Thu, 12/01/2022 - 7:30pm to Sat, 12/03/2022 - 11:30pm

Due to popular demand, The Den Theatre has added a sixth stand-up performance for comedian Mo Amer on Thursday, December 1 at 9:30 pm on The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. All previously announced performances for Amer’s December 1 – 3, 2022 engagement are completely SOLD OUT. Tickets for the added show ($18 - $50) are now on sale at or by calling (773) 697-3830.

Mohammed "Mo" Amer is a Palestinian-American standup comedian, actor, writer and producer from Houston, Texas.

He can currently be seen starring in the semi-autobiographical, hit series MO on Netflix. Amer plays “Mo Najjar,” a struggling Palestinian refugee seeking asylum in Texas, where he has lived for over two decades. The show peaked “Top Ten” on the platform both domestically and internationally, and critics certified the show ‘100% fresh’ on Rotten Tomatoes. Additionally, Mo co-stars alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson in the DC Comics tentpole superhero film Black Adam (now in theaters). He has performed tours in over 27 countries on five continents, including Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea and Bahrain. Beyond his series, Mo also has two one-hour comedy specials on Netflix: Mo Amer: The Vagabond (2018) and Mo Amer: Mohammed in Texas (2021). In 2018, Amer joined the cast of the Emmy Award-winning Hulu show Ramy (starring Ramy Youssef), as a series regular. The third season of the show premiered September 30th to rave reviews.

Performance Schedule:

  • Thursday, December 1 at 7:15 pm (SOLD OUT) and 9:30 pm (NOW ON SALE)
  • Friday, December 2 at 7:15 pm (SOLD OUT) and 9:30 pm (SOLD OUT)
  • Saturday, December 3 at 7:15 pm (SOLD OUT and 9:30 pm (SOLD OUT)

Tickets$30 regular seating ($18 obstructed view); $50 front row VIP table seating; $45 VIP table seating; $35 mezzanine table seating. All ticket prices include cocktail service with a two-drink minimum.

COVID safety: As the Chicago theatre community continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, The DenTheatre remains committed to the safety of its patrons and staff. For the most up-to-date information on our venue’s COVID precautions, please visit

About The Den Theatre 

The Den Theatre opened in 2010 in the Wicker Park neighborhood with just a single theatre space. Now celebrating its thirteenth year, Co-owners Ryan Martin and Carol Cohen, along with their talented and dynamic staff, have developed The Den into a multi-level, live entertainment venue that boasts five intimate and unique theaters ranging from 50 – 300 seats. In addition, the first floor houses The Den Bar & Lounge – a full-service bar where audiences gather before and after performances to share a drink and commune with like-minded culture-hounds. Today, The Den is focused on providing world-class stand-up comedy and cultivating its first love – the theatre. The Den is home to six resident theatre companies including About Face TheatreThe Artistic HomeBroken Nose TheatreFirst Floor TheaterHaven and The New Coordinates. Hundreds of other companies, artists and comedians from Chicago and beyond have called The Den home – from national names to local stars, and The Den consistently plays host to a lineup of exciting and diverse talent. As a building created for interdisciplinary arts, The Den has accommodated a wide variety of programming, including plays, musicals, stand-up comedy, improv, dance, film screenings, seminars and speaking engagements. For additional information, visit