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  Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno at Second City

Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno

Second City
1616 N. Wells St Chicago

The Second City e.t.c.'s 41st revue, Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno, reminds us that as divided as the nation may be, there is still hilarity in our humanity. This exciting new cast illustrates that there is still plenty to laugh at in ourselves and though they may be slightly shattered, America still has two legs to stand on. Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno proves that as long as we're still willing to listen to each other, laughter is our international language.

Open Run

Thursdays: 8:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm & 11:00pm
Saturdays: 8:00pm & 11:00pm
Sundays: 7:00pm

Price: $19-$46

Show Type: Comedy

Box Office: 312-337-3992

Running Time: 1hr, 50mins

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  Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno Reviews
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Chicago Tribune - Highly Recommended

"...Saturday Night Live" has Alec Baldwin on tap to play — and greatly annoy — the president-elect. The very funny new show at the Second City e.t.c., "Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno," goes one further. It's hit up some modeling studio and brought in a many-tentacled monster to take over its liberal ship of dreams. And with each atrocity getting its own appendage, and its own victim, every shipmate argues in turn they are not themselves directly affected and thus need do nothing.
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Chris Jones

Around The Town Chicago - Recommended

"...With the exception of Ms Marchaino, these are all fresh newcomers to Chicago and the host of Second City opportunities. Many of you know that they do shows all over the world, but still call Chicago home. This is where it all started and this is where people visiting Chicago feel that they will have a great night of laughter. While, over the years, there have been many delightful experiences at the different venues located at Second City, keeping up with the pace is often hard, and the bar has been set so high, the future has a difficult time keeping up with the past. This show, however, is two hours of fun-filled laughter, filled with current events, a little less improve than in the old days, but some wonderful bits."
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Alan Bresloff

Chicagoland Theater Reviews - Highly Recommended

"...The success of “Fantastic Super…” comes as a relief after the troubled presentation of “The Winner…of Our Discontent” on the Mainstage a few weeks ago. e.t.c. has found itself a gold mine of compatible young performers able to smoothly manage a wide assortment of skits and bits. The e.t.c humor isn’t forced and there isn’t the Mainstage’s frequent emphasis on four letter words to prod the audience to laughter. Not that “Fantastic Super…” is wholesome fun. Heaven forbid. But it comes by its laughs honorably and the ensemble oozes a ton of talent in the bud."
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Dan Zeff

   This show has been Jeff Recommended*

*The designation of "Jeff Recommended" is given to a production when at least ONE ELEMENT of the show was deemed outstanding by the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee.

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