The Second City

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1616 North Wells StreetChicago, IL 60614

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - Robert L.

    Robert L.

    So many great comedians started here
    Robert L. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    5/13/2006

    What a wonderful place for a comedian to launch their career. This infamous place started many a successful career including the late, great John Bel...

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - Sarah B.

    Sarah B.

    Mostly stellar, sometimes routine
    Sarah B. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    3/13/2006

    If you need to take out-of-towners somewhere, Second City is it. The improv is not as improvised as some shows in Chicago, although it depends on the...

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - Ben S.

    Ben S.

    Second City Rocks
    Ben S. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    2/28/2006

    I lived in Chicago for a total of four years. Every 6 months or so, I'd make a point to check out a show at Second City. Every so often, it's a litt...

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - Stan S.

    Stan S.

    Chicago's Improv Theater
    Stan S. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    12/29/2005

    If you are only going to visit one Chicago theater when visiting, this would be a good choice. Second City has produced more actors and comedians than...

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - pat k.

    pat k.

    Good comedy
    pat k. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    12/19/2005

    Good fun evening, with plenty of laughs. They have no drink minimum,take in dinner, or just a show. They are located in the heart of the historic old...

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - Christine Z.

    Christine Z.

    Comedy for Today
    Christine Z. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    8/23/2005

    Yes, you know it as the place where alums (such as the great SNL John Belushi) got their start, but this comedy club is as fresh a training ground tod...

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - Matthew P.

    Matthew P.

    Hilarious
    Matthew P. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    8/19/2005

    I went and saw an improv comedy show at Second City about a year ago. I was a bit skeptical about this type of comedy, but everyone had said it was g...

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - Renda H.

    Renda H.

    Hilarious!
    Renda H. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    8/19/2005

    This is the feeder for Saturday Night Live.. this comedy club is hysterical and they've got good improv. I went one night and was cracking up the who...

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - Sunny X.

    Sunny X.

    Witty and hilarious
    Sunny X. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    8/17/2005

    Second City is the Chicago version of Saturday Night Live. Or rather, several Second City stand-outs have gone on to become SNL stars. The skits are n...

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - Samantha D.

    Samantha D.

    Funny!!!
    Samantha D. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    8/17/2005

    Since 1959, The Second City has established itself as a Chicago landmark and a national treasure. The theatre that launched the careers of such comic ...

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - Joyce B.

    Joyce B.

    Second (to none) City!
    Joyce B. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    8/10/2005

    The Chicago entertainment scene is SO not complete without checking out this live comedy sketch club! Lorne Michaels from Saturday Night Live comes he...

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  • The Second City - Chicago, IL - Douglas Y.

    Douglas Y.

    The Best Comedy Club
    Douglas Y. (Posted to Judysbook.com)
    8/05/2005

    Second City is one the the gems in Chicago. This is the stage where many famous Hollywood actors started out. I have been here a few times, and i ha...

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