Kristin Clifford started doing stand-up in 2009, and has since become one of the most beloved comics in the Chicago stand-up scene. Kristin’s warm presence onstage is a rarity in stand-up comedy and really draws audiences in-- but this rose has a thorn. Her face may be sweet, but her observational and autobiographical comedy cuts like a knife. Kristin’s lovable yet biting take on topics like working life, dating, and pop culture has made her relatable to audiences all over the country. Follow her: @kristincliff.
Shows Kristin Produces.
Kristin is a current cast member of The Lincoln Lodge, the country's longest running independent comedy show. It runs every Friday at 8:30pm at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave. The show features some of Chicago's best comics and variety acts, and the occasional drop-in from very special out-of-town guests. All cast members produce the show as part of Tight Five Productions.
She's also the co-producer. with Kevin Brody, of the Time Out Chicago Critic's Pick show Performance Anxiety Chicago, every third Monday at the Pleasure Chest at 3436 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago IL. The show is LGBT friendly, sex-positive, BYOB, AND audience members receive 15% off on merchandise. It's the sister show of the original Performance Anxiety LA, and the soon the be launched Performance Anxiety NYC.
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014: Freak Happening at Saki, 3716 W. Fullerton Ave.
Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014: Scene Missing, Schuba’s, 3159 N. Southport Ave.
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014: The Lincoln Lodge, Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., $10
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014: Full Disclosure Live at the Whistler, 2421 N. Milwaukee, 8pm
Thursday, Oct. 2-Saturday Oct. 4: The Comedy Attic, Bloomington IN (with headliner Adam Cayton-Holland
Monday, Oct. 6, 2014: Best Night Ever Show, Gingerman Tavern, 3740 N. Clark St.
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014: The Lincoln Lodge, Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., $10
Friday, Oct. 11: The Comedy Bar Chicago, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014: Cole's Chicago Cabaret, Cole's Bar, 2338 N. Milwaukee, 8pm
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014: Sadsacks and Wisecracks. Hi-Hat Bar, 8pm
Monday, Oct. 20, 2014: Performance Anxiety Chicago at the Pleasure Chest Chicago, 3436 N. Lincoln, 8pm
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014: The Lincoln Lodge, Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., $10
Thursday, Oct. 30: Just Dickin Around at Hydrate
Thursday, Oct. 30, Parlour Car at Bar Deville, 701 N. Damen Ave.
Saturday, Nov. 1: The Paper Machete, The Green Mill, 3 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1:The Comedy Bar, 8 and 10 p,m.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014: Comedians You Should Know, Timothy O’Toole’s, 622 N. Fairbanks Ct., 9pm
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014: The Lincoln Lodge, Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., $10
Friday, Nov. 21, 2014: The Lincoln Lodge, Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., $10
Feb. 3, 2015: Put Your Hands Together, UCB, Los Angeles