Sketchfest is back through January 20. The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival gathers writers, performers, and comedy lovers together to create and celebrate in the comedy capital of the world at Stage 773. Come and check out comedy from over 1,000 artists with over 10,000 patrons. at the largest comedy festival in the world, hosting over 180 groups from around the globe, performing nearly 200 shows over 8 days. Every hour, on the hour, performances take place in each of Stage 773’s four performance spaces.