No Country for Old White Men | Second City | Improv/Sketch | Chicago Reader

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When: Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m., Fridays, Saturdays, 8 & 11 p.m. and Sundays, 7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 14 2008

Boasts plenty of verbal wit, clever running jokes, and hilarious physical comedy. But underneath the fun is a serious concern: the anxiety generated by extraordinary political, technological, economic, and cultural change. A key theme of several sketches is the dehumanization that accompanies instant communication. Under Jim Carlson's fast-paced direction, however, the ensemble's communication with one another and the audience is lively and personal. (AW). Free improv sets follow shows Tue-Thu 10 PM, late Sat 1 AM, and Sun 9 PM

Price: $20-$25

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