Hilarities 4th Street Theatre Special Events

jo koy

Jo Koy

September 3-5

From filling clubs across the nation to being seen weekly as a regular guest on Chelsea Lately, Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest start performing at a Las Vegas coffee house.

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tom papa

Tom Papa

September 10-12

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa has found success in film, television and radio as well as on the live stage.

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Christopher Titus

September 18-20

hristopher Titus is raw, real and most of all, funny. His honesty about his own life gives a voice to the human experience of every person in the audience.

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Michael Blackson

Michael Blackson

September 21

He has been called one of the most original stand-up comics in the country, and his performances leave audiences laughing in tears.

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John Caparulo

John Caparulo

October 1-4

Comedian John Caparulo is perhaps best known as the under-dressed everyman on the E! hit show, Chelsea Lately.

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General Hospital Fantasy Event

October 10

Join us for our GH Fantasy Weekend on Sunday, October 11, 2015. We are bringing some of the hottest General Hospital stars to Cleveland!

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bobby lee

Bobby Lee

October 22-24

Bobby rapidly became an in-demand stand-up comic with his unique Korean American perspective and volatile on-stage personality.

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Comedy Calendar

Full Schedule

To see a list of our complete comedy schedule click buy tickets.

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“One of the 10 great places to sit down and watch stand-up”……………………..USA Today

“Best Place to Laugh Out Loud”……………………………………….. Northern Ohio Live Magazine!

“Best place to take a Date”………………………………………..Best of Cleveland, Scene Magazine

“Best Downtown Hotspot”……………………………………..The Reader Pick’s Cleveland Magazine

Don’t Miss Our Special Prime Time Showcase!

Current World record Holder for ‘Longest Running Comedy Show” September 2004 over 52 hours long , 24 – non stop.

Hilarities 4th Street Theatre is one of the largest made-for-comedy venues in the country, presenting the best in national stand-up comedy. Hilarities features a tiered showroom that accommodates 400 guests including a mezzanine balcony with 8 individual skyboxes seating between 8 to 12 guests each. The showroom features comfortable custom-made seating. Preferred seating is available through advance ticket purchases.

Hilarities 4th Street Theatre features seven weekly shows, and the faces you’ve see onstage range from homegrown Cleveland favorites like Mike Polk to faces you’ve seen everywhere, like Dom Irrera, Dave Coulier, Rita Rudner, Sinbad, Tom Papa, Craig Robinson and the Wayans Brothers.

We offer full cocktail service with various specialty drinks, wine, beer and a wide array of non-alcoholic selections, plus a limited menu of sandwiches and appetizers designed for sharing during the performance.

In addition to providing nightly entertainment, the showroom is available for large corporate group events. The theatre is designed and wired for videoconferencing, power point, projection and state-of-the-art wireless sound presentations for groups as large as 400.


Hilarities Comedy Hall, which opened in 1986, has been credited with pioneering the revival of Cleveland’s Warehouse District. Hilarities was a downtown destination for Clevelanders for nearly twelve years, drawing nearly 130,000 visitors annually, a number which exceeded that of even the Cleveland Ballet.

Over the course of history, Hilarities succeeded in bringing attention not only to itself, but to its neighborhood and the city of Cleveland. Hilarities served up a host of now nationally prominent talent such as Tim Allen, Paul Reiser, Sinbad, Kevin Pollak, and Louie Anderson to name a few, as well as having spawned from its amateur ranks Clevelanders who have gone on to national prominence.

Hilarities has been credited with bringing the national spotlight to Cleveland more than once, including the promotion of two one-hour HBO specials staring Blake Clark and Rita Rudner, as well as nationally televised taping for Showtime’s “Comedy Club Network.” The Showtime event served as a national showcase for Cleveland talent.

Hilarities Comedy Hall, Cleveland’s Carnegie Hall of Comedy, was a proven entity in the revival and continuation of Cleveland’s live entertainment community, leaving its mark on the Historic Warehouse District. Hilarities, based on its nationwide reputation for providing live laughs and outstanding service, is now writing its newest chapter in the heart of Cleveland’s thriving Gateway Neighborhood, located on E. 4th Street.

Must be 21 and Over Please

Two item minimum purchase per person required in the showroom Sunday through Thursday

If you have dinner in the restaurant simply present your dinner receipt to the server in the showroom and the minimum will be waived.

Showtimes are dependent on bookings and are the following when scheduled:

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

8:00 PM

7:30 and 10:00PM

7:00 and 9:30 PM


Showtimes and dates are subject to change without prior notice