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August 31, 2006

The Second City comedy troupe to perform at Brown Theatre Sept. 15


Having established itself as one of the premier comedy institutions in the world, The Second City comedy troupe will bring its unique brand of improv-based sketch comedy to Cowley College’s Robert Brown Theatre Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

The touring troupes at The Second City have been the springboard for generations of the comedy world’s best and brightest. Its alumni list includes: Alan Arkin, Joan Rivers, Robert Klein, Peter Boyle, Harold Ramis, John Belushi, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner, John Candy, Martin Short, George Wendt, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Chris Farley, Ryan Stiles, Mike Myers, Rachel Dratch, Tina Fey, and more.

Drawing from the vast archives of material that The Second City has created over 40 plus years, The Second City actors also create on-the-spot, topical comedy that changes with every performance.

Tickets can be purchased at Cowley College’s Sid Regnier Bookstore, or by calling (620) 441-5277. The cost is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $6 for students.