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Best of The Second City
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Best of The Second City

About The Show

Come see where it all began! The Best of The Second City features some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisations from our fifty-eight year history performed by The Second City Touring Company. From the company that launched the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell and more, comes the next generation of the comedy world's best and brightest performing hilarious sketch comedy and The Second City's trademark improvisation.

 

 

2 HOUR RUN TIME | 15 MIN INTERMISSION | SEATING 45 MIN PRIOR TO SHOW

Sketch Comedy
Rated R
No Drink Minimum
Age Requirement
Best of The Second City

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Mainstage
1616 N Wells St.
Chicago IL, 60614

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312-337-3992

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Performance Times

Mondays at 8PM (with a FREE fully improvised third act!)
Saturdays & Sundays at 4PM

Food & Beverage Info

1959 Kitchen + Bar | Share some small plates and try a few craft cocktails before the show! Located on the 2nd floor of Pipers Alley seconds away from the theaters.

MAKE RESERVATIONS AT 1959 Kitchen + Bar

In Theater Dining | We offer small bites and a wide selection of drinks–including a good dose of local craft beers.

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Accessibility

The Second City provides accessible parking and seating at every performance. Parking is available at 230 W. North Ave. in Piper’s Alley Self Park. Each theater is equipped with wheelchair accessible and/or companion seats.

Assistive listening devices are available upon request.

Large print programs and menus are available from house management upon request.

Open Captioned and Audio described for each show are offered on a specific calendar that you can find on our Access Page or email access@secondcity.com

DINNER RESERVATIONS

With a sleek retro vibe that pays homage to The Second City’s rich history, 1959 Kitchen & Bar features a little something for everyone. Emphasizing sustainable, organic, and regional ingredients, Executive Chef Jacob Solomon’s menu ranges from savory pub fare to elevated options.

MERCHANDISE

Slay the swag scene with all new Second City merchandise available online by Threadless! Check it out for exclusive designs, retro logos, hilarious home goods and more!

INTENSIVES

Our 3-5 day intensive programs attract students from all over the country and abroad. Come learn new skills, meet new friends, and dive headfirst into Chicago’s unique comedy scene in our intensive programs!