The Second City
As crews continue cleaning up and repairing damage from an extra-alarm fire in Piper’s Alley last week, The Second City has cancelled all its shows this week, but hopes to resume a normal schedule a week from Monday.
The Second City comedy troupe has canceled all of its performances through Sunday, while crews continue assessing and cleaning up damage from an extra-alarm fire that destroyed its offices on Wednesday.
Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as “The Graduate,” ”Angels in America” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” has died. He was 83.
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Senn High School principal Susan Lofton said, after Ramis’ death in February, the idea for a tribute began small, then mushroomed.
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A University of Chicago graduate, Sahlins helped create The Second City theater in 1959 with business partners Howard Alk and Paul Sills.
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