The Show

The Lincoln Lodge  is Chicago’s favorite stand up comedy show, now in its 20th year. Each week, the Lincoln Lodge features the best stand up comedy in Chicago, a hilarious variety act, and a Man on the Street segment.

When:  Shows are every Friday at 8:00 pm (Doors open at 7:30 pm) – Show times may be different for special events. Please check the calendar for an up to date schedule.

How much: Tickets are $10 for most shows but may be more for special events.

Show Length: The show lasts approximately 80 minutes

Food and Drink: A full drink menu is available both before and during the show. Click here to see a sample offering. There is no minimum purchase enforced – yay! We do not serve food in the venue but for those looking to eat nearby before or after the show there are many dining choices in the local neighborhood

Accessibility: The Lincoln Lodge theater is located on the first floor of the building and all areas of the facility are wheelchair accessible. For Lodge shows staged at other venues please call us at 773-251-1539 for details of accessibility.

Age Limit:  Lincoln Lodge shows are all ages although we do advise that acts may contain adult themed material and attendance of minors is at parents discretion. 

Where:  2040 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL

Getting there:  We are a five minute walk from the El Blue Line Western stop and adjacent to main bus routes on  Milwaukee (56), Western (49, X49) and Armitage (73).  Metered parking is available on Milwaukee avenue outside the venue but we recommend a cab ride if coming by car for our bustling neighborhood right on the border of Logan Square and Wicker Park!

Who: The show is produced by Tight Five Productions

Join us for a night of Chicago comedy you’ll never forget!

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Gena Gephart

Gena Gephart lives in Chicago, IL where she pursues writing, stand up, and sketch comedy. Gena’s sharp brand of comedy reflects her quirky, feminist perspective and has been called “awkward in a good way” by several drunk bachelorettes. She has opened for comics like Michael Che, Jen Kirkman, and Todd Barry, and has performed at the Limestone Comedy Festival. Gena produces a monthly all-lady storytelling show in Logan Square called Ladylike and contributes to Reductress and Thought Catalog.

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