The Second City
Friday, November 2, 2018
Tickets: from $19
The Second City—A Chance to See the Next Generation of Cutting-Edge Comedy Stars!
The troupe that gave us SCTV and inspired Saturday Night Live and Whose Line is it Anyway?, The Second City brings the cleverest sketches and wittiest songs made famous by such names as Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner and Bill Murray to the Long Center for the Performing Arts.
Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater is fresh, fast and always spectacularly funny. The Second City is celebrating nearly 60 years of producing revolutionary satirical reviews and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy’s most off the wall and on the edge young stars. Alumni include Joan Rivers, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Amy Poehler and Bob Odenkirk (not that we’re name-dropping!).
Get ready to guffaw, chortle and cackle with the unconventional comedy empire known as The Second City! You may see the next Poehler, Carell, Radner or Belushi in the making!
See how they sizzle on The Second City :30 sizzle reel!