The Second City

Upcoming Events

Do the Right Thing, No Worries If Not
Comedy, Improv
Runs Apr 28Dec 31, 2022

The Second City is sorry not sorry for making you laugh with the 110th Mainstage revue, Do the Right Thing, No Worries If Not. Leave your worries at …

Queer Eye: The Musical Parody
Comedy, Pride Month
Runs Jun 02Aug 28, 2022

Follow everybody’s fave Fab Five as they help an Average Joe manifest their full potential through aggressive self-love, laugh-out-loud comedy, and more songs than you can handle, henny! …

The Best of The Second City
Runs Apr 16Dec 31, 2022
The Best of The Second City features some of the best sketch comedy and songs from our comedy vaults updated for the modern era, as well as some of our newest classics and our trademark improvisation performed by The Second City Touring Company’s best and brightest…and funniest!
Improv Brunch
Runs Mar 20, 2022Jan 01, 2023

Bottoms up in UP Comedy Club! Join The Second City for some hair of the dog comedy during this totally improvised experience from the city’s finest. We’re serving …

1616 N. Wells
Chicago IL 60614
The Second City specializes in sketch comedy and improvisation and has been delighting audiences for over 50 years.  We have resident companies in both Chicago and Toronto as well as National Touring Companies and casts on NCL cruises.  We have shows seven nights a week on our stages; the shows consist of short scenes, songs, and comedic improvisational sketches.  Cocktails and food are available throughout the show.  Additionally, our training programs in Chicago, Toronto, and Hollywood have launched the careers of countless stars of stage and screen.
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