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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.
Formed in 2015 THE BREAK OUT COMEDY FESTIVAL was a creative relationship between The Second City and NBCUniversal with the goal to showcase diverse voices in comedy. In addition to special guest host Tim Meadows, this year’s festival includes The Defiant Thomas Brothers, Sammy Arechar, Joel Kim Booster, Erica Clark, Sonia Denis, Alex Kumin, Martin Morrow, Felonious Munk, Marlena Rodriguez, Chris Redd and graduates from the Bob Curry Fellowship program.
Tickets for THE BREAK OUT COMEDY FESTIVAL are $20 and can be purchased online at www.UPComedyClub.com or by phone at 312-662-4562. All performances will take place at UP Comedy Club (230 W. North, 3rd Floor of Piper’s Alley) with shows at 7:30 and 10:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4.