Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra & The Second City to Present Comedy Special

‘Whose Line Is It, Anyway?’ star Colin Mochrie to host classical music and comedy mash-up!

SPONSORED – The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra continues its 2018-2019 Pops Series in  2019 with The Second City Guide to the Symphony. Hosted by Colin Mochrie,‘Whose Line Is It, Anyway?’ star, this one-of-a-kind comedy special will hit the stage at the Bob Carr Theater on Saturday, February 2 at 2pm & 8pm.

In a program blending original sketch comedy, new music and songs, as well as orchestral classics, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will take a satirical but loving look at the players, the repertoire, the composers, the personalities, and even the audience – with a little help from some new friends.

Colin Mochrie is an alumnus of Toronto’s famous Second City comedy troupe and is widely considered to be one of the leading improvisers in the world. He is most-recognized as a star of the ubiquitous comedy “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?,” in which he starred alongside Wayne Brady, Ryan Stiles, and host Drew Carey.

The Second City is the world’s premier comedy theater and school of improvisation, specializing in sketch comedy and improvisation and has been delighting audiences for over 50 years with permanent theaters in Chicago and Toronto as well as an International Touring Company. The Second City is well known as the incubator of some of the best-known comedic talent in North America, including Martin Short, Tina Fey, John Candy, Stephen Colbert, Catherine O’Hara, Mike Myers, Andrea Martin – too many to list!

This performance is rated PG-13 and is recommended for children ages 13 and older.

TICKETS

Single tickets start at $25 and student tickets start at $18. Tickets may be purchased online at orlandophil.org, by calling 407-770-0071, or in person at the Box Office, located at The Plaza Live (425 N. Bumby Avenue, Orlando).

Funny 4-Pack tickets are on sale now! 

Use this link to save 25% when you purchase Gold, Silver, or Bronze level tickets. 

About Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Celebrating its 26th Season, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is led by Music Director Eric Jacobsen and comprised of accomplished musicians from around the world. The Philharmonic annually presents the FAIRWINDS Classics and Pops Series at Bob Carr Theater and its Focus Chamber Series at The Plaza Live.

The mission of the Philharmonic is to enrich and inspire the diverse communities of Central Florida through the transformative power of live music, and it presents more than 170 live concerts and impacts more than 70,000 children, youth and families annually through its Young People’s Concerts, Symphony Storytime Series, Notes in Your Neighborhood program, and free outdoor community concerts. A resident company of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Philharmonic will perform in Steinmetz Hall when it opens in 2020. Learn more at OrlandoPhil.org.

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