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129 Star Starred
UP Comedy Club
3rd Floor Pipers Alley 230 W. North Ave Chicago, IL 60614
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6 events
1 review
0 stars
Arrive early to get good seating. There are some awkward spaces to sit with no tables and not so great views!
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Comedian Kumail Nanjiani
3 ratings
4.3 average rating
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23 events
5 reviews
8 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. _