Just In Time for Valentine’s Day Weekend, “Hooking Up with the Second City” Comes to the MAC


GLEN ELLYN, Ill. – “Hooking Up with The Second City,” the best date night show in town returns to the McAninch Arts Center, located at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Saturday, Feb. 13 at 6 and 9 p.m. Audience members can complete their date night experience by joining the cast for a champagne toast and chocolates in the lobby following each performance.

Hooking Up With The Second City” makes mirth out of missed connections, girls ’ night out adventures and all the crazy things we do for love. This gaspingly funny revue is a modern mix of romance, rancor and everything in between. The cast scheduled to perform at the MAC includes Pat Ivansek, Shantira Jackson, EveKrueger, Carley Moseley, Dewayne Perkins and Tanner Tananbaum.  The design team for “Hooking Up with the Second City” Director is Anneliese Toft (director) and Adam Shenk (music director). Stage manager is Margot Momoi-Piehl*.

Fresh, fast and always spectacularly funny, The Second City has been producing cutting edge satirical revues for more than 55 years. The company continues to launch the careers of comedy superstars. Former members include Bill Murray, John and Jim Belushi, Mike Myers, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ryan Stiles, Horatio Sanz, Tim Meadows, Joan Rivers, John Candy, Chris Farley, and many more.


Hooking up with The Second City comes to the McAninch Arts Center, located at 425 Fawell Blvd on the campus of College of DuPage Saturday, Feb. 13 at 6 and 9 p.m. Tickets are $32-$36. For tickets or more information call the MAC Box Office at 630.942.4000, or visit AtTheMAC.org. Please note: these performances contain mature language.

* Indicates members of Actors’ Equity Association, the professional union for actors and stage managers

 About the MAC

McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at College of DuPage is located 25 miles west of Chicago near I-88 and I-355, and houses three performance spaces (the 780-seat proscenium Belushi Performance Hall; the 186-seat soft-thrust Playhouse Theatre; and the versatile black box Studio Theatre), plus the Cleve Carney Art Gallery, classrooms for the college’s academic programming and the Lakeside Pavilion. The MAC has presented theater, music, dance and visual art to more than 1.5 million people since its opening in 1986 and typically welcomes more than 75,000 patrons from the greater Chicago area to more than 230 performances each season.

The mission of the MACis to foster enlightened educational and performance opportunities, which encourage artistic expression, establish a lasting relationship between people and art, and enrich the cultural vitality of the community. For more information about the MAC, visit AtTheMAC.org, facebook.com/AtTheMAC or twitter.com/AtTheMAC.

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The MAC’s 2015-2016 Season is made possible in part with support by Arts Midwest, BMO Harris, The DuPage Foundation, Hilton of Lisle/Naperville, WDCB 90.9 FM and the College of DuPage Foundation.

Established as a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit charitable organization in 1967, the College of DuPage Foundation raises monetary and in-kind gifts to increase access to education and to enhance cultural opportunities for the surrounding community. For more information about the College of DuPage Foundation, visit cod.edu/foundation or call 630.942.2462.


Programs at the MAC are partially supported through a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.