Second City is headed back to the opera in June; a performance this weekend at the UP Comedy Club will preview what's to come. "Improv & Arias: A Sneak Peek," from Second City and Lyric Opera Chicago, will be an evening of informal evening of sketches, opera performance and improvisation. It's 7 p.m. April 21 in the Piper's Alley venue at 230 W. North Ave.
Also on the calendar: "The Onion Live! The Workshop Shows," running May 1-29. Second City and The Onion are teaming up to create a new live theatrical show that is going on tour in the fall.
Tickets for both are now on sale; $15 at 312-662-4562 or UPComedyClub.com.