From uproarious laughter to limitless libations, The Second City’s Holiday Improv Brunch is the gift that keeps on giving! For three weekends only, bring your band of merrymakers as we scramble together two of everyone’s favorites, comedy and brunch, for a scrumptiously seasonal all-you-care-to-eat buffet followed by a totally improvised 45-minute experience from the city’s finest. Whether you side on the Naughty or the Nice List, come enjoy bottomless mimosa and spiked peppermint mochas...we don’t judge.
Improv Holiday Brunch Menu, Brought to you by 1959 Kitchen & Bar
Sizzling Hot Bar
Farm Egg Scramble (gf)
Crispy Bacon (gf)
Roasted Veggie Root Hash w/, Pearl onions, confit garlic, Citrus Vinaigrette (gf) (v)
Shaved Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast w/ pickled cranberries & natural jus (gf)
Hot Waffles, Chocolate chips, Maple syrup, whipped Honey butter
Pipers Alley Continental
Smoked Salmon Salad, Cherry tomato, Cucumber, saved red onion, caper vinaigrette (gf)
Grain Bowl w/ garbanzo beans, lentils, quinoa, toasted oats, Pecans, pickled Golden raisins (gf) (v)
Mini Mushroom Goat Cheese Quiche w/ Marinated Artichokes
Greek Yogurt Parfait w/ Savory Granola, Strawberry Jam, Marigolds (gf)
Sliced Watermelon w/ Blueberries & Apples (gf) (v)
Assorted Lemon Pound Cake, Muffins, Danish, and Croissants
(gf) = gluten free, (v) = vegan
45 MIN RUN TIME | NO INTERMISSION | DOORS OPEN AT NOON
Sundays at Noon
1959 Kitchen + Bar | Share some small plates and try a few craft cocktails before the show! Located on the 2nd floor of Piper’s Alley seconds away from the theaters.
In Theater Dining | We offer small bites and a wide selection of drinks–including a good dose of local craft beers.
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.
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.
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