Tonight's Shows

Cutting edge! Fresh! The evening celebrates new teams who have never had a set of shows before, and teams trying out new forms. It will be hosted by a Playground...

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$10
10:00 PM
Give Me Five

A solo comedy competition where each week competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit...

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$5
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    The Real Housewives of Improv
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    Cohorton hears a 2
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    Daddy
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Upcoming Shows

Date/Time Show

September 28, 2016

8:00 PM

The New New Show

September 28, 2016

10:00 PM

Give Me Five

Poster Boys

September 29, 2016

8:00 PM

Sex! aka Wieners and Boobs

September 29, 2016

10:00 PM

Undergrad Underground

September 30, 2016

8:00 PM

House Team Fridays

The Sour Boys
The Real Housewives of Improv
Barnacle
Nimbus

September 30, 2016

10:00 PM

College Improv Night

September 30, 2016

11:55 PM

Still Here, Still Queer

October 1, 2016

7:00 PM

Explodeo Rodeo

October 1, 2016

9:00 PM

International Stinger Presents: How I Met Your Murderer

Daddy
Barnacle
International Stinger

October 1, 2016

10:30 PM

Sex! aka Wieners and Boobs

October 2, 2016

3:00 PM

Fuse Festival: an improv invitational

October 3, 2016

8:00 PM

Victor Alpha: Veteran Artists

October 3, 2016

10:00 PM

The Mixer

October 4, 2016

8:00 PM

Incubator Showcase

The Sour Boys
Mud
Regular Girl
Divorcee

Recent News

COMING SOON! TUMBAO

Monday, September 12, 2016

For two nights this fall, Steppenwolf’s 1700 theatre is transformed into Tumbao, a local family bar and the best place for a salsa night, baptism, seance or wedding reception...

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CIF Blasts into the Playground

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Chicago’s comedy scene CAN’T BE CONTAINED. The annual Chicago Improv Festival, on it’s quest to celebrate all improv from everywhere, STORMS into the Playground theater, for a comedy ‘SPLOSION of...

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Training Center buzz at DNAinfo!

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Mark Konkol was there for the inaugural Playground improv class. Witness a record of history! Take a look!