Located in the heart of Toronto's Entertainment District
, The Second City
has created some of Canada’s funniest men and women. Alumni include John Candy
, Catherine O’Hara
, Mike Myers
, Dan Aykroyd
, Gilda Radner
, Martin Short
and Colin Mochrie
, and spawned the classic comedy series, SCTV
Called, “a comedy empire” by the New York Times, The Second City
is just steps from King Blue Condominiums
, where you can experience their hilarious and intimate cabaret theatre.
And there’s plenty to tickle your funny bone with three new upcoming shows:
From March 4 is The Second City’s newest main stage comedy revue, The Meme-ing of Life
. On trend with our latest obsessions—as with The Second City’s highly successful Facebook of Revelations
—this outrageous comedy explores the wins and epic fails of living on and off the digital highway. Let’s face it- we have all been spending too much time gazing at our screens. The Second City’s newest show invites us to take a few moments to log off, laugh out loud and smell the kittens.
The Meme-ing of Life
is created and performed by Craig Brown, Jan Caruana, Jason DeRosse, Nigel Downer, Stacey McGunnigle and Allison Price. Tickets are priced at $24 and $29.
Looking for some levity (and sanity) with your kids during March break?
Kids know it's not always fun being the smallest. Unless you are the world's smallest ninja! The Second City has a brand new show for all ages, Princess Polly and the World's Smallest Ninja
. Written & Directed by Reid Janisse (creator of Miracle on Mercer
), audiences are invited to come along come along for a wild adventure with a princess, who may not be what you expect. And marvel at a ninja, whose tiny skills will baffle your eyes!
Princess Polly and the World’s Smallest Ninja
is presented by the funny folks at The Second City along with some help from their puppet friends. Tickets are priced $14 and family 4-Packs $45. Performances take place March 9 – 17.
Each Tuesday night at 8 p.m. catch The Second City's Improv All-Stars
where the greatest comedic minds throw away their scripts, and their inhibitions, to battle wits in a no-holds-barred frenzy of spontaneous hilarity. Best of all, the audience determines how the action will unfold, making each night a unique experience where anything might happen.
is a chance to see what has made The Second City famous for more than 50 years. Tickets are priced at $20.
For more information on The Second City, visit www.secondcity.com
find them on Facebook
, or call the theatre box office at 416-343-0011.