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Second City Toronto

51 Mercer St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H2, Canada
+1 416-343-0011
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An OK Evening but Less than Expected

Maybe the Second City name raised my expectations more than it should have. The comedy was good... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Great for Laughs!

Hello, My wife and I recently attended Second City's Party Today, Panic Tomorrow show, and we had... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Aaron M
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
via mobile
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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
51 Mercer St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H2, Canada
Downtown West
+1 416-343-0011
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Maybe the Second City name raised my expectations more than it should have. The comedy was good with clever lines. A lot of Toronto centric references that escaped me since I am not from the area. Just did not blow me away.

Thank TheOriginalLuckyDom
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hello, My wife and I recently attended Second City's Party Today, Panic Tomorrow show, and we had a great time. The skits were fresh and the current class have great chemistry. Lots of inside jokes for torontonians, but the couple beside us were from out...More

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am a big fan of the history of second city and how some of my favorite comedians came from this improve comedy background. I have been to the Chicago second city and I have to say that this venue is more comfortable and spacious....More

Thank Edmund P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Energetic and talented young artists - very entertaining take on Canadian and international (jokes about Trump anyone ?!) news, as well as popular culture !

Thank Sanjay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been to second city on several occasions. We usually leave with sore stomachs from all the non-stop laughing. However, this July we were really disappointed. The material was not funny. There were one or two good skits but the rest...More

Thank Canprego
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to The Second City 2017 Fall Revue. Their non-political skits were pretty entertaining to me. But I get really tired of a bunch of liberals constantly using ignorant political statements because they think they are right. It's tiresome and boring to me. Also,...More

Thank sapamire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A comedy venue with not only excellent comedians to entertain you, but also friendly staff to serve you food and drinks

Thank alandO8351UH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a bit of a pilgrimage for me, as I am a hard core SNL fan. The show was amazing! I laughed so hard I cried, multiple times, and wanted to go back every night we were here. My favorite part was the "third...More

Thank ApRuhland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went twice. Once on Saturday and once on Monday. The Saturday show was really not all that great. I would give it a 3. It was all political comedy and not all that well written. Not sure what happened exactly but they dropped the...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

In a last-minute decision we bought tickets for a show at Second City and we're so happy we did! It was hilarious! The staff was great and the actors were so talented. The theatre has a full menu and the staff was great at keeping...More

Thank kingston1229
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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May 31, 2016|
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Response from ArmchairCynic | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they're allowed, but don't bring them. The content of the show is not appropriate and no one wants your children there.
June 12, 2015|
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Response from TheSecondCityToronto | Property representative |
Our Friday & Saturday shows generally sell out, so best to book those at least a few days in advance. For Sun - Thurs, booking on the day of or day prior is usually fine, although it varies day to day. Can book online... More
March 14, 2015|
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Response from TheSecondCityToronto | Property representative |
Hi Molly. Although some elements of the show change from night to night, the show will certainly contain a fair bit of cursing and other strong language, as well as mature subject matters, including references to sex (and... More