Second City at the Alex

Tickets now on sale for famed comedy troupe that will appear one night only.
On Tuesday, March 19, Chicago’s legendary sketch comedy theatre, The Second City, will appear at the historic Alex Theatre in Glendale at 8 p.m. “The Second City: Laughing Matters” will feature some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisations from the company’s 52-year history. The Second City is truly a Chicago landmark and a national treasure.

With economic uncertainty, political gridlock, and a seemingly endless supply of Kardashians clogging up our televisions, laughing has never mattered more, and The Second City is here to bring much needed silliness and hilarious spontaneity to a world in need of some comic relief. “The Second City: Laughing Matters” puts comedy first in a wickedly funny revue that skewers and celebrates in equal doses.

The Second City has a history of over 50 years of cutting edge satiric revues and continues to deliver the leading voices in comedy while touring the globe. Audiences always enjoy being part of the show’s scripted and improvisational elements and playing along with the next generation of comic legends. Whether it’s ripped from the morning headlines or a classic gem from their 50-year archives, The Second City is always a laugh out loud hit.

Tickets for “The Second City: Laughing Matters” are $40. Tickets are available for purchase at; by phone at 818-243-ALEX (2539); at the Alex Theatre box office (216 N. Brand Blvd.); The Americana at Brand Concierge Services (889 Americana Way); or Glendale Community College (1500 North Verdugo Road).

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