- English language comedy from a long-standing Amsterdam institution
- Improvisation and comedy sketches in the style of Who's Line is it Anyway, Saturday Night Live, and Key & Peele
- Bar out front, comedy theater in the back, this is the place to come for a fun, raucous, and potentially thought-provoking night out
Whether it's examining the idea that Americans might really want Donald Trump to be their Commander-in-Chief, or exploring some of their best sketches and improv games from their 22-year history, Boom Chicago is an Amsterdam comedy institution. All shows are in English.
Show - Angry White Men: Trump Up The Volume (until November 8)
Who expected George W. Bush to end up being the smart Republican? Nobody, that's who! But guess what: orange-skinned cartoon-haired Donald Trump is running for president. The Democrats (and the rest of the world) hope that Hillary Clinton can stop him.
And nobody knows what's going to happen! In this new show, politically savvy American expat comedians Pep Rosenfeld and Greg Shapiro will chart the course of the campaign, changing the show to adapt to events.
Angry White Men: Trump Up the Volume features stand-up, sketch, improvisation and video to take aim at American politics, the loudest most engrossing media circus the world has to offer! Runs weekly until election night on 8 November.
Show - Best of Boom 2016 (until November 12)
The creative group Boom Chicago is most famous for live comedy shows. Sharp, quick, and laugh-out-loud funny, Boom Chicago is fun. A Boom show is a mix of improv comedy, scenes, stand up, music and video. This show features a medley of Boom Chicago's favorite moments, scenes and improvisations from the past 22 years. The themes vary, but Boom Chicago is drawn to life in Amsterdam, culture clash, current events and technology.
About Boom Chicago
There is always something exciting going on at Boom Chicago: new shows, new actors, new parties, and new projects! But you can always count on great comedy and a fun night. Boom Chicago makes Amsterdam laugh with a unique mix of scripted scenes, improvisation, music and video.
The English-language shows appeal to internationally-minded Dutch people, the expat community, and comedically savvy visitors to the city. The themes vary, but Boom Chicago is drawn to life in Amsterdam, culture clash, current events and technology.
Enter at the Rozengracht 117, you'll first see the box office where you show your ticket. Afterwards you can enter the bar and enjoy a nice drink. Doors open 30 minutes before the show.
- Wheelchair accessible, just make sure to call +31 (0) 20 217 0400 beforehand and let them know.
* English language show