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Second City Chicago - e.t.c.

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1608 N Wells St

(312) 664-4032

Think of it as the Second City's bratty little brother.: The Venue
Second City e.t.c. was opened in 1983 to handle overflow crowds from the consistently sold-out mainstage. It's a smaller venue (180 seats), but its shows have a reputation for being even edgier than its more established…read more
Best comedy sketch shows anywhere!: The E.T.C is our favorite of the two Second City venues in Chicago (the other one being the Main Stage) because of its more intimate nature. Tables face the stage and if you arrive early enough (seating available an hour before the show…read more
The Extras: The theater is named for Don DePollo, who joined the Second City cast in 1974 and went on to become one of the Training Centers most well-respected teachers until he died in 1995.read more
A performance venue for rotating troupes, including Second City training center students, alumni and guest artists.read more