Open House: The Second City Hollywood

 

THE SECOND CITY HOLLYWOOD OPEN HOUSE
Saturday • January 4 • FREE Workshops & Shows

The Second City Hollywood is giving back to the community with a day of free workshops & shows on Sat, January 4th! Reservations are recommended but walk-ups on the day are always welcome. Come see what The Second City is all about, take a workshop, see a show, enjoy our amazing community! We have classes and shows for actors, writers, singers, stand-ups, and long form improvisers so whether you’re just starting out, are a working actor, or just want to try something new, come play for the day, we’d love to meet you!

FREE WORKSHOPS
Reservations Recommended

Sign Up For Workshops HERE or by calling 323.464.8542

12-2PM                                   
ADULT IMPROV
MUSICAL IMPROV
WRITING FOR TV & FILM
WRITING SKETCH COMEDY
STAND-UP

1-3PM
KID IMPROV (6-7)  
KID & TEEN IMPROV (8-18)

2-4PM                                                                             
ADULT IMPROV
PHYSICAL COMEDY
WRITING SKETCH COMEDY
WRITING FOR LATE NIGHT TV
LONG FORM IMPROV          

4-6PM
ADULT IMPROV
MUSICAL IMPROV
DUO IMPROV
WRITING SKETCH COMEDY 
WRITING FOR TV & FILM
STAND-UP

FREE SHOWS!

 

*family friendly

12pm: The Really Awesome Improv Show *
3pm: The Really Awesome Improv Show *
Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation, great for the whole family, and was voted “Best Kids’ comedy Show” by LA Magazine! This is a family friendly show.
●“Highly recommended.” -Patton Oswalt
●“Impressive, quick on their feet (and wit) troupe.” -Tolucan Times
●”A rotating cast of seven quick-thinking goofballs.” -LA Magazine

4pm: The Greatest Stand-up Show of The Decade (So Far)!
An hour of stand-up. Amber Lehman (emcee), Adrian Obeso, Dan Telfer, Thea Lux, and Liz Reuss.

6pm: Office Hours
Come see what it looks like at The Second City when the teaching faculty and office staff pull students up on stage to play with them. Cast: Rob Belushi, Tim Stoltenberg, and Jaime Moyer combine every week with other faculty, admin staff, and students to improvise with them. Come check out the entire community improvising together!

7pm: Super Delicate & Murder
The Second City Sketch Ensembles, Super Delicate & Muder, perform ‘best of’ shows, pulling from their archive of original material to bring you the best of the best sketch comedy!

7:30pm: Long Form Party hosted by Frank & Ithamar
Two Second City Long Form Ensembles, Beach Body & Day Job, hosted by a seasoned veteran team, Frank & Ithamar
– Chicago resident stage alums, Frank Caeti and Ithamar Enriquez.

8:30pm: More Guns! A Musical Comedy About the NRA
The National Rifle Association is here to save the day – through song and dance! Praise the lord and NRA-men! With songs like “Semi-Automatically”, “Everybody Do The Lobby!” and “Liberal Love”, MORE GUNS! is a satire of the NRA, the “woke” left, and all those boring moderates in between.
●“Clever, tuneful, unexpectedly heart-filled…a non-stop delight.” –Stage Scene LA
●”Witty. Entertaining. Educational. A surprising MUST See!!!” –Goldstar

9pm: Long Form Party hosted by Triumph
Two Second City Long Form Ensembles, Girl Pope & Strangers, hosted by a seasoned veteran team, Triumph – Amanda Blake Davis, Celeste Pechous and Kate Duffy are Triumph.

10pm: Black People
An LA-based group of veteran black improvisors with training and experience from Second City Chicago MainStage, Second City Chicago e.t.c. Stage, iO Chicago, and Boom! Chicago.

SUGGESTIONS FOR THE WORKSHOP
ALL IMPROV – Wear comfortable clothing that you can move around in easily and closed toed shoes, do not wear flip flops or sandals.
WRITING- Bring pen/paper or a laptop.

HELPFUL INFO!
Address: 6560 Hollywood Blvd. LA, CA 90028
Phone: 323.464.8542

DIRECTIONS

From East of Los Angeles:
Take the 2 or 10 Freeway West to the 101 Freeway toward Hollywood
Exit Cahuenga
Go South on Cahuenga to Hollywood Blvd.
Go West to Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

From West of Los Angeles:
Take the 10 Freeway East
Exit La Brea North
Go North on La Brea to Hollywood Blvd.
Go East on Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

From North of Los Angeles:
Take the 101 Freeway South
Exit Cahuenga
Go South on Cahuenga to Hollywood Blvd.
Go West on Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

From South of Los Angeles:
Take the 5 or 405 Freeway North to the 101 Freeway towards Los Angeles
Exit Cahuenga
Go South on Cahuenga to Hollywood Blvd.
Go West on Hollywood Blvd. to 6560 Hollywood Blvd.

PARKING
See all parking structures close to Second City HERE.
The closest pay lots are directly behind our building on Schrader and also on Wilcox.
Be VERY careful about parking at a meter. Nothing ruins a fun day more than getting towed!