Join us on Friday & Saturday nights as The Second City Long Form Ensembles are joined by a Veteran improv ensemble for one magical night of improv. $5/$1 with SC ID.
Summer Nights – Improv featuring: Emily Walker, Tim Stoltenberg, John Hartman, Mike Kosinski, Chris Witaske and Punam Patel.
HEYDAY – HEYDAY performs their take on the Harold, which they call the Hey-Rold (see what they did there?) Cast: Amanda Blake Davis, Annie O’Connor, Brandon Barrick, Chris Alvarado, Jaime Moyer, Matt Cavedon, Molly Erdman, Peter Fluet, Zach Huddleston. Directed by: Karen Graci
Anastasia&McGeehan – A two-person long-form team, focusing on characters who tell vibrant stories. Featuring Second City Instructors: Michael Anastasia and Kevin McGeehan.
Deep Schwa – Joe Canale, Kevin Fleming, Rob Janas, Kate Duffy, Danny Mora, Al Samuels Colleen Murray, Nooch, Steven Fleming, Ben Seeder
Mr. Johnson – Mr. Johnson – is Dan Antonucci, Dan Bakkedahl, Joe Canale, Matt Craig, Kevin Fleming, Peter Grosz, and Rob Janas. Every month is an entirely improvised show guaranteed to make you laugh, proving that everyone has a little Mr. Johnson in ’em.
FrankenMatt – FrankenMatt is 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).
The Second City’s Ex-Pat All-Stars – The Second City’s Ex-Pat All-Stars features alumni of The Second City’s National Touring Company and Resident Stages in Chicago who now live in Los Angeles. Some of these folks can now be found writing for TV (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Drop The Mic), performing on TV (Easy, Hot Date) or in prestigious showcases (Just For Laughs, CBS Diversity Showcase), but all of them are skilled improvisers who trained at the largest comedy school in the world. Featuring: Julie Marchiano, Tien Tran, Emily Fightmaster, Saurabh Pande, Joel Boyd, Marlena Rodriguez, Casey Whitaker, Nick Rees, Liz Reuss, and more!
Black People – Black People is 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, among others. Credits include Key & Peele, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, House of Lies, Silicon Valley, Transparent, Ghosted, and many other television shows and movies.
Triumph! – Amanda Blake Davis, Celeste Pechous and Kate Duffy are Triumph. One suggestion. Thirty minutes of fun.
Colan and Friends – Dave Colan and Friends
Holly’s Happy Hour – In each Holly’s Happy Hour she invites a new guest or group to join her for a fun and irreverent improv romp mixing theatricality and absurdity. Each show will explore and discover an original long-form structure.
(BLANK)riquez – Ithamar Enriquez (Second City, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Raising Hope, Law and Order) performs long-form improvisation with a different person every show. Guests may include beloved members of the improv community, stars of stage and screen, entire improv teams or a randomly picked audience member. Come see who fills in the blank!
Orange Tuxedo – Orange Tuxedo is a two person improv show from a husband and wife team who, collectively, have been doing improv for seven hundred years. In this show, they aim to create grounded relationships, formed by eccentric characters. If you like comedy, you may have seen Craig wear various mustaches and costume pieces on Comedy Central’s Drunk History. If you like drunken history, you may have seen Carla drink various beers on Instagram. They perform regularly in Los Angeles and festivals across the country.
Turkey Leg – A duo in which no one is ever the straight man, Julie Marchiano and Charles Pettitt (real-life couple and alums of The Second City in Chicago) push boundaries and each other’s buttons in a set that will leave you wondering what their home life must be like.
Virginia Slims – Virginia Slims – is Laura Eichhorn and Pepper Berry a two-person long form slow-play improv comedy team that takes a single suggestion from the audience and uses it to perform a one-act play at times playing multiple characters within the story.
Village Bicycle – The Village Bicycle is an improv show that will get you where you’re going, but definitely takes the scenic route. Comprised of veteran female improvisers, this is a ride you’ll want to take again and again!
SHORTCAKE | EIGHTBALL | DESPERADOS | MOM’S FAVORITE | DAY JOB | EXCELSIOR! | BEACH BODY | GHOST DOG | SHIMPO | BROTHER BRADLEY | GHOST FACE KITTENS | DAZL | BANDWAGON | SNACKS | EMERGENCY CONTACT | GIRL POPE
CAST: Shortcake is David Luna, Derick Otto, Jose Acain, Kathryn Hammond, Kenneth Brown, Paige Fockler, Paul Bianchi, Xochitl Romero. Coached by Katie Nahnsen. Musical Director: Darcy Kendall
CAST: Eightball is Jacklyn Uweh, Alison Yates, CJ Price, Matt Hunter, Ashtyn Karachristos, Matt Myers, Zach Green, Audrey Goodman & Farbod Kadkhoda. Directed by Eileen Montelione.
CAST: Jonathan Wiggs, Stanson Chung, Nate Wolff, Bridget Flaherty, Lara DeFord, David Danipour, and Sarah Martellaro. Directed by Emily Walker.
CAST: Macklen Machloghi, Justin Uretz, Libby Doyne, Nathan Ballard, Juan Velasco, Emily Bolcik, Ellie Race-Moore, and Jenna Torrisi. Directed by Craig Cackowski.
CAST: Michael J. Sielaff, Hayley Krysten Nelson, Ken Breese, Bonnie He, Shalimar Malimban, Sabrina Johnson, Michael Gutierrez, & Serenity Garcia. Directed by Nnamdi Ngwe.
CAST: Wayne Jones, Amy Click, Debbie Fry, Ashly Justine, Jason Parsons, James Dunn, and Erik Voss. Directed by Dave Colan.
CAST: Lauren Chapman, Marina Mastros, Katie McDermott, Jennifer Francis , Lance Nealy, Claudio Saavedra, and Kim Johnson. Directed by Frank Caeti.
CAST: Megan Reisberg, Japheth Gordon, Zack Colonna, Alyssa Gill, Ryan Coil, Dean Sharpe, Elizabeth Schantz, and Celeste Busa. Directed by Holly Laurent.
CAST: Sergio Lopez, Scott Palmason, David Lennon Johnson, Avalon Penrose, Tara Jean O’Brien, & Lindsey Mallard. Directed by Nate Sherman.
CAST: Ali Spagnola, Christian McClure, Jack Sharpe, Jeremy Klein, Kyle Reese Klein, Meg Sinick, Michael Kolb, & Seamus Mulholland. Directed by Rich Baker.
CAST: Amber Luallen, Sam Epstein, Chris Candy, Maya Gwynn, Lyssa Samuel, Albert Andrade, Danny Prikazsky, and Jordan Williams. Directed by Holly Laurent.
CAST: Isaac Kessler, Lisa Gilroy, Genetra Tull, Jacqui Bloom, Donzell Lewis, Ryan Locante, Sam Di, and Eric Schinzer. Directed by Molly Erdman.
Upcoming Show Dates:
CAST: Nick Bezmaterny, Priscilla Davies, Sean Kamkar, Ruman Kazi, Chris McGowan, Jeff Whitaker, Tierra Murphy, and Alex Rose Wiesel. Directed by Amanda Blake Davis
CAST: Justin Baker, Sandra Akins, Katie Dill, Annie Thompson, Conor Garrison, Cat Ring, Dewey Cassady, Derrick Hackett. Directed by Ithamar Enriquez.