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  • Dec 5 2011

    The Second City That Never Sleeps: Letters to Santa Returns – December 6-7

    The Second City That Never Sleeps: Letters to Santa
    The Second City e.t.c. Theatre, Chicago, IL
    December 6, 2011 7pm concluding Wednesday December 7, 2011

    For a decade, The Second City has enlisted Chicago's best improvisers and their musical counterparts to create twenty-four consecutive hours of the best improvised live art you will see in the city. This unique event raises money and gives hope to disenfranchised Chicago families on Christmas day. This year's improvisation will be spearheaded by Second City alums TJ Jagadowski, Tim Baltz and Brendan Jennings.

    Improvisational games, scenes and songs inspired by sleep deprivation will accompany performances by the following musical acts:

    7:30-8:00pmJeff Tweedy - live from Minneapolis auctioning a private show and more
    9:30pmNina Nastasia
    MidnightThe Mountain Goats
    3:00amJeff Parker
    5:00amBonnie Prince Billy
    11:00amNora O'Connor
    1:00pmRobbie Fulks
    3:00pmHelen Money
    5:00pmThe Blisters

    There will be great raffle prizes, unique auction items and children improvising at 7:00am.

    This event is open to all ages. Tickets are $20 and will be available at the door from 6pm on Tuesday December 6 throughout the event as long as seats are available.

    Event will stream live at with a suggested $10 Paypal donation.

    Letters will be provided by Onward Neighborhood House

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