Improvisational comedy troupe brings show to SUNY New Paltz
NEW PALTZ -- The State University of New York at New Paltz Office of Student Activities will host The Second City comedy troupe at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16 in Studley Theatre.
The Second City is an improvisational comedy troupe made up of six rising stars. The format of the troupe's is similar to the popular television comedy program hosted by Drew Carey, "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Former cast members of The Second City include: Mike Meyers, Joan Rivers, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, John Candy and Chris Farley.
The performance will consist of two, 45-minute acts with a 15-minute intermission, followed by an informal improvisational set involving audience participation. The show is designed for individuals of high school age and older - it is recommended for mature audiences.
The event is open to the public and tickets are $3 in advance at the college's Student Union Building (SUB) information booth or $5 at the door. Doors open at 8:15 p.m.
For more information, contact Brian Holtz at (845) 257-3025 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit The Second City Web site at www.secondcity.com.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.