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Second City Toronto

51 Mercer St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H2, Canada
+1 416-343-0011
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Fun Evening

Thoroughly enjoyed the show. Fun skits and high energy level. The seating is a little crammed... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
warren161
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Caledon, Canada
Fun was had by all

Had a great time at the Sunday night show! We were a diverse group of 16 people and we all enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kate C
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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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  • Terrible2%
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“sketch comedy” (31 reviews)
“comedy club” (25 reviews)
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51 Mercer St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H2, Canada
Downtown West
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the show. Fun skits and high energy level. The seating is a little crammed together. Friendly servers, clean washrooms. The time when too quickly, before we knew it was intermission. Sign of a good time. The women and the man who played the...More

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Thank warren161
TheSecondCityToronto, Front Office Manager at Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Warren, Happy to hear that it was such a good experience that time flew by! Hope to see you again soon. Best, SC Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time at the Sunday night show! We were a diverse group of 16 people and we all enjoyed it. I liked how they referenced current politics without going overboard. The banana skit was the group favorite.

Thank Kate C
TheSecondCityToronto, Front Office Manager at Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Kate, So happy to hear your whole group had a great time! Hopefully we'll see you all again soon. Cheers, SC Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Second City two years ago and thought the skits were very creative and funny. This time we didn't have the same response. The performers put considerable energy into each skit. Didn't really appreciate social issues such as the power of women and...More

Thank minnesotans4
TheSecondCityToronto, Front Office Manager at Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there! Thanks for joining us at the show, and we’re sorry that you left feeling less than impressed. We're constantly trying out new content and we've got new shows opening every few months, so hopefully we can welcome you back soon. Best, SC Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crew at Second City never disappoint. It was a great show with lots of energy and laughs. Would definitely recommend this. If you are at all claustrophobic, you might want to get preferred seating tickets for a little room. The main floor gets pretty...More

Thank norwestfam
TheSecondCityToronto, Front Office Manager at Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, It's definitely cozy in our theatre, that's for sure. Rail seating might be an option for the next time if you'd like a bit more space. Really glad to hear you've consistently enjoyed yourself! Hope to see you again soon, SC Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I got tickets for a Sunday show while visiting Toronto. We were blown away by the high caliber of the six performers. It was hilarious but also poignant at times on social issues. The first two sets were largely rehearsed and really...More

Thank JimTaggartOttawa
TheSecondCityToronto, Front Office Manager at Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Jim, Happy to hear you and your wife made Second City part of your Toronto visit! Getting the audience involved on stage is always so much fun - never know what's going to happen! Thanks again for the kudos and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank Raul R
TheSecondCityToronto, Front Office Manager at Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Raul, Happy to hear the whole night was a fun time, hopefully we'll see you soon! Cheers, SC Team

Reviewed 4 weeks 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!

Thank Jennifer S
TheSecondCityToronto, Front Office Manager at Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Jennifer, Fantastic to hear we made for a great work outing. Sketch comedy + an improv set is a great way to spend an evening with colleagues! Hope to see you again soon, SC Team

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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 14 September 2017 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 4 weeks 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 7 September 2017 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 7 September 2017

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

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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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