Giveaway: Second City’s Nut Cracking Holiday Review, Dec. 5 at Walton Arts Center


Famed comedy school Second City is touring with a new show this holiday season, and it’s coming to Fayetteville next month.

The new show, called Second City’s Nut Cracking Holiday Review, will debut on tour this winter, and they’ll be stoping in two for two nights of performances Dec. 5-6 at Walton Arts Center.

For those who aren’t familiar, Second City is the improv school that has launched the careers of some of the biggest names in comedy today, including John Belushi, Mike Myers, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, John Candy, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Stephen Colber and countless others.

According to their website, the new show “features a seasonal blend of hilarious scenes, songs and (their) trademark improvisation with a sprig of holiday mischief for a night of spirited fun.”

We happen to have a pair of tickets to give away to their Fayetteville performance. Maybe you’ll win them, and see the next Second City star before they’re famous. Good luck.

How to enter

We’ve done giveaways on several Second City shows in the past, and we always use the same criteria to enter.

It’s fun to talk about, though, so we’re doing it again. Leave a comment with your favorite alumni member from the Second City (here’s a list), and you’re entered.

What you’ll win

One lucky winner will win two tickets to see Second City’s Nut Cracking Holiday Review, set for 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5 at the Walton Arts Center.

A few rules (read ‘em carefully):

  • You may only enter this specific contest once.
  • This contest is open to anyone anywhere except Fayetteville Flyer writers, Walton Arts Center employees, and their immediate family members.
  • Contest is open until noon p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11.
    Make sure you leave a valid e-mail address when filling out the comment form since that’s how we’ll contact you if you’ve won. Once we notify the winners, you’ll have 24 hours to respond via email to claim your prize.
  • You’ll have to provide us with your first and last name (if you win) and then be prepared to show a valid photo ID when picking up your tickets.

Thanks to the Walton Arts Center for sponsoring this contest. For more information about this performance or to purchase tickets, visit