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Welcome to The Second City

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About The Second City

The Second City is the leading brand in improv-based sketch comedy. With theatres in Chicago and Toronto, Training Centers in those cites as well as Hollywood, 11 full time touring ensembles, thriving corporate communications and theatricals divisions as well as television and film operations, The Second City has been called "A Comedy Empire" by the New York Times.

On our website you can buy tickets to shows, sign up for classes or reach out for more information on bringing The Second City to you.

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Second City seating is Cabaret Style seating so please be prepared share a table, make new friends, and have a lot of laughs!

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