Second City's Improv & Arias Combines Comedy, Opera
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The last date listed for Second City's Improv & Arias was Sunday April 21, 2013 / 7:00pm.
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We ate beforehand at Thai Aroma a couple blocks away (don't recommend), but the food and drinks are competitively priced inside the venue. Just make sure you get there a little bit early and ask for a table in front of you.The Second City's Incomplete Guide to Everything dining • Oct 08 2014 star this tip starred
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Featured review from Eric
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The show was very interesting. It was a set of opera themed sketch and improv. There were also two professional, "real" opera performances by Lyric Opera singers. The material was well written and the comedians could actually sing pretty well too. The only down side is the seating setup in the UP comedy club, they packed people in and there are only a few tables. As it was a 7:00 show, would have enjoyed a more comfortable seating arrangment for eating. They also packed people in tight even though it was not a sold out show. Would still recommend, but pass on food.
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This was my first experience at both the Up Comedy Club and Second City. I'm glad I was able to attend this interesting show. For opera fans, it's a casual and funny look at that classic form of entertainment. For improv and comedy fans, it's a...continued
Cast: Scott Nelson, Lilli-Anne Brown, Molly Brennan, Beth Melewski, Tim Ryder and Tim Sniffen
Singers: Bernard Holcomb and Emily Birsan
Musical Director: Jesse Case
Stage Manager: Meghan Teal
Director: Billy Bungeroth
About the Ticket Supplier: UP Comedy Club, LLCUP Comedy Club is a new hybrid performance venue with an eclectic blend of comedy.
In addition to a diverse slate of original programming, UP Comedy Club also features a full service kitchen and bar with a menu that includes Chicago favorites and Eli's Cheesecake. There is a no drink minimum.