Set the scene
Step away from the Netflix marathon and find your way into one of these local theaters for a belly laugh this week. Your guide to Chicago’s affordable and under-the-radar comedy scene awaits.
story, right? In this one-act play from comedy group Schmoon, Annie gets a second shot at mascot industry glory. 7 p.m. $13. Tickets: secondcity.com
Barron Trump: Up Past Bedtime
The Revival 1160 E. 55th St. Shannon Noll plays our new president’s youngest son in this “Pee Wee’s Playhouse”-style show complete with celebrity guests Ben Carson, Melania Trump and Vladimir Putin; patriotic games such as Pin the Email on the Clinton; and other politically-charged hijinks. 9:30 p.m. $5-$10. Tickets: the-revival.com
‘Pinching & Screaming’