C'mon Get Happy with The Second City

 Pittsburgh Public Theater presents The Second City's Happily Ever Laughter

The Second City returns to Pittsburgh Public Theater with a brand-new show, Happily Ever Laughter, on Friday, August 23 at 8pm and Saturday, August 24 at 5:30 and 9pm. The shows take place at the O'Reilly Theater.

The Second City is the company that launched the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell and more. Their touring shows feature the next generation of the comedy world's best performing the group's trademark sketch comedy and hilarious improvisation. The ensemble members in Happily Ever Laughter are Cody Dove, Kelsey Kinney, Tim Ryder, Nate Sherman, and Casey Whitaker. The music director and onstage accompaniest is Matthew Loren Cohen. The show was directed by Matt Hovde and the Stage Manager is Joseph Ruffner. Tickets for Happily Ever Laughter are $48, $38, $28 and $15.75 for ages 26 and younger. A cash bar will be open in The Public's main lobby. Seating onstage at tables of four is also available for $220. Bar service will be available at the tables.

On Friday, August 23, is the post-show party Laughter After Dark, which includes admission to Happily Ever Laughter at 8pm plus music, food and drinks afterwards. Laughter After Dark is sponsored by HDH Group, Beyond Spots & Dots, and Marc USA and is co-chaired by Bear Brandegee & Nir Kossovsky and Molly & Kevin O'Brien. The host committee includes Hannah Arnold & Steve Alschuler, Ava DeMarco & Rob Brandegee, Andrea & David Glickman, Katherine & Ben Harrell, Ben Kessing, Candice Komar & Ivor HIll, Ryan McKenna, Max Miller, George Mongell, Kerry Parker, Melanie Querry & Andreas Beck, Cathy Schilken & Chris Ruscitti, Shayne Souleret & Brad Bouldin. VIP Tickets $100; regular tickets $75. For tickets to Laughter After Dark, as well as for groups of 10 or more to the other performances, contact Katie Conaway at 412.316.8200x704.