Writer. Director. Actor.
Carly Heffernan is an award winning director, writer, actor, showrunner and Capricorn. She is currently the Artistic Director of The Second City Toronto. She is also 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 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: Children Ruin Everything, 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 recently directed Season 2 of the television sketch show, ABROAD (OMNI) and was Showrunner and Director for the third season of the CSA nominated comedy series, Second Jen (OMNI).
The Second City: Skyline’s the Limit
Get ready for a comedic view from the top, with The Second City’s 87th Mainstage Revue, Skyline’s the Limit! From the tallest skyscraper to the deepest TTC tunnel, this all-star ensemble will take you for a wild ride through the stratosphere of humour. Laugh with us through the art of scamming, unwelcomed eye contact, the controversial yet brave approach to eating kiwis, and even how to navigate municipal bylaws on recycling! Join us, for a night of sky-high comedy that will leave you floating on cloud nine!
“Second City Toronto’s first-rate new revue Skyline’s the Limit hits the heights of hilarity!” – The Globe and Mail
For tickets, and more info about the show, check out this link!
Or email Carly directly at:
info [@] carlyheffernan.ca