Laughter is the best medicine, though it tends to be the worst legal defense. Salute the healing art of comedy with today's Groupon: for $12, you get two tickets to a house ensemble Training Center performance in Donny's Skybox Theatre or the de Maat Studio Theatre at The Second City (up to a $24 value).
The Second City Training Center elicits laughter with burgeoning comedic performers who stage both improv and sketch comedy shows by the house ensembles in two distinct theatrical spaces. Each week sees a fresh show, such as the extemporaneous presentations of Moxie, performed by The Second City Training Center’s resident house ensemble of the same name. Or, drink a gallon of milk for your funny bone by witnessing the ever-evolving improvisation, magic, and soft-serve devotion of the ensemble Twisty, which, like Moxie and a large number of oxygen molecules, takes up residence in the de Maat Studio Theatre. Lovers of improvisation set to tunes and trills will delight in the Infinite Sundaes show warbling from the rafters of Donny's Skybox Theatre as it rolls out its best off-the-cuff musings in musical form.
Second City Training Center- House Ensemble Performance
Embedded within Chicago's famed venue for sketch and improv comedy, The Second City Training Center hosts performances from a corps of jokesters culled from faculty, alumni, and current students. The productions encourage innovative works of comedy and experimental theater that adhere to The Second City's teachings, which include the development of new voices and points of view, and no fewer than four references to alumnus George Wendt.
Near North Side
1608 N Wells St.
Chicago, Illinois 60614