Shows & Tickets
The Second City returns to The Public with a brand new sketch comedy and improv show all about Pittsburgh!
LISA BEASLEY is thrilled to perform with The Second City Touring Company. Lisa's recent credits include Go, Improv, Go (Up Comedy Club); The Mountaintop (Court Theatre); From Doo Wop To Hip Hop, One Name Only, The Other Cinderella (Black Ensemble Theatre). Originally from Gary, IN, Lisa is a graduate of the LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis, TN with a BA in Classical Jazz Studies and attended the American Musical & Dramatic Academy of Los Angeles. Find plenty more at TheLisaBExperience.com
ALAN LINIC is very excited to be on stage with the talented cast of The Second City Touring Company. He is a Second City Training Center House Ensemble alumnus. He has apepared in the sketch revues As The World Burns, and One, Two, Many, and can be seen with improv teams Switch Committee and The Ruckus at iO Theater. Special thanks to the rest of the cast, The Second City, and Claire Meyer (with whom he runs the @WeFoughtAboutTwitter).
SCOTT MOREHEAD is ecstatic to be performing in The Second City Touring Company. You may have seen him in the Improv Extravaganza Explosion at the UP Comedy Club, touring with The Second City on the Norweigian Cruise Lines, or in our nation's capital with America: All Better!! He can be seen regularly at the UP with Improv All-Stars, iO with The Late 90's and Improvised Shakespeare, and with the fully improvised musical ensemble: Baby Wants Candy. He'd like to thank his family and friends for their support and every wonderful soul who works at The Second City for helping him live his dream. The most special thanks to his wife, Karisa. Enjoy the show!
LIZ REUSS is excited and honored to be a part of The Second City Touring Compan. Originally from Louisville, KY, Liz is a graduate of The Second City Conservatory Program and a former member of The Second City Training Center House Ensemble. You can also see her around Chicago performing at iO with her team, pants dot com, and as part of the ensemble at ComedySportz. Liz would like to thank The Second City for this amazing opportunity and her family and friends for their love and support.
MARLENA RODRIGUEZ is a stand-up comedian, improviser, and writer who grew up in Connecticu, colleged in Boston, then moved to Chicago in 2011. She is a Second City Comedy Studies Alumnus and has performed across the country at comedy hubs, such as The Lincoln Lodge, The Second City, iO Chicago, StandUp NY, Kabin, The Comedy Studio, Gilda's Laughfest, and Boston's Women in Comedy Festival. She was recently named one of 50 Hot Women in Comedy by AfterEllen.com. Marlena enjoys lipstick, HD channels, and bacon a lot. Follow her @MarlenaRodrigz.
JOHN THIBODEAUX has performed in three Outreach and Diversity revues at The Second City: Eat Pray Lie, Rahm Wasn't Built in a Day, and Barackolypse Now. You also may have seen him understudy in the Mainstage revue South Side of Heaven. You can see him at the iO Theater performing with Smokin Hot Dad and all around town with his good pals in the group 3Peat. He would like to thank his family, friends, and last but certainly not least, Caitlin, for all their love and support. Follow him on Twitter: @john_thibodeaux
SCOTT FLORES-DETER (Stage Manager) is excited to be working with The Second City. He has been a stage manager in the Chicagoland area for many, many years now. Some of his favorite productions include: Pinkalicious: The Musical (Emerald City Theatre Company), The Nutcracker (Peoria Ballet), and Late Nite Catechism (Nuns4Fun Entertainment). When he's not on the road touring with a show, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son.
DANE HALVORSON (Music Director) is thrilled to be joining BlueCo at The Second City. Dane is an actor and piano player who has worked at various Chicago theaters include Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Writers' Theatre, Provision Theater, Strawdog Theatre Company, Route 66 Theatre, and the iO Theater. A graduate of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, Dane comes from Big Sky country and now calls Chicago home. He would like to thank his family and friends and Kaitlyn for all their love and support.
ANTHONY LEBLANC (Director) is from Beaumont, TX. He performed with Boxanganga while obtaining a Computer Science and Physics BS at Loyola University in New Orleans. An original member of DSI: The Beatbox, he wrote two Second City Chicago Main Stage Revues – America: All Better and Taming of the Flue. He hopes that The Second City helps him one day realize his dream of working for NASA, programming A.I. computer systems. He thanks Mom, Dad, David, Kennedy, his friends...and of course...Stephen Hawking.