Tonight's Shows

Stage time for all of Chicago’s most fire new talented sketch casts, content creators, web shows, playwrights, and more! Each act gets 20 minutes with increments of live music or...

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$10
9:00 PM
Saucy Saturdays

Playground Teams come together to create improv as good as your grandma's cookin'!!! Grab a date, a bottle of wine, and come see what Michelin's been missin'!* And, see if...

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$10

Please join us as we celebrate the holiday season! Warm up with good tunes (there will be a DJ!), good booze (Kirkland brand), and good friends (as long as Karen stays...

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Upcoming Shows

Date/Time Show

December 8, 2017 - December 22, 2017

8:00 PM

Let's Be Frank

SumBirdz
Angelyne
CLOAKA

December 16, 2017

7:00 PM

The UpNextSketch Show!

December 16, 2017

9:00 PM

Saucy Saturdays

RECESS
Lumberjack Tsunami
Sam Hill
Angelyne

December 16, 2017

10:30 PM

PG Holiday Party!

December 17, 2017

6:00 PM

Nite Brunch

December 17, 2017

7:30 PM

The Free For All

December 17, 2017

9:15 PM

Sunday's Best with PREACH

December 18, 2017

8:00 PM

Sharky and Sharko's Triple Feature

December 18, 2017

10:00 PM

The Mixer

December 19, 2017

10:00 PM

Grace F- Placeholder

December 19, 2017

10:00 PM

TRAINWRECK McDUMPSTERFIRE

December 20, 2017

8:00 PM

The New New Show

December 20, 2017

10:00 PM

Give Me Five

SumBirdz

December 21, 2017

8:00 PM

Manatee Matinee's Teeny Teams Tonight!

Recent News

Incubator Auditions!!!

Monday, May 8, 2017

The Playground Theater is once again holding auditions for the Incubator Program.

Audition slots are assigned via lottery.

The lottery will close on Friday at noon and results will be sent out...

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Womyn’s Workshop Series

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Playground Theater is excited to announce its new Womyn’s Workshop Series.

Open to all female-identifying performers.

The series will be comprised of various workshops to strengthen each performer’s artistic voice...

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