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Keegan-Michael Key Reveals His Favorite Second City Sketch Ever

Keegan-Michael Key Reveals His Favorite Second City Sketch Ever

“What I loved the most about the scene is…it had something to say socially.”

The Second City’s Second Takes: February Edition

The Second City’s Second Takes: February Edition

Valentine’s Day, Oscar mix-ups, and Olympic thunder-stealers.

Three Bob Curry Alums Are Nominated For Canadian Screen Awards

Three Bob Curry Alums Are Nominated For Canadian Screen Awards

Congratulations to Aisha Alfa, Rakhee Morzaria & Hannan Younis

So, what’s The Second City?

The Second City has been bringing the funny for over 50 years, but here’s the short version.

We began as a small comedy theater, and have grown to become today’s leading brand in improv-based sketch comedy. With a variety of theaters, training centers and full-time, touring ensembles, you can find us all over the world.

We’ve also taken improv off the stage, expanding our business to include collaborations with corporate clients, and television and film productions.

And we have more than a handful of successful Second City alum that we aren’t too modest to mention, like Tina Fey, Chris Farley, Bill Murray, and Keegan-Michael Key.

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The Second City House Company - The Second City

The Second City House Company

Talk about a cheap date! The Second City House Ensemble presents sketch and improv every Friday in the John Candy Box Theatre for just $8.

Venue Rentals - The Second City

Venue Rentals

Corporate groups, students, bachelor(ette), birthdays, friends – show ‘em all what it means to laugh like a true Canadian.

RewireU - The Second City

RewireU

The new professional development program at The Second City Training Centre.