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Couch Gags Comedy Showcase

Every other Sunday, 7-10 p.m.
The Skidmark Garage 5401 Hamilton Avenue, Cleveland Downtown/Flats/Warehouse District

Presented by SX1 Entertainment, Jess Faulstich hosts a bi-weekly comedy showcase of the very best in Cleveland's stand up comedy. The venue is BYOB and dog-friendly! (440) 591-4822

Craft Laughs at Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Mondays, 8-10 p.m. Continues through Dec. 30

Join Bill Squire and Cleveland’s best comedians at Cleveland’s best brewery for Craft Laughs. Craft Laughs is a free weekly stand-up comedy showcase at the Great Lakes Brewing Co. brewpub. Join us! Doors open at 7:30 show begins at 8 pm sharp! 2167714404


Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.

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Scene's winner for 'Best Trivia Night in Cleveland' Forest City Trivia is not your typical pencil and paper pub trivia. A giant projector screen is home to videos, gifs, visual puns and puzzles. It's like a live game show. 216-926-0025

Accidental Comedy Presents "Modern Kicks Comedy"

Wednesdays, 8:30 p.m.-3 a.m.
The Winchester 12112 Madison Ave., Lakewood Western Suburbs

Accidentalcomedy.com / Modern Kicks Comedy is the newest weekly series being held on Wednesdays @ the Winchester Music Tavern in Lakewood. Doors @ 8pm | $5 at the door. (Unless otherwise stated) Hosted by Jimmie Graham: IG @instajimmiegraham Come out and see one of the weirdest, best shows in town. This show will become a staple in the local comedy scene. Plus, it's the best place to see newbies, local pro's and everything in between. If that's not enough there are $2 Tacos | $2 Black Labels | $3 16oz cans for all your alcoholic / taco needs. 216-600-5338

Comedy, Cocktails & Conversation with Busy Philipps and Ike Barinholtz

Thu., Oct. 24, 6:15-8 p.m.

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Back by popular demand Ike Barinholtz—comedian, actor & ACLU Ambassador—returns to Cleveland for our annual fall event, but this year he'll share the stage with his good friend Busy Philipps, an actress, author, talk-show host, and abortion rights activist. These are trying times and often the state of affairs in Ohio can be daunting, but this night doesn’t have to be. This event is for you—to laugh and enjoy a funny, uplifting conversation with Busy Philipps and Ike Barinholtz. This event is free and open to the public. A cash bar and light appetizers will be available! 6145861959

BIG Beer Show

Thursdays, 9-11 p.m.

Cleveland Comedy Festival presents the BIG Beer Show every Thursday featuring the Unsuitable Words Challenge (comics compete using random, outrageous, unsuitable words they must incorporate into their set) and Bedrunken Cleveland (storytelling about a Cleveland moment or experience after a few drinks). PLUS BIG BEERS to drink! Anyone can be a Bedrunken Cleveland storyteller, email clecomedyfest@gmail.com if interested. 216-651-0888

DL Hughley

Fri., Oct. 25

Not many people can fire off the quick, witty jokes like DL Hughley. He can take serious matters like race relations and spin them into sidesplitting satire, tiptoeing along the edge of offensive and hilarious, yet still remaining totally loveable. Nothing is off limits for this guy. Funny subjects include Paula Deen, high blood pressure, Superbowl commercials and Cuban Olympic swimmers. He performs tonight at 7:30 and 10 at the Improv, where he has shows scheduled through Sunday. Tickets are $35. (Liz Trenholme) 216-696-IMPROV

FREE Comedy on Tap with Joe Hanley & Friends

Fri., Oct. 25, 9-9:30 p.m.

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In FNP's continuing partnership with Whistle & Keg Cleveland in the heart of the Gateway District at 818 Huron Road East, we present an evening of FREE COMEDY ON TAP with JOE HANLEY and FRIENDS on Friday, October 25, 2019. Showtime is 9 pm - 11 pm. This FREE show will quickly fill up, so please get your reservation in early at https://t.co/4gfla3QQH8. More information is available on F.N.P.'s Info Line at 330.975.0072 or on our website at https://funnynoizesproductions.wordpress.com 330-975-0072

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show


Buy Tickets$59.95

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America's largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect! The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show performs weekly. We also offer Corporate Entertainment, Team Building Events and Private Shows that are customized to your group with roles for your group members to play. Join us for a one-of-a-kind public or private event that your guests will talk about for months! 866-496-0535

Distilled Humor

Last Tuesday of every month, 8-9:30 p.m.

Come and Laugh every last Tuesday off the month with Distilled Humor. Check out our face book page to see who is headlining! Also enjoy our $6 Martinis on Tini Tuesdays! 1 216 505 5188

The Office Trivia Night

Sat., Nov. 2, 6-10 p.m.

Buy Tickets$5

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Blank Canvas CLE is proud to announce its first ever "The Office Trivia" on November the 2nd and November 16th from 6pm-10pm. About this Event Blank Canvas CLE is proud to announce its first ever "The Office Trivia" on November the 2nd and November 16th from 6pm-10pm. The Office trivia covers 9 complete seasons of the most entertaning aspects of the show. Example: Michael claims that if he had a gun with two bullets and found himself in a room with Hitler and Bin Laden and Toby. What is Michaels first answer of who he would shoot first? Correct Answer, 216 609 8152

The Ad Hominem Attack Show

First Saturday of every month, 7:30-10 p.m.

The first Saturday of every month Six comedians go head to head swapping slams and trading taunts. The Ad Hominem Attack Show is modeled after the comedy roast battle popping up all over the country. 440-381-9169

The Ad Hominem Attack Show : A Roast Battle

First Saturday of every month, 8-10 p.m.

The first Saturday of every month six comedians go head to head trading taunts and swapping slams in verbal combat. The Ad Hominem Attack Show is modeled after roast battles that originated in LA and are popping up all over the country and on TV. 440-381-9169

The Ad Hominem Attack Show

First Saturday of every month, 10-11:45 p.m.
East End Bistro and Pub 1192 Madison Avenue, Lakewood Western Suburbs

The Ad Hominem Attack Show- Cleveland's only roast battle showcase is now at the East End Bistro. The first Weekend of every month the meanest most acerbic comics we can find go head to head in all out insult warfare. We pit Ohio's most offensive against each other for joke supremacy and bloodsport. 440-381-9169

Back Room Comedy Show

Tue., Nov. 5, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Monthly live stand up comedy show featuring talented Cleveland area comedians. November's show stars John Armstrong with additional sets by Ryley Nezballa, Jerry Jaffe, Elizabeth Seman, and Jimmy Killius. 216-226-2767

Story Club Cleveland

First Tuesday of every month, 7-9:30 p.m.
The BottleHouse 2050 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights Eastern Suburbs

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Story Club is a show for true stories that's held in Chicago, Boston, Minnepolis, Belgrade, and now Cleveland! Each show has featured performers and three open mic slots. Open mic participants sign up at 7PM. If more than three people sign up then we draw names from a hat. Open micers are given 8 minutes (1300) words in which to tell a true story. Every show the audience votes for their favorite story, which is published in Story Club Magazine (www.storyclubmagazine.com). 773-875-6017

Story Club East Side

First Tuesday of every month, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 4
The BottleHouse 2050 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights Eastern Suburbs

Story Club Cleveland is a charitable open mic for stories, and is one of the many Story Club shows (Chicago, Boston, Minneapolis, Columbus). ​We're held twice a month - 1st Tuesdays at The BottleHouse Brewing Company and 2nd Wednesdays at Forest City Brewery. 216-214-2120

Marlee Who? Take Two

Fri., Nov. 8, 7-9 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 9, 7-9 p.m.

Buy Tickets$28

Marlee Carpenter returns to the stage this November with everything but grace in this bawdy and gaudy cabaret of jazz, jokes, and tequila. A little less refined, but a bit more personal, Marlee Who? Take Two will leave you feeling delighted and probably slightly confused. Pairing the likes of Nina Simone, Amy Winehouse, Etta James, Lady Gaga, and more with Marlee's original tunes tells the story of an up-and-coming nobody trying to navigate the world. But, never fear! A bar will be near... we encourage the use of it. (216) 241-6000

Improv Comedy with Dennis!

Third Wednesday of every month, 8-9:30 p.m.
The Bevy in Birdtown 12112 Madison Ave, Lakewood Western Suburbs

Join the six members of Dennis! for an evening of unique, never-to-be-seen-again comedy. Dennis! takes a single audience suggestion to create a series of improvised scenes that weave together forming a singular experience ranging from the uproarious to the dramatic. Join them for an evening of laughs and discovery. 216-227-2389

Andy Borowitz

Sat., Dec. 7, 8 p.m.

Buy Tickets$35-$150

The man The Plain Dealer calls “one of the top Cleveland celebrities of all time” is bringing his smash-hit comedy show to his hometown for one night only! Best-selling author, award-winning comedian, and a star of the PBS series Retro Report, Andy Borowitz is the creator of the satirical column The Borowitz Report, which has millions of readers around the world and is one of the most popular features of The New Yorker magazine. His hilarious Make America Not Embarrassing Again tour has been selling out theaters from coast to coast. Don’t miss Andy in his only visit to Ohio! 2162416000

Brian Regan

Thu., Dec. 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets$79

Stand-up comedian Brian Regan brings his tour to our city! Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. Get Tickets: https://www.soundchronicle.com/tickets/Brian_Regan_Cleveland_OH_2019-12-12_19-30 802-255-1826

That Golden Girls Show - A Puppet Parody

Fri., March 13, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., March 14, 1:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Hanna Theatre 2067 East 14th St., Cleveland Downtown/Flats/Warehouse District

Buy Tickets$39-$49

'That Golden Girls Show!' is a brand-new show that parodies classic Golden Girls moments - with puppets! Get set for an evening of cheesecake, laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex, and the elegant art of the quick-witted put down. From Sophia's get-rich-quick schemes, to Rose's tales from St Olaf, Blanche's insatiable hunt for men and the Fountain of Youth, and Dorothy's daily struggle to make sense of her life and keep her roommates in check. Devoted fans will remember our four girls from Miami, and for the first-timers, this will be a joyful introduction to the brilliance of that television series. 2162416000


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