The Second City: Too Busy to Hate… Too Hard to Commute Begins Alliance Run Sept. 19

News   The Second City: Too Busy to Hate… Too Hard to Commute Begins Alliance Run Sept. 19 The Alliance Theatre presentation of The Second City: Too Busy to Hate… Too Hard to Commute, a co-production with Chicago's Second City improv troupe, begins its Atlanta run Sept. 19.

Matt Hovde directs the production, which will run through Oct. 19 on the Hertz stage. An official opening night is set for Sept. 24.

The Atlanta-specific work, written and created by the cast of Second City, "takes a Southern-fried stab at Atlanta, creating a show that reflects the city in all its diversity, complexity and hilarity." The production features additional material by Ed Furman and T.J. Shanoff.

The cast of the two-act satire includes Anthony Irons, Michael Lehrer, Robyn Norris, Amy Roeder, Tim Stoltenberg and Ric Walker. Lisa McQueen serves as musical director.

For tickets and additional information phone (404) 733-5000 or visit www.alliancetheatre.org.

The Alliance Theatre is located within the Woodruff Arts Center, at the corner of Peachtree Street and 15th Street, in Atlanta, GA. *

The Second City is the birthplace of many legendary comedians including Steve Carell, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Mike Myers, John Candy and Tina Fey. Besides being a training ground for high-profile comedians, it has a solid national reputation for irreverent, homegrown sketch comedy.

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