Cam Wyllie sits in an alley with his back to a wall on a pile of wood pallets. The wall is littered with a matrix of natural gas lines that obscure the artwork for his variety shows called CAM WYLLIE PRESENTS: THE CAM WYLLIE SKETCH COMEDY INVITATIONAL. It's TOsketchfest's top 5 comedy shows to see in May 2024.

5 Toronto Comedy Shows to See in May 2024

Here’s our monthly digest of sure-fire laughs – it’s our list of 5 Toronto comedy shows to see in May 2024.


Anesti Danelis: This Show Will Change Your Life (Comedy Special Recording)

Friday, May 10

“Why on earth was Anesti Danelis not at TOsketchfest in March?” you may ask. That’s because he was working on a big ole live comedy taping for his smash hit show “This Show Will Change Your Life.” Anesti’s musical comedy has sent him around the world touring and amassed him millions of views for his viral vignettes. This one’s a DO NOT MISS.

Burdock, Tickets and Info.


Good Boy Stand Up Comedy at Black  Lab Brewing

Tuesday, May 14

Do you miss your dog every time you leave your house? Do you love going to watch comedy, but can’t bear to be apart from your pup? This dog-friendly standup comedy show is your solution!

Black Lab Brewing, Tickets and Info


The BFF Variety Hour

Saturday, May 18

This is the variety show to go catch with all of your absolute BESTIES. With a line up of stand up, sketch, music, improv, drag, & more, this show has everything you want and need.

Comedy Bar Bloor, Tickets and Info


Cam Wyllie presents: The Cam Wyllie Sketch Comedy Invitational

Saturday, May 25 – 7pm / 9pm

Reigning Best of the Fest winner Cam Wyllie goes big, inviting a host of his fav sketch ensembles from across North America to bring their best, and dumbest sketch comedy to Toronto in an absurd attempt to win $10,000 of Cam’s own money. Who will win the coveted “Dumbest Sketch In North America” award?

Factory Theatre Studio Space, Tickets


All of our Parents are Asian

Wednesday, May 29 – 8pm

Happy Asian Heritage Month! Don’t miss this one-night-only remount of Mahjong Mafia Comedy’s 2023 Fringe hit. Are you keeping secrets from your Asian parents? Then this show is your catharsis. PLUS – you get a special appearance by musical comedy all-stars Tita Collective on the bill too.

The Second City ’73 Theatre, Tickets


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