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Firecracker Dept Script Reading

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The Firecracker Script Dept is a monthly script reading series for dynamic womxn writers. We'll read two 10pg scripts/excerpts of scripts by a group of talented local actors, followed by an exciting discussion and networking opportunity. 

Black People

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An LA-based group of veteran black improvisors with training and experience from Second City Chicago MainStage, Second City Chicago e.t.c. Stage, iO Chicago, and Boom! Chicago.

The Second City’s NYE Celebration Featuring Grinning from Fear to Fear

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Dive into the e.t.c.’s latest comedy onslaught that will leave you laughing like you’re high on life–or maybe just copious amounts of Lexapro. From psycho killers to big pharma, coming out to your family to coming undone in your nightmares, The Second City’s fearless force of comedy commandos takes on everything that makes us all unfalteringly unique.

The Second City’s NYE Celebration Featuring Deck the Hallmark

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Celebrate the holidays at The Second City with our festive new holiday movie parody that scorches the clichés, tropes, and so-bad-they’re-good romances that have kept cable networks in business and former child stars employed.On the cusp of becoming a partner in a Fortune 500 company and her big-city boyfriend proposing, Holly Sweetberry’s plans are upended when she must deliver a message to the mayor of her long-left-behind hometown. Will songs be sung? Will a winter festival be thrown?  Will the cookie-cutter characters be missing any semblance of a backstory? Find out in this holly, jolly, hilarious original new show created to tickle your mistletoes!

What Rhymes with Orange?

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A fairy tale musical for all ages. From the greatest heights to the mysterious jungles below, follow our hero Amari into the magical musical world of flying books, feathered librarians, singing raccoons and a land of giants as we search for the simple answer that will save the day

The Second City’s NYE Celebration Featuring Do You Believe in Madness?

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Do You Believe in Madness? hilariously examines how we’re all gleefully speeding towards a modern apocalypse in this brand new revue from The Second City. From hot-button issues in our own backyards to the unstable atmosphere and beyond, this show aims its sights on everything from legalizing weed to infiltrating Facebook; breaking down Brexit to building new relationships; navigating new parenthood to navigating our current political landscape. Come together to laugh at the ways we’re all the same and shamelessly skewer our differences in today’s confounding world, where super villains sound logical and the sweet sounds of the ukulele lull you further and further into the madness.

If I Could #Throwback Time

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Come bask in the neon glow of nostalgia in The Second City’s brand new revue! If I Could #Throwback Time sends audiences through a virtual time machine, mining comedy gold from ancient treasures like old school video games! Power Rangers! And Canada’s long, complicated history of sweeping social injustices! Set to a soundtrack that’s sure to bring back some of your worst memories, The Second City’s latest takedown of life as we know it--and remember it--is full of lust, laughter, psychos, and “Sandstorm.” Take refuge from climate change inside our theatre, where time is a theoretical construct and improv is an actual superpower.

NYE @ The Second City – Featuring “If I Could #Throwback Time”

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Bring in the New Year with the cast of The Second City’s brand new revue, If I Could #Throwback Time and leave the sensible decision making for January 1st. Beat the crowds this New Year’s Eve and book your tickets early and SAVE!

Do You Believe in Madness?

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Do You Believe in Madness? hilariously examines how we’re all gleefully speeding towards a modern apocalypse in this brand new revue from The Second City. From hot-button issues in our own backyards to the unstable atmosphere and beyond, this show aims its sights on everything from legalizing weed to infiltrating Facebook; breaking down Brexit to building new relationships; navigating new parenthood to navigating our current political landscape. Come together to laugh at the ways we’re all the same and shamelessly skewer our differences in today’s confounding world, where super villains sound logical and the sweet sounds of the ukulele lull you further and further into the madness.

Term 6 Hollywood Student Shows – 2019

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Students from our TERM 6 – 2019 perform! NOTE: Located on the 2nd floor with stair access only