Second City

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 more

Dec 21, 2017 1:01 PM Comedy 5 Comments

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

Dec 14, 2017 10:30 AM 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 more

Dec 6, 2017 6:28 PM Interviews & Features

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

Nov 27, 2017 5:34 PM Comedy

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Racheal McCaig

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

Aug 29, 2017 2:08 PM Comedy

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

Mar 29, 2017 1:59 PM 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. more

Dec 21, 2016 6:59 PM 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 more

Dec 7, 2016 12:52 PM Stage

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

Nov 30, 2016 2:55 PM Comedy



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

Sep 27, 2016 2:04 PM Comedy 17 Comments

Four new mainstage members push buttons and get timely laughs more

Sep 7, 2016 7:35 PM Comedy

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

Aug 24, 2016 6:05 PM Comedy

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Racheal McCaig

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

Mar 24, 2016 5:05 PM Comedy

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Sep 3, 2015 12:04 PM Comedy

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Elena Gritzan

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

Aug 5, 2015 12:04 PM Stage


Mike Ford

Second City alums bring their sketch savvy and contrasting styles to Fringe song cycle about how (and why) People Suck more

Jun 30, 2015 6:00 PM Stage

One funny lady leaves and another joins the Second City Mainstage cast more

Jun 15, 2015 10:09 PM Comedy


Anthony Burton

The city’s biggest improv theatre is expanding to accommodate growing demand more

Apr 13, 2015 2:23 PM News