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Second City Q & A

The Magnet Theater will be holding a Q&A session with Second City Casting Director Beth Kligerman, Wednesday April 23rd from 5:30pm-6:30pm at The Magnet Theater Training Center (259 w....more »

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The Magnet Podcast: Episode 1!

Magnet Theater is excited to announce The Magnet Podcast!  Our first Episode is up!   Check it out here.  Podcast host Louis Kornfeld interviews Magnet Theater founders Ed Herbstman, Alex ...more »

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An Interview with Alessandro King of Lis...

How do you both collaborate when writing sketches for a show?  Did you work on sketches together when Kevin went on the Second City cruise ship for 4 months? Our Clinton/Bush sketch is...more »

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Second City Cruise Ships Seeking Actors

Second City Theatricals is seeking actors for ensembles on Norwegian Cruise Line ships. A ship specific audition will be held at the Magnet Training Center in New York City on Thu...more »

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Magnet Spotlight: Charles Rogers and For...

The South By Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) is an annual film festival that not only premiers feature films, like Bridesmaids back in 2011, but presents new work by indie directors. Ea...more »

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Thu, Apr 24th


Magnet Mixer - Thursday
Special Guest Junior Varsity
7:00pm - (Free)

Magnet students past and present join improvisers from all the world over and non-improvisers who just want to play, forming rare and wonderful one-night-only combinations. Sign up starts at 6:30pm. more»

The Boss & Junior Varsity
8:00pm - ($7 for whole night)

A weekly round of Russian Roulette featuring two veteran improv teams perform in their own unique and seasoned styles. more»

The Director Series: Welded 9:00pm - ($7 for whole night)

"Welded" is the newest installment of The Director Series, a series of performances wherein a Director selects a cast and presents a different improvised form. This month Ryan Dunkin is directing the more»

The Armando Diaz Experience
Featured Monologist: Armando Diaz
10:00pm - ($7 for whole night)

The legendary show is reborn!

Created in 1995 at the iO Theater in Chicago, The Armando Diaz Experience IS the longest running improv show EVER. A guest monologist takes a suggestion from the more»

Winner vs. Junior Varsity
11:00pm - ($7 for whole night)

Inspirado is the only improv competition in the world. Two teams randomly choose a challenge, then they compete. The audience votes on the winner. Challenges inspire. Inspiration leads to innovati more»

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