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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9:00 PM
Weekend RECESS

RECESS is The Playground Theater's community outreach team. RECESS performs twice monthly at The PG and regularly for children at Lurie Children's Hospital and other youth organizations throughout Chicago.   While their...

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Upcoming Shows

Date/Time Show

November 13, 2018 - November 27, 2018

8:00 PM

Phantom Pilots

November 17, 2018

7:00 PM

The Up Next Sketch Show

November 17, 2018

9:00 PM

Weekend RECESS

November 18, 2018

6:00 PM

Nite Brunch

November 18, 2018

7:30 PM

The Free For All

November 18, 2018

9:15 PM

Silly Point Sundays

November 19, 2018

10:00 PM

THE MIXER

November 20, 2018

8:00 PM

Phantom Pilots

November 20, 2018

10:00 PM

Sketch on the Rocks

November 21, 2018

8:00 PM

Leftovers Present: Fresh Meat

November 21, 2018

10:00 PM

BRAINSMASH

November 22, 2018

12:00 AM

No Shows - HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

November 23, 2018

12:00 AM

No Shows - HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

November 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Lemonade Stand

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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Playground Philanthropy

Friday, January 13, 2017

The Playground has formed a lot of partnerships with some pretty great philanthropic organizations.  The following is a list of shows we have going on and the philanthropies they support:

RESILIENT and Rape...

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