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/$1 with SC ID.
NOTE: Located on the 2nd floor with stair access only
Pool Party – Pool Party is a rip-roaring, too-the-max improv show performed by these veteran Chicago hot shots: Andy St. Clair, Sam Richardson, Paul Brittain, Martin Garcia, Brian Wilson, Emily Wilson, Mary Sohn and more!
Summer Nights – Improv featuring: Emily Walker, Tim Stoltenberg, John Hartman, Mike Kosinski, Chris Witaske and Punam Patel.
Deep Schwa – Joe Canale, Kevin Fleming, Rob Janas, Kate Duffy, Danny Mora, Al Samuels Colleen Murray, Nooch, Steven Fleming, Ben Seeder
Mr. Johnson – Mr. Johnson – is Dan Antonucci, Dan Bakkedahl, Joe Canale, Matt Craig, Kevin Fleming, Peter Grosz, and Rob Janas. Every month is an entirely improvised show guaranteed to make you laugh, proving that everyone has a little Mr. Johnson in ’em.
FrankenMatt – FrankenMatt is a two-man comedy ensemble starring Second City Chicago Resident Company alumni Frank Caeti (MADtv actor, Reno 911) and Matt Craig (Saturday Night Live writer, According to Jim, The Office).
The Second City’s Ex-Pat All-Stars – The Second City’s Ex-Pat All-Stars features alumni of The Second City’s National Touring Company and Resident Stages in Chicago who now live in Los Angeles. Some of these folks can now be found writing for TV (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Drop The Mic), performing on TV (Easy, Hot Date) or in prestigious showcases (Just For Laughs, CBS Diversity Showcase), but all of them are skilled improvisers who trained at the largest comedy school in the world. Featuring: Julie Marchiano, Tien Tran, Emily Fightmaster, Saurabh Pande, Joel Boyd, Marlena Rodriguez, Casey Whitaker, Nick Rees, Liz Reuss, and more!
Black People – Black People is an LA-based group of veteran black improvisors with training and experience from Second City Chicago MainStage, Second City Chicago e.t.c. Stage, iO Chicago, and Boom! Chicago, among others. Credits include Key & Peele, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, 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 – Second City Alum, Dave Colan, has friends. For realzs. They’ll show up and the improv bits for you.
(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!
The Millennials – The Millennials features SC Alum Rich Sohn and rude as f*ck improv team, BELLIGERENT. Come watch magic happen with Grandpappy n’ girls.
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.
Baram&Snieckus – 4 Second City Alumni (Lauren Hall, Rick Hall, Naomi Snieckus, & Matt Baram). 2 comedy couples. 1 couple from Chicago. 1 couple from Toronto. These wizards of long term relationships and long-form improv will dazzle with their unique brand of All Form Montage.
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!
REO Jokewagon – Veteran improvisers Jaime Moyer, Amanda Blake Davis, Celeste Pechous, Eric Price, and Michael Anastasia perform their fast-paced long-form improv show which promises to be far better than their name.
Salty – Longtime pals and Second City Hollywood teachers Dave Colan and Michael Anastasia improvise long-form comedy with an occasional guest dropping by to add to the fun.
DORN – Dorn is an improv group made up of Andel Sudik, Todd Edwards, Patrick Rowland, and Nnamdi Ngwe. They all met while teaching and performing at The Second City and iO Theater. They. Are. Fun. For. Real. Y’all. Fun.
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CAST: Stick Pics is Grace Piper, Courtney Kamen, Tehana Weeks, Carmen Scott, Sal Mascali, Henry Kiely, Alex Kish, and Alejandro Garcia. Directed by Katie Nahnsen.
CAST: Strangers is Chris Madden, Andrew Lomeli, Philena Franklin, Leah Sutherland, Sam Kimbrell, Jackie Uweh, Andra Whipple, and Jasmine Isaacs. Directed by Rebecca Allen.
CAST: Jonathan Wiggs, Nate Wolff, Bridget Flaherty, Lara DeFord, Joe Hospodor, and Kassie Johnston. Directed by Julie Marchiano.
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, Clara Baker & Serenity Garcia. Directed by Nnamdi Ngwe.
CAST: Wayne Jones, Kyle Peterson, Joe Dinicol, Debbie Fry, Ashly Justine, Jason Parsons, and James Dunn. Directed by Dave Colan.
CAST: Lauren Chapman, 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: Bloodmagic is Jordan Tuerler, Vickie Einsenstein, Phillipos Haile, Patrick Conroy, Christopher Estrada, Kali Tripodis, Ray Katz, Lila Mensing. Directed by Michael Anastasia.
CAST: Amber Luallen, Sam Epstein, Chris Candy, Maya Gwynn, Lyssa Samuel, 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 Joe Canale.
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: Lawrence Marshalian, Sandra Akins, Liz Hemming, Benjamin Crutcher, Cat Ring, Dewey Cassady, Derrick Hackett. Directed by Mike Kosinski.
CAST: Kelly Marie Moore, Courtney Vineys, Kelsey Goeres, Charlie Mohl, Mitchell Roche, Xchel Hernandez, Grace Presse & Luke Barats. Directed by Dave Hill.
CAST: Free Sandwiches is Derick Otto, David Danipour, Kenneth Brown, Jose Acain, Alison Yates, Missy Mannila, MEgan Koziej, and Paige Fockler. Directed by Nancy Hayden.