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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$10
7:30 PM
Free For All

9:15 PM
Kaleidoscope

The Kaleidoscope is an experiment where friends and strangers get together and perform. Every week, three improvisers will form teams with whom they have never performed to create teams that...

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Upcoming Shows

Date/Time Show

October 20, 2019

6:00 PM

Nite Brunch

October 20, 2019

7:30 PM

Free For All

October 20, 2019

9:15 PM

Kaleidoscope

October 21, 2019

8:00 PM

THE MIXER

October 22, 2019

8:00 PM

CHERUB: Spook Me to Life

October 22, 2019

10:00 PM

Arksey

October 23, 2019

8:00 PM

Leftovers

October 24, 2019

8:00 PM

Thirsty Thursday

Leftovers
Yes, Denise?
Sam Hill
Cop Squad

October 25, 2019

8:00 PM

RESILIENT

October 25, 2019

10:00 PM

HoT Comedy Hour

October 26, 2019

7:00 PM

Lemonade Stand

October 26, 2019

8:30 PM

HeeHee Jeebies

October 26, 2019

10:00 PM

Exquisite Corpse

October 27, 2019

6:00 PM

Nite Brunch

Recent News

Happy Anniversary Apocalypse!

Friday, October 11, 2019

Q&A courtesy of The Playground Theater’s performance and special events blogger: Lizzie Kaniecki  

This Saturday, Apocalypse Comedy: A Showcase for the End of the World, will celebrate...

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2019 is the Year of Chicago Theatre!

Monday, January 21, 2019

The Belmont Theater District is thrilled to be partnering with the Mayor’s Office, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, and the League of Chicago Theatres...

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Incubator Auditions 2019!!!

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 open Saturday, May 4th at Noon. Slots are emailed Monday, May...

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