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Second City Hollywood

Show Proposal Information

The Second City — Hollywood invites you to submit proposals to produce shows. Below is a list of shows that can be submitted to. The person submitting the proposal should have a significant role in the production, such as actor, director, writer or producer. Thank you for your submission!

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IMPROV SHOWS

MONDAY NIGHT (bi-weekly), 10pm, "THUNDERDOME"
"Thunderdome" is a competitive improv show. Two teams play, and the audience chooses a winner to move on to the next show!

MONDAY NIGHT (bi-weekly), 10pm, “THE REAL FAKE CAGEMATCH”
Each week, two guest improv teams square off against host team “Fortune and Glory” and each other, in a cagematch where audience participation is 49% of the deciding vote! Two new winners are crowned every week while the host team's losing streak gets longer. The Real Fake Cagematch makes everyone a winner. Except for the losers.

TUESDAY NIGHT (bi-weekly), 8pm, “DELICIOUS MOMENTS with SPECIAL GUESTS”
“Delicious Moments” (Ithamar Enriquez and Brian Shortall) perform comedy that is aware of itself, and them and the audience and everything else. Watch Delicious Moments break down the FIFTH wall with a special guest team every other week.

TUESDAY NIGHT (bi-weekly), 10pm, “FRANKENMATT with SPECIAL GUESTS”
“FrankenMatt” a two-man comedy ensemble starring Second City Chicago Resident Company alumni Frank Caeti (MADtv actor, Reno 911) and Matt Craig (Saturday Night Live writer, According to Jim, The Office) performing with a special guest team every other week.

WEDNESDAY (weekly) 10pm, “The SC Invitational hosted by SC Alumni Team”
Each week a SC host team splits an hour with a visiting group from the improv community.

SUNDAY NIGHT, 8:30pm, "BRO SQUAD 5"
Bro Squad 5 plays and hosts two other guest longform groups. Each group plays a 18-25 min slot.

SKETCH SHOWS
TUESDAYS, 8pm.
A show slot for sketch shows, booked in three week runs. Shows can run up to 45 minutes long.

WEDNESDAYS, 8pm & 9pm.
A show slot for sketch shows, booked in three week runs. Shows can run up to 45 minutes long.

VARIETY SHOWS
THURSDAYS, 10pm
This is an alternative timeslot open to any and all kinds of programming. 45min in length: Improv, Sketch, or other!

THE SECOND CITY — HOLLYWOOD THEATRE SHOW SUBMISSION FAQ's

WHAT DOES IT COST TO PERFORM AT SECOND CITY — HOLLYWOOD?
If performing in one of the shows listed above, there is no charge to perform at the Second City — Hollywood studio theatre. The Second City will decide the ticket price of your show (all shows cost $0—$10) and retain all ticket revenue.

DO I NEED MY OWN STAGE MANAGER?
A box office manager, house manager, and stage manager are provided by Second City for all performances.

WHAT IF I NEED A TECH REHEARSAL?
Sketch shows are provided a one-hour tech with your stage manager. Shows will co-ordinate with our Technical Director to schedule the tech.

DO I GET ANY COMPS?
Almost all shows get comps. Number of comps is determined by the type of show. If your show is booked, SC will provide you with specific comp info.

WHAT PRESS MATERIALS DOES SC NEED FROM ME?
Second City requests a press blurb and a jpeg from all shows that are scheduled.