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[Off-Broadway, 1962]
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The Second City's CURE FOR THE COMMON COMEDY Coming to Bomhard Theater

The Kentucky Center will present The Second City's 'Cure for the Common Comedy' today, November 10, 2017 at 8 p.m. at The Kentucky Center - Bomhard Theater.

The Second City's CURE FOR THE COMMON COMEDY Coming to Bomhard Theater

The Kentucky Center will present The Second City's 'Cure for the Common Comedy' on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 8 p.m. at The Kentucky Center - Bomhard Theater.

South Orange Performing Arts Center Welcomes The Second City

On May 12, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater returns to South Orange Performing Arts Center, One SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ at 8 p.m. with "We're All In This Room Together." Full of the live and in-your-face entertainment Netflix can't provide, this must-attend show features improvised comedy, audience interaction, and of-the-moment sketches and songs from The Second City made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more. Never the same show twice, join us in the "Room" where it happens during this special one-night engagement.

BWW Interview: Emily Fightmaster at NJPAC in Second City's PAVED AND CONFUSED 2 on 10/29

Just in time for Election Day, Chicago's legendary Second City returns to New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Saturday, October 29th for 'Paved and Confused 2: Please Don't Feed the Candidates.' BWW interviewed company member, Emily Fightmaster about her career and the show.

Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard and More to Present at 2016 Fifth Star Awards

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will honor four Chicago artists and arts advocates and one iconic cultural institution at the 3rd annual Fifth Star Awards presented by Allstate Insurance Company today, September 14 at 7pm-at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard and More to Present at 2016 Fifth Star Awards

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will honor four Chicago artists and arts advocates and one iconic cultural institution at the 3rd annual Fifth Star Awards presented by Allstate Insurance Company on Wednesday, September 14 at 7pm-at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater to Celebrate Life of Bernie Sahlins Today

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) and The Second Cityannounce will celebrate the magical life of Bernie Sahlins tonight, September 30, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the Courtyard Theater of Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue.

Theatre Communications Group Publishes AN IDEAL THEATER: FOUNDING VISIONS

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of An Ideal Theater: Founding Visions for a New American Art, a wide-ranging, inspiring documentary history of the American theatre movement as told by the visionaries who goaded it into being.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater to Celebrate Life of Bernie Sahlins, 9/30

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) and The Second Cityannounce today the celebration of the magical life of Bernie Sahlins on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the Courtyard Theater of Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Avenue.

Broadway In Chicago to Dim Marquee Lights in Honor of Bernie Sahlins Tonight

'In keeping with a long-standing Broadway tradition, Broadway In Chicago wanted to dim the marquee lights to provide Chicago with an appropriate moment to reflect on Bernie Sahlins' lifetime in the theatre,' said Lou Raizin, President of Broadway In Chicago. 'Bernie Sahlins was a Chicago Treasure who contributed volumes to Chicago Theatre Artists for decades and he will be greatly missed.'

Second City Co-Founder Bernie Sahlins Dies at 90

Bernard Sahlins died peacefully at his home after a short illness. In 1959, Sahlins founded The Second City with Howard Alk and Paul Sills and served as the theatre's longtime producer and director until 1984. He produced multiple television productions in the UK and the USA, as well as SCTV in Canada. For the past eight years, he worked with the Poetry Foundation directing staged readings - the most recent of which was Comic Poetry. Honors include the Sergel Prize for playwright, several Jeff Awards for directing and the Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Chicago for his contributions to the theatre.

Columbia College Chicago Hosts Chicago"Theatre Capital of America 5/18-22

In a first-of-its-kind event, an international congress of theater scholars and practitioners are set to chronicle the history and chart the future of Chicago theater in "Chicago - Theatre Capital of America: Past. Present. Future."

Columbia College Chicago Hosts Chicago"Theatre Capital of America 5/18-22

In a first-of-its-kind event, an international congress of theater scholars and practitioners are set to chronicle the history and chart the future of Chicago theater in "Chicago - Theatre Capital of America: Past. Present. Future."

Columbia College Chicago Hosts Chicago"Theatre Capital of America 5/18-22

In a first-of-its-kind event, an international congress of theater scholars and practitioners are set to chronicle the history and chart the future of Chicago theater in "Chicago - Theatre Capital of America: Past. Present. Future."

THE SECOND CITY: PEACH DROP, STOP, AND ROLL to Play to Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, 11/6

THE SECOND CITY: PEACH DROP, STOP, AND ROLL will mark Second City's return engagement to Atlanta's Alliance Theatre. The show will run November 6th to December 13th. The show is written and created by the casts of The Second City with additional material by Matt Hovde and Seth Weitberg. The show is directed by Matt Hovde.

Mackie, Bartenieff, De Shields, Groff Set For Public Theater's THE BACCHAE 8/11-8/30

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker) will play the lead role of Pentheus joining George Bartenieff as Cadmus; André De Shields as Teiresias; Jonathan Groff as Dionysus; Karen Kandel as Chorus Leader; Joan MacIntosh as Agave; Steven Rishard as Cowherd; and Rocco Sisto as Messenger.

Groff, De Shields, Kandel Set For Public's THE BACCHAE, Runs at Delacorte 8/11-8/30

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced casting for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. THE BACCHAE will run August 11-August 30 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park with an official press opening on Monday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Bank of America returns as lead sponsor of Shakespeare in the Park 2009.

Groff, De Shields, Kandel Set For Public's THE BACCHAE, Runs at Delacorte 8/11-8/30

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced casting for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. THE BACCHAE will run August 11-August 30 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park with an official press opening on Monday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Bank of America returns as lead sponsor of Shakespeare in the Park 2009.

The Public Theater Previews THE BACCHAE 8/11 At Shakespeare in the Park

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews Tuesday, August 11, for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall.

Mackie, Bartenieff, De Shields, Groff Set For Public Theater's THE BACCHAE 8/11-8/30

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker) will play the lead role of Pentheus joining George Bartenieff as Cadmus; André De Shields as Teiresias; Jonathan Groff as Dionysus; Karen Kandel as Chorus Leader; Joan MacIntosh as Agave; Steven Rishard as Cowherd; and Rocco Sisto as Messenger.

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