Live at Mister Kelly's

Live at Mister Kelly's

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Some of the biggest names in entertainment share how they got their start after performing at a legendary Chicago nightclub. Mister Kelly's called a "supernova in the local and national night life firmament," illuminated Chicago's iconic Rush Street, and all of America, by launching talent like Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Dick Gregory, Steve Martin, and Richard Pryor. Its visionary owners George and Oscar Marienthal smashed color and gender barriers to put fresh, irreverent voices on stage and transform entertainment in the 50s, 60s, and 70s.

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