Past Meetup

Fireball Whiskey Sponsored Shit Showcase Feb. 22nd

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The Shit Show is a FREE comedy showcase is held the LAST Friday of every month at 8pm at The Shambles (2050 W. Division Street, Chicago).
Local comics Rasa Gierstikas and Ever Mainard host a comedy variety show the last Friday of every month that includes emerging local comics to seasoned performers who have appeared on David Letterman, B.E.T., etc.

This month's show includes :
Nate Simmons
Jack Thurston Farrell
Aaron Weaver
Chastity Washington
Mike Lebovitz
Alexandra Tsarpalas
Mike Knish
Peter-john Byrnes
and Tim Paul

Hosted by Rasa Gierstikas and Ever Mainard + The Hot Dog Man (Kieth Paesel!)

Prizes are given to audience members, as well as, performers with the night’s “Best Joke!” by The Shit Show’s very own Hotdog Man (Keith Paesel) -as determined by the audience.

The Shit Show is officially sponsored by Fireball Whisky and Mingle Around.

The show has been featured in The Onion’s A/V Club, Metromix’s “Top Theater Picks”, The Redeye’s “Shows You Must See”, Timeout Chicago and The Reader.

For more information visit:

Check out our promotional video by Eliaz Rodriguez:

What they’re saying about The Shit Show:
Chicago Now - “enamoring with our unique personality of the show.
Red Eye - a “comedy extravaganza”
The Onion - “A lot like a phoenix, except with hip, genre crossing comedy instead of a mythical fire bird”.