Tonight's Shows

Domestic Violence survivor and advocate Felicia T. Simpson uses her creative writing skills to enhance the lives of others through this play, which she hopes will raise awareness about issues...

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$12

The Free For All is a FREE improv show (donations welcome!) combining the thoughtful, intelligent play of Koleno, with the bombastic, thrill-seeking of Delirious Confetti, and some colorful guests. Every...

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Free

Sometimes, you’ve got to go out on a Sunday too! Visiting town for a few days? This is your night off because you work in service? You’re a tourist...

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$5
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Upcoming Shows

Date/Time Show

June 26, 2016

3:00 PM

God, Do I Hear Wedding Bells?

June 26, 2016

7:30 PM

The Free For All

June 26, 2016

9:15 PM

Sunday Night Life

June 27, 2016

10:00 PM

The Mixer

June 28, 2016

8:00 PM

Incubator Showcase

Daddy
Torque

June 28, 2016

10:00 PM

Sketch on the Rocks

June 29, 2016

8:00 PM

The New New Show

June 29, 2016

10:00 PM

Give Me Five

Boyish
Shadow Cat

June 30, 2016

8:00 PM

Real Housewives of Improv

Lumberjack Tsunami
Mort

June 30, 2016

10:00 PM

The Worst Show Ever

Barnacle

July 1, 2016

8:00 PM

House Team Fridays

Nimbus
Sam Hill
Cop Squad

July 1, 2016

10:00 PM

College Improv Night

July 2, 2016

7:00 PM

Six Corners

The Real Housewives of Improv

July 2, 2016

9:00 PM

House Team Saturdays

RECESS
CLOAKA
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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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