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127 Star Starred
UP Comedy Club
3rd Floor Pipers Alley 230 W. North Ave Chicago, IL 60614
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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 Pete Holmes
20 ratings
4.5 average rating
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1 stars
attended Jan 27 2012

I came to UP Comedy Club this past Friday with my husband and friends. We were cracking up throughout the show and Pete had us in tears. The opening comics were hilarious as well! Great time!

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16 reviews
9 stars
attended Jan 27 2012

Well, this was a great treat! Pete Holmes is SUPER funny. I was a minor league fan before this show, knowing little about his comedy aside from hearing him on a few podcasts...but his stand-up was phenomenal. I've moved into major league fan...continued

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15 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 27 2012

I thought Pete Holmes was an all right comedian. The comic I did like was Frank Townsend. Even though he was the warm-up act, he was definitely funnier than Pete. I would certainly go back again because the venue is terrific, and certainly worth...continued

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Named one of Variety’s “Top Ten Comics to Watch in 2011”, Pete Holmes is a nationally touring standup comedian, actor, improviser, writer and cartoonist.  He has appeared on_ Conan, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, __John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, Comedy Central Presents,_ VH1’s _Best Week Ever, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend _and Ugly Americans as well as the Motherload _Honesty _series. You can also hear Pete as the e*trade baby. 

Pete has studied and performed at Chicago’s iO and Playground theaters, as well as Boston’s Improv Asylum Theater and New York City’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Pete’s cartoons have appeared in various magazines, most notably The New Yorker._  He is currently a writer for Fox’s I Hate My Teenage Daughter_ and, and was a writer for NBC’s_ Outsourced._