Directory:The Second City

The Second City is an improvisation nightclub at 1616 N. Wells Street in Chicago, Illinois. Del Close was one of its major influences as a legendary actor and director. The Second City has spawned more TV and movie comedy stars and dramatic actors than any other international institution, including Jim Belushi, John Belushi, Danny Breen, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jonathan Pitts, Dan Ackroyd, Bill Murray, and Gilda Radner. It has a Toronto, Canada counterpart, where some of those stars honed their craft.