Dead Parents Society returns to Next Stage Festival this month (multiple dates) at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre - one of five shows to watch in Toronto in October.

5 Toronto Comedy Shows to See in October 2023

The falling leaves is your sign to fall in love with some amazing Toronto live comedy. Here’s your monthly list of curated shows!

The Disaster Show
Tuesday, Oct 10

Come see local comedians do performance art in the basement of some bar in this FREE show. Expect some light chaos and confusion.
Wenona Craft Beer Lodge, Info and Instagram.

Improv Church
Thursday, October 12

Improv comedy classes not feeling culty enough? Come transcend to higher planes of spiritual existence at this hilarious Bad Dog improv show where the audience gets to play the congregation! Help start a new religion!
The Assembly Theatre, Tickets and Info.

The Sketchiest Sketch Show
Saturday, October 14

It’s all in the title – sketch comedy at its sketchiest. Toronto’s oldest (and newest) sketch troupe, The Understudies present their first revue in 13 years! Plus this show features the current winner of The Sketchiest Sketch Troupe Award, Cheap Wine.
Comedy Bar Bloor, Tickets and Info.

Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun: A Halloween Sketch Comedy Show
Sunday, October 29

2023 TOsketchfest Producer’s Pick winners Big Chick Energy bring us Halloween hilarity in this full length sketch show.
The Rivoli,  Tickets and Info.

Dead Parents Society
Various Dates in October

Death of a parent is harrowing, tragic and a life changing experience. Here’s a sketch comedy show about it. Created by Shohana Sharmin Scilia, directed by Kristen Rasmussen, this Toronto Fringe Next Stage show was previously a TOsketchfest Sketch Project Fund recipient.
Buddies in Bad Times, Tickets and Info.

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