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The Second City

1616 N. Wells St., Chicago


The Second City is America’s most famous live comedy theater, with original comedic revues featuring sketch, improvisation, and music, performed 7 nights a week. For over half a century, their ensemble casts have been daring audiences to laugh at our world, our shared troubles, and ourselves. In their oldest theater, Second City's Mainstage Revue features the latest of cutting-edge sketch comedy. The Second City boasts a lengthy alumni list from Bill Murray to Steve Carell, John Belushi to Tina Fey, and continues to produce the premiere comic talent in the industry. 

SOLD OUT. The 8:00 show on Saturday is completely sold out, but you can find tickets for other performances over the weekend here.