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Second City (Theater company)

Overview
Works: 65 works in 123 publications in 2 languages and 5,209 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Comedy plays  History  Documentary films  Radio comedies  Radio plays  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: AE5, 792.23
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Most widely held works by Second City (Theater company)
The best of Second City by Second City (Theater company)( Recording )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take an unforgettable ride with the classic sketches that helped make America's foremost comedy troupe. The Second City lampoons every aspect of modern American life, with brilliant improvisatory sketches on subjects ranging from salad bars to affairs of state
The Second City guide to improv in the classroom : using improvisation to teach skills and boost learning by Katherine S McKnight( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second City political cabaret by Second City (Theater company)( Visual )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Arkin, Anthony Holland and the rest of the Second City troupe appear in skits based on reading The New York Times, and spoof the newspaper's contents
Dwight MacDonald and the second city( Visual )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Second City : first family of comedy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second City has spawned generations of great comedians. Join hosts (and Second City alums) Dave Thomas, Scott Thompson, and Joe Flaherty for an uproarious, behind-the-scenes history of the troupe that incubated more than four decades' worth of funny people."--Container
The best of Second City( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed before a live audience, improvisatory sketches and songs that lampoon many aspects of modern American life
The best of Second City( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed before a live audience, improvisatory sketches and songs that lampoon many aspects of modern American life
The best of Second City( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed before a live audience, improvisatory sketches and songs that lampoon many aspects of modern American life
Second city live( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents some of the brightest Second City stars in some of their funniest sketches recorded live on stage at The Second City
"Laugh a day"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A five segment show that honors the people and places that bring the gift of laughter into our lives. Features observations from doctors, scholars and scientists
Classic moments from The Second City stage( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second to none( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expanded edition of a documentary giving a behind-the-scenes look at the comedy theater The Second City
Comedy from the Second City by Second City (Theater company)( Recording )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second to none( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Host Jim Belushi takes you behind the scenes with the next generation of comedic genius for an intimate look at the brilliance of improvisation at its best"--Container
From the Second City by Second City (Theater company)( Recording )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sound of my own voice and other noises by Severn Darden( Recording )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes, and : how improvisation reverses "no, but" thinking and improves creativity and collaboration by Kelly Leonard( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaders from the premiere comedy theater and school share improvisational techniques that can be applied to life and work, providing a tool kit for thriving in a world increasingly shaped by speed, social communication, and decentralization
The Second City presents its 69th revue Jean-Paul Sartre and Ringo ; The Second city E.T.C. presents Kukla, Fawn, and Ollie( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Second City( Book )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, Stan Seiden presents "The Second City," a satirical musical revue, the cast (in alphabetical order) David Arkin, Peter Boyle, Sid Grossfeld, Sandy Holt, Paul Mooney, produced by Bernard Sahlins, associate producer Joyce Sloane, directed by Avery Schreiber, settings by Frank La Rue, lighting by Conrad Penrod
Process : an improviser's journey by Mary Scruggs( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modeled after Stanislavski's timeless An actor prepares, Process follows a fictional young actor taking Gellman's real-life class. He undergoes the standard trials of audition and rejection before he takes the advice of a fellow actor and turns to improv classes at Second City. At first, Geoff thinks improvisation is about laughs and loosening up, but he soon learns that it is a powerful tool as well as an end in itself. Through Geoff's eyes, the book introduces readers to key tenets of improvisation: concentration, visualization, focus, object work, being in the moment, and the crucial "yes, and."
 
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The Second City guide to improv in the classroom : using improvisation to teach skills and boost learning
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The Second City guide to improv in the classroom : using improvisation to teach skills and boost learningThe Second City : backstage at the world's greatest comedy theaterThe Second City unscripted : revolution and revelation at the world-famous comedy theaterDays and nights at the Second City : a memoir, with notes on staging review theatreSomething wonderful right away