Improv Artist, Playwright Jon Carr Takes Center Stage As Second City’s New Executive Producer

Second City’s been making people laugh for 60 years. But at what cost? That’s what performers of color began asking last summer.

Improv Artist, Playwright Jon Carr Takes Center Stage As Second City
Second City
Improv Artist, Playwright Jon Carr Takes Center Stage As Second City
Second City

Improv Artist, Playwright Jon Carr Takes Center Stage As Second City’s New Executive Producer

Second City’s been making people laugh for 60 years. But at what cost? That’s what performers of color began asking last summer.

The training ground for everyone from John Belushi to Tina Fey to Stephen Colbert found its own culture taking center stage, but accusations of discrimination were no joke. Second City was facing a racial reckoning, questioning its long revered culture of comedy and creativity.

Reset puts the spotlight on improv artist and playwright Jon Carr, recently named executive producer of Second City.

GUEST: Jon Carr, executive producer at Second City