Chicago Comedians Polish Their Craft

Comedians from all over the Chicago area perform at "Your Sunday Best" open mic night at Schubas. (Photo by Andy Kahn)

Each week Schubas holds Your Sunday Best – an open-mic comedy night – in the small upstairs bar reached by an inconspicuous staircase in the front of the downstairs establishment. The North Side bar has faithfully played host to the event for more than a decade.

ChicagoStorytelling’s Andrew Kahn, A.Jay Wagner and Lars Weborg spent a night watching some of the Windy City’s aspiring comedians, who are not only performing for an audience, but also for each other.

Audio Slideshow: Hear the comedians tell their stories in their own words.

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