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Second City Toronto

51 Mercer St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H2, Canada
+1 416-343-0011
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Unexpected good fun

A fun nightlife activity for business, couples or friends. it was unexpectedly funny. We had good... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Raul R
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Anchorage, Alaska
Get Ready to Laugh Hysterically!!

Went here w/ a group of business friends & we all laughed so hard we were almost crying! Very, very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jennifer S
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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51 Mercer St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H2, Canada
Downtown West
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A fun nightlife activity for business, couples or friends. it was unexpectedly funny. We had good seats with clear view of the stage. The sound quality was very good. The staff was responsive and always making sure we had a beverage. It is worth the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here w/ a group of business friends & we all laughed so hard we were almost crying! Very, very brilliant sketch comedy along w/ a bit of fantastic improv at the end. Lots of clever talent to be found here!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a hoot! 'Laugh till yuh belly bus' Ann Pornel and Colin Munch are future stars !! Pen their names for future reference. Funny, mainly clean good sported true comic relief! Have some drinks and big up SCT - these folks are dynamite at their...More

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TheSecondCityToronto, Front Office Manager at Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the glowing review, we'll be sure to pass your kudos on to Ann and Colin! We've got Tales from the Six and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Sweater opening in the next few months, hopefully we see you soon! Best,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our visit to Toronto, my wife and I took in a show at Second City. We loved every second of it. My only regret was that they didn't have a t-shirt my size.

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TheSecondCityToronto, Front Office Manager at Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, We’re happy to hear you and your wife had a fantastic time at Second City. We recently got a big shipment of shirts so hopefully we'll see you again soon! Best, SC Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time EVER going here and LOVED it wish it was longer time to see more comedy excellent service too please Tip these people work and go to school & have families of their own to support.❤️

Thank Lisa H
TheSecondCityToronto, Front Office Manager at Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Lisa! We're thrilled your first time was a great one at Second City, we hope to see you again soon! Best, SC Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is only one word for this review! GO. It felt so good to laugh for 2 hours. I felt like I was at SNL training ground

Thank Dee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tuesday night show - had me in stitches throughout the whole evening. Highly recommend the weeknight shows as their absolutely the worth the value of a ticket at just $15.00. We had an amazing time as a group of six and the touring company was...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

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.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 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

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 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
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vickintx
31 May 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.
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Fwiizz
12 June 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
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MollyToast
15 March 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
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