Writer. Director. Actor.
Carly Heffernan is an award winning writer, director, actor, show runner and Capricorn. She is an alumna of the Second City Toronto where she wrote and performed in four main stage revues. She became the youngest resident director in Second City Toronto history when she directed the critically acclaimed, main stage hit, Come What Mayhem! She co-wrote, Second City’s Guide to the Symphony, which played such historic venues as Roy Thomson Hall and the John F. Kennedy Center. She also directed the critically acclaimed Second City main stage revue, “The Best is Yet to Come Undone” which was named one of NOW Magazine’s TOP 5 Comedy shows of 2018 and the smash-hit, first ever, all-female Second City sketch revue, SHE THE PEOPLE which has played for three years in Second City Chicago’s UP Theatre as well as enjoyed runs in Boston, Nebraska, Washington D.C. and Toronto.
Select Writing Credits: Second Jen (City), The Irrelevant Show (CBC Radio), George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight (CBC), Canadian Air Farce NYE (CBC), Canadian Air Farce 150 (CBC), Almost Genius (CMT), SketchersonsTV (Rogers) and others.
Select acting credits: Second Jen, The Beaverton, Elliott The Littlest Reindeer, The Other Kingdom, Lost & Found Music Studios, Spun Out, Odd Squad, But I’m Chris Jericho, The L.A. Complex, This Hour Has 22 Minutes and she’s quite good at charades.
Carly is currently Show Runner and Director of the upcoming third season of the CSA nominated comedy series, Second Jen (OMNI).
The Second City’s Improv House Party: Girls Night In!
We’re having a Girls Night, and you’re invited! Join the women of The Second City and their fiercest female alumni as they raise a glass (or a box) of wine and laugh their way through this wild world. Featuring classic Girls Night games and hilarious improv inspired by your suggestions, this is comedy by women…for everyone! Buckle up for what’s bound to be the funniest ladies’ night of your life! This show is ONLINE and FREE and Created/Directed by Carly Heffernan!
For more information, check out this link!
Second Jen Season 3 – Coming soon!
Jen, Mo and even the wall squirrels are coming BACK to OMNI in 2020! But while you wait, catch up on Season 2, available 24/7 online at OMNITV!
Carly was thrilled to be show runner and director this season and even reprises her role as Redelle- what fun!
SING OUT, Second City! – Coming Soon!
Laughter never sounded so good! The Second City is proud to present our (mostly) pitch-perfect new revue that celebrates all things musical. Featuring the company’s finest and funniest melodies throughout the decades, song-centric sketch comedy, original new works, and musical improv, you will be blown away by the chops of our fine-tuned performers who are ready to sing their lungs out to make you laugh so hard, it’ll make Broadway jealous! Carly Heffernan is THRILLED to direct this passion project coming soon to the Second City in 2020.
For more details, check out The Second City website!
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