The funnyman announced on Wednesday (25Nov15) he is setting up shop at Illinois venue Thalia Hall for six straight nights, starting on 1 December (15). He plans to perform two shows a day until 6 December (15).

The new gigs mark his longest run of shows since his 10-night residency at New York's famed Radio City Music Hall in 2014.

Chappelle made a successful comeback in 2013 after abandoning his hit TV sketch show and taking a self-imposed eight-year exile from the comedy stage.