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The Second City’s Algorithm Nation or, The Static Quo feels stuck in the system


The 107th mainstage revue features talented performers, but it’s strictly by the numbers.

On a recent episode of the improv podcast Spontaneanation with Paul F. Tompkins, comedian Tawny Newsome aired some grievances about her time at Second City in Chicago. She said that up until at least 2012, the final year she was a part of the ensemble, female performers were required to wear dresses.…

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