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How to request free tickets for Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" in Chicago during Democratic National Convention

Stephen Colbert bringing "The Late Show" to Chicago in August
Stephen Colbert bringing "The Late Show" to Chicago in August 00:43

CHICAGO (CBS) —  Ticket requests are now open to see "The Late Show" with Stephen Colbert live in Chicago during the Democratic National Convention this August.

Up to two free tickets can be requested here for shows on August 19 through August 22. 

Stephen Colbert's show will be broadcast from Chicago's Auditorium Theatre on the CBS Television Network. The taping of the show starts at 7 p.m. CT. 

"This is exciting; summer is around the corner, and so is the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois," Colbert said. "It should be a fun time because historically, all the Democratic conventions in Chicago have gone super smooth." 

Colbert lived in Chicago for 11 years, performing and "cutting his comedy teeth" at the legendary Second City and attending Northwestern University.   

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