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Plays In Chicago

Are you visiting Chicago and want to get out and see what the city has to offer? Or have you lived here for years but looking for something new and exciting to do? Whether you live here, visit often, or are a complete newcomer, the famous Second City is a must-see for tourists and locals alike, with new and fresh improv performances, plays in Chicago, and comedy shows always in rotation. You won’t find a better mix of comedic entertainment anywhere else in the city, making our comedy club a must-do for anyone interested in the genre.

Talented Performers

Along with the various classes, we offer for anyone who wants to learn comedy and improv, we have frequent showings of some of the most talked about plays in Chicago. Our three stages, the e.t.c. Theater, UP Comedy Club, and the Training Center, showcase a number of performances from performers of all levels and ages, from amateurs to veterans and from kids to seniors. Our famous alumni include Saturday Night Live all-stars Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, and Bill Murray. You never know — one of the actors you see on stage could be the next big star in a comedy!

Diverse Shows

Regardless of the type of comedy, you find most entertaining and the plays you like to watch, The Second City has something for you. If you are interested in standup, our comics will have you in laughs all night. If you fancy more shocking comedy, we have plenty of off-color performances that deliver. If you prefer improv, there are various shows from our performers and students that are sure to impress. Patrons who come again and again never leave disappointed — there is truly something for everyone at our comedy club. You can see what Chicago shows are going on now here on our website.

Check Out The Second City Today

Our convenient location in the Old Town neighborhood blocks from the Sedgwick “L” train stop and is easy to get to by several train lines, bus routes or taxi. So whether you live in town or are dropping by for a visit, The Second City is the easy spot to get your laughs. Our location makes it incredibly easy to find us, even if you aren’t familiar with the city. All you need to do is ask anyone how to get to The Second City, and they can point you in the right direction.

Watch Funniest Plays In Chicago

So, what are you waiting for? Take a look at what shows are happening now and get your tickets today to one (or more) of the funniest plays in Chicago! You can buy them online or at our box office. For more information, call our main stage at 312-337-3992. Enjoy the show! You won’t find this level of entertainment anywhere else in the city. Even though there are a number of comedy clubs, you won’t find plays in Chicago quite like this until you come to The Second City!