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Second City

Comedy is often the best when the world’s going down the crapper. So no wonder these five shows – just a sample of the range and variety of acts in the city – impressed me so much. Read more

Comedy

The hilarious all-female sketch revue proves that time's up on male-dominated humour Read more

Comedy

Sending up everything from #MeToo to systemic racism, the sketch comedy troupe swings for the fences and hits a home run Read more

Comedy

Sure, a lot of big name acts breezed through town this year, but these locals proved yet again that we've got some of the funniest comics in North America Read more

Comedy

Daniel Shehori's guide to becoming your own publicist is smart, funny and full of useful examples Read more

Theatre

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Samuel Engelking

Proudly feminist, queer-positive and wholly their own, the foursome behind one of 2017's best TV shows riff on their breakthrough year Read more

Interviews & Features

Second City’s seasonal show, performed by its TourCo, could be much sharper Read more

Comedy

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Racheal McCaig

Second City's latest is a perfect mix of silly, smart and satiric Read more

Comedy

Despite a fine cast, the comedy institution's latest sketch revue plays it too safe Read more

Comedy

A lot of terrible things went down this year, so is it any wonder it was a good year for comedy? Here are some terrific shows that made us laugh even when we wanted to cry. Read more

Comedy

With dozens of seasonal shows currently onstage, I ask a bunch of artists to share their holiday faves, survival tips and messages for a certain president elect Read more

Stage

Holiday-themed sketch show is uneven, but will still distract you from checkout lines and dull office parties Read more

Comedy

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Tanja-Tiziana

Improvisers are encouraged to say “yes” to situations, but are there limits to what’s acceptable? Read more

Comedy

Four new mainstage members push buttons and get timely laughs Read more

Comedy

Yup, they go there: revamped mainstage cast deals with fat shaming, police shootings and other hot-button topics Read more

Comedy

The Hotline Always Blings Twice

Racheal McCaig

The performers show talent, but only a sketch about a Syrian refugee has any edge Read more

Comedy

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Comedy

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Elena Gritzan

New, larger training centre honours Toronto's improv history and sets the stage for the future Read more

Stage