CSU–Pueblo hosts Second City Comedy troupe for ninth year


The Second City, the legendary comedy troupe that launched the careers of countless comedians will perform their classic sketch and improvisational comedy in a show entitled Truth, Justice or The American Way at Colorado State University – Pueblo’s Life Sciences Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 9. Doors will open at 7 p.m.

The Second City has launched the careers of thousands of comic performers in its 45+ plus-year history, including current comic sensations Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch, as well as comic legends Mike Myers, Chris Farley, Bill Murray, Catherine O’Hara, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, John Candy, Dan Aykroyd, Martin Short, George Wendt, Fred Willard, Alan Arkin and more.

“Truth, Justice or The American Way” features the next generation of comic greats performing a diverse array of sketches and songs, as well as off the cuff improvisation that can provide completely unexpected comic brilliance. From the battle of the sexes to the battles at the voting booth, The Second City provides a hilarious and insightful look into contemporary American culture.

Admission if FREE to CSU-Pueblo students, staff, faculty and the Pueblo community, but seating is limited and first come, first-served basis and therefore not guaranteed. Parents should be strongly advised that The Second City uses strong language and sexually explicit content. Not recommended for children.

Contact the Office of Student Activities for additional information, 719-549-2151.

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