Second City

 The Second City is an improvisational comedy enterprise, best known as the first ever on-going improvisational theater troupe in the United States. It is known also for the inclusion of live, improvised music during their performances. It began in 1950s, as small groups of undergraduates, including young actors such as Mike Nichols and Elaine May, who met at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, a bar on the University of Chicago campus, which later became the Compass Players, a 1950s cabaret revue show.

The Second City Theatre opened on December 16, 1959 and has since expanded its presence to several other cities, including Toronto and Los Angeles. The Second City has produced television programs in both the United States and Canada including SCTV, Second City Presents, and Next Comedy Legend. Since its debut, the Second City has consistently been a starting point for comedians, award winning actors, directors, and others in show business.


Second City 11/07/2014 8:00PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Victoria Theater, Newark
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Second City 11/08/2014 8:00PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Victoria Theater, Newark
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Second City 11/13/2014 7:30PM
Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall, Northridge
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Second City: Nut Cracking Holiday Revue 12/05/2014 8:00PM
Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville
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Second City 02/05/2015 8:00PM
Wells Fargo Center for the Arts - Ruth Finley Person Theater, Santa Rosa
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Second City 02/26/2015 7:30PM
Lied Center For Performing Arts, Lincoln
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Second City 03/25/2015 8:00PM
Van Duzer Theatre, Arcata
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