Tonight's Shows

House teams have graduated from the Playground’s incubator program. These are seasoned performers who know each other well, and whose love of improv has led them to dedicate years...

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The hottest college teams our university system has ever produced have a blast on stage, and invite you along for the ride. Let's learn some life lessons together.   When purchasing tickets...

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Upcoming Shows

Date/Time Show

July 29, 2016

8:00 PM

House Team Fridays

Lumberjack Tsunami
Outlaw
Riff Raff

July 29, 2016

10:00 PM

College Improv Night

July 30, 2016

7:00 PM

2 "Bands" - 1 Night

July 30, 2016

9:00 PM

Old Time Radio

Nimbus
Shadow Cat
Cautiously Optimistic

July 30, 2016

10:30 PM

Incubator Night

Outlaw
Riff Raff
Mud
Daddy
Nimbus
Barnacle
Shadow Cat
Divorcee
Torque
Regular Girl
TBD

July 31, 2016

7:30 PM

The Free For All

Improv Basics

July 31, 2016

9:15 PM

Sunday Night Life

Improv Pros

August 1, 2016

8:00 PM

Veteran Improv

August 1, 2016

10:00 PM

The Mixer

August 2, 2016

8:00 PM

Incubator Showcase

Daddy
Divorcee

August 2, 2016

10:00 PM

Sketch on the Rocks

August 3, 2016

8:00 PM

The New New Show

August 3, 2016

10:00 PM

Give Me Five

Squall

August 4, 2016

8:00 PM

Duly Noted

Recent News

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!

MOSAIC Accepting Submissions for Comedy Shows

Sunday, February 7, 2016

The Playground Theater will be accepting SUBMISSIONS for MOSAIC. The MOSAIC program has two divisions, but still serves the same mission: to focus on artists exploring individual identity and to...

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