The Second City

The Second City

World Famous Sketch Comedy Troupe

Headquartered in Chicago, The Second City has been performing sketch comedy in front of audiences for 50 years, making them the standard by which comedy and improv in America is judged. So much talent has come from the ranks of Second City's many theaters over the years that it reads like a who’s who of contemporary American comedy.

Second City's well-known alumni include John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Mike Myers, Chris Farley, Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert, to name a few.

The work of Second City Communications involves some 250 writers, actors, directors, stage managers, musical directors, instructors, program designers, editors and production crew. Every single year, they work with groups as small as 4 and as large as 18,000. Second City has worked with the employees of over 400 Fortune 1000 companies.

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