Dive into the e.t.c.’s latest comedy onslaught that will leave you laughing like you’re high on life–or maybe just copious amounts of Lexapro. From psycho killers to big pharma, coming out to your family to coming undone in your nightmares, The Second City’s fearless force of comedy commandos takes on everything that makes us all unfalteringly unique.
2 HOUR RUN TIME | 15 MIN INTERMISSION | SEATING 45 MIN PRIOR TO SHOW
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 8PM
Fridays & Saturdays at 8PM and 11PM
Sundays at 7PM
Thursday after the 8PM, Saturday after the 11PM and Sunday after the 7PM
1959 Kitchen + Bar | Share some small plates and try a few craft cocktails before the show! Located on the 2nd floor of Piper’s Alley seconds away from the theaters.
In Theater Dining | We offer small bites and a wide selection of drinks–including a good dose of local craft beers.
Optimistic comedy. Funny and sharp.
Consistently funny. Fast-paced.
Laugh out loud comedy
4 stars. Edgy and thought provoking
Hilarious. Infectious energy.
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.
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.
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!
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!