The Second City

Upcoming Events

Algorithm Nation or The Static Quo
Comedy
Runs Sep 18, 2018Mar 31, 2019

Unseen forces have assessed the data to create the perfect comedy content for all humans! Algorithm Nation or The Static Quo takes no prisoners (well, maybe just a few prisoners) …

Gaslight District
Comedy
Runs Dec 26, 2018Feb 17, 2019

From aliens to the alienated, savage roasts to distorted boasts, The Second City e.t.c.’s 42 revue invites you along on a frenzied frolic that translates our modern world …

The Second City’s She the People: Girlfriends’ Guide to Sisters Doing It for Themselves
Comedy
Runs Jan 10Jun 02, 2019

We’ll bet you 72 cents on the dollar (or much, much less!) you’ll cheer for this sketch show entirely created, designed, and performed by the fearlessly funny women …

After Hours: A Late Night Improv Show
Improv
Runs Jan 11May 25, 2019

Stay up late with The Second City as we bring you our latest and greatest. It’s interactive. It’s hyperactive. It’s the most fun you’ve had past bedtime. Come …

The Second City’s Improv Comedy Hour
Comedy
Runs Dec 03, 2018May 27, 2019

A brand new twist on a classic art form…from the mind of Mick Napier. A wildly unpredictable display of classic improvisational games and techniques finessed for the modern …

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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