As the nations’ longest running independent comedy showcase The Lodge has not only nurtured the finest new talent but has also been visited by established stars over the years! Here are just a few of the hilarious ladies and gentlemen who have graced our stage…

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Kumail Nanjiani

As one of our earliest cast members Kumail Najiani developed quickly into one of the smartest and funniest comedians on the Chicago scene. Since leaving Chicago Kumail has been seen on The Colbert Report, Michael and Michael Have Issues and is currently starring on TBS’ Franklin and Bash.

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