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The Second City's Best of the Holidays
The Second City's Best of the Holidays

About The Show

We guarantee yule laugh a whole latke as The Second City unwraps the most wonderful time of the year in our nut-cracking-est, jingle-bell-ing-est revue ever! Celebrate sixty years of sketches, songs, and comedic conviviality as the next generation of comedy superstars perform our greatest holiday hits. Plus, The Second City’s famous improvisation means every show is like a snowflake: no two are alike--or are impervious to climate change.

2 HOUR RUN TIME | 15 MIN INTERMISSION | SEATING 45 MIN PRIOR TO SHOW

Sketch Comedy
Rated R
No Drink Minimum
Age Requirement
The Second City's Best of the Holidays

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Mainstage
1616 N Wells St.
Chicago IL, 60614

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312-337-3992

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Performance Times

Beginning November 17th

Mondays at 8PM (with a FREE fully improvised third act!)
Saturdays & Sundays at 4PM

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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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.

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, Executive Chef Jacob Solomon's 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!