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.
Monday, Aug. 25, 2014: Shoop Comedy at the Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014: The Kates, The Book Cellar, 7pm, 4736 N. Lincoln Ave.
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014: We Still Like You, my house, 9pm
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014: The Lincoln Lodge, Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., $10
Tuesday Sept. 16, 2014: Hoo Ha Comedy, Rockit Burger Bar, 3700 N. Clark St. 8pm
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014: Guts and Glory, Schuba’s, 7pm
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
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.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014: Comedians You Should Know, Timothy O’Toole’s, 622 N. Fairbanks Ct., 9pm