Do you have a passion for Chicago comedy? Do you want to be a part of shaping a brand new comedy space? Do you have insight on how to uplift all comic voices? You, my friend, may be the perfect Tight Five board member.


Tight Five Productions is searching for folks to grow the fundraising team. Tight Five is an exciting non-profit and is looking for organized, driven individuals who are eager to help comedy survive. Board members will have specific financial goal posts and networking objectives each quarter.


Interested?                                       We'll be in touch with application details.


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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Dwayne Kennedy

Despite his appearances on The Late Show With David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Comedy Central Presents Dwayne Kennedy may be the best comedian you never heard of! A legend in Chicago comedy circles Dwayne counts The Lodge as one of his favorite places to perform and in return we revere him as one of our smartest, funniest comics!

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