Photo courtesy of Sarah Larson

Photo courtesy of Sarah Larson

Lael O'Shaughnessy is a Chicago based stand-up comedian and writer. Lael's candid brand of humor and energetic stage presence has made her a regular at the Laugh Factory, the Comedy Bar, and Comedy on State. Along with performing regularly around Chicago, Lael was also selected as one of the New Faces at Just for Laughs in Montreal. She was also a Featured Comedian at Limestone Comedy Festival in Indiana. Lael produces a popular weekly independent comedy showcase called High Dive Comedy, at the High Dive bar in Ukrainian Village. She has opened for touring headliners such as Cameron Esposito and Big Jay Oakerson.  Lael got her start at The Drop Comedy Club in South Bend, IN, Indiana‚Äôs best comedy club located next to the local jailhouse.