NBCUniversal Second City BREAK OUT COMEDY FESTIVAL | Presented by NBCUniversal & The Second City

The NBC Universal Second City Break Out Comedy Festival is a new comedy fest spotlighting some of the country’s best diverse voices in sketch, improvisation and stand-up. Hosted by Al Madrigal (NBC’s “About a Boy”) (June 5) and Ron Funches (NBC’s “Undateable”) (June 6), the event will feature performances highlighting diverse and emerging comedic talent and an industry panel event.

Featured performers include Joel Boyd, Nigel Downer, Calvin Evans, Martin Morrow, Chucho Perez, Danielle Pinnock, Chris Redd, Jasbir Singh Velasquez, Kevin Vidal and Dominizuelan (Lorena Diaz and Wendy Mateo).

Tickets for the NBCUniversal Second City Break Out Comedy Festival start at $20.00 and are available online at www.UPComedyClub.com or by phone at 312-662-4562.




Friday, June 5 

7:30 PM – Opening Show

11:00 PM – Second City resident show at The Second City Mainstage Theatre


Saturday, June 6 

8:00PM Show – Second City resident stage show at the E.T.C. Theatre

10:00 PM Show – Break Out Festival Closing Show at UP Comedy Club.


NBCU Short Film Festival Accepting Submissions

The NBCUniversal Short Film Festival is an initiative to discover diverse voices both in front of and behind the camera. It provides creative individuals of diverse backgrounds an opportunity to get their materials in front of key decisions makers from the entire NBCUniversal family as well as agents, managers, producers, and other industry players.

Visit www.nbcushortsfest.com to apply!