Second City 55th Anniversary Tour to play Convo Oct. 3

The Second City 55th Anniversary Tour posterChicago’s comedy powerhouse, The Second City, is opening its vaults to celebrate 55 years of laughter.

The NIU Convocation Center will welcome The Second City’s 55th Anniversary Tour at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3.

Be there for this ultimate peek behind the curtain as the superstars of tomorrow present the legendary theater’s best of the best, created by some of the biggest names in the business. It’s the perfect fusion of Second City’s hysterical history, the comically cutting­-edge future and world­-famous improv.

The Second City continues to deliver the funny while touring the globe.

Many of comedy’s biggest names have hit the road with The Second City Touring Company, including Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, Bill Murray, Jason Sudeikis, Key & Peele’s Keegan ­Michael Key and Saturday Night Live’s current “Weekend Update” co­anchor, Cecily Strong.

Tickets range from $25 to $45 and can be purchased at the Convocation Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000. NIU students get a $10 discount on tickets with a valid NIU OneCard at the Convocation Center box office. Limit two tickets per OneCard.

The Convocation Center box office is located at 1525 W. Lincoln Hwy. in DeKalb. For more information, call (815) 752-6800 or email convocenter@niu.edu.

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