MU presents The Second City      55th Anniversary Tour for 125th

Chicago comedy powerhouse The Second City is opening up its vaults to celebrate 55 years of laughter in an evening of comedy presented by Manchester University.

MU is welcoming The Second City’s 55th Anniversary Tour at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, to the Embassy Theatre in Fort Wayne as part of Manchester’s 125th anniversary celebration.

Non-student ticket prices are $68, $38 and $28. Additional fees apply. Students may purchase tickets at a discounted price of $15, using the code 125MU. Student IDs must be presented at admission to the event.

Tickets are on sale at, charge-by-phone 800-745-3000 or in person at the Embassy box office.

In addition to The Second City’s best of the best selection from its 55-year history, there will be a special improvisation dedicated to Manchester.

This show is part of the 125th anniversary celebration for Manchester University. It was on Nov. 5, 1889, that the school was founded when Roanoke Classical Seminary moved to North Manchester. To see more about the history and celebration, click here.

Built in 1928, the historic Embassy Theatre features national productions from the Broadway stage, concerts of all musical formats, cinema, educational programming and a continued commitment to young people. For more information, visit

For more on The Second City, visit

(Revised) Sept. 2, 2014

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