Stephen Colbert Joins The Second City's New Board Of Directors“As a young comedian, The Second City was my artistic home where I learned my chops and had the freedom to fail with my friends. I want to help keep it that way,” said Colbert.
The Second City Reopening Main Stage With New Show 'Happy To Be Here'The pandemic brought the curtain down on The Second City and other theaters in March 2020, but live performances return to the main stage at Piper's Alley on Friday, with the new show "Happy To Be Here" at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Curtain May Be Down In Old Town, But The Second City Launches Performances Via ZoomThe COVID-19 crisis has brought the curtain down on all theatre performances, but The Second City is bringing entertainment to your living room.
'The Dream Of The Character Actor Is To Do As Many Characters As You Can': Suzy Nakamura On 'Avenue 5' & The Second CityNakamura discusses her time at The Second City and her career in Hollywood.
Jim O'Heir-My Chicago StoryActor Jim O'Heir discusses his start as a comedian at The Second City and his favorite pizza places in Chicago.
Best Friend-Date Locations In ChicagoHave a memorable day out with your friends by planning your next get-together at these must-see venues in the Chicago area.
Fleet Feet Store A Total Loss After Last Week's Fire In Old TownA popular running store in Old Town has been having a tough time returning to normal, after it was damaged in the same fire that has shut down The Second City for at least two more weeks.
More Second City Shows Canceled As Repairs From Fire ContinueWith cleanup and repairs from last week’s fire proving more difficult than first expected, The Second City has moved or cancelled all its shows through September 20.
The Second City Cancels All Shows This Week After FireAs 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.
Second City Cancels Shows Through Sunday After FireThe 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.
Director, Second City Alum Mike Nichols Dead At 83Mike 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.
Best Improv Comedy In ChicagoThey say that laughter is the best medicine, so skip the doctor's office and take in a show instead at any of these five top comedy venues here in Chicago.
Senn High School To Name Theater After Harold RamisSenn High School principal Susan Lofton said, after Ramis’ death in February, the idea for a tribute began small, then mushroomed.
Harold Ramis Dead At Age 69Legendary Chicago comedian and director Harold Ramis -- who gave us such iconic films as Animal House, Caddyshack, and Groundhog Day, and co-starred in Ghostbusters -- reportedly has died after a long illness.
Best Date Night Shows For Valentine's Day In ChicagoIf you want to celebrate Valentine's Day with your significant other, keep the following list of five Chicago-area shows in mind when planning your date night.