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Chicago Like a Local Blog

Unique perspectives on the city from the people who live here.

Author: Megy Karydes

Chicago is renowned the world over for its theater and improv. The Second City, for one, is famed for its improv alums, including Tina Fey, Chris Farley, Stephen Colbert, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and John Belushi. There’s also Broadway in Chicago, which brings blockbuster shows such as Hamilton and Tootsie to the city, and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, featuring vibrant, award-winning interpretations of The Bard’s work. And let’s not forget Steppenwolf,  with acclaimed ensemble members that include Gary Sinise and John Malkovich. 

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