The Davenports: An Improvised Soap Opera

The Blackout Cabaret - Chicago

Guest Performance
These non-Second City productions are original works created and produced by guest performers and ensembles. With limited runs, these performances allow for complete creative freedom and may feature artists of any experience level.
Characters, scenes, and songs created on the spot by our ensemble and based on your suggestions. You never know what might happen next...and neither do they! An improv show at The Second City is a lively, interactive event featuring the best improvisers in the world.
Rated R
The Second City gives every show a rating to help patrons understand if content is appropriate for younger audiences. We welcome all guests 13 years of age and older, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. R rating is due to language and inneundo. Our shows take place in a night club atmosphere where alcohol is served.

Tickets starting at $20

The Davenports: An Improvised Soap Opera Showtimes | August 2024
August 2024

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About the Show

Based on one audience suggestion (a title of a soap opera episode that’s never been done before), the cast of The Davenports creates a fully improvised soap opera right in front of your eyes. Laugh, cheer and gasp as billionaire rival families The Davenports and The Halsteads plot, scheme, slap and sleep their way through each improvised episode. Dynasty? Scandal? Revenge? Indulge in your soap opera fantasy with…The Davenports!

Showtime: 60 minutes with a brief intermission.
Rated: R

“Reader Recommended” – The Chicago Reader
“Hilarious!” – The Real Chicago
“Indulge!” – Gapers Block
“Bitch Slap-Stick” – Time Out Chicago

Cast: Amelia Sawyer, Bobby Quagliato, Edward Neequaye, Ernest Perry, Khrisna Kavi, Matthew Lew, Phil Guison, Sharone Brown, Cam Campbell, Angelo Crenshaw, Niko Karavolos, Xaiver Mattison, Madeline Ford and Olivia Ingle

Created & Directed by Second City Faculty Member: David Montgomery


The Blackout Cabaret - Chicago

230 W North Avenue - 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60610

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. We do not validate parking. Each theater is equipped with wheelchair accessible and/or companion seats.

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