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THURSDAY, MAY 30

7:30 Fresh Mugs 1 at Zanies hosted by Jim Gaffigan, with Tommy Drake, Tyrone Barnett, Alex Ortiz, Ryan Belleview, Matt Harowitz, Darren Bodeker, and Mary C. Matthews.

PM Comedy Eclipse at Coyle's Tippling House hosted by Henry Scott, with John Hope, Kevin Foxx, Ron Morey, Dwight Slade, Megan Mooney, and Peter Spruyt.

PM Classics Chicago at Black Orchid, Piper's Alley, 230 W. North, with Rocky LaPorte, Dobie Maxwell, Mike Olsen, Larry Reeb, Tim Walkoe, Damon Williams, Dwayne Kennedy, and Shay-Shay.

9:30 Sophomore Showcase at Zanies hosted by Daniel Tosh, with Tammy Pescatelli, Mark Ryan, Kyle Kinane, Eddie Gossling, Leon Rogers, and Kevin Bozeman.

10 Fresh Mugs 3 at Coyle's Tippling House hosted by Kathleen Madigan, with Tyler Kroll, Tim Northern, Dan Kaufman, Rich Gabe, Isaac Witty, Tig, Rob Little, and Dan Lewis.

10 Schadenfreude and Sean Cullen at Black Orchid.

FRIDAY, MAY 31

7:30 Born to Goof at Byfields, Ambassador East, 1301 N. State, with Kevin Burke.

PM Fresh Mugs 2 at Zanies hosted by Jimmy Shubert, with Jim Ruel, Frank Townsend, Martha Kelly, Brendan Small, Damonde Tschritter, Judah Friedlander, and Patrick Spring.

PM Sophomore Showcase at Coyle's Tippling House hosted by Daniel Tosh, with Tammy Pescatelli, Mark Ryan, Kyle Kinane, Eddie Gossling, Leon Rogers, and Kevin Bozeman.

PM Entertainment Extravaganza at Lincoln Restaurant with Brian Potrafka, Jason Fever, Dennis Hemphill, Joseph Bernard, Peter Spruyt, Marty Pollio, and Sean Cullen.

PM Spotlight Showcase at Black Orchid with Kathleen Madigan, Laurie Kilmartin, and Playing Dumb With Jill Benjamin.

9 Attention Must Be Paid at Byfields with Jimmy Pardo.

10 Fresh Mugs 1 at Coyle's Tippling House hosted by Jim Gaffigan, with Tommy Drake, Tyrone Barnett, Alex Ortiz, Ryan Belleview, Matt Harowitz, Darren Bodeker, and Mary C. Matthews.

10 Murderer's Row at Black Orchid with Patrice O'Neal, Melanie Comarcho, Doug Stanhope, Jimmy Shubert, and Mark Faje.

10 Spliff Show at Lincoln Restaurant with Marijuanalogues (Arj Baker, Tony Camin, and Doug Benson), John Hope, and Damonde Tschritter.

10:30 Get Up Stand-Up at Zanies with Ron White, Dobie Maxwell, Megan Mooney, Laurie Kilmartin, Kevin Foxx, and Dwight Slade.

11 Rotating Talk Show at Byfields with Rachel Arieff, Tom Sharpe, Paul Hopkins, and others.

12 MID Comedy Rock Show at Coyle's Tippling House with Brian Traynam & Crew, Lance Barber, Mike O'Connell, Rob Paravonian, Rachel Arieff, and Sean Cullen.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

7 Fresh Mugs 3 at Zanies hosted by Kathleen Madigan, with Tyler Kroll, Tim Northern, Dan Kaufman, Rich Gabe, Isaac Witty, Tig, Rob Little, and Dan Lewis.

7 Born to Goof at Byfields with Kevin Burke.

PM Comedy Eclipse at Coyle's Tippling House with Daniel Tosh, Mike Olsen, Matt Braunger. Megan Mooney, Kevin Foxx, Doug Benson, Dwayne Kennedy, and Shay-Shay.

PM Entertainment Extravaganza at Lincoln Restaurant with Brian Potrafka, Jason Fever, Dennis Hemphill, Marty Pollio, Mark Faje, Boris Hamilton, and Claudia Wallace.

PM Chris Farley Foundation Comedy Gala Benefit at Park West, 322 W. Armitage, with Tom Arnold, the Flying Farley Brothers, and others.

:30 Spotlight Showcase at Black Orchid with Jim Gaffigan, Tony Camin, Joseph Bernard, and Ron White.

9 Laughaholics at Zanies with Dobie Maxwell, Rob Brackenridge, Laurie Kilmartin, Patrice O'Neal, Damon Williams, and Ron Morey.

9:30 Attention Must Be Paid at Byfields with Jimmy Pardo.

10 Fresh Mugs 2 at Coyle's Tippling House hosted by Jimmy Shubert, with Jim Ruel, Frank Townsend, Martha Kelly, Brendan Small, Damonde Tschritter, Judah Friedlander, and Patrick Spring.

10 Spliff Show at Lincoln Restaurant with Marijuanalogues (Arj Baker, Tony Camin, and Doug Benson), John Hope, and Kyle Kinane.

10:30 Schadenfreude and Playing Dumb with Jill Benjamin at Byfields.

11 Rotating Talk Show at Byfields with Rachel Arieff, Tom Sharpe, Paul Hopkins, and others.

11:15 Murderer's Row at Zanies with Melanie Carmacho, Doug Stanhope, Rocky LaPorte, and Marc Ryan.

12 MID Comedy Rock Show at Coyle's Tippling House with Brian Traynam & Crew, Lance Barber, Mike O'Connell, Rob Paravonian, and Mary C. Matthews.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

:30 Comedy Blitz at Zanies with festival all-stars.

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