Toronto’s Sketch Comedy in June

Fringe Festival season has begun and Just For Laughs is on it’s way, but until then check out these sketch comedy and variety shows across Toronto!

A Sketch Comedy Extravaganza Eleganza – June 6 – 13 at The Second City

It’s baaaaaaaaaack and more extra than ever! After multiple sold-out performances at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, and Crow’s Theatre as part of TOsketchfest19, A Sketch Comedy Extravaganza Eleganza is being remounted one final time at the Second City Toronto in partnership with Pride Toronto! Tickets

The Rise and Fall of the Dataman – June 12 & 16 at Bad Dog Theatre

Inspired by Ian McIntyre’s experience working in an office, and his decision to leave that life behind him, this tall, thin, and cerebral comedian transforms into many colourful and seamless characters to present a sketch comedy show that explores the boundaries of silliness and showcases the sadness behind the clown. Tickets


Yes Trespassing – Thursday, June 13 at Comedy Bar

Brought to you by The Lighthouse Troupe, the improv and sketch comedy group YES TRESPASSING is back at Comedy Bar for another night of shenanigans! Tickets

The Mystery Box – Saturday, June 15 at Social Capital Theatre

Hosted by Matt Laird and accompanied by The Argumentals, this is a monthly show that showcases sketch and improv comedy. What is going on inside the mystery box sketch show? Come up to the 3rd floor of Socap on the 3rd Saturday of every month to find out! Tickets

Mystery Box


Wrestling Without Wrestling: Father’s Day Special – Sunday, June 16  at Bad Dog Theatre

Wrestling Without Wrestling is a sketch comedy show that has all of the pageantry and theatrics of professional wrestling, but without any of the violence or hurting. Equal parts WWE, WKRP and SNL: this satire-in-spandex show encourages audience participation as you get to cheer your favourites and boo the bad guys. Tickets

TAWA: A Filipinx Comedy Fest  – June 27 & 28 at Bad Dog Theatre

A Filipinx Comedy festival with emerging and established comedians to celebrate the first ever Filipinx Heritage Month! Tickets