Boom Chicago
Boom Chicago
4.5
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Sunday
7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
About
Boom Chicago is the best night out in Amsterdam. For 29 years, their comedy shows have been making locals and visitors laugh (in English) from their comedy temple on the Rozengracht in the city center. They host visiting comedians and great stand up nights in their three theaters, but the main event is a Boom Chicago comedy show. These are a fast-paced mix of sharp writing, quick improvisation, and live music created by their main stage cast. Sit at tables while you enjoy a full bar with great drinks including (local) beers, fantastic wine and mixed cocktails. Many famous comedians got their start at Boom Chicago including Seth Meyers, Jordan Peele, the creators and stars of Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt and Joe Kelly), Ike Barinholtz, Amber Ruffin, Kay Cannon and many more. The next generation is onstage tonight!
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Neighbourhood: Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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  • Dominique L
    14 contributions
    Fantastic fun and remarkably cleaver
    Attended the Improv Comedy night. Had a fantastic night. All performers were brilliant and hilarious. Don't know how they come up with stuff. Great audience interaction. Highly recommended. Would suggest getting there early to get a table.
    Thank you so much. That's a nice review to read!
    Written 4 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 April 2023
  • Colin G
    London, United Kingdom2 contributions
    OMG OMG and OMG An amazing two hours!
    The funniest two hours I've had apart from when I go to the BOOM Chicago shows!:)) Under the guidance of Jake, everybody just threw themselves into the whole thing. Really helps stretch your imagination. Will I be back? Try keeping me away!:))
    OMG right back! Thank you!
    Written 17 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 14 May 2023
  • Guide768810
    1 contribution
    Isaac's Mom Loved Boom
    Boom Chicago exceeded expectations. We had heard about it from several different friends, as it was a must see. The cast is incredibly talented and had everyone of all ages howling with laughter. Can't wait to see which of them makes it big next!
    Thank you Isaac's mom! We love you too!
    Written 14 June 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 30 May 2023
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MollyJJM
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia119 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
This is by far the BEST improv comedy group I have ever seen. Not only are they individually talented but the chemistry of the group was incredible. Improv is very difficult but this group makes it look easy and fun. I went every night that I was in Amsterdam. Every show was new and fresh.
Written 24 February 2024
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Stanko K
Belgrade, Serbia6 contributions
Really not my type of humor. If you like shows like Big bang theory, you might find it funny. Some people were laughing though
Written 18 February 2024
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Steve M
3 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
Most disappointing show I’ve attended in years. Not funny, nothing numerous about the comedians. Their ‘ad lib’ and ‘follow the audience recommends for topics’ were not even close. I’ve see better acts in local bars on ‘open Mike’s’. Sorry Boom Chicago, never again.
Written 12 February 2024
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jan v
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Couples
They portrayed the show as a comedy, while it was more like a musical with some lame (too f*cking woke) jokes.

Also buying a better seat, does not mean you will receive a better seat, since the staff is to stupid to make out the difference between the tickets.
Written 11 February 2024
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Nathalie E
Amsterdam, The Netherlands3 contributions
Feb 2024 • Business
We had a fun time at Boom Chicago last night. The performers did their best to put on an entertaining show and we had a good laugh with our team
Written 9 February 2024
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C K
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Couples
Cheap wooden seats which are not comfortable. No mics so hard to hear what the people on stage are saying sometimes. Way too busy at the entrance, so if you forget to buy a drink in advance, you won't go back to get one.
Just tourists and bachelor parties. Only funny when stoned/drunk I guess.
Written 5 February 2024
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sven h
1 contribution
Jan 2024 • Friends
Very funny indeed with great actors. It’s great to see how creative they cope with different situations. So, it’s a fine night out
Written 21 January 2024
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Resort06671171357
1 contribution
Jan 2024 • Solo
The improv games are basic. The cast is very much Americanized , focusing on jokes about dating. When trying to focuses on suggestions given by the audience it falls in one of 2 camps: 1. They are Dutch surprise surprise ,you live in the Netherlands, making fun of how things are pronounce (because they can not pronounce it because they are american)and just laughing when hearing a random Dutch city . The only time they are trying to steer away from that is once they get suggestion from international audience members. But the funny joke or situation is always undercut by an apology(for culture appropriation or some other insecurities/excuses they might have ) at the very beginning and at the very end of the scene.
Finally the singing yes there ,is signing and a lot of it it feels like it is a musical, a bad one that last for nearly half of the show.
All in all definitely not worth the ticket price, three is a lot of signing, most of t is seen trough american lenses and the improv games are basic. If you seen it once you can count on the exact same game and structure to follow for years. Kind of weird to have structure in a improv show.
Written 21 January 2024
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J J
1 contribution
Dec 2023 • Couples
My experience was disappointing not as expected at all..
Not funny

I had to leave in the break I didn't wait to the end unfortunately
Loss of money 😥
Written 11 January 2024
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Florian
Frankfurt, Germany7 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
We had a great time as it was a very funny evening at the Boom. The improv show was a good choice and we had aa great laugh. Also the staff was very welcoming and assuring always that no boundaries were overstepped.
Written 21 December 2023
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