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Second City Chicago

Joseph Erbentraut

Teens With Autism Stretch, Grow And Laugh In Improv Classes At Second City | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.01.2015 | Impact

Some of America's funniest people have honed their craft at The Second City in Chicago. But it's not just professionals who can bloom with a little im...

Tina Fey Parodies NPR In Flawless Vintage Improv Sketch

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.19.2014 | Comedy

As though we needed yet another reminder of Tina Fey’s pre-"Saturday Night Live"/"Mean Girls"/"30 Rock" comedic genius, Chicago’s Second City has ...

Second City Raises $86,000 For 'Letters to Santa'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Story by Paul Biasco, courtesy of DNAinfo Chicago. OLD TOWN — The Second City raised $86,000 during its annual 24-hour improv and music marathon ...

LOOK: Paul Simon Makes Surprise Appearance At Second City

Posted 08.23.2013 | Chicago

Music legend Paul Simon gave fans a surprise thrill when he showed up unannounced to Chicago's Second City comedy club Thursday night. Per traditio...

Why Second City And The Onion Are Joining Forces

Posted 04.09.2013 | Chicago

Story by Paul Biasco, courtesy of DNAinfo Chicago: OLD TOWN — Those stage-fearing comedians out there might finally have their path to stardom by...

Second City, Columbia College Announce New Degree In.. Comedy?

Posted 03.06.2013 | Chicago

While students can earn a Bachelor's in Puppetry or Turf Grass Management, Columbia College in Chicago has a new degree that will really make people l...

40 Reasons I Love Being a Chicagoan

Nico Lang | Posted 07.18.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

I compiled a partial list of the millions of great things that make me proud to call Chicago home. Because Chicago deserves to be number one on the civic pride list.

Toddlers and Tiaras: What Happens When Bedazzled Babies Grow Up

Millie Kerr | Posted 01.23.2012 | Comedy
Millie Kerr


Second City Takes On Chicago History

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 01.05.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Imagine a city where winters are frigid enough for polar bears, where a baseball team is so woebegone it hasn't won the World Series s...

Second City Performer Hired As 'Saturday Night Live' Writer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lorne Michaels of "Saturday Night Live" made several trips to Chicago this month--recruiting performers from Second City and iO theater to bring back ...

Jane Lynch Talks 'Glee,' 'Shrek' And Her Life In Chicago

Chicago Sun-Times | Fan Fare | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"I'm a Chicago girl," says Jane Lynch. "Born here. Raised here. Lived in Chicago for years. Take me to the Pump Room!" While growing up in Dolton, ...

Rush Limbaugh Takes Over Second City: Rush's Musical Debut A Hilarious One

Huffington Post | Marilyn Soltis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit The year is 2014. With the help of Donald Rumsfeld, Ann Coulter and Karl Rove, Rush Limba...

Rush Limbaugh: The Musical?

Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Move over, Rod. The folks at Second City are moving on to an even bigger...character: Rush Limbaugh. Rush Limbaugh! The Musical hits Chicago this mont...

Second City Chicago Holds 24-Hour Charity Event

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Second City Chicago is wrapping up 24 hours of improv comedy to benefit charity, which began Tuesday at 6 p.m. The event, "Letters to Santa," lasts...