"Between Barack and a Hard Place" takes a look at a nation divided. Red state versus blue. Smokers versus non-smokers. Art lovers versus philistines. Dozens of potential presidential candidates versus each other. And the terrorists versus…well, everybody. The Second City uses its razor-sharp wit and irreverent satirical viewpoint to ease the tension of being stuck "Between Barack and a Hard Place".
The cast of "Between Barack and a Hard Place" includes Joe Canale, Ithamar Enriquez, Molly Erdman, Brian Gallivan (two-time Joseph Jefferson Award Nominee), Brad Morris and Amber Ruffin. Ruby Streak is musical director and Craig Taylor is stage manager. Set design is by J Branson and stylist is Butch Jerinic. The producing team for "Between Barack and a Hard Place," includes Executive Producer and CEO for The Second City Andrew Alexander; Vice President of The Second City, Kelly Leonard; Producer Kirk Hanley; and Associate Producer Alison Riley.
Tickets for "Between Barack and a Hard Place" are available by phone at 312/337-3992 or on-line by clicking here .
The show schedule and ticket prices are as follows:
Tuesdays - Thursdays 8pm $19.00
Fridays and Saturdays 8pm & 11pm $24.00
Sundays 7pm $19.00
**ChicaGoGetter tip - Make your reservations early; Weekend shows tend to sell out pretty quicky due to the weekend tourist rush**
The ChicaGoGetter Team has been to Second City several times and have never been disappointed. This theater company boasts alumni who have shaped the comedy landscape over the years like Stephen Colbert (The Colbert Report); Steve Carell (The Office, Evan Almighty), Chris Farley (SNL, Billy Madison, Tommy Boy, Wayne's World); Mike Myers (Austin Powers,Shrek); Jim Belushi (The Blues Brothers, According To Jim); Dan Aykroyd (The Blues Brothers, Ghostbusters, SNL); Shelley Long (Troop Beverly Hills, Cheers, Frasier);John Candy (Only the Lonley, Cool Runnings, JFK); Bill Murray(Groundhog Day, Caddyshack, Ghostbusters);Tina Fey (SNL, 30 Rock, Mean Girls).
Second City is a perfect destination for a date or an evening hanging with your girlfriends.