The Second City

Upcoming Events

The Second City’s Online Adult Classes
Online Classes
Runs May 05May 31, 2020

Try an Online Class! Drawing upon the groundbreaking work of The Second City and the many legendary performers who have played on its stages, we have become the …

The Second City’s Online Kids and Teen Classes
Online Classes
Runs May 05May 31, 2020

Try an Online Class! Drawing upon the groundbreaking work of The Second City and the many legendary performers who have played on its stages, we have become the …

Really Awesome Improv Show Online
Children’s/Family, Improv, Virtual
Runs Apr 16Jun 11, 2020

This family friendly, high energy improv show, is fun for all ages, and relies on audience suggestions and participation, very “Whose Line is it Anyway,” but 100% family …

Improv House Party
Comedy, Improv, Virtual
Runs Apr 11May 30, 2020

Join the Second City’s best improvisors… in their homes! Chicago’s funniest comedy talent joins forces with Second City alumni from across the country to bring you a night …

Improv House Party: Helter Shelter
Comedy, Improv, Virtual
Runs May 14Jun 11, 2020

Delivering “comedy from the discomfort of your own home,” Helter Shelter unites cast members from Second City’s Chicago and Toronto resident stage ensembles in this live, satirical, and …

Improv House Party: Girls Night In!
Comedy, Improv, Virtual
Runs May 19Jun 16, 2020

The women of The Second City and their fiercest female alumni raise a glass (or a box of) wine and laugh their way through this wild world. Featuring …

1616 N. Wells
Chicago IL 60614
312-337-3992
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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