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100 Star Starred
UP Comedy Club
3rd Floor Pipers Alley 230 W. North Ave Chicago, IL 60614
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We are usually taken to our seats and so you have no idea of where you will be seated. We ended right underneath the speakers and while we had an excellent view the incredibly loud volume during the transition between scenes made me wish I brought ear plugs. So look up when you get to your seat and ask for a different seat if you are next to the speakers. Some of you may not mind and that's ok too. Have fun.
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Comedian Kumail Nanjiani
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4.3 average rating
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22 events
5 reviews
7 stars
attended May 04 2012

Great show, but 75% of the jokes were from the show he did at the Hideout over a year ago. I get it that he's more famous now but that's no reason to be lazy. I payed $5 to see him at The Hideout and $17 to see him do the same material again...continued

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended May 06 2012

The staff at Second City is amazing. I thought I bought tickets for the Saturday show, and didn't realize I had bought Sunday until I was at the venue. They figured out how to get me in to the Saturday show.
Kumail was HILARIOUS. I was already a...continued

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Get a sample of Nanjiani’s witticisms on his Twitter feed.


Kumail is a tireless Los Angeles-based writer and performer who has been featured in Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch,” the _Hollywood Reporter’s _"10 Rising Comedy Talents" and New York Magazine’s “10 Comedians that Funny People Find Funny.” Kumail first gained attention for his critically acclaimed one-man show _Unpronounceable _(directed by Paul Provenza), and in 2008, he received two ECNY awards for Best Male Stand-up Comedian and Best One Man Show.  He’s toured with Stella, Eugene Mirman, and Zach Galifianakis and has been seen performing stand-up on Conan, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with David Letterman, and _Jimmy Kimmel Live. _He has also been featured on Portlandia, The Colbert Report, Michael and Michael Have Issues, Fox’s Traffic Light, and the feature film _Life As We Know It. _

About the Ticket Supplier: UP Comedy Club

UP Comedy Club is a new hybrid performance venue with an eclectic blend of comedy.

In addition to a diverse slate of original programming, UP Comedy Club also features a full service kitchen and bar with a menu with a no drink minimum.