Venue Details

133 Star Starred
UP Comedy Club
3rd Floor Pipers Alley 230 W. North Ave Chicago, IL 60614
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Second City's "Improv & Arias"
5 ratings
4.0 average rating
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23 events
10 reviews
26 stars
attended Apr 21 2013

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....continued

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9 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 21 2013

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

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1 review
3 stars
attended Apr 21 2013

It was okay. I think it was the first time they had done this show. I wasn't a fan of the opera part, but I am not an opera fan. There were some funny parts. Most shows at Second City I would attend again, this one probably not.

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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

<em>UPSCALE: An Evening of Live Jazz and Stand-Up</em> The Second City's Improv All-Stars Comedian Janelle James Actor-Comedian Godfrey <em>#DateMe: An OKCupid Experiment</em> <em>The Best of The Second City</em> Comedian Alingon Mitra <em>The Second City's Fast, Loud & Funny</em> <em>My Fair Lady</em> <em>The Rosenkranz Mysteries</em> <em>Waiting to Inhale</em>