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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1973
Performer

Writing

Bookwriter
Sketches

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1973
Performer

Writing
Bookwriter
Sketches





John Belushi News

Cast Announced for THE SECOND CITY E.T.C'S 46TH REVUE Photo Cast Announced for THE SECOND CITY E.T.C'S 46TH REVUE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

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  Photo The Second City Launches Victor Wong Fellowship for AAPI Voices in Comedy 
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2022

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 Voi Photo Second City Film School Announces New Partnership To Support Up & Coming, Diverse Voices
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 30, 2022

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 Photo Midwest's #1 Blues Brothers Tribute Returns To Raue Center For The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 24, 2022

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 Photo NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME To Play Limited Engagement In Miami
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022

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 Photo The Second City Announces Casting For Its 110th Mainstage Revue
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022

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 Photo THE BEST OF SECOND CIT Comes to The MAC, February 12
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2022

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.

NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME Postpones Engagement in Miami Photo NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME Postpones Engagement in Miami
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2021

The Roxy Theatre Group, Broadway United and Broadway Factor announced today that “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, has postponed its upcoming engagement.

Blooze Brothers to Return to Raue Center For The Arts Photo Blooze Brothers to Return to Raue Center For The Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2021

Kick off 2022 by rocking the Raue 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 January 14, 2022.

NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME to Play Limited Engagement in Miami Photo NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME to Play Limited Engagement in Miami
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2021

 The Roxy Theatre Group, Broadway United and Broadway Factor 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.

John Belushi Videos

VIDEO: Dan Aykroyd Talks About Filming BLUES BROTHERS on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS VideoVIDEO: Dan Aykroyd Talks About Filming BLUES BROTHERS on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2020

Dan Aykroyd shows off his 'Bluesmobile,' shares a story about losing John Belushi while shooting The Blues Brothers and gives some tips to young people who are interested in breaking into the comedy scene.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Documentary BELUSHI VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Documentary BELUSHI
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2020

The feature-length film examines the too-short life of the once-in-a-generation talent John Belushi, who captured the hearts and funny bones of devoted audiences.

BWW Review: THE BLUES BROTHERS at Admiralspalast - 'They work hard for their money!' VideoBWW Review: THE BLUES BROTHERS at Admiralspalast - 'They work hard for their money!'
by Mark Janicello - Mar 2, 2018

An "officially licensed" touring production with the blessing of both Dan Ackroyd and Judith Belushi (John's widow) The Blues Brothers is a highly-choreographed, very entertaining, commercial product that has no pretense of being artistic 
 and that is it's greatest asset. This is pure, escapist entertainment. This is a show where you check your brain at the door and just enjoy the music, the atmosphere and admire the discipline and professionalism of the artists onstage.

STAGE TUBE: Submit Your Sins to Win Prizes for The Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS! at CTG
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2013

In an attempt to prove that Washington, D.C. isn't the only town that rewards malfeasance, Center Theatre Group is celebrating Los Angelenos' wrong-doings and missteps by asking all residents to search their consciences for the worst things that they have ever done, and submit said misdeeds now through December 23 to win a package of prizes. The holiday prize pack includes two tickets to see The Second City's "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, a gift certificate to the local restaurant Ugo Culver City and all the Tiny Timtinis and Scrooge Drivers you can drink **. (Please Note: Mr. Scrooge has determined that you and your guest can drink no more than two each - this is a theatre, not a Toronto City Council meeting.) Check out a video about the competition below!

VIDEO: Peter Morley Adds Humor to the Headlines in YouTube Series :90 MORLEY REPORT
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Sharp tongued comedian Peter Morley uses YouTube as a platform to create and perform new material daily on a worldwide stage with The :90 MORLEY REPORT. Click below to watch the latest episode, 'Good news! Afghans get control of Afghanistan back'!

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with the Cast of The Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS!
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2012

The Second City cast has put together a series of short chats, interviews and goofing-around videos for A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!, opening at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on November 29th (previews begin on November 24th) and continuing through December 30th, 2012. Watch all 10 below!

STAGE TUBE: Josh Gad Talks THE BOOK OF MORMON on CHELSEA LATELY
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2012

THE BOOK OF MORMON's Tony nominee Josh Gad just visited 'Chelsea Lately' last night, March 13, where he chatted about starring in the hit musical, being mistaken for John Belushi, and more. Click below to check out the full interview!


John Belushi Frequently Asked Questions

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