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The Second City - Chicago Mainstage

1616 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60614

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The Second City in Chicago’s north side is one of the most influential comedy theaters in the world.

The Second City opened its doors on a snowy Chicago night in December of 1959, and has since grown to become the world’s premier comedy club, theatre and school of improvisation. The Second City has launched the careers of John Belushi, Mike Myers, Tina Fey, Bill Murray, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell and many others.

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