Welcome to the Comedy Shrine, Chicagoland’s Premier Improv & Stand up Comedy Theater! Each week we bring some of the top comedic performers from around the country right to the suburbs of Chicago. Using our two theaters to showcase both Improv and Standup Comedy every Friday and Saturday. Our lounge area provides a fully-stocked bar serving beer, wine, liquor, soft drinks, & snacks. We’re located at 4034 Fox Valley Center Drive in Aurora, IL. Phone: 630-585-0300

The Comedy Shrine Present: Elayne Boosler

Comedian/writer/animal activist Elayne Boosler is best known for her thoughtful and feisty humor, and her love of baseball and animals, all sharing a big part of her act. For forty years, she has appeared on seemingly every talk show ever on TV, has written and starred in five one-hour Showtime standup comedy specials, written and directed two movies for Cinemax, appeared on Comic Relief for years, on Politically Incorrect over thirty times, and has hosted specials, series, and events. She has done lots of baseball color commentary, and sung the National Anthem and/or thrown out a first pitch, many times for many teams.


Let us host your Bachelorette & Bachelor Parties

The Comedy Shrine offers a unique, fun environment that is perfect for anyone looking to have bachelorette/bachelor party to remember. You can go to a bar and drink any night, so have your party here for a night full of laughter, memories, and a few delicious drinks. Walk through our massive collection of comedy memorabilia before you walk down the aisle. We have a great lineup of Shows to fit your bachelorette party needs.

Options: Ticket Packages, Drink Packages, After show theater rentals, custom events.


New Comedy Classes Starting!

New Improv, Standup, and Comedy Writing Classes starting soon. Sign up now because space is limited!

The Comedy Shrine is a great place to host your birthday party, bachelorette party, fundraiser, or corporate event. Our Shrine to comedy and fun shows will help make your event both unique and memorable. Contact Us for more information on special discounted group rates or theater rental packages.