What’s Next For Second City After Sale To Private Equity Company?

Theater Second City
This March 6, 1982, file photo, shows the home of the famed improvisational troupe, Second City, in Chicago's Old Town section. Chicago’s Second City comedy theater is up for sale. The sale, announced Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, is the second in the company’s 60-year history. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell, File) Associated Press
Theater Second City
This March 6, 1982, file photo, shows the home of the famed improvisational troupe, Second City, in Chicago's Old Town section. Chicago’s Second City comedy theater is up for sale. The sale, announced Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, is the second in the company’s 60-year history. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell, File) Associated Press

What’s Next For Second City After Sale To Private Equity Company?

The Second City theater will get a second chance — but it may look different than what fans are used to. Four months after being put up for sale, the famed Chicago theater has new owners, and they’re already thinking up ways to get Second City shows in front of more people in more cities. And they’re not waiting until after the pandemic to get started on the job either.

Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Ally Marotti stops by Reset with the details.

GUEST: Ally Marotti, reporter with Crain’s Chicago Business.