Live sketch comedy is back in the city of Toronto! In addition to celebrating the best of the best at TOsketchfest22 – Screen Time Edition in person on the big screen, we cannot wait to check out all of the live and in your face showcases and revues throughout the month of June.
The Disaster on June 7, 14, 18 and 21
Disaster is “a monthly alt comedy show that has been around too long” produced by Alex Kolanko (Public Works, Bleak, Sketchersons), and this June you can experience it weekly! Now at Wenona Lodge on Bloor, Disaster will present Goof Parade with Uber & Klonk on June 7; The Disaster Show, a legendary alt comedy spectacular now in its 9th year, on June 14; and Corporate Pride with Ajahnis Charley on June 28.
8:30pm at Wenona Craft Beer Lodge, 1069 Bloor Street West. More info at: https://www.instagram.com/thedisastershow/
Gag Reflex: A Comedy Variety Show on June 14
Gag Reflex is a monthly variety show that ends with an evening of karaoke! In this ridiculously funny Pride edition show you’ll see musical comedy, sketch, and more with performances by Party Room, Joy Provision, Nose Bros, Lou Currie, Rachel Manson, and Clownprov – all hosted by Jordan Shore, Taylor Hreljac and Peter Cheema.
8pm at El Mocambo, 464 Spadina Avenue. Get your tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/gag-reflex-a-variety-comedy-show-pride-edition-tickets-332089297027
4-Sum: A Comedy Show on June 17
Powerhouse comedians Tricia Black, Ajahnis Charley, Tom Hearn, and Selena Vyle serve up some of their hottest solo work… and they do group stuff, too! These four headliners didn’t come to play – you’ve seen them at TOsketchfest, Just For Laughs, The Second City, Toronto Fringe, and they’ve lit up your screen on CBC, HBO, and CTV. Get into this 4-Sum while you still can.
7pm at The Cabaret at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street. Get your tickets at: https://buddiesinbadtimes.com/show/4sum-a-comedy-show/
TOsketchfest22 Best of the Fest on June 23
Hosted by 2020 Best of the Fest winner Laura Ramoso, the Best of the Fest Award Show will feature a screening of the nominated work, plus five award presentations on Thursday, June 23 at 7pm at The Fox Theatre. That’s right, we will finally get to watch these hilarious sketch comedy shorts on the big silver screen.
7pm at The Fox Theatre, 2236 Queen Street East. Get your tickets at: https://torontosketchfest.secure.force.com/ticket/#/instances/a0F3o00000ppTEmEAM
Good News Toronto on June 24
Good News Toronto is made by Toronto for Toronto, and features the city’s most talented comics with a dash of chaotic idiocy. This month they will be talking about the electoral results, a corpse giving a concert, and so much more silliness. Good News Toronto will star Ally Medeiros, Brie Watson, Emily Ferrier, Gerald Yeung, Jasmine Irwin, Jeremy Friedmann, Linda Julia Paolucci, Korri Birch, and Quentin Matheson with special guest Marc Hallworth.
8:30pm at Comedy Bar Cabaret, 945 Bloor Street West. Get Your Tickets at: https://comedybar.ca/shows/good-news-toronto?ev=2022-06-24