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  • Thanks, Sarah Palin! Tina Fey gets the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

     
    Does Tina Fey look just a bit like Sarah Palin? You betcha. Are both women sassy brunettes who love droppin’ their vowels just for laughs? Oh, fer sure. But on Tuesday night, before a large crowd at the Kennedy Center......
  • A dozen female senators show up for Second City. Can you name them?

     
    Second City Theatricals opened its revue "A Girl's Guide to Washington Politics" at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, D. C. on Thursday night. It's part of the Chicago-based Second City's savvy and successful initative developing custom-designed...
  • Beth Melewski of Second City to drive a Chicago 'Cash Cab' on Discovery Network

     
    Tom Flanigan, Tim Baltz, Beth Melewski, Brendan Jennings, Christina Anthony and Mary Sohn in Second City's "Absolute Best Friggin' Time of Your Life." The Discovery Network says it's planning on expanding its "Cash Cab" game show to Chicago. And it's........
  • Mary Scruggs of Second City dies at age 46

     
    1964 ~ 2011 Mary Scruggs, the head of writing and education programs for The Second City Training Center, died at her home in Chicago late Tuesday night, said Kelly Leonard, the executive vice president of Second City. She was 46.......
  • Joyce Sloane, mother of The Second City, is dead at 80

     
    1930 ~ 2011 (2005 Tribune photo) Joyce Sloane, the beloved maternal powerhouse of The Second City, and the woman who found and nurtured such comedy giants as John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Chris Farley and Bill Murray, died Thursday. According to......
  • Second City to take over Tony 'n' Tina's joynt and build new 280-seat theater

     
    Second City announced Monday that it will create a new venue in the Piper's Alley space formerly occupied by the show "Tony n' Tina's Wedding." The 280-seat space, which will be developed in partnership with Levity Entertainment and does not......
  • Second City coming to Downers Grove

     
    Second City, the renowned Chicago comedy institution, is coming to Downers Grove. As a part of the District 58 Foundation’s efforts in raising money for …...
  • Tina Fey and Steve Martin, mano a mano in Los Angeles!

     
    Tina Fey and Steve Martin appeared together on stage in LA Tuesday night: our report....
  • NU to award honorary degrees to Colbert, three others

     
    Stephen Colbert, host of the award winning Comedy Central show, “The Colbert Report,” is one of four people set to receive honorary degrees during Northwestern …...
  • Who should be tapped for LGBT Hall of Fame?

     
    The Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame is the only civic award for the LGBT community in the world, organizers claim. Who do you think should be nominated this year?...
  • Second City: your new Chicago tour guide

     
    Want a laugh while you're learning something? The famous comedy center offers a unique, wacky take on Chicago history through its new tours of Old Town....
  • SteelStacks cancels Second City comedy troupe shows, workshops

     
    Chicago comedy troupe Second City’s shows next weekend at the Fowler Blast Furnace Room at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks have been canceled, ArtsQuest says. Ryan Hill, ArtsQuest’s programming manager for cinema and comedy, said the events...