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Address: 51 Mercer Street, Toronto, Ontario M5V 9G9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-343-0011
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Description: The Second City is renown as the world's premier comedy theatre, with...
The Second City is renown as the world's premier comedy theatre, with critically-acclaimed live improv and sketch comedy shows on stage every night. Enjoy a night of laughs and up-to-the-minute satire from the legendary comedy troupe that inspired Saturday Night Live, SCTV, and Whose Line Is It Anyway! The Second City's list of alumni include entertainment legends such as Martin Short, Eugene Levy, Gilda Radner, John Candy, Andrea Martin, Mike Myers, Colin Mochrie, and many more. Tickets are only $14 - $32, making The Second City the best entertainment value in Toronto. Located in the heart of Toronto's Entertainment District, The Second City's intimate cabaret theatre offers table service of a affordable bar and food menu, as well as pre-show dinner packages.
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Lots of laughs, 'how to kill a comedian'

this was a great show, we laughed all the way through, we were pleasantly surprised since there is usually at least one skit that doesn't bring laughs, this one however had us in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

this was a great show, we laughed all the way through, we were pleasantly surprised since there is usually at least one skit that doesn't bring laughs, this one however had us in stitches. If you are going to be insulted by religion, politics on any other controversial topic- do not go, this is not for you. All the actors... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Some of their show's are up and down. Their current show, How to Kill a Comedian, was hilarious. I highly recommend it to comedy lovers.

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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is a great night for a group or couple. Second City crew comes up with hilarious skits that are on point with today's issues. It's worth the bit extra to get the reserved seats so you can linger at dinner (lots of great places on King Street that are a short walk to Second City) and walk right in... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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147 attraction reviews
427 helpful votes 427 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Second City is a gem that goes about its business making people laugh night after night. I recently saw "How to Kill a Comedian", and it was both laugh-out-loud funny and, at just under two hours, the perfect length for such a show. Here are the things to note (words of caution) to keep your experience at maximum joy and... More 

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Chicago
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Friendly staff, great ad lib acting. The only problem for a U.S. visitor is that a few of the jokes are Canada-centric.

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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Show was very funny. Service was good. We had preferred seating due to having the dinner package with the adjoining Wayne Gretzkys. Told us to check in at 7:15, only preferred seats left were side stage, very side stage, Didn't get to see most of the comedians expressions and was hard to hear what they were saying sometimes so we... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The show was absolutely hilarious, the comedians all very talented. My favourite was the Shopper's pharmacy sketch. Service was great too - very fast. However, we felt that the venue was much too crowded. We were seated in the third row and there were five seats crowded around a table meant for two people and the tables were packed in... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

How to kill a comedian is the funniest one I've been to so far. Actors were great, service was great. Will be back for another -D drive.

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Connecticut, United States
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97 reviews 97 reviews
17 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My husband suggested we go to the "Best of" Second City show on our last night in Toronto. I normally am not a huge fan of live comedy but holy crap this exceeded my expectations and had me laughing from start to finish. I always make fun of my husband for never laughing out loud; but this show was so... More 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I have been multiple times to Second City in Chicago, it is a lot larger, but the quality of the show was pretty comparable. The comedians, actors were very talented, great timing. During the weekday, we arrived 15 minutes early and got front row middle seats! Service was good, drinks were $20/pitcher. I really recommend to see a show. The... More 

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