The Second City is the world's premier comedy theatre, with live improv and sketch comedy performances on stage every night at its intimate cabaret theatre in the heart of Toronto's Entertainment District
First opened in Chicago in 1959, The Second City has produced generations of the world's greatest comedic talent, including Fred Willard, John Belushi, Dan Akroyd, Chris Farley, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, and Tina Fey.
The Toronto theatre. opened in 1973, has won numerous Canadian Comedy Awards, and launched the careers of beloved performers such as John Candy, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Martin Short, Mike Myers, and Colin Mochrie.
In addition to their nightly performances, The Second CIty now also offers weekly family matinees for young audiences throughout the year .