The Second City's SHE THE PEOPLE Returns With Updated MaterialThe Second City's SHE THE PEOPLE Returns With Updated Material
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

The Second City's knockout show She the People: The Resistance Continues is electrifying UP Comedy Club with a refreshed name, updated material, new cast members, and all of its signature witty, empowering bite. The all-female, all-funny show directed by Carly Heffernan welcomes Mary Catherine Curran, Sayjal Joshi, and Kaye Winks who join original cast members Carisa Barreca, Alex Bellisle, and Katie Caussin. (more...)

Second City Partners with Howard Brown, Extends SHE THE PEOPLE Thru Nov 11Second City Partners with Howard Brown, Extends SHE THE PEOPLE Thru Nov 11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Learn and laugh with the ladies of The Second City and Chicago's premiere women's health organizations at the first-ever Second City Women's Health Fair, hosted by She the People & Women's Health Services at Howard Brown Health. Representatives from groups including Planned Parenthood of IL, Chicago Women's Health Center, Early to Bed, Empowered Therapy and Howard Brown Health will be on hand Thursday, September 6 to empower guests before they take in a performance of Second City's juicy comedy hit The Second City's She the People: Girlfriends' Guide to Sisters Doing It for Themselves, a sketch show created, designed and performed entirely by the women of Second City. (more...)

The Second City Extends SHE THE PEOPLE Due To Overwhelming DemandThe Second City Extends SHE THE PEOPLE Due To Overwhelming Demand
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

The Second City announces the extension of The Second City's She the People: Girlfriends' Guide to Sisters Doing It for Themselves, a show the Chicago Tribune calls "empowering entertainment" and the Sun-Times raves is "one of the funniest revues Second City has produced in the past 20 years." A sketch show created, designed and performed entirely by the women of Second City, She the People features the talents of Carisa Barreca, Alex Bellisle, Katie Caussin and Kimberly Michelle Vaughn in addition to newcomers Emma Pope and Kaye Winks. Under the direction of Carly Heffernan with musical direction by Mary Mahoney, She the People now plays through May 27, 2018 in The Second City's UP Comedy Club. Tickets start at $26 and can be purchased at the box office, by phone at 312-337-3992 or online at www.secondcity.com. UP Comedy Club is located on the 3rd floor of Piper's Alley at 230 W North Ave., Chicago. (more...)

The Second City Announces Casting for SHE THE PEOPLE and UP Comedy Club's Complete Winter LineupThe Second City Announces Casting for SHE THE PEOPLE and UP Comedy Club's Complete Winter Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The Second City announces complete casting for the return of The Second City's She the People: Girlfriends' Guide to Sisters Doing It for Themselves, a sketch show created, designed and performed entirely by the women of Second City. Back by popular demand, She the People features Carisa Barreca, Alex Bellisle, Katie Caussin, Maria Randazzo, Alexis J Roston and Kimberly Michelle Vaughn. Under the direction of Carly Heffernan with musical direction by Mary Mahoney, She the People runs January 11 April 1, 2018, in The Second City's UP Comedy Club, with the press opening on Thursday, January 18th at 8pm. Tickets start at $26 and can be purchased at the box office, by phone at 312-337-3992 or online at www.secondcity.com. UP Comedy Club is located on the 3rd Floor of Piper's Alley at 230 W North Ave, Chicago. (more...)

Second City Presents the Return of THE SECOND CITY'S SHE THE PEOPLESecond City Presents the Return of THE SECOND CITY'S SHE THE PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Back by popular demand, The Second City's She the People: Girlfriends' Guide to Sisters Doing It for Themselves, a sketch show created, designed and performed entirely by the women of Second City, returns to the stage in 2018. (more...)

The Second City's SHE THE PEOPLE: Girlfriends' Guide To Sisters Doing It For Themselves Returns To The StageThe Second City's SHE THE PEOPLE: Girlfriends' Guide To Sisters Doing It For Themselves Returns To The Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Back by popular demand, The Second City's She the People: Girlfriends' Guide to Sisters Doing It for Themselves, a sketch show created, designed and performed entirely by the women of Second City, returns to the stage in 2018. Under the direction of Carly Heffernan with musical direction by Mary Mahoney, She the People runs January 11 April 1, 2018, in The Second City's UP Comedy Club, with the press opening on Thursday, January 18th at 8pm. Tickets start at $26 and can be purchased at the box office, by phone at (312) 662-4562 or online at www.secondcity.com. UP Comedy Club is located on the 3rd Floor of Piper's Alley at 230 W North Ave, Chicago. (more...)

The Second City Announces SHE THE PEOPLEThe Second City Announces SHE THE PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

UP Comedy Club presents The Second City's She the People: Girlfriends' Guide to Sisters Doing it for Themselves, a brand new sketch show created, designed and performed entirely by the women of Second City, under the direction of Carly Heffernan. She the People begins on Friday, September 29, 2017 at UP Comedy Club, located at (more...)

The Second City's UNELECTABLE YOU Sets Cast for Chicago Debut, Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Slate and The Second City are pleased to announce casting for 'Unelectable You,' a new live political comedy show launching at UP Comedy Club in Chicago on July 28 before heading out on a national tour this election season. The 'Unelectable You' tour cast will feature The Second City alums Carisa Barreca and Frank Caeti, Cleveland alum Cody Dove, Alan Linic, Ian Owens and Tien Tran. (more...)

BWW Review: The Second City's ALMOST ACCURATE GUIDE TO AMERICA at the Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - Jun 27, 2016

Love it or hate it, the whodunit farce Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center represented D.C. theater for busloads of high school students for nearly 30 years. (more...)

Slate & The Second City to Launch UNELECTABLE YOU Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Slate, the daily web magazine that seeks to explain and analyze the world in a provocative, witty, and intelligent way, announced today a partnership with renowned Chicago-based comedy theater The Second City, to produce a traveling, election-themed live political comedy show kicking off in August 2016 and running through November, during the peak of the 2016 election season. The tour will play 12-15 cities across the nation including a 4-6 week run in Chicago starting in August and a stop at the Kennedy Center October 14 & 15. Full tour dates and cities will be announced shortly. (more...)

Political Comedy, UNELECTABLE YOU, Kicks Off Tour During Election Season, August
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Slate, the daily web magazine that seeks to explain and analyze the world in a provocative, witty, and intelligent way, announced today a partnership with renowned Chicago-based comedy theater The Second City, to produce a traveling, election-themed live political comedy show kicking off in August 2016 and running through November, during the peak of the 2016 election season. The tour will play 12-15 cities across the nation including a 4-6 week run in Chicago starting in August and a stop at the Kennedy Center October 14 & 15. Full tour dates and cities will be announced shortly. (more...)

ComedySportz Chicago Set for Musical Improv Festival and More This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

ComedySportz Chicago has announced updates to its summer 2015 special programming! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Second City's THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE I-5 at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

La Jolla Playhouse presents The Second City Theatricals' The Good, The Bad and The I-5, August 6 - September 1, 2013. Get a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)