Mar 31st 2016

Modern Material

The Mies van der Rohe Celebration with Second City on Thursday, Mar. 31 @ 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall.

This much-anticipated annual bash celebrating Mies van der Rohe's 130th birthday will feature an evening of architecturally inspired sketch and improvisational comedy presented by Chicago’s preeminent designers of satire, The Second City.

The event began with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by a one-hour performance at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2016. It will take place in Mies’ 1956-designed masterpiece, S. R. Crown Hall.

Tickets are $50 per person, or $125 per person which includes a ticket plus one year of membership to the Mies van der Rohe Society at the Concrete ($100) level.

The Second City is Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater. Fresh, fast, and always spectacularly funny, The Second City is celebrating 55 years of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and continues to launch the careers of comedy superstars. For more information, visit

Thursday, March 31, 2016

6-9 p.m.
6 p.m. Reception
7 p.m. Performance

S. R. Crown Hall
3360 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60616

Complimentary parking is available in lots D5-V, D1, and D2, located directly to the east of S. R. Crown Hall.

Please RSVP by Thursday, March 24, 2016
Click here to purchase tickets online OR contact Lauren Shelby (312.567.5030 |