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From Dan Akroyd to Stephen Colbert to Tina Fey, legendary improv comedy enterprise The Second City has been a training ground for some of the funniest minds in entertainment since its founding in C... Read more

Venue Details

80 Star Starred
UP Comedy Club
3rd Floor Pipers Alley 230 W. North Ave Chicago, IL 60614
312-662-4562
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we ate at OLD TOWN PUB just a couple of blocks south on Wells then split dessert at 2nd City
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42 reviews
13 stars
attended Mar 02 2014

I'm always amazed as to how good the Second City troupes are. Most of the skits were really funny. One of the skits would have required a slightly older crowd.

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0 stars
attended Feb 13 2014

As it turned out, SC reshuffled and we were offered "What the Tour Guide Didn't Tell You" instead.

Many of the same players but thematically much more Chicago centric rather than world events.

Some of the jokes only a Chicagoan would get, (.......continued

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18 reviews
8 stars
attended Sep 28 2014

Very funny. Talented group and a terrific way to spend an afternoon.

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Website

http://upcomedyclub.com

Quotes & Highlights

  • “[The sketches] are knockouts even if you’ve seen them done before … This cast is particularly adept at improvising and the show offers plenty of it.” —Stage and Cinema
  • “The cast is hilarious and diverse — each member brings something different to the table … [The show is] silly but smart, and supercharged with off-the-cuff hilarity that the cast makes seem effortless.”—The Real Chicago

About the Ticket Supplier: UP Comedy Club, LLC

UP 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 with a no drink minimum.