With the launch of this website, the MCA has created a platform for archiving and publishing images and stories from our 50-year history. Though many pages currently lack descriptions or illustrations, we’re committed to a program of ongoing research that will fill in the blanks over time. If you have information about past MCA Stage events, we’d be delighted to hear from you.


The tone and ambiance of Expressionism was presented through decor, music, dance, and satirical reviews. Produced by Bernard Sahlins, director of Second City. Cabaret evenings were held at Second City.