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The Playground Theater is an improviser-run comedy club featuring Chicago’s best up and coming talent. This BYOB theater offers improv, sketch and standup shows every night. Get your night started right with friends, fun and laughs at The Playground.

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May 28 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
May 31 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Jun 4 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Jun 7 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Jun 11 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Jun 14 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Jun 18 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Jun 21 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Jun 25 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Jun 28 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Jul 2 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Jul 5 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Jul 9 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Jul 12 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Jul 16 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Jul 19 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Jul 23 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Jul 26 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Jul 30 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Aug 2 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Aug 6 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Aug 9 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Aug 13 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Aug 16 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Aug 20 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Aug 23 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Aug 27 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Aug 30 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…
Sep 3 @ 9:15 pm
Big Yellow Bus @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Big Yellow Bus — now in its 10th year! — features some of the Playground’s best performers as they tackle the weekly goal of surprising the audience and themselves with new forms and ideas.…
Sep 6 @ 10:00 pm
Give Me 5 @ The Playground Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
GIVE ME 5 is a solo comedy competition where each weeks competitors get 5 minutes to do anything comedic they would like. Acts can include Stand-Up, Characters, Songs, Storytelling or just a plain old bit.…

Playground Theater

3209 N Halsted St

Box Office: 773-871-3793

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