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Lincoln Park

Living in Lincoln Park provides a myriad of things to do in Chicago. In addition to events within Lincoln Park, you are close to many other neighborhoods, as well as great public transportation. If you are looking to explore the city of Chicago, one of the best places to check out is The Second City, which is in the historic Old Town neighborhood.

Comedy in Chicago

Have you always wanted to learn the art of improv? Or, are you just looking for a fun night of laughs and entertainment? Does your sales staff need some extra confidence before a big pitch? The Second City can help with any and all of these questions.

With improv, acting, and writing classes all available, you can learn the art of improv in the same theatre as John Belushi and Tina Fey. There are classes available for all ages and levels of experience. The Second City’s Training Center is the premier place in Chicago to learn all aspects of comedy-head over from Lincoln Park to see for yourself!

If you are looking to enjoy comedy rather than perform it, we are positive you will be able to find at least one of our many comedy shows enjoyable. We have a huge variety of rotating shows, performed at our Mainstage Theater, E.T.C. Theater, Up Comedy Club, or with our touring company. Come and experience the best comedy in Chicago, only a short ‘L’ ride from Lincoln Park.

Despite our already impressive resume, The Second City has expanded to the business-to-business side, with Second City Works. If you are looking for your company departments, from marketing to human resources, to perform better, think outside the box with The Second City. Whether your company is based in Lincoln Park, the West Loop, Lakeview, or even outside of Chicago, we can help!

The Best Comedy in the City

Most are aware of the illustrious history of comedy in Chicago, and The Second City plays a main role, having opened our first stage back in 1959. Nowadays, The Second City has multiple stages and touring shows, classes, programs for businesses, and more. All of these services are available a short distance away from Lincoln Park. Visit The Second City today to immerse yourself in the best comedy Chicago can offer!