IT'S NOT YOU, IT'S ME, THE SECOND CITY Sends Up Break-ups And Make-ups And Teams Up With Lakefront BreweryIT'S NOT YOU, IT'S ME, THE SECOND CITY Sends Up Break-ups And Make-ups And Teams Up With Lakefront Brewery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

The Second City has been laughing at love and its infinite scroll of side effects for decades. In the world-famous comedy company's latest laughter-inducing undertaking, IT'S NOT YOU, IT'S ME, THE SECOND CITY takes shots at heartbreak, missed connections and the mire of human relationships. Your friends, your parents, even your blind date will find something achingly familiar to laugh at, thanks to comedy's newest generation of writers and performers...who all fit squarely into the "it's complicated" category! (more...)

The Second City's The Black History Month Show AnnouncedThe Second City's The Black History Month Show Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

The Second City celebrates Black History Month by bringing you the most iconic sketches created by our African American alumni along with classic archive scenes reimagined with a new comedic spin. The Second City's Black History Month Show features Rich Alfonso, Jillian Ebanks, Jack Brian, Jordan Stafford, Shadee Vossoughi and Kaye Winks. (more...)

The Second City's The Black History Month Show AnnouncedThe Second City's The Black History Month Show Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

The Second City celebrates Black History Month by bringing you the most iconic sketches created by our African American alumni along with classic archive scenes reimagined with a new comedic spin. The Second City's Black History Month Show features Rich Alfonso, Jillian Ebanks, Jack Brian, Jordan Stafford, Shadee Vossoughi and Kaye Winks. (more...)

Jeanette Cerami Is Barely Standing! Come See Why In Her New Solo ShowJeanette Cerami Is Barely Standing! Come See Why In Her New Solo Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2018

Take a seat, and retreat, to the world of Jeanette's recollection! (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...)

New Sketch Revue to Open at The Public House Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Come As You Aren't playing April 1st- April 29th at The Public House Theatre. The six person ensemble explores the most intimate and awkward situations of daily life that most people would rather keep secret. Tackling the tough subjects such as death, unwanted pregnancies, political tension, sexual assault, and social anxiety, the cast comprised of Chicago veteran comedians weaves in and out of these often treacherous waters by finding light in the daily darkness that threatens to consume them. This refreshing take on sketch comedy poses the question, 'If one could get those deeply desired 'do-overs' of life, would they change the course of history, or leave it to be messed up all over again?' (more...)