iO Theater

Chicago’s iO Theater was founded in 1981 by Charna Halpern and David Shepard and has launched the careers of some of the best comedians of all time including Jason Sudeikis, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. In addition to hosting shows every Wednesday-Sunday, we also are a premier private event space, and off custom entertainment and professional development workshops

Today iO Theater is still the epicenter of long-form improvisation showcasing the country’s newest emerging talent across four stages. Featuring a world-renowned improv program, corporate training, and a full bar and kitchen- It’s Chicago’s best improv comedy destination!

We can't wait to welcome the DNC to Chicago and the Midwest in 2024!

Stay tuned for additional information.

Chicago DNC 2024