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When: Mondays. Continues through Nov. 28 2016

On October 9, comedian Peter Kim left Second City's E.T.C. revue show A Red Line Runs Through It. During the course of the evening, harmless heckling had turned into vitriolic hate speech directed at both the performers and the audience, and Kim had had enough. In a personal essay published by Chicago magazine he wrote: "Since September 2015, people in the audience have hurled increasingly racist, homophobic, and misogynistic comments at me and my castmates: comments demeaning my Asian ethnicity, using the f-word to degrade my homosexuality, and shouting 'whores' at the women. But this time, [someone] was attacking another audience member, and that felt like a whole other level." Continue reading >>

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