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Second City

1616 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614-6002
+1 312-664-4032
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Hilarious!

Best comedy show I've ever seen! Really funny and politically current. Improv is good as well. They... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mkstabler
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Fun atmosphere and great cast!

Such a fun experience. Would highly recommend seeing a show at Second City. We were continuously... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shelby A
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The Second City is the world's premiere comedy theatre offering the best in Chicago-style sketch and improv comedy every night of the week and has launched the careers of Tina Fey, Bill Murray, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell and many, many others.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“comedy club” (74 reviews)
“main stage” (72 reviews)
LOCATION
1616 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614-6002
Lincoln Park
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+1 312-664-4032
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best comedy show I've ever seen! Really funny and politically current. Improv is good as well. They take input from the audience. Cast will stand outside for pictures after the show. My husband and I had a great time!

Thank mkstabler
Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a fun experience. Would highly recommend seeing a show at Second City. We were continuously laughing and had a great time. Drinks and food available throughout the show. Interactive show with the audience.

Thank Shelby A
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a WONDERFUL experience we had here, enjoying "The Winner of Our Discontent," laughing over and over and over!!! Such a nice, cozy theatre, with excellent seats! There's no pressure to order minimums, so that was financially nice. How much fun it was to be...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Saw The Winner...of Our Discontent with hubby for my 50th b-day. The political/social satire was brilliantly written. Most of the cast was on point with the improv pieces, with the exception of one of the players who clearly was a novice and kept getting stumped....More

Thank marianmr
Alex C, Manager at Second City, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your feedback and for choosing to celebrate your Husband's birthday with us! If you send an email to secondcitizens@secondcity.com we'll send a birthday gift!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went to see The Winner.....of our Discontent not knowing what to expect. It was unbelievably smart and creative but most of all incredibly funny! I walked out of there with sore abs from laughing so hard. I will definitely go back to see it...More

Thank lynne w
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw The Winner... of our Discontent. This show was mostly sketch comedy with some singing and improv. It was intelligent, topical and very funny! Our family had an excellent time.

Thank Clarence R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw The winner ..of our discontent. Great bunch of talent. If you want intelligent humour, it is the show to see.

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The immediate families of the wedding couple all went to Second City. It was our 3rd time. The new venue was very nice...albeit no nostagia on the walls of the original. The show wasn't the best, but it was still good and we had a...More

1  Thank Karen A
Alex C, Manager at Second City, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your feedback and for choosing to celebrate with us! Please send an email to secondcitizens@secondcity.com. We'd like to thank you for being a loyal Second Citizen!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So second city us the place it all began. I am so lucky we were able to get tickets and see the roots of sketch comedy live. The comedy was topical and hysterical. In this crazy world it was a 90 minute respite of laughter

Thank sharon k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If we can we try to hit Second City. We had our 9 year old grandson and it is to mature for him. But the show as always was a hit. Laughs all the way. If you go to Chicago go to Second City, you...More

Thank mamagona
Alex C, Guest Relations Manager at Second City, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So fun! Thanks for sharing, mamagona! We do offer classes that may interest your grandson: https://www.secondcity.com/courses/chicago/kids/ Please come back and see us again really soon!

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Carolyn W
June 10, 2017|
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Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
we didn't see either of these, we saw OkCupid, pretty good
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Zagirl6
March 19, 2017|
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Response from PamDSapphireSky | Reviewed this property |
This Comedy venue was the start of many former Saturday Night performers. Since it is not monitored like TV, swear words and adult content is prevalent in all their shows. I would recommend checking out Gold Star to find... More
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anthonycrivera
January 21, 2017|
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Response from Alex C | Property representative |
Hey There! You can view the Theater Menus on the Plan Your Visit page on our website. We hope you enjoy the show!
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