The Second City is taking family entertainment to mind-blowing new heights! Bring the whole gang to watch two teams of totally top-notch improv maniacs face off in a comedy showdown of totally bonkers proportions! Fueled by your weirdly wonderful suggestions and totally amazing audience volunteers, our teams will do whatever it takes to earn your votes--and your laughs.
Especially created for kids (and the old fogies in charge of them), this show has all the elements for an epic time out together. High-energy characters? Check! All the Fortnite dances you can handle? Check! A scene with a puppy, an alien, and a thousand-pound watermelon? Anything can happen...and probably will!
45 MINUTE RUN TIME | NO INTERMISSION | SEATING 45 MINUTES PRIOR TO SHOW
Wednesdays at 11:30AM
Thursdays at 11:30AM (7/18, 7/25, 8/1 only)
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.
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.
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!
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!