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Open Books & Laugh!

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

OPEN BOOKS AND LAUGH! event is a night of standup comedy directly supporting Open Books’ transformative reading and writing programs. Join us at Laugh Factory for amazing performances from some of the city’s best comedians and have some laughs to support literacy in Chicago!


*General Admission: $30
*General Admission Ticket at the Door: $40
Front Row, Pre-Show Ticket (includes reserved seating, food, two drinks, an Open Books Store Membership, and more!): $75

*2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage). Age restriction: 18 years and over.


Front Row, Pre-Show (includes fun, food and beer/wine): 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Comedy Show for All Ticket Holders: 8 p.m.


Open Books and Laugh! will feature:

Brian Babylon (NPR “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me”)
Pat Tomasulo (WGN Morning News, Man of the People)
Leon Rogers (WGCI)
Sarah Perry (Sirius XM Radio)
Rob Gleeson (“How I Met Your Mother”)
Chris Bader (Just For Laughs)

and more comedians to be announced!


April 17
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm