GOOSE ISLAND AND MANGIERI ELECTRIC SPONSOR NEW ADDITION TO THE ORPHEUM THEATRE'S 2012 RED CARPET SERIES.
On Friday, October 26th, Chicago's legendary sketch comedy theatre takes on the election in Second City for President at the Orpheum Theatre at 7:30 PM.
Do you have electoral fatigue? Do polling numbers and spin doctors have you reeling? Then, Second City has the perfect remedy, Second City for President: a gut-busting comedy revue that doles out laughter at the expense of both sides of the aisle as well as comedy that is decidedly unpolitical, uncensored and unabashedly hilarious. Second City for President runs on a strictly pro-comedy platform. Second City will only be touring Second City for President for a limited run during the election season.
Second City celebrates its 50th year of cutting edge satiric revues and continues to deliver the leading voices in comedy while touring the globe. With scripted and improvisational elements, audiences always enjoy being part of the show and playing along with the next generation of comic legends. Their alumni list reads like a who’s who of American comedy, as it includes: Alan Arkin, Joan Rivers, Peter Boyle, Harold Ramis, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner,Martin Short, John Candy, Bonnie Hunt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Horatio Sanz, Tim Meadows, Chris Farley, Mike Myers, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey and countless others.
Tickets for Second City for President range from $25 to $40. $15 tickets are available for High School and College students who show school ID. Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 27th at 10:00 AM.