The Second City Hollywood Gives Itself a Second Chance
After years of languishing primarily as a training center, it seems that the west coast outpost of the immensely popular Chicago comedy hotspot The Second City is finally revving up their push for a slice of the LA comedy scene. Now, the same ol’ space at 6560 Hollywood Blvd. has been completely revamped and is ready to party. Not to be outdone by the live venue, the burgeoning online presence of the SecondCityNetwork.com (please tell me you’ve seen Sassy Gay Friend) is now being run from the Hollywood location, making The Second City Hollywood a new viable alternative for live shows and video shorts alike.
To help celebrate the re-launch, The Second City Hollywood will officially be serving up snacks and comedy (not in that order) from 2pm - 11pm on Saturday. The early afternoon shows will have a decidedly family-friendly bent, including the aforementioned refreshments and a tattoo station for kids, while The Really Awesome Improv Show provides the laughs. Then, at the stroke of 5:01pm, the comedy dance party starts hard. For those parents still holding onto their kids from the previous festivities, it is recommended you find the nearest broom closet or questionable babysitter.