lined up to brighten up your Hanukkah. Here’s a rundown of some must-see shows in Chicago:

Schmear Campaign Comedy Show at the Color Club

Schmear Campaign Comedy Show at the Color Club December 10 1pm-3pm

Jewish Standup with Bagels! We love when comedy gets a bagel-twist. Expect a spread of jokes as rich and varied as your favorite bagel toppings. More Info>>

Oy! A Holiday Show For Everyone at the Annoyance Theatre

Oy! A Holiday Show For Everyone at the Annoyance Theatre: December 16, December 23, and December 30 at 6:30pm

This show promises to be an inclusive, laughter-packed journey, perfect for everyone looking to add a dose of fun to their holiday season. More Info>>

The Hanukkah Comedy Show at the iO Theatre

The Hanukkah Comedy Show at the iO Theatre: December 9, December 16, December 23, December 30 at 7pm

Celebrate the festival of lights with a burst of laughter. This show at the renowned iO Theatre is all set to light up your Hanukkah with its witty sketches and hilarious stand-up acts. More Info>>

Home for Hanukkah with Bubbe & Zayde at the iO Theatre

Home for Hanukkah with Bubbe & Zayde at the iO Theatre: December 7 and December 14 at 7pm

This is a ChiTribe favorite Join in for a heartwarming and humorous take on Hanukkah traditions. Our fav Jewish Bubbe, Meg Grunewald, brings back another year of Improv for the whole fam. This show is like spending the holidays with your funniest relatives, full of nostalgic tales and chuckles.

From our Interview with Meg Grunewald from 2018!!

Each of these shows is a unique blend of humor and holiday spirit, proving that laughter might just be the best miracle of the season. Make sure to catch these uproarious options to make your Hanukkah season even brighter!

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Rebecca Schwab

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