Chicago’s famed Second City comes to CSU–Pueblo


Chicago’s legendary comedy theatre The Second City will appear at Colorado State University- Pueblo’s Occhiato University Center Ballroom at
8 p.m. on Feb. 11 thanks to the Office of Student Activities. The performance will feature some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisations from The Second City’s 45+-year history.

Founded in Chicago in 1959, The Second City has become the premier training ground for the comedy world’s best and brightest. Their alumni list reads like a who’s who of American comedy, as it includes: Mike Nichols, Elaine May, Alan Arkin, Joan Rivers, Robert Klein, Peter Boyle, Harold Ramis, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, George Wendt, Martin Short, John Candy, Bonnie Hunt, Tim Meadows, Chris Farley, Mike Myers, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Horatio Sanz, Ryan Stiles and countless others.

Not only will an evening with The Second City provide audiences with the chance to see comedy stars in the making, but they will also have the opportunity to see absolutely hilarious satire and cutting-edge improvisation. No topic or subject matter is off limits for The Second City. If your parents asked you not to speak about it at the dinner table, chances are it will be made fun of in an evening with The Second City.

Tickets for The Second City are free with CSU-Pueblo Student ID or $10 for community member and children under 12 are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door on the night of performance. For more information, call the Office of Student Activities at (719) 549-2975.

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