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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)April 3, 2006

(Mahwah) – The Best of Second City” will perform Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. in the Sharp Theater on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey.  Featuring a cast of six, The Best of Second City” is two acts of highly charged and wildly funny comedy.

The Second City is considered the zany first theater of comedy/improvisation whose alumni include Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Mike Myers, Martin Short and Alan Alda, to name a few.  For over forty years, The Second City has been touring a hilarious and inventive evening of sketch comedy and improvisation all over the world.

Founded in Chicago in 1959, The Second City has been the starting point for many comedic actors, writers and directors working in American film, television and theater.  In addition to three touring companies that operate year-round, The Second City maintains resident theaters in Chicago, Toronto, Detroit and Cleveland.

Tickets for The Second City performance are $25 for adults, $22 for senior citizens and $15 for youth.  The Sharp Theater is located at the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts on the Ramapo College campus.  For more information call 201.684.7844.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey Stage Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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