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The Second City Toronto

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“sketch comedy”(34 reviews)
“comedy club”(28 reviews)
“laughed so hard”(16 reviews)
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...more
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51 Mercer St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H2, Canada
Old Toronto
+1 416-343-0011
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Reviewed yesterday

Was an amazing show, lots of laughs. If your ever in Toronto and looking for a good time, then this is a MUST SEE for sure. Be prepared to laugh!!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank terbear2019
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Laugh out loud hilarious! Hilghly recommend for a night out with girlfriends (or your significant other)!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank courtneydawn
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had dinner at Gretzky's and then went to the Second City show. My husband and I took our 17 year old son and had a really great experience!! Being hockey buffs, my son and husband enjoyed the Gretzky environment and the show at Second...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take your girl friends and go see "She the People". Get floor seats so you can order drinks and spend the night cathartically laughing at the comedian's humorous depiction and satirical take on womanhood and women's experiences.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank marcelloup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second City is a sketch comedy show that uses current events and edgy humour to deliver a good time. This is a great activity for friends or couples. Not appropriate for younger kids. They’ve always got a couple of shows running at a time. I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank elder87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw "She the people". Terrible with little humour. Cast laughed at themselves more than the audience did. Mumbled words from cast and hard to hear in the back. Should be "miked" . Pack in like sardines. No comfort. Will not recommend or go back. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank easydiner2019
Second City Tor... C, Guest Relations Manager at The Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback. I'm sorry your experience didn't meet The Second City Experience we aim to create. Improv allows us the freedom to fail and test content. Because of that, sometimes our content hits and sometimes it misses. Sorry it missed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

That was the worst show I've ever seen. The comedians seem to think that bad acting plus constantly faking weird laugh on stage means good comedy. They are terribly wrong. I'm extremely disappointed with this show. Looking at their pathetic attempts to be funny got...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JaneTTTs
Second City Tor... C, Guest Relations Manager at The Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We wanted to thank you for your honest feedback. Our cast does their best to deliver fast paced, quality comedy every night of the week - and there are times where our performances and content aren't quite for everyone. We're sorry to hear this was...More

Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

We went to see Bedroom Antics at the John Candy Box Theatre on Saturday night. The comedians were funny but not many of them stuck with the theme of relationships/sex/etc. They were still funny though and we had a great time!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ahespeler
Armand B, Manager at The Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

We're glad you had a lot of fun! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to She the People and loved it! It was so funny and entertaining. I was sceptical because the topic can be hard to cover in a comedic manner, but this did it. They did a great job of highlighting serious...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank brashley
Armand B, Manager at The Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

We're so happy to hear you loved She The People. Our cast works hard to make sure we cover issues in a lighthearted way while also bringing attention to things happening around us. We're glad you had some silly fun. Come visit us again soon...More

Reviewed 16 January 2019

A fabulous night out with lots of laughs. The talent showcased was remarkable. Gave us lots to talk about for days with such relevant subject matter. An excellent show!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cindy c
Armand B, Manager at The Second City Toronto, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2019

We're so happy to hear you left with laughs and conversations to be had after the show! We'll see you again soon :)

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9 December 2018|
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Response from fisherpricekid | Reviewed this property |
We did general admission, but were sure to show up early, and got fantastic seats. It's so small, I'm not sure if there is a "bad seat" but if you couldn't get there early, reserved seating is probably better.
Josh B
17 October 2018|
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Response from Armand B | Property representative |
Hi, Josh. Absolutely - our box office opens as early as 9am and tickets can be purchased right up until show time until the show sells out. Our team can also take your order over the phone or online if you want to ensure... More
4 July 2018|
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Response from Diane154995 | Reviewed this property |
I would say smart casual.