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Feature: MOBY DICK'S GONE MISSING at The Abbey Theater Of Dublin

Irish playwright Sean Cooney was six or seven years old when the Hollywood Circus came to his hometown of Youghal, County Cork, Ireland.

The Second City to Return to Columbus in November

The Second City, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater will return to Columbus for a show at the Davidson Theatre on Friday, November 17, at 8 pm.


BWW caught up with Bilal Musa Huka to chat about The Black Blues Brothers returning to the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Harvey Guillén Looks Back on Being an Understudy in WICKED in Japan

Harvey Guillén is looking back on his time as an undersudy in a Japanese production of Wicked. Guillén revealed one his first jobs was understudying the role of the Wizard in a production of Wicked at Universal Studios Japan. He went on to prove that he can still sing 'Sentimental Man' in Japanese.

Second City Sets Summer 2023 Programming Featuring New Productions & More

The Second City, world-renowned comedy theater and training center, has announced its incredible lineup of shows for its Summer programming. With a blend of classic favorites and brand-new productions, this season's lineup of shows is set to be an unmissable experience.

The Second City Announced Cast For 111th Mainstage Revue

Legendary Chicago comedy institution The Second City has announced the cast and crew of The Second City Mainstage's 111th Revue.

Cast Announced for The Second City Mainstage's 111th Revue

Legendary Chicago comedy institution The Second City has announced the cast and crew of The Second City Mainstage’s 111th Revue.

Downchild Blues Band & Friends Come to Massey Hall in May

With their 50th Anniversary Tour now finally in the books, The Legendary Downchild Blues Band are excited to begin their next adventure – and what better way to start than a special hometown performance in Toronto's iconic Massey Hall on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 8:00 pm.

The Second City Will Launch New York Location in 2023

The Second City has announced that its first-ever physical location in New York City will open in Summer 2023. 

The Second City Announces Fall Programming Featuring Live Shows 7 Days a Week

Pumpkin spice laughter is in the air this fall as legendary Chicago comedy institution The Second City is unleashing a lineup of interactive, laugh-out-loud shows on their stages all season long. 

Placer Rep Show RIFTS IN TIME Returns July 24, Reveals Info About The Villain

Hear, see, experience, jump up and take part in unique stories from true history, and learn more this month about the villain who is tearing the fabric of time at the July 24 show RIFTS IN TIME.

Placer Repertory Theater to Present ColLABoration LAB

​Placer Repertory Theater’s ColLABoration LAB this June 22nd at 7 p.m. will bring “Prismatic Views” into focus by examining the myriad facets of self-identification and how they impact our works, roles, aspects, and mindsets.

BIG HAIR: A RAD AND WILD LOVE AFFAIR to Premiere at the Hollywood Fringe Festival

BIG HAIR. the musical-comedy and one-woman show about two of the silver screen’s most dynamic performers, Gilda Radner and Gene Wilder, will premiere at the Hollywood Fringe Festival Friday, 6/10 for two shows at The Broadwater Second Stage.

Cast Announced for THE SECOND CITY E.T.C'S 46TH REVUE

Second City and SNL alum Jerry Minor returns to Chicago to direct his first resident stage production with an ensemble that includes e.t.c. stage vets Alex Bellisle, Mark Campbell, Terrence Carey, and Laurel Krabacher, Mainstage alum Jordan Savusa, and former Second City Touring Company member Claudia Martinez.

The Second City Launches Victor Wong Fellowship for AAPI Voices in Comedy 

Legendary Chicago comedy institution The Second City has announced the creation of The Victor Wong Fellowship, a program to train and mentor up-and-coming comedians. Named after The Second City's first Asian American performer and funded by Peng Zhao, CEO of Citadel Securities, and his wife, Cherry Chen, the fellowship will focus on developing the next generation of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) talent. 

Second City Film School Announces New Partnership To Support Up & Coming, Diverse Voices

The Second City Film School, the legendary launching pad for the biggest names in improv and comedy, today announced a partnership with the Catalyst Story Institute, a nonprofit that helps creators of every age and background find traditional and nontraditional outlets for the content they develop. 

Midwest's #1 Blues Brothers Tribute Returns To Raue Center For The Arts

Rock into summer at  Raue Center with the Midwest's #1 Blues Brothers tribute! Raue Center For The Arts will welcome the Blooze Brothers back to the stage at 8 p.m. on May 6, 2022. This performance was rescheduled from its original January 14, 2022 date. 

NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME To Play Limited Engagement In Miami

The Roxy Theatre Group, Broadway Factor and Grove House Productions will present 'Not Ready For Prime Time,' a behind-the-scenes look at the original 'Saturday Night Live' (SNL) cast and their wild and crazy journey that transformed American pop culture.

The Second City Announces Casting For Its 110th Mainstage Revue

Legendary Chicago comedy institution The Second City is proud to announce the cast and crew of The Second City’s 110th Mainstage Revue. Resident stage and Second City Touring Company director Jen Ellison (Apes of Wrath) will make her Mainstage directorial debut with an ensemble that includes Together at Last returning members Evan Mills and Musical Director Jeff Bouthiette.

THE BEST OF SECOND CIT Comes to The MAC, February 12

It has been said that a shared sense of humor is key to a happy relationship. That is why the McAninch Arts Center believes there is no better way of celebrating Valentine's Day than with “The Best of Second City” Saturday, Feb. 12, at 5 and 8 p.m. Special Valentine's-themed drink specials will be available.


John Belushi has written 2 shows including Lemmings (Bookwriter), National Lampoon's Class of ‘86 (Sketches).

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