The Devil is in the Detours – The Second City Mainstage

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Age Requirement 13+
We welcome all guests 13 years of age and older, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. Please note show rating for guidance on language and innuendo.
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.
No Drink Minimum
Beverage purchases are not required in any of our theaters.
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.
Sketch Comedy
A sketch is a short, fully scripted comedy scene. Maybe you call it a “skit” (but we never do). Chicago is the home of modern sketch comedy, and The Second City is at the center of it all.

Tickets starting at $39

The Devil is in the Detours – The Second City Mainstage Showtimes | June 2024
June 2024

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About the Show

Have you ever wanted to escape? The Second City presents the 112th Mainstage Revue The Devil is in the Detours, a hilarious and unhinged descent into a dimension where chaos reigns. Join our electric six-person ensemble as they sing, dance and rock the hell out in this interactive and immersive sketch and improv comedy revue.  Don’t miss out on the wildest comedy experience of your life.

Quick Facts

Rated R due to language and innuendo

We welcome all guests 13 years of age and older. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.



FREE fully improvised third act following the Main Event: Tuesday – Thursday after the 8PM, Saturday after the 10PM and Sunday after the 7PM

In Theater Dining
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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Seating Map

1616 N Wells St Chicago, IL 60614

Seating Map

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.

Assistive listening devices are available upon request.

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