May 3, 2023« Back to News
50 YEARS OF FUNNY CELEBRATES THE SECOND CITY’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY IN CANADA
Toronto, ON on May 3, 2023 - Get ready for a night of non-stop laughs as The Second City Toronto celebrates its 50th anniversary with a comedy revue featuring classic sketches created by Canadian comedy icons like Mike Myers, Catherine O'Hara, John Candy, Colin Mochrie and more! Our all-star ensemble will bring to life some of The Second City's most beloved characters, taking you on a hilarious journey through a half-century of comedy.
Four-time Second City alumnus, Emmy nominated and Canadian Comedy Award winner, Kyle Dooley directs, and Jordan Armstrong returns to the National Touring Company as music director. Seann Murray joins the ensemble as stage manager.
The 50 Years of Funny revue tackles everything from proudly ordering a side salad to partying in your 30’s and will leave you convinced that the best vote for Toronto's next Mayor might just be you! With outrageous songs and sketches, side-splitting satire, and improv comedy, this celebration will leave you wanting 50 more years of funny!
The producing team includes Ed Wells (CEO), Carly Heffernan (Artistic Director), Elizabeth Howard (VP of Production), and Alex Bondesen (Producer). Tickets start at $29 and are available by phone at 416-343-0011 or online at secondcity.com. The show schedule is as follows beginning May 4, 2023: Mondays, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, and Thursdays at 8:30pm, with a 15-minute intermission. The show is rated R, and there is no drink minimum.
Theatre-goers can also enjoy a wide selection of food and drinks, including local craft beers, as well as small bites during the show or make a reservation to dine before or after the performance at our full service restaurant and bar with food by Canadian hospitality leaders Oliver & Bonacini.
The Second City Toronto is a fully accessible facility.