September 27 - September 28

Chris Franjola

Chris Franjola

Chris Franjola is a writer/comedian who began his comedy career on Long Island. Chris was a writer and a regular performer on E!’s hit show “Chelsea Lately" for 8 years. Together with the talented writing staff, Chris wrote over 1500 episodes while performing on the show more than anyone else beside Chelsea Handler and Chuy. During his time on the show Chris created some of the shows most memorable characters like Gay Caveman, Bieber Man, Johnny Depp, Seventeen Magazine Players and many more. He also starred on the critically acclaimed scripted comedy series “After Lately,” which aired for three seasons on E!, he was the host of the Sons of Anarchy aftershow Anarchy Afterword, airing live on FX. Last year Chris released his first comedy album "The Shallow End" which received rave reviews and stayed in iTunes Top 10 Comedy Albums for 5 weeks. Earlier this year Chris could be seen as a contributing panelist on The Josh Wolf Show on CMT and Funniest Fails on Fox. When he isn’t busy writing and acting, he’s performing stand-up on the road, headlining venues all over the country. Before Chelsea Lately, Chris wrote for other shows, including Family Guy, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the original Chelsea Handler Show. Chris can also be seen beginning in 2017 on the new Netflix show from the makers of Orange Is The New Black, GLOW.

09/28/2019 7:00 PM

Door Time: 6:15 PM

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Chris Franjola is a writer/comedian who began his comedy career on Long Island. Chris was a writer and a regular performer on E!’s hit show “Chelsea Lately" for 8 years. Before Chelsea Lately, Chris wrote for other shows, including Family Guy, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the original Chelsea Handler Show.

Tickets are $10 MORE at the Door

FULL FOOD MENU LIMITED TO DINNER SEATING

CLUB Seating limited to drink and appetizer menu

***Two-item minimum purchase per person applies in showroom per seat***

Seating Info:

  • Dinner Seats : Provides priority reserved seating. We assign you the best available seats at the time of your purchase, and they are held for you. For a party of two it reserves a booth and table for access to FULL MENU. Larger parties can have their own section.
  • Club Seats: First-come, first-served seating on the night of the show. Club seats are each at a table of four with access to APPET MENU

FREE PARKING on the southside across from Blue Room, The Olson building on Saint Louis street has plenty of parking on busier nights

***HOTEL DISCOUNT***

UNIVERSITY PLAZA provides a wondeful discount for all our guests with reservations made with the following link: bit.ly/BlueRoomComedy

Rooms are usually $129 a night and our customers receive a rate for $89 a night by making reservations with the link above.


Chris Franjola is a writer/comedian who began his comedy career on Long Island. Chris was a writer and a regular performer on E!’s hit show “Chelsea Lately" for 8 years. Together with the talented writing staff, Chris wrote over 1500 episodes while performing on the show more than anyone else beside Chelsea Handler and Chuy. During his time on the show Chris created some of the shows most memorable characters like Gay Caveman, Bieber Man, Johnny Depp, Seventeen Magazine Players and many more. He also starred on the critically acclaimed scripted comedy series “After Lately,” which aired for three seasons on E!, he was the host of the Sons of Anarchy aftershow Anarchy Afterword, airing live on FX. Last year Chris released his first comedy album "The Shallow End" which received rave reviews and stayed in iTunes Top 10 Comedy Albums for 5 weeks. Earlier this year Chris could be seen as a contributing panelist on The Josh Wolf Show on CMT and Funniest Fails on Fox. When he isn’t busy writing and acting, he’s performing stand-up on the road, headlining venues all over the country. Before Chelsea Lately, Chris wrote for other shows, including Family Guy, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the original Chelsea Handler Show. Chris can also be seen beginning in 2017 on the new Netflix show from the makers of Orange Is The New Black, GLOW.