Fellow servers, bring in your pay stubs for a $5 discount! Just present your pay stub to the box office when you buy your ticket at the theater for $5 off your ticket!


If you’ve ever dined in a restaurant, you probably have a good story. If you’ve ever worked in a restaurant, you have a million. Thanks for the Tip explores the ins and outs of working the back and front of house. Everyone that worked in, been to or heard of a restaurant can relate to the pros and cons of this billion dollar industry.


Take a Sunday evening to be waiting on and entertained by this cast of performers that are all familiar with working in the industry that refers to itself as “the industry.” A compilation of scenes, songs and the surreal “servers nightmare” tackles every position, problem and solution in our love/ hate relationship with service with a smile.


Limited engagement run, so get your tickets while you can.


Thanks for the Tip is created by pH’s Kayce Alltop and directed by pH’s Dan Wright. The show stars Kayce Alltop, Megan Erskine, Jason Hodge, Jared Miller, Jason Ouimette, and Patrick Serrano.

chicago improv festival



We are thrilled to once again be part of the Chicago Improv Festival! This year, pH will be one of the houses for CIF’s Long Form Shows and Home Shows. Come see some great teams from all over the country as well as pH’s ensemble players in our signature show, pHrenzy!


These are the Chicago Improv Festival shows playing at The pH Comedy Theater the weekend of Friday, 5/6 and Saturday, 5/7!


Friday, 5/6

8:00PM – B&B (Portland, OR), Lucky Lucky (Chicago, IL), Landry & Summers (Los Angeles, CA) – $15

10:00PM – Fake Cops (Toronto, CA) , The pH Ensemble presents pHrenzy! – $15

12:00AM – pH’s own Midnight Oil – $5


Saturday, 5/7

8:00PM – Daddy Mags (Evanston, IL), Babies (Chicago,IL), Houndstooth (Chicago, IL) – $15

10:00PM – Coko & Daphne (Toronto, CA), The pH Ensemble presents pHrenzy! – $15

12:00AM – Improv Jam (BYOT) – FREE!


This year’s festival is focusing on providing a more intimate experience for attendees, featuring smaller venues where audiences can get up close and personal with each performer. And festival organizers hand-picked the very best acts from more than 250 submissions to ensure that each show is highly curated to provide the highest quality comedy.


This year’s festival will feature groups from Chicago and all over the United States, as well as from countries as diverse as Spain, Argentina, Venezuela and more. It will also feature groups performing long form, short form, musical, dramatic, genre-based improv, and new, experimental forms.

9th annual Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl


Brought to you by Modelo Especial and The pH Comedy Theater, The 9th Annual Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl will take place on Clark Street in Andersonville on Saturday, May 14.


Tickets can be purchased here.


Zombies will crawl along Clark St. in search of brrraiinnnsss and beer! This year’s participating bars are (from North to South): The Call, Andersonville Brewing Company, Replay Andersonville, @mosphere, Simon’s Tavern, and SoFo Tap. Each bar will offer specials on Modelo Especial, the official beer of El Dia de Los Muertos!


All Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl participants start at The pH Comedy Theater at 1515 W. Berwyn. From there, pH group leaders will lead the undead from bar to bar on a group-specific route.


Fantasy Costumes is offering 20% off costume and make-up materials to all CZPC participants. They will also be on-hand at The pH Comedy Theater during registration to apply make-up to any zombies who need it for a small fee.


The Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl is a fundraising event for the not-for-profit 501(c)(3) comedy arts organization pH Productions and The pH Comedy Theater. All proceeds will go to fueling the remainder of our 2016 season, which includes upcoming shows like the original musical Not As Advertised, new improv shows like Election, and a run of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.


Go to chicagozombiepubcrawl.com to purchase tickets and for more information.