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Comedy Clubs and Venues

Profiles of famous comedy clubs across the country, as well as other venues to check out comedy, from stand-up to sketch comedy to improvisation.

Second City - Profile
Chicago's famous Second City helped give rise to improvisational and sketch comedy. Now open for over 50 years, Second City has become and institution and a franchise, with clubs open across the country. Read all about the history and famous alumni from Second City.

Carolines on Broadway - Profile
Read all about the history of Carolines on Broadway, "America's Premier Comedy Nightclub."

The Improv - Profile
Read all about Budd Friedman's Improv, one of the only comedy club "chains" in the country.

The Improv Official Site
Check out the offical website of The Improv comedy club. First established in 1963, there are now Improv clubs in over 20 cities across the U.S. Find out what comics are playing in each club, view exclusive photos and videos and even book a comedian.

The Comedy Store Official Site
The official website of the original Comedy Store in Los Angeles. See a calendar of upcoming shows, make online reservations and purchase Comedy Store merchandise.

Second City Official Site
The official home page of Chicago's legendary Second City, home of some of the country's best improv and sketch comedy.

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