Review: DREAM FREAKS FALL FROM SPACE at Second City

Review: DREAM FREAKS FALL FROM SPACE at Second City

“It seems like there’s just no way the majority of the sketches in “Dream Freaks” could be remotely funny. But they are funny, immensely so.”

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Dozens of Chicago Theaters Will Pledge Inclusion and Compassion on Eve of Inauguration

Dozens of Chicago Theaters Will Pledge Inclusion and Compassion on Eve of Inauguration

On Thursday night at 5:30 PM, thousands of theater practitioners will gather outside of hundreds of theaters across the country to participate in a ceremony promising to create a “light for dark times ahead.” The event is called “The Ghostlight Project,” and is organized by many theater luminaries. Inspired by...

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Bits with More Bite on The Second City Mainstage

Bits with More Bite on The Second City Mainstage

The Second City’s 105th Mainstage Revue gives audiences a time stamp of what America has recently experienced with glimpses into what may occur in our near political future.

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Lyric Opera and Second City Announce LONGER! LOUDER! WAGNER! Cast

Lyric Opera and Second City Announce LONGER! LOUDER! WAGNER! Cast

Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Second City have announced casting for LONGER! LOUDER! WAGNER! written by Timothy Sniffen and directed by Anneliese Toft.

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Second City and Slate Announce UNELECTABLE YOU Cast

Second City and Slate Announce UNELECTABLE YOU Cast

Slate and The Second City have announced casting for UNELECTABLE YOU, a new live political comedy show.

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DEATH OF A STREETCAR Is a Non-Stop Laugh Riot

DEATH OF A STREETCAR Is a Non-Stop Laugh Riot

However you get there, alone or in packs, get ye hence to Writers Theater before Blanche and that “rattle-trap street-car bangs through the Quarter…” for the last time.

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Tim Meadows to host The Second City and NBCUniversal’s 2nd Annual BREAK OUT COMEDY FESTIVAL

Tim Meadows to host The Second City and NBCUniversal’s 2nd Annual BREAK OUT COMEDY FESTIVAL

The Second City and NBCUniversal announced today the return of the NBCUniversal Second City Break Out Comedy Festival, taking place in Chicago June 3 and June 4, 2016. The event will be hosted by Second City and Saturday Night Live alum Time Meadows.

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