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The Second City

The Second City Theatre Camp Guide

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6560 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles,California 90028

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Camp Type: Day
Session Length: 1 Week
Camp Focus: Comedy, Theatre

Spend part of your summer at The Second City where you can exercise your creative energies in our improvisation and comedy writing camps. Our Comedy Camps attract students from all over the country and abroad. Learn new skills, meet new friends and enjoy Chicago in the summer.

Algonquin Announces the Cast and Creative Team of WAIT UNTIL DARK
February 03, 2023

Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its winter thriller, Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott. The show will run at Algonquin Arts Theatre from February 18 through February 26.

The Den Presents THE DEN'S BEST on The Heath Mainstage This Month
February 03, 2023

The Den Theatre is pleased to present The Den’s Best, a showcase of Chicago’s most talented comedians, musicians, improvisors and more on Thursday, February 9 and Thursday, February 19 at 7:15 pm on The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.

Amie Enriquez's LIGHTWEIGHT Will Play 2023 FRIGID Fringe Festival This Month
February 02, 2023

Amie Enriquez will present the solo play Lightweight, written by Amie and directed by Lauren Weedman. The production will be presented as part of the 2023 FRIGID Fringe Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 E. 4th St, New York, NY 10003) with performances on Fri, Feb 17 @ 6:50pm, Sat, Feb 18 @ 1:40pm, Tue, Feb 21 @ 8:50pm, Thu, Feb 23 @ 8:50pm & Sun, Feb 26 @ 5pm.

Chicago Theatres to Celebrate Black History Month With Productions at Goodman Theatre, Redtwist Theatre & More
February 01, 2023

Throughout Black History Month this February, many Chicago theatres will present productions honoring the Black experience featuring Black theatres and theatre-makers.

THE SECOND CITY HITS HOME Comes to Starlight This Month
February 01, 2023

Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater Second City brings The Second City Hits Home to Starlight Indoors February 14-19. This new show features hilarious sketches, songs, and improvisation inspired by Kansas City, as well as material from the famed Second City archives. This is a must-see night of comedy featuring some of Chicago's brightest comedy stars. 

Japanese Comedian Kazu Kusano To Present PRETTY BEAST At 2023 FRIGID Fringe Festival This February
January 25, 2023

Comedian Kazu Kusano will present Pretty Beast written by Kazu Kusano and directed by Jane Morris.

Dixie Longate Returns With Brand-New Stand-Up Show at the Cohen Community Stage House
January 13, 2023

Starlight Indoors fan favorite Dixie Longate returns to the Cohen Community Stage House February 3-4 only for her first ever stand-up show, Cherry Bombs and Bottle Rockets. Dixie previously visited Kansas City and Starlight Indoors with Dixie's Tupperware Party (2016, 2020) and Dixie Longate's Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull (2018). 

Second City To Bring SWIPES RIGHT: AN INCOMPLETE GUIDE TO THE ULTIMATE DATE NIGHT To Ridgefield Playhouse on January 19
January 05, 2023

Chicago's oldest running improv troupe that brought you Bill Murray, John Candy, Day Aykroyd, Eugene Levy and dozens more, returns to Ridgefield for a night of improvisational comedy at the highest level! It's love at first laugh with The Second City and their new show Swipes Right: An Incomplete Guide to The Ultimate Date Night.

Chicago Theatre Week Tickets to Go on Sale Next Week
January 04, 2023

Tickets for Chicago Theatre Week, an annual celebration of the rich tradition of theatre-going in Chicago during which visitors and residents can access value-priced tickets will go on sale beginning Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

John Oliver to Guest on THE AMBER RUFFIN SHOW Season Finale
December 12, 2022

THE AMBER RUFFIN SHOW showcases Amber’s signature smart and silly take on the week's news. No matter what's happening in the world, Amber responds to it with a charming mix of honesty, nonsense, and bowties. THE AMBER RUFFIN SHOW is a topical late-night show with just the good parts – the comedy & the celebrities. 

Ars Nova Announces 2023 Residencies Welcoming 13 New Artists and Groups to its Resident Artist Community
December 09, 2022

Ars Nova has announced 13 new artists and groups selected for 2023 residencies. Ars Nova’s dynamic slate of artist residencies and commissions supports outside-the-box thinking and encourages innovative, genre-bending work.

Marchánt Davis, Alex Wyse & More Join Sean Hayes Led GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR; Full Cast Announced
December 07, 2022

Good Night, Oscar starring Sean Hayes, announced that Marchánt Davis (Ain’t No Mo’), Alex Wyse (Waitress), Sam Bell-Gurwitz (Good Night, Oscar in Chicago), Postell Pringle (A Free Man of Color), and Max Roll (Mrs. Warren’s Profession) will be joining the company on Broadway.

Interview: Gail Tierney and Paola Sanchez Abreu Talk Sketch Comedy
December 04, 2022

Gail Tierney recently produced the sketch show Nearly Dying with co-writer (and best friend) Paola Sanchez Abreu on the mainstage at Brooklyn Comedy Collective. Now, the two will be holding an hour-long sketch show in January, bringing more laughs during a much longer set.

Ken-Matt Martin To Direct New Production Of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS At Baltimore Center Stage
November 10, 2022

Acclaimed director, producer, and advocate Ken-Matt Martin will helm Baltimore Center Stage's Spring 2023 production of Tiny Beautiful Things. Martin replaces previously announced director Stori Ayers. Tiny Beautiful Things begins performances at BCS on March 9, 2023.

Michael Shannon and Sophia Lillis Will Lead Reading of WE WILL NOT BE SILENT
November 10, 2022

Two-time Academy Award nominee and Tony Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road, The Shape of Water) and Sophia Lillis (It, Dungeons & Dragons) will star in a reading of the new play We Will Not Be Silent by David Meyers.