News release from the Embassy Theatre:
Manchester University Presents The Legendary Second City 55th Anniversary Tour
at the Embassy Theatre, Nov. 7, 8 p.m.
(August 19, 2014) – Chicago’s comedy powerhouse The Second City is opening up it’s vaults to celebrate 55 years of laughter. Manchester University is proud to welcome The Second City’s 55th Anniversary Tour on Nov. 7 to the Embassy Theatre. This show is being presented as part of Manchester’s 125th anniversary celebration. Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 29 at ticketmaster.com, charge-by-phone 800.745.3000 or in person at the Embassy box office. Tickets are $68, $38, and $28. Additional fees apply.
Be there for this ultimate peek behind the curtain as the Second City superstars of tomorrow present the legendary theatre’s best of the best created by some of the biggest names in the business. It’s the perfect fusion of Second City’s hysterical history, the comically cutting edge, future and world famous improv! The Second City continues to deliver the funny while touring the globe. Many of comedy’s biggest names have hit the road with The Second City Touring Company, including Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, Bill Murray, Jason Sudeikis, Key & Peele’s Keegan Michael Key and Saturday Night Live’s current “Weekend Update” coanchor, Cecily Strong.
This show is part of the 125th Anniversary celebration for Manchester University. It was on Nov. 5, 1889 that the school was founded when Roanoke Classical Seminary moved to North Manchester. To learn more about the school, and their celebration, visit. Call Melanie Harmon, executive director of development, Manchester University, at 260.982.5211.
About the Embassy Theatre
Built in 1928, the historic Embassy Theatre features national productions from the Broadway stage, concerts of all musical formats, cinema, educational programming and a continued commitment to young people. For more information, visit www.fwembassytheatre.org.