5 Toronto Comedy Shows to See in August 2023

Make the most of the last month of summer in the city by checking out one of these live comedy shows.

The Disaster Show
Tuesday, August 8

Watch your favourite Toronto comedians do all kinds of experimental comedy bits. Think performance art but with even more absurdity and plenty of irreverence. You will be VERY confused but you will not be bored.
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On Task Variety Show
Friday, August 11

A little bit of sketch, a little bit of stand up, a little bit of improv. A lovely charcuterie board of live comedy in all it’s styles when you’re craving a bit of everything.
On Task Studio Theatre Tickets and Info.

The Flop Shop
Sunday, August 13

Want to do the comedy show equivalent of rolling a dice and seeing what eccentric comedy theatre act you will get? Look no further. This clown focused character show guarantees a hilarious tasting menu of the ridiculous.
SoCap Comedy  Tickets and Info.

Saturday, August 26

Watched hit UK comedy panel show Taskmaster and thought, huh wouldn’t it be nice to have an extremely well done Toronto off-shoot? Congrats, you’re in luck! Come watch a panel of comedians watch themselves do very silly tasks and get judged for it by the imperious Chorelord.
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Tickets and Info.

Sunday, August 27

Aching for a pure sketch comedy show featuring as many sketch troupes from across the city? In an hour? Check out this sketch train show!
Rivoli  Tickets and Info.

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