Second City, Chicago, Illinois

19 Mentions on Trippy

1616 N Wells St

Chicago, IL 60614

Get Directions

(312) 337-3992

  • 4 mentions in Best hidden gems in Chicago?

    • Keith G.

      Keith G. said, "...can take an kayak archatectural tour if you're interested in that it is pretty interesting. My choice for comedy clubs is Second City, where tons of great talent got their start. They are in Old Town at, 1616 N Wells St...." See More

    • Kara S.

      Kara S. said, "...Violet Hour...their mixologists make some of the best cocktails in the city. For a comedy club, you can't go wrong with Second City's where a lot of the great comedians started and is always a good time. If the weather is..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "... Second City is the most popular comedy club in Chicago, there are several stages and they generally all have well reviewed shows. Weekend shows tend to sell out so you may want to book in advance. Right next door is Adobo Grill..." See More

    • ross f.

      ross f. said, "...Zanies Comedy Club or Second City for comedy. Both on Wells in cool area. Intelligentsia Coffee for coffee, The Fat Shallotfor food truck or Windy City Patty Wagon food truck...." See More

  • 2 mentions in How many days should I spend in Chicago?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...there are two rather tall buildings with great views, there's fabulous theater including the Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Second City and whatever Broadway style show happens to be in town. I'd absolutely disagree that Chicago dining is overrated, there..." See More

    • Cheryl R.

      Cheryl R. said, " hit the main tourist attractions. If there is a good show to see, you might want more time. Check out Second City comedy and the The Chicago Theatre, plus the main museums like Shedd Aquarium, The Art Institute of Chicago and..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What is a must see/do in 4 Nights in Chicago for two 30 something women

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...I would definitely check out the Second City comedy troupe. I saw them last time I was there and it was great. The Wicker Park area is a big favorite of mine--tons of little bars and music venues as well as some..." See More

    • Sarah L.

      Sarah L. said, "...the beautiful sights. The question is what do you want to experience in the city in that time? I would say Second City for improv, i.o. is also great for improv and the Green Mill Jazz Club is a very cool speakeasy..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to do in one weekend in Chicago?

    • Katie P.

      Katie P. said, " does Lincoln Park (the Lincoln Park Zoo is a Chicago classic). If you enjoy comedy, check out an Improv show. Second City is the most famous improv troupe, but in my opinion ImprovOlympic (i.O. Theater) is the best, along with Too..." See More

    • Joey Z.

      Joey Z. said, "...You should get your bbq food coma on at Chicago q and then indulge in a comedy show at Second City..." See More

  • 1 mention in Places to take friends while they are visiting this weekend

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "... Second City is unique to Chicago, it might be a little late to get a lot of tickets but since it's off season it's possible. In the same neighborhood is the Chicago History Museum, I just saw either a Groupon or living..." See More

  • 1 mention in 3 days in Chicago over July 4th weekend

    • Sarah L.

      Sarah L. said, "...can make it much more intimate. ;) Entertainment wise Chicago is a huge improv city so I would suggest checking out Second City and The I.O. Theater. You are there during summer so definitely swing by Millenium Park and check out our..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things to do during a long weekend in Chicago for anniversary

    • Tommy H.

      Tommy H. said, "...20 miles on a bike you can also ride the bike path north to Wrigley Field. You want some must sees. Second City great place for night entertainment and see future SNL cast members every night there. The The Rookery building designed..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do if you only have one day in Chicago?

    • Paul W.

      Paul W. said, " a must do if you go in warmer months. There are a ton of rooftop bars. I'd also go to Second City for some classic laughs...." See More

  • 1 mention in How to experience Chicago like a local?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...sum or Lao Sze Chuan. In Old Town, you can eat at Adobo Grill or Salpicon and see a show at Second City. In Andersonville you can have a delicious Turkish dinner and see a belly dancing show at Turkish Cuisine..." See More

  • 1 mention in One night in Chicago. What do I do?

    • Jay L.

      Jay L. said, "...less than cost of admission at the Willis viewing deck). Another big recommendation is going to go see a show at Second City, the comedy troupe that graduated basically the who's who of sketch comedy (everyone from Belushi brothers and Bill..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do in Chicago during the winter?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, " interested in seeing some theater, Blue Man Group is a popular long running show, there's also something going on at Second City, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier has excellent productions and there are a ton of other places...." See More

  • 1 mention in Must-do things in Chicago?

    • Melissa H.

      Melissa H. said, " check out what Steppenwolf Theatre Co have on the go or if comedy is your thing you need to see Second City. One of my favourite places was the The Art Institute of Chicago and I had a lot of..." See More

  • 1 mention in Non touristy weekend in Chicago suggestions?

    • Kevin C.

      Kevin C. said, "'re coming the annual street festivals start in mid May. You should check out a show on a weekend night at Second City. Amazing sketch comedy...." See More