Chicago, IL — The Second City is proud to announce a June run for "The Second City's Let's Make It Perfectly Queer: A Salute to Pride," a sketch show performed entirely by an all -LGBTQIA cast. Under the direction of Mick Napier with musical direction by Nick Gage, "Let's Make It Perfectly Queer" is Second City's first foray into celebrating all things Pride with a rainbow of classic and original sketches featuring an inclusive cast: Corey Caldwell, George David Elrod, Lanny Fox, Maya Haughton, Claudia Martinez and Riley Mondragon.
Proceeds from merchandise sales and audience donations will benefit local LGBTQ-focused NPOs.
Fridays at 9 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. June 1-24
Tickets are $20 ( GA ) and $15 ( Students )
The Blackout Cabaret is located on the 2nd Floor at 230 W. North Ave, Chicago
The Second City's Improv Brunch
UP Comedy Club
**Special Mother's Day Performance on May 13th at 12:45pm**
The Second City scrambles together two of everyone's favorites, comedy and brunch, for a scrumptious chef-crafted brunch spread followed by an all-you-can-laugh, totally improvised experience from the city's finest.
Now thru September 2
Sundays at 12 noon
Tickets: $40; Includes a delicious brunch buffet, bottomless mimosas and a 45-minute improv show
Also playing this summer at The Second City
The Second City's Summer Blockbuster
May 29 - August 29
Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8:00pm
Tickets: $26 - $36
From America's pastime to the great outdoors, The Second City is ready to roast summertime! Break out your short-shorts and kick back and laugh as the world famous comedy company makes lemonade out of the sweetest—and sourest—of summer scenarios.
Director: Cassie Ahiers / Musical Director: Nick Gage
Featuring: Andrew Bolduc, Jenelle Cheyne, Laurel Krabacher, Ian Owens, Jo Scott and Lilliana Winkworth.
Dysfunctional Family Affair ( Or It's All Relatives )
June 16 - September 30
Saturdays and Sundays at 4:00pm
Tickets: $31 - $41
The Saturday & Sunday matinee "Dysfunctional Family Show ( or It's All Relatives )" draws from The Second City's legendary classic ( or forgotten ) scenes of domestic woes and the explosion of the nuclear family. It's the ultimate family reunion, with absolutely zero of the pressure for you to go to medical school!
About The Second City
Since opening its doors 1959, The Second City has grown to become the world's premier comedy club, theater, and school of improvisation, entertaining 1 million theatergoers a year around the globe. Alumni of The Second City's resident stages, touring companies, and theatrical divisions include some of the biggest names in entertainment, and in addition to the sold-out shows playing nightly on resident stages in Chicago and Toronto, the comedy empire has staged productions with a wide range of illustrious creative partners and theater companies, including the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Goodman Theatre, Center Theater Group Los Angeles, Portland Center Stage, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, La Jolla Playhouse, Woolly Mammoth Theatre and the Chicago Bulls.