Tonight's Shows

6:00 PM
Nite Brunch

This show is a veritable BRUNCH BUFFET of comedy and music – from stand up, to solo sketch, to musicians of all kinds. It’s a new variety every week, always carefully...

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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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A hot and spicy new addition to the Chicago improv scene brought together by John Hildreth. This team of all Indian performers brings scene work and characters informed...

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Upcoming Shows

Date/Time Show

November 13, 2018 - November 27, 2018

8:00 PM

Phantom Pilots

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

Whine Night

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

November 24, 2018

9:00 PM

Saucy Saturdays

SumBirdz
MOSAIC
Alan Thicke

November 25, 2018

7:30 PM

The Free For All

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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