Legendary sketch comedy theatre, The Second City, returns with their Laughing Matters Tour, featuring some of the best sketches, songs and improvisations from the company's 53-year history. The Second City is truly a Chicago landmark and a national treasure, having launched the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more. Now comes the next generation of the comedy world's best and brightest, delivering an evening of hilarious sketch comedy and Second City's trademark improvisation. Whether it's ripped from the morning headlines or a classic gem from their archives, The Second City is always a laugh out loud hit. This exciting show takes place in a specially-designed cabaret space in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Created by the Playhouse's scene shop artisans for the theatre's 2011 and 2012 Galas, this unique cabaret-style space features multi-level platforms, custom banquettes, as well as a full array of beverages for purchase.