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Located in the heart of the Windy City’s vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, CSz Theater Chicago is a cozy, intimate, customizable 137-seat theater and lobby built specifically for interactive comedy shows and creativity workshops.  The theater has a full service bar (with no drink minimum!) offering adult beverages including: local craft beers, distinctive wines, specialty cocktails, family-friendly mock-tails and snacks.  The theater is handicapped accessible and is just steps from the Belmont Red and Brown line stop.

Come see our flagship ComedySportz show on Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m., and Saturdays at 6, 8 and 10 p.m., a Chicago comedy staple since 1987, or our rotating Signature Shows on off- and late-nights with your family and friends in our famous Wrigleyville location. Celebrate the holidays with us (special shows almost every month of the year!) Bring your office mates, faith communities, tour or Meet Up groups, college and university organizations, clubs, and/or birthday, bat/bar mitzvahs, bachelor/ette, retirement parties – whatever you dream up, we’ll provide comedy for everyone!  We also host classes and lectures, meetings and teambuilding events, and offer full sound, lighting and audiovisual screens, as well as event planning, technicians and catering options. 

As one of the top theaters in the comedy capital of the world, let us create an unforgettable entertainment and/or education event for you, what Newcity magazine called "a fast-paced, consistently positive show ... ComedySportz has clearly hit on a winning formula, proudly maintaining the title of longest-running short-form improv comedy show in Chicago!"


At CSz Theater Chicago we offer an alternate to the typical boring business meeting. Leave the hotel conference room behind and meet in style in our beautiful new theatre; it will make an impact from the minute your group arrives. 

Our Rental fee of $75 per half hour* includes the following:

  • Wireless Connection

  • Full Sound System with CD Player

  • Stage Lighting

  • 2 - Microphones with stands

  • 2 - 42” Flat Screens for PowerPoint

  • Audio Visual and Light Technician

“The venue was perfect, the service impeccable, the show hilarious, and the food delicious. Rave reviews from all of our staff. So...THANK YOU for such a fantastic event. It was a real pleasure to work with you and to see ComedySportz!”

At additional cost we can provide:

  • Full Service Event Planning

  • Full Service Catering

  • Full Service Bar

  • Team Building and Corporate Workshops

  • The ComedySportz Show – 45 or 90 minutes

Set-up Styles

Because CSz Theater Chicago is a cabaret-style venue, we are extremely flexible. We can adjust the layout of our space to accommodate any of your needs. Below please find a sampling of our most popular layouts.

  • Classroom Style is used for meals and/or groups that need table space for laptops. This is most desirable for long lectures. 65 Guests

  • Auditorium Style is appropriate for short lecture or larger groups that do not require note-taking. 125 Guests

  • Reception Style is geared towards a standing reception. A few tables with chairs for those who want to sit down are available. 150 Guests

*All rentals are a minimum of 3 hours.