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The Lincoln Lodge is the nation's longest running independent comedy showcase - run by comedians, for comedians - and is based in Chicago, IL. Now in its tenth season, "The Lincoln Lodge" stand-up comedy and variety showcase plays every Thursday and Friday at Chicago's classic North Side diner, the Lincoln Restaurant.In addition to The Lodge's rotating cast of emcees, a fresh line-up of stand-up comedians and a variety/music act is featured each week. The show's mission is to showcase Chicago's finest up-and-coming and touring comedians and past performers include Fred Armisen (Saturday Night Live), T.J. Miller (Carpoolers) and Neil Hamburger(Drag City Records). Because the show's producers have created their own portable cabaret space inside this classic 1970s North Side diner.