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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of 'CLUED IN', Starting Tonight at Second City's Beat Lounge


After a completely sold-out run in February, the popular improvisers behind CLUED-IN: AN IMPROVISED MURDER MYSTERY has been invited back to The Beat Lounge in the Second City Training Center for an open run starting tonight, May 14. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below!

The Beat Lounge is one of Second City's newest performance spaces, and will be a place for young talent to create humorous productions that are experimental, innovative and hilarious. One such show is an improv performance that is so's murder.

CLUED-IN: AN IMPROVISED MURDER MYSTERY is one act long form show that aims to deliver the intrigue of Agatha Christie with the skills of Chicago improvisers. The show will be a regular installation at the new theater, with shows beginning Saturday, May 14 at 9:00 PM.

After getting a single suggestion from the audience, a cast of six professional comedians will create a tale of crime, secrets and scandals right before your eyes...but watch closely, the performers will keep tract of facts, follow leads and come to a conclusion unlike any comedy experience you've seen before.

CLUED-IN: AN IMPROVISED MURDER MYSTERY pulls from the same cast and creators of Hitch*Cocktails, the long-running improvised thriller that has been enjoying and open run for four years at The Annoyance Theatre in Lakeview. The new Piper's alley theater allows the performers to expand their brand of intelligent, witty comedy to a new venue.

The cast includes C.J. Tuor (UP Comedy Club, Second City Network), Cynthia Bangert (iO Theater Chicago), Caleb George (ComedySportz Training Center Director) and Bruce Phillips (Annoyance Theater, ComedySportz, Sideshow Theatre Company).

Tickets are $13 ($11 for students, and $7 for Second City Training Center students) and are now on sale.

Photo Credit: Tyler Davis

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