Second City Looks To Change Amid Accusations of Racist Culture

Reset talks with Second City’s new interim executive producer about the call for racial equity and changes afoot at the landmark Chicago improv company.

Second City Continues Push For Diversity In Comedy
Left to right: Aaron Branch, Menaka Deolekar, Shadee Vossoughi, Javid Iqbal, Jillian Ebanks perform at Second City as part of the 2018 Bob Curry Fellowship. Second City
Second City Continues Push For Diversity In Comedy
Left to right: Aaron Branch, Menaka Deolekar, Shadee Vossoughi, Javid Iqbal, Jillian Ebanks perform at Second City as part of the 2018 Bob Curry Fellowship. Second City

Second City Looks To Change Amid Accusations of Racist Culture

Reset talks with Second City’s new interim executive producer about the call for racial equity and changes afoot at the landmark Chicago improv company.

The Second City, long known for its ability to churn out comedy star after star, has been in the news lately. Not for their latest revue, but because of what some performers of color say is a systemic culture of racism and discrimination.

Reset talks with Second City’s new interim executive producer about the call for racial equity and changes afoot at the landmark Chicago improv company.