Second City to perform at UGA

Second City Red Co Touring company. (Photo: Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015)

The Second City is returning to the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center by popular demand.

 

The comedy improv troupe will perform three shows in Ramsey Concert Hall on Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

The Second City has been amusing audiences throughout the world for more than 50 years with a hilarious combination of sketches, songs and improvisation. Whether it’s ripped from the morning headlines or a classic gem from their archives, the Second City provides comic entertainment that the New York Times calls “legendary.”

Based in Chicago, the Second City has launched the careers of countless comedy stars including Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Amy Poehler, Jason Sudeikis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Bill Murray.

Tickets for the Second City are $44 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office, online at pac.uga.edu or by calling (706) 542-4400. UGA students can purchase tickets for $6 with a valid UGA ID, limit one ticket per student.

The Performing Arts Center is located at 230 River Road on the UGA campus in Athens.

 

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