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Address: Rozengracht 117, 1016 LV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 217 0400
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19:00 - 23:30
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Wed - Thu 19:00 - 23:30
Fri 19:00 - 04:00
Sat 18:00 - 04:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Boom Chicago creates smart and funny comedy shows at our theater on the...

Boom Chicago creates smart and funny comedy shows at our theater on the Rozengracht in Amsterdam. A Boom show is a fast-paced mix of sharp writing, quick improvisation, video, music and technology. You and your friends enjoy the show from a table with buckets of beer and bottles of wine. Over the last 25 years, more than a million people have seen us live and millions more enjoyed our Comedy Central TV show and viral videos. We have a great venue and are leaders in events and communication. Boom Chicago develops programs for companies and brands to facilitate change, innovation and creativity with humor. Many famous comedians got their start at Boom Chicago including Seth Meyers (Late Nite with Seth Meyers), Jordan Peele (Key and Peele), Ike Barinholtz (Suicide Squad, Mindy Project, Neighbors), Jason Sudeikis (Horrible Bosses, We're the Millers) and Colton Dunn (Superstore). Boom Alumni write for shows and movies like Late Night with Seth Meyers, Saturday Night Live, Key and Peele, The Daily Show, Colbert Report, Borderline, 30 Rock, Modern Family, Girls, Mindy Project, Pitch Perfect and Breaking Bad.

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US$ 27.89*
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Boom Chicago Show in Amsterdam
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Fun evening, great show!

We went to the "Best Of" show on a whim and had a wonderful time. The improv is great and they have some very talented cast members. Its is a great place to visit in Amsterdam.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited as two couples and attended the improv show on a Saturday night. We had drinks before the show in the bar which was really chilled and then went through to the show. It's really amazing how quick these comedians think :) they are just so funny bearing in mind there is no prep time! We all really enjoyed... More 

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Thank katieloveschris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! This show was terrible!!! First they start off with....yup...trump jokes, wow so original! Could have stayed home to watch SNL for that. Not to mention they weren't even jokes, they were just insults. But, I had assumed they would play on the election so I waited thinking maybe it would get better. IT DID NOT! It just wasn't funny.... More 

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2 Thank Ellysparkles
MayorOfAmsterdam, Owner at Boom Chicago, responded to this review

Who says Trump supporters don't have a sense of humor? I'm sorry if the Trump "insults" hurt your feelings. This is how intelligent people all around the world think. Those who read less, think less and are less educated, fall for con men. If you don't laugh at a comedy show, that is a fair criticism. But if you fall... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the "Best Of" show on a whim and had a wonderful time. The improv is great and they have some very talented cast members. Its is a great place to visit in Amsterdam.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

operator was good, settings were good but the puzzles themselves were idiotic. Wouldn't recommend to try this one even if ity means not going to an escape room in Amsterdam

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Thank ravid p
MayorOfAmsterdam, Owner at Boom Chicago, responded to this review

This review is obviously not about a comedy show. More 

Neutral Bay, Australia
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531 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by friends the 'Angry White Men' show was much funnier than the election result. A mix up with our tickets on the last night nearly resulted in us missing out on this slick and very entertaining show. Ok so stuff (TA censored tat not me:) ) happens as the adage goes but it's how folk deal with it that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trump up the volume! I just love the US-election-shows Boom Chicago does. Haven't been to their new venue (yes I know, you guys have been there forever!!) but I really liked it. Love the being able to order drinks by text-option during the show. The show was funny, great references, always fun to have mr. Shapiro and mr. Rosenfeld point... More 

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Yavne'el, Israel
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The show is funny. I didn't role up from laughter but it was a nice pleasant funny evening. They mostly improvise and not all the times made me laugh. I think they should add some planned sketches. Try it!

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Thank יובל א
New England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Thanks to my hotel, I found this comedy club. Nice place! An American improvisation team...the show is in English (except for one Dutch sketch, which seemed funny). Funny, fun-loving team. Good drinks and table service during the show. Hang with the actors after. Special shows some evenings. Very fun night.

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1 Thank GaryNewEngland
MayorOfAmsterdam, Owner at Boom Chicago, responded to this review

Thanks Gary, We love your hotel! No seriously, thank you. We feel your love. It is a fun evening. The staff is up for it. The actors are great. They do drink in the bar after the show. :) You are right about about the Dutch scene too. Unfortunately, "that is not possible" is something every Amsterdammer undersstands, no matter... More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my night at Boom Chicago - well scripted and off-the-cuff both, this was a 2-man show by expats (about the US elections 2016, incidentally). the place is in a great central location, and the bar staff are welcoming. it was super busy, so actually it felt a bit too crowded, but there were plenty of bar staff... More 

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Thank Pucci D
MayorOfAmsterdam, Owner at Boom Chicago, responded to this review

Yo Puu-cci D, Wataup? Thanks for the shout out! Peace out. More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This is my second visit to Boom Chicago. I pre-booked whilst in England, as I was going with 4 other friends and wanted to be sure we could all get to see it. We visited on the 7th Oct 2016. They offer different shows and the one we watched was "The best of Boom". It's a combination of sketches from... More 

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Thank Filip S
MayorOfAmsterdam, Owner at Boom Chicago, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. You were very funny too Filipe! We look forward to your next visit! More 

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