The Second City




TICKETS: $29 / $39


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The Best of Second City

The Second City – Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater – is fresh, fast and always spectacularly funny. Since making its dynamic debut in 1959, it has become an epic launchpad for comedy superstars.

They’re bringing “The Best of The Second City” to New Bedford for a raucous evening of comedy classics, newly minted material, and that famous Chicago-style improv. This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City’s history made famous by superstar Second City alums like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more.

Don’t miss your chance to see the world’s most talented up-and-coming comedians. It’s like watching your favorite late night TV show, live and in person!

Audience participation encouraged. May contain mature content.


About The Second City

Since opening its doors 1959, The Second City has grown to become the world’s premier comedy club, theater and school of improvisation, entertaining 1 million theatergoers a year around the globe. Alumni of The Second City’s resident stages, touring companies, and theatrical divisions include some of the biggest names in entertainment, and in addition to the sold-out shows playing nightly on resident stages in Chicago and Toronto, the comedy empire has staged productions with a wide range of illustrious creative partners and theatre companies, including the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Goodman Theatre, Center Theater Group Los Angeles, Portland Center Stage, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, La Jolla Playhouse, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, and even the Chicago Bulls. 

“The entire recent tradition of American satire can be summed up in three words: The Second City’
- The New York Times

To purchase tickets for groups of 10 or more (and to secure a group discount), call 508-997-5664 x123 or email There is a limit of 9 tickets for this performance, and customers exceeding the ticket limit may have their orders canceled.

This event is eligible for Mass Cultural Council’s Card to Culture program. Learn more here.