The Event, An LGBTQ+ Showcase

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.
Improv
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 Event, An LGBTQ+ Showcase Showtimes | June 2024
June 2024

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About the Show

The Event is an all queer comedy show featuring the talent of Second City’s National Touring Company and their friends. Each week, the cast will showcase new original characters, sketch comedy, and completely improvised scenes, creating a never before seen show that is 100% gay.

Venue

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.

Assistive listening devices are available upon request.

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