The big-house slate at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., will include "An Evening With Kevin Smith" ("Clerks") on June 14;
- The shows at The Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield Ave., will include
Patton Oswalt( "Ratatouille") on June 14 and John Oliver( "The Daily Show") on June 15.
- At the Akoo (formerly Rosemont) Theatre in suburban Rosemont, blue-collar favorite
Bill Engvall, Billy Gardelland John Pinettewill all share a single bill on June 17.
- Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave. will feature Amy Schumer ("Roast of
Charlie Sheen") on June 13; and a three-night stand by Stephen Merchant, best known as the co-creator of "The Office" from June 14-16. Jeffrey Ross, known for his roasts, will appear late nights on June 15 and 16.
- This year, Just for Laughs will also present an off-Broadway comedy show at the Victory Gardens Biograph. Titled "Mike Birbiglia: My Girlfirend's Boyfriend," the show features Birbiglia discussing his romantic mishaps. It plays June 12-16 at 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.
- Lastly, the
House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., will feature The Dan Band, featuring Dan Finnerty, on June 16.