The Second City

A certified American comedy institution since 1959, The Second City’s laughs are 100% USA-made in this latest take on our great, big dysfunctional nation! The lauded company is sending satire down the conveyor belt and celebrating what makes us all tick in a hilarious revue that will leave you breathlessly ready to face the future…and all its loose screws.

Fresh, fast and always spectacularly funny​,​ The Second City is celebrating nearly sixty years of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy’s best and brightest.

Amy Thompson

AMY THOMPSON is honored to perform with The Second City. She grew up in California and received degrees in English and Acting from Brandeis University before studying improvisation at The Second City, Annoyance, and iO Theaters. Amy performs each Friday at the Annoyance Theatre with her team Baby Wine. Thanks to family and friends for the encouragement to chase my dreams. You can follow Amy on Twitter at @thompthompthomp.

Emma Pope

EMMA POPE is thrilled to be a part of The Second City Touring Company. She hails from Washington, DC, and is a graduate of the College of William & Mary. You can see her performing around Chicago at iO (Sears Tower, Tone) and CIC (JOAN, House Ensemble). She is represented by Paonessa Talent. Thank you to her unbeatable family and friends for their endless support, love and laughter.

Katie Kershaw

KATIE KERSHAW is originally from the foothills of Appalachia in Eastern Kentucky and loves her hometown more than most people love their dogs. She is a graduate of The Second City Conservatory and the iO Training Center. Katie can be seen improvising around town with Perennials at iO, Tone at the Mission Theater, and Trigger Happy at Annoyance Theater.

Kimberly Michelle Vaughn

KIMBERLY MICHELLE VAUGHN graduated from Columbia College of Chicago with her BA in Theatre. She recently just closed, #DATEME at The Second City’s UP Comedy Theatre. She is currently a member of The Second City’s touring company, performing with her Improv troupe, ‘99 Problemz, and acting in film and television shows. She is represented by Paonessa Talent. Follow her on Instagram - @BritishCatWoman and check out her website -

E.J. Cameron

E.J. CAMERON is very excited to be a part of this show. He's lived in Chicago for four years and graduated and performed at iO, The Second City, Comedy Sportz and was a member of the Bob Curry Fellowship for 2016. Before moving to Chicago he received his BFA in Acting at Columbus State University (not Ohio!) and performed with multiple troupes. He's an avid pro-wrestling fan and loves the color purple.

Mark Campbell

MARK CAMPBELL is so grateful to be a part the Second City Touring Company! He has performed with Second City Theatricals aboard the NCL Dawn and Gem. He also performs with the ComedySportz Chicago professional ensemble and with Big Tobacco at iO Chicago. He is proudly represented by Paonessa Talent Agency. Huge thank you to his family, especially his dog Smitty. Follow him for tweets @themarkcampbell!

Fernando Alvarez (stage manager)

FERNANDO ALVAREZ (Stage Manager) graduated with his Bachelors in Theatre Education from University of Texas at El Paso where he stage managed numerous shows such as A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Threepenny Opera. In Chicago, he completed a stage management internship at the Goodman Theatre for their production of Chinglish, stage managed Family Devotions (Halceyon), Assisted Living (Profiles), L-Vis Live! (Victory Gardens), The Diary of Anne Frank (Metropolis Performing Arts Center), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Haven Theatre), and assistant stage managed Be a Good Little Widow (Collaboractions), Reefer Madness and Pippin: A Bollywood Spectacular (Circle).

Anthony Sanders (music director)

ANTHONY SANDERS (Music Director) has been performing music around Chicago since he was 14 years old. He’s toured nationwide with numerous bands, including his own, The Island of Misfit Toys. He graduated from Maine East High School in Park Ridge, from which he immediately set out to the city to focus on music.



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