Located in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District, The Second City’s intimate cabaret theatre offers a unique setting for your next annual general meeting, town hall, product launch, seminar or networking reception.

Best of all, The Second City’s Mainstage Theatre comes complete with in-house technical and audio visual equipment, event staff, catering services, as well as a wide range of meeting support and fully customized entertainment options.

Contact Group Sales at 416.343.0033, or email groupsales@secondcity.com



220 sq ft • Main Level: 210 seats • Balcony 90 seats
300 seats on two levels, with flexible, cabaret-style configuration

400 sq ft
Elevated 33 inches

1 wireless headset mic
3 wireless handheld mics
2 corded handheld mics (sM58s)
2 DI boxes
Soundboard with 8 speakers & amps


  • One Theatre Manager to oversee venue set-up, as well as any food and beverage service
  • Additional staffing based on specific requirements of event and catering demands
  • Use of theatre lobby as well as backstage green room
  • Speaker podium with microphone
  • Multi-Media Projector & Screen
  • Free WiFi Internet



The Second City Training Centre features seven sparkling-new multi-media studios, an ultra cool lounge area with access to 50+ years of Second City’s hilarious archives, and a 70 seat theatre – the John Candy Box Theatre.

Contact Group Sales at 416.343.0033, or email groupsales@secondcity.com



Capacity: 60ppl
Sq Feet: 525

Dimensions: 28”x 5.5”
Sq Feet: 150


Studios 1,3,4,5 & 6
Capacity: 20-25 ppl
Sq Feet: 400

Studio 2
Capacity: 12 ppl
Sq Feet: 235

Studio 7
Capacity: 15 ppl
Sq Feet: 350


  • Theatrical LED lighting (fixed)
  • 1080p video Projector
  • Retractable 8” Projector Screen
  • 2 Wireless Handheld Mics
  • Free WiFi Internet



  • 6”x4” Whiteboard
  • 50” Flat SCreen TV
  • Chrome Box
  • Chairs
  • Free WiFi Internet



The Second City Toronto is located at 51 Mercer Street, Toronto ON. It is easily reached by public transportation, bicycle, car, or on foot. You can get directions by entering your location here.  We are located in the heart of downtown Toronto, in the vibrant entertainment district.

Subway Directions:

Exit the subway at St. Andrew Station. Walk west on King St. (650M), turn south on Blue Jays Way / Peter St, and walk one block to Mercer Street. If you’d rather not walk, you can connect to a westbound 504 King Streetcar when you exit the subway, get off at Peter Street / Blue Jays Way, and proceed south to Mercer. (You will need to get a transfer when you get on the subway in order to connect to the streetcar.)

Driving Directions from the Gardiner Expressway:

Take Spadina St. Exit, and proceed Northbound. Continue on Spadina, and then turn right onto Front Street West. From here, turn left onto John Street and then left onto Mercer Street. The main theatre entrance will be on your left hand side.



The Second City does not have a dedicated parking lot, however, there are many public parking options located within a block of the theatre doors. Parking prices vary, ranging from $10-$15 for an evening. Prices may be higher due to special events in the city.

Public Outdoor Parking Lot – Located on Blue Jays Way, just south of Wellington Street. Entrances are located either off of Blue Jays Way or Front Street.

Before 6pm – $3.00 / ½ hour. Maximum $12.00

After 6pm – $10.00-$20.00

The Hyatt Regency on King Underground Parking – Located on King Street, across from the main theatre doors. Entrance is off of Widmer Street.