Cameron Esposito, Caitlin Weierhauser
The Los Angeles-based comedian and co-creator of the beloved and short-lived SeeSo show Take My Wife brings her "Person of Consequence" Tour to the Revolution Hall stage. Portland's own Caitlin Weierhauser rounds out the proceedings. (Sat Oct 13, 8 pm, Revolution Hall, $25)


The I, Anonymous Show
Laff-lovers, assemble! The I, Anonymous Show (and its podcast) is hands-down one of the funniest comedy shows in town. Host Caitlin Weierhauser  reads the strangest, wildest I, Anonymous submissions from the Mercury, and her panel of comedians dissects each of them in hilarious fashion. This month’s edition will co-star the verrrry funny Brandon Lyons, Katie Nguyen, and Jason Traeger. PLUS: This is Caitlin’s last show before she blasts off to LA, which means she’ll be leaving it all out on the floor! Don’t miss it! (Wed Oct 3, 7:30 pm, Curious Comedy Theater, $10) WM. STEVEN HUMPHREY

Wild ‘N Out Live
The first full length tour of Nick Cannon's Wild ‘N Out hits the Moda Center, bringing you stand-up from “Wild ‘N Out” cast members, the chance to take part in some of the show's most popular popular game segments, and a live music performance from an array of hip-hop acts. (Fri Oct 5, 8 pm, Moda Center, $19.99-99.50)

Dead Comics Society: One Year Anniversary
Original host Shain Brendan returns to help Chase Brockett celebrate this stand-up showcase's first birthday! Featuring sets from Jake Silberman, Amanda Arnold, Milan Patel, Todd Armstrong, Anica Cihla, and Henry Russell Stoddard. (Fri Oct 5, 8 pm)

Kathleen Madigan
You don't get to be one of the best comedians in the country by just accidentally amassing a 25 year-long career, doing 300 nights on the road, and winning multiple awards for being the one of the funniest in the industry. Catch Madigan tonight when she brings the "Boxed Wine and Bigfoot" Tour through Portland for a pair of shows at the Aladdin Theater. (Fri Oct 5, 7 pm, & 9:30 pm, Aladdin Theater, $35)

Spectravagasm 11: Terrorgasm
The freaky, drug-fueled sketch comedy series returns for the Halloween season with a series of sketches written and directed by Sam Dinkowitz finding laughs in scary scenarios including your basic dancing clowns and demonic visitations, as well as really frightening shit like spending time with your family and gentrification. (Fri-Sat 10 pm, Shoe Box Theater, $10, Through Oct 27)

Billy Wayne Davis
The Siren host an evening of stand-up with the comedian and writer out of Nashville who has appeared on Last Comic Standing and Conan, toured with Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Sturgill Simpson, and released a live album on Third Man Records. (8 pm, Siren Theater, $15)

The Comedy Hour
The Jack London Revue serves up an evening of laughs, with stand-up from Rissa Riss, Daja Monae, and Lance Edward, along with music by Giz and Rich Hunter. Hosted by Terrance Taylor. (Wed Oct 10, 9 pm, Jack London Revue, $10)

Derek Sheen, Marcus Coleman, Kayla Ruth
Comedian Derek Sheen knows how to put a funny new spin on Portland's eccentricities. He's self-deprecating, charming, and a hot mess of whimsy and nerdiness, who cracks himself up nearly as much as everyone else. He's pretty much the spiritual little brother to Patton Oswalt. (Fri Oct 12, 8 pm, The Secret Society, $10) COURTNEY FERGUSON

Emma Willmann, JR De Guzman
The Winningstad Theatre serves up a double dose of stand-up with a pair of Bridgetown Comedy Festival favorites who have both gone on to become quick-rising stars with recent Netflix quarter hour specials. (Sat Oct 13, 7 pm, Winningstad Theatre, $25)

Garry Trudeau
The Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and social observer swings through the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall for the Portland stop on a book tour supporting his latest, #SAD!: Doonesbury in the Time of Trump. (Tues Oct 16, 7:30 pm, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, $30-up)

Chris D’Elia
The former star of NBC's Whitney and Undateable brings his stand-up back through Revolution Hall for the Portland stop on the "Follow the Leader" Tour. (Thurs Oct 18, 7 pm & 9:30 pm, Revolution Hall, $35)

Greg Proops
You know Greg Proops as the outstanding improviser from Whose Line is it Anyway—but he’s also outstanding in the field of smart, incisive standup comedy AND funny, highly listenable podcasting. And this week you can see him do both at Helium, with a three-day stretch of standup, along with a Thursday live podcast taping of The Smartest Man in the World (and who’s to say he isn’t?). (Oct 18-21, Thurs 8 pm, Fri-Sat 7:30 pm, & 10 pm, Sun 7:30 pm, Helium Comedy Club, $16-26) WM. STEVEN HUMPHREY

Small Town Murder
The Aladdin Theater hosts a special live taping of the "Small Town Murder" podcast, in which comedians James Pietragallo and Jimmie Whisman hone in a different small town each week, find out what makes it tick, and then explore a murder that took place there. (Thurs Oct 18, 8 pm, Aladdin Theater, $45-65)

E.R. Perkins' Seance Party
A comedy show that's also a storytelling show that's also a discussion on the history of séances, that's also haunted. (Fri Oct 19, 8 pm, Siren Theater, $12)

An Evening with DJ Real
DJ Real is the comedic alter-ego of musician, writer, and performer Nick Stargu, known from his appearances at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Viceland's Flophouse, and more. With support from special guests Hunter Donaldson, Corina Lucas, and Kate Murphy. (Sat Oct 20, 9 pm, Kelly's Olympian, $8-10)

Chris Gethard
The comedian and writer known for his Beautiful/Anonymous podcast and his gone-to-soon DIY talkshow, The Chris Gethard Show, makes his way back to Portland in support of his new book, Lose Well. (Fri Oct 26, 10:30 pm, Hawthorne Theatre, $25-28)

HaHas for Housing
A comedy fundraiser to help benefit housing nonprofict Sabin CDC, with sets from local all-stars including Mohanad Elshieky, Jaren George, Dylan Jones, Rochelle Cote, Corina Lucas, and Carter Anderson. Hosted by Benjamin Tier. (Sun Oct 28, 5 pm, Helium Comedy Club, $50)

Don't forget to check out our Things To Do calendar for even more things to do!