The Second City’s Almost Accurate Guide to America

The Second City's Almost Accurate Guide to America

Jul 28 - Jul 31, 2016

What if the history of America was written by comedians? The Second City looks back at the Founding Fathers, the Industrial Revolution, and the individuals and movements that have defined the way America sees itself. And some of it will even be true.

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John Oliver

John Oliver

Aug 24 - Aug 27, 2016

The Kennedy Center presents Emmy and Writers Guild Award–winning comedian and writer John Oliver performing his stand-up show in the Concert Hall.

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The Second City Guide to the Symphony

NSO Pops: The Second City Guide to the Symphony starring Colin Mochrie

Sep 15 - Sep 17, 2016

The NSO joins renowned comedy troupe The Second City and Whose Line Is It Anyway? star Colin Mochrie for original comedy, new music, and works by Mozart and more in this satirical look at the symphony's repertoire, composers, and even its audience!

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Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah

Fri, Oct 7, 2016, 8:00 PM

The South African comedian and host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show takes his comedic talents to D.C. for one night only.

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Unelectable You

Slate + The Second City present Unelectable You

Oct 14 - Oct 15, 2016

Who even knows what makes a presidential candidate electable anymore? Join Slate and the Second City as they try to figure it out, in an evening of comedy, insight, and topical musings.

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Bill Murray

The 19th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: Bill Murray

Sun, Oct 23, 2016, 8:00 PM

The Kennedy Center awards the 19th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Bill Murray, one of America's--and the world's--foremost humorists in a star-studded show filled with fun and laughter.

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Igudesman & Joo

Igudesman & Joo: And Now Mozart

Thu, Nov 10, 2016, 8:00 PM

Collaborating to create a concert they would want to attend, violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-Ki Joo bring their hilarious mix of music, pop culture, and pure zaniness to The Kennedy Center for one night only!

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Kevin Nealon

Kevin Nealon

Fri, Nov 11, 2016, 8:00 PM

The Saturday Night Live alum and film and television regular (Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer, Anger Management, Weeds) brings his unique brand of humor to the Kennedy Center.

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Adam Carolla

Adam Carolla: Not Taco Bell Material

Sat, Feb 25, 2017, 8:00 PM

One night only! Comedian, New York Times best-selling author, and The Adam Carolla Show podcast host brings his signature standup talents to the Eisenhower stage.

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