Episode 399. The Second City

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UnknownSecond City‘s legacy informs every aspect of contemporary comedy (including many alumni who’ve performed with us) and this week Executive Vice President and President of Second City Theatricals Kelly Leonard gives us the reduced history of Second City’s over-fifty year impact on popular culture. Featuring phenomenal growth, changing trends, ensemble spirit in a city of ensembles, developing new work without losing what’s essential, and sobering examples and cautionary tales. (Length 18:48)