COMEDY LEGENDS THE SECOND CITY RETURN TO NEW HAVEN’S LONG WHARF THEATRE

April 3, 2019

NEW HAVEN - Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater returns to Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT, April 11-13, all performances at 8 PM, with The Best of The Second City. This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City’s history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more--as well as their trademark improvisation. Come see where it all began during this special 3 night engagement.

 

Fresh, fast and always spectacularly funny,​The Second City is celebrating nearly sixty years of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy’s best and brightest.  

 

Tickets for The Best of The Second City are $40 at the LWT box office ($44.50 online and over the phone) and can be purchased at 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT 06511, by calling 203.787.4282, or by visiting longwhar.org. For more information, please call 203.787.4282 or visit longwharf.org.

 

 

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ABOUT LONG WHARF THEATRE

Founded in 1965, Long Wharf Theatre (Jacob G. Padrón, Artistic Director and Joshua Borenstein, Managing Director) is a Tony award-winning company of international renown and has been a leader in American theatre, producing fresh and imaginative revivals of classic and modern plays, rediscoveries of neglected works and a variety of world and American premieres.

Throughout its history, Long Wharf Theatre has created a unique home in New Haven for theatre artists from around the world, resulting in the transfer of over 30 productions to Broadway or Off-Broadway, including Napoli, Brooklyn; Satchmo at the Waldorf; My Name is Asher Lev; The Glass Menagerie; Durango; BFE; Sixteen Wounded; Wit (Pulitzer Prize); Hughie; American Buffalo; Requiem for a Heavyweight; Quartermaine’s Terms (Obie Award/Best Play); The Gin Game (Pulitzer Prize); The Shadow Box (Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award/Best Play); The Changing Room; The Contractor (NY Drama Critics Circle/Best Play); and Streamers, among many others now in the American theatre canon.

Each year Long Wharf Theatre produces an annual season featuring original productions on its two stages, along with education programming, a new play festival, community partnerships, and a variety of special events.

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