We are so excited you are joining us for a show! We’ve been working hard to make our home safe for you – and of course, fun. Couple of reminders, please keep your mask on at all times, restrooms are located on the 3rd floor, there is no intermission in this 1-hour show.
Second City is a professional production employing members of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional Actors and Stage Managers, and The Chicago Federation of Musicians.
ATRA ASDOU (Ensemble) has performed in the Second City e.t.c.’s 43rd revue, Grinning From Fear to Fear and was in process for the 44th etc revue before people found out how to properly wash their hands. She’s been in NBC’s Chicago Med, Chicago P.D, Comedy Central’s South Side, Fox’s NeXt, and various TV commercials. Atra has performed on the stages of The Goodman, Steppenwolf, and Lookingglass Theatre where she is also an Artistic Associate. Please do something kind for the world today. Keep your mask on. And enjoy the show.
ALEX BELLISLE (Ensemble) is excited to be in front of real people again! During quarantine she stayed sharp by watching every episode of Criminal Minds and performing with Girls Night In and The Second City’s Happy Hour. In the before times, she performed in the award winning revue She The People both at Second City and at Woolly Mammoth Theater in Washington DC. Alex would like to thank the cast, her dog, Jack, and her wife, who is also named Alex (you’re welcome).
MARK CAMPBELL (Ensemble) (He/Him/His) is so grateful to be returning to The Second City! He has performed all over the country with The Second City Touring Company and all over the ocean aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line. It’s ridiculous to think that sentence was once normal. In the before times, he was part of the e.t.c.’s 43rd revue, Grinning from Fear to Fear. Mark is a member of The Improvised Shakespeare Company and represented by Paonessa Talent. Huge thank yous to his family, and he hopes Smitty is proud. Follow him for tweets @themarkcampbell!
LAUREL KRABACHER (Ensemble) (Pronouns: She/Her/Hers) is a Colorado native and theater graduate of the University of Northern Colorado. She has appeared on Chicago P.D. and Netflix’s Easy. She is an alum of The Second City Touring Company and a co-founder of the Lantern Comedy Collective.
Terrance Lamonte, Jr.
Terrance Lamonte, Jr. (Playing the roles of EJ Cameron) is an actor and comedic improviser, sketch writer and producer, and professional teaching artist. Born and raised on the West side of Chicago (yes, Uncle Remus is better than Harold’s), Terrance has been cultivating his comedy chops professionally for almost a decade. Notably, he has performed at venues including The Second City’s Mainstage and Touring Company, iO Chicago, Annoyance Theater, ComedySportz Chicago, Laugh Out Loud Theaters and m.i. Productions.
CHUCK NORMENT (Ensemble) is thrilled to be back at The Second City instead of sitting on their couch watching MTV’s Y2K New Years Bash to try and feel something. Over the last year, Chuck has performed uninterrupted ‘Magic Mike’ routines for their cat, Dr. Gregory Beans. Follow them on instagram @masculinehairs and then go listen to IDLES.
ABBY BEGGS (Stage Manager) is happy to be back working with the Second City again! Originally hailing from Boston, she moved to Chicago in 2015 to pursue Design, Production Management, and Stage Management. Her past credits include: Legendary Laughs, She the People, Deck the Hallmark. Gaslight District (The Second City) Bagatelle, Cunning Little Vixen, L’Enfant et les Sortileges, L’incoronazione di Poppea (Roosevelt University), Blue Window (Brown Box Theatre Project), Gallo (Guerilla Opera), Boeing Boeing, Barefoot in the Park, Good People, The Scene (Dorset Theatre Festival), Fen (Whistler in the Dark) among others. For a full list of credits, visit her website: www.abbybeggs.com
TILLISKI RAMEY (Music Director) is thrilled to make his ETC debut! Since 2008, he’s music directed for The Second City Touring Company, Theatricals, aboard Norwegian Cruise Line, Second City Works, iO, ComedySportz, The Annoyance and with Bye Bye Liver. He thanks all of the people: the Pilarskis, Robin & Matt, and his family. He devotes each show to his father’s memory, with love for the two most persistent women in his life: his mother, Pamela, who forced piano on him at age 8 and would never, EVER let him quit; and his wife, Jenna. Check out T’s Tunes
CAT MCDONNELL (Director) is thrilled to be collaborating with this group on their return to live performance! Thank you to all the folks who worked tirelessly to make it happen.