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Grinning from Fear to Fear
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About The Show

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

Sketch Comedy
The Set
Rated R
No Drink Minimum
Age Requirement 13+
Grinning from Fear to Fear

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THEATER

e.t.c. Theater
230 W. North Ave.
Chicago IL, 60610

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312-337-3992

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Performance Times

Thursdays at 8PM
Fridays & Saturdays at 8PM and 11PM
Sundays at 7PM

FREE fully improvised third act following the Main Event.

Thursday after the 8PM, Saturday after the 11PM and Sunday after the 7PM

Food & Beverage Info

1959 Kitchen + Bar | Shareable small plates emphasizing sustainable, regional ingredients and craft cocktails. Located on the 2nd floor of Piper’s Alley, seconds away from the theaters.

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Roots Handmade Pizza | Authentic Quad Cities-style pizza, hand-crafted comfort food, built-to-order salads, and a Midwest-only beer list on the ground floor of Piper’s Alley.

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Utopian Tailgate | Eclectic all-season rooftop bar and restaurant offering breathtaking skyline views, elevated eats, whimsical drinks, and non-stop fun and games. Elevator located on the ground floor of Piper’s Alley.

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In Theater Dining | During our shows, we offer small bites and a wide selection of drinks–including a good dose of local craft beers. The Second City does *not* require a minimum drink purchase.

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Critics' Reviews

3.5 stars  


Chris Jones 
Chicago Tribune 

Optimistic comedy. Funny and sharp. 


Chris Jones 
Chicago Tribune 

Consistently funny. Fast-paced. 


Darel Jevens  
Chicago Sun-Times 

Laugh out loud comedy 


Rick and Brenda McCain 
Chicago Now  

4 stars. Edgy and thought provoking 


Alan Bresloff 
Around The Town Chicago 

Hilarious. Infectious energy. 


Jason Berger 
The Hawk 

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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, the 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!