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“Office Christmas Party” Directors Josh Gordon & Will Speck Get Merry With The Second City

“Office Christmas Party” Directors Josh Gordon & Will Speck Get Merry With The Second City

How this directing duo went from NYU film students to Oscar nominees filming big, ballsy, hilarious Hollywood comedies.

Help Wanted: Join Our Team at Michaels!

Help Wanted: Join Our Team at Michaels!

If you love arts and crafts, are passionate about your work, and are really, really good at keeping your damn cool, apply now!

A Visit To The Mall of America: A Christmas Poem

A Visit To The Mall of America: A Christmas Poem

‘Twas a few weeks before Christmas and all through the mall the Liberal Elite were showing their gall…

So, what’s The Second City?

The Second City has been bringing the funny for over 50 years, but here’s the short version.

We began as a small comedy theater, and have grown to become today’s leading brand in improv-based sketch comedy. With a variety of theaters, training centers and full-time, touring ensembles, you can find us all over the world.

We’ve also taken improv off the stage, expanding our business to include collaborations with corporate clients, and television and film productions.

And we have more than a handful of successful Second City alum that we aren’t too modest to mention, like Tina Fey, Chris Farley, Bill Murray, and Keegan-Michael Key.

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Open House - The Second City

Open House

The Second City Hollywood is having an OPEN HOUSE on Saturday, January 7th with FREE workshops & shows for all!