Jeff Awards to Honor Four Theaters With Over Fifty Years Producing History

Jeff Awards to Honor Four Theaters With Over Fifty Years Producing History

Pictured: The Goodman’s gift to the Art Institute for the establishment of the Kenneth Sawyer Goodman Memorial Theatre. Photo courtesy of The Jeff Awards.   The Jeff Awards have announced that, in honor of their 50th anniversary, four theaters with over 50 years of producing history will receive special awards during...

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InkBlots: 09.15.18 – Four of Frankenstein’s Monsters Meet

InkBlots: 09.15.18 – Four of Frankenstein’s Monsters Meet

Our new InkBlots series will let you in on the latest news, extensions, promotions, and rumors that didn’t make it into an article in the previous week. We’re dropping them every Saturday morning. Enjoy with brunch! Second City Alums Launch Chicago-based Web Series Second City alums Julie B. Nichols and Billy...

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InkBlots: 9.8.18 – Trap Door is Headed To Europe

InkBlots: 9.8.18 – Trap Door is Headed To Europe

Trap Door Takes OCCIDENTAL EXPRESS to Europe Trap Door Theatre has been invited to bring their production of OCCIDENTAL EXPRESS to several festivals in Hungary, Romania and to represent the United States in The Republic of Moldova Chisinau International Theatre. Written by Matei Visniec, with a translation by Nick Awde, the...

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InkBlots: 08.25.18 – Steep Opens The Boxcar

InkBlots: 08.25.18 – Steep Opens The Boxcar

Our new InkBlots series will let you in on the latest news, extensions, promotions, and rumors that didn’t make it into an article in the previous week. We’re dropping them every Saturday morning. Enjoy with brunch!

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NBCUniversal Second City Break Out Comedy Festival Lineup Announced

NBCUniversal Second City Break Out Comedy Festival Lineup Announced

Pictured: Godfrey The Second City has announced the lineup for the the 5th annual Bob Curry Fellowship Showcase and the 4th annual NBCUniversal Second City Break Out Comedy Festival. Both initiatives are designed to celebrate diverse voices in comedy, and will be presented June 6-9. First up is the Bob...

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Second City e.t.c.’s 42nd Revue is Cast

Second City e.t.c.’s 42nd Revue is Cast

From aliens to the alienated, savage roasts to distorted boasts, The Second City e.t.c.’s 42nd Revue invites you along on a frenzied frolic that translates our modern world into the common language of laughter. Clear your mind, open your eyes and hail one wild rideshare to a place where the truth isn’t just out there, it’s waaaay out there.

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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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