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The Second City - Summer Blockbuster

Murphy Arts District
Event organized by Murphy Arts District

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MAD Member sale begins: April 18, 10 AM CST
Public sale begins: April 20, 10 AM CST

Ticket pricing:

$60 (plus fees/tax) - Includes reserved front of house seating & meet and greet. (limited quantities, must call box office to purchase 870-444-3007)

$40 (plus fees/tax) - Includes GA ticket. (first come, first serve seating)

*The Griffin Restaurant will be serving drinks and small plates on this evening. No dinners.

Bill Murray. Tina Fey. Stephen Colbert. Amy Poehler. Where do stars come from? Just like comic book super heroes, they too have an origin story, and it begins at The Second City. This summer The Second City presents the next generation of comedy superstars in Summer Blockbuster. Leave your 3-D glasses at home, because the explosions of laughter will be real.

There will not be real explosions. But surprises abound as Chicago’s famed Second City ensemble combines great sketch comedy with on-the-fly improv to create new sidesplitting, knee-slapping (and sometimes groan-inducing) realities out of thin air.

Recommended for mature audiences. May contain adult content.

Since opening its doors as a small cabaret theater in 1959, The Second City has grown into a comedy empire. In addition to sold-out shows playing nightly on resident stages in Chicago and Toronto, Second City’s Touring and Theatrical companies perform around the globe, entertaining 1 million theatergoers a year. Beyond the stage, The Second City Training Center is the largest school of improvisation-based arts on the planet, with locations in Chicago, Toronto and Los Angeles. Second City Works brings award-winning improvisation, comedy and audience-driven techniques to organizations seeking a more empowered, creative, and collaborative business culture, and The Second City's foray into television and media continues to produce new content and programming, including the Emmy Award-winning series SCTV. Alumni of The Second City include some of the world’s foremost comedy superstars, including Bill Murray, John Candy, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Ed Asner, Joan Rivers, Martin Short, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Keegan-Michael Key, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, and many more.