Sat, 12/11/2021 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Enjoy a night of standup and strange news as The Den Theatre presents Kurt Braunohler and BANANAS Live! on Saturday, December 11 at 8 pm on The Den’s Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets ($18 – $45) are currently available at or by calling (773) 697-3830.

Kurt Braunohler kicks off the evening with a stand-up set, then joins Scotty Landes for a live taping of their popular BANANAS podcast featuring strange, fascinating and just plain bananas news from around the world.

Scotty Landes and Kurt Braunohler (center, left to right), Photo courtesy The Gersh Agency.

Kurt Braunohler has performed stand up on Conan and starred in his own Comedy Central Special. He also appeared in the film The Big Sick, the Netflix series Lady Dynamite" ABC's American Housewife and has voiced several characters on FOX’s Bob's BurgersScotty Landes has numerous film and television writing and producing credits including The Misery Index, DeadconMaWho Is America?, WorkaholicsAdam Devine’s House Party and others.

Tickets$22 regular seating ($18 obstructed view) with cocktail service; $30 VIP mezzanine table seating with cocktail service; $45 VIP table seating with cocktail service. Two drink minimum.

Please note: The Den requires proof of vaccination for all guests, staff and performers and adheres to all CDC, state and local safety guidelines. Additionally, masking is required for all guests during performances. For the most current information on The Den’s COVID guidelines, visit

About The Den Theatre

Artistic Director Ryan Martin opened The Den in 2010 in the Wicker Park neighborhood with a single theatre space. Now celebrating its tenth year, The Den is a multi-level live entertainment venue that boasts five intimate and unique theaters ranging from 50 – 300 seats. The first floor houses The Den’s Haven Lounge – a full-service coffee shop and bar where neighbors, audiences and like-minded culture hounds gather to drink, eat, talk, read, watch, think, listen and live. Currently, The Den is home to five resident theatre companies including Broken Nose Theatre, ComedySportz ChicagoFirst Floor TheaterHaven and The New Coordinates (formerly The New Colony). Hundreds of other companies and artists from Chicago and beyond have called The Den home – from national names to local stars, The Den consistently plays host to a lineup of exciting and diverse talent. As a building created for interdisciplinary arts, The Den has accommodated a wide variety of programming, including plays, musicals, film screenings, live music, dance, improv and stand-up comedy, seminars and speaking engagements. For additional information, visit