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Sex T-Rex in SWORDPLAY

ONE NIGHT ONLY – Sex T-Rex remounts acclaimed one-act romp SWORDPLAY

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The 2024 Film Festival Round-Up

Check out the lineup of shorts in our 2024 TOsketchfest Film Festival!

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Tallboyz Reunion Tour

Guess who’s back? Tallboyz returns to the stage at TOsketchfest24 March 16th.

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Meet the 2024 Festival Programming Committee

The 2023 jury includes Matt Keevins, Denise B Mcleod, Surer Qaly, Zoe Rabnett, and Sharjil Rasool.

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5 Toronto Comedy Shows to See in February 2024

Check out TOsketchfest’s monthly picks for hilarious live comedy shows you need to see in February 2024.

5 Toronto Comedy Shows to See in January 2024

Check out TOsketchfest’s monthly picks for hilarious live comedy shows you need to see in January 2024.

5 Toronto Comedy Shows to See in December 2023

Check out TOsketchfest’s monthly picks for hilarious live comedy shows you need to see in December 2023.

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Holiday Passes are Back!

THE perfect gift for the comedy lover in your life. Get ALL of TOsketchfest at the BEST PRICE OF THE SEASON!

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A graphic with photographs of Bobby Cohoat (DC Sketchfest), Deirdre Trudeau (Montreal Sketchfest) and Byron Martin (Grindstone Comedy Festival). Test overlaid reads, "Learning + Fun: What Makes a Great Festival Submission? Wednesday, November 15 - 6PM ET. A one-stop virtual session for all things festival submissions - plus live Q&A."

Learning + Fun: Tips for Great Live Submissions

Nov 15 – 6PM ET: Get tips from a panel of festival programmers on what makes an excellent live festival submission.

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5 Toronto Comedy Shows to See in November 2023

Check out TOsketchfest’s monthly picks for hilarious live comedy shows you need to see in November 2023.

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Artist Profile: A Conversation with Shohana Sharmin Sicilia

TOsketchfest artist profile: An interview with sketch comedian Shohana Sharmin Scilia, Sketch Comedy Project Fund Recipient.

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

Check out TOsketchfest’s monthly picks for hilarious live comedy shows you need to see in October 2023.

2023 Sketch Comedy Project Fund Recipients

Meet the 2023 Sketch Comedy Project Fund recipients – propelling Toronto comedy creators toward the next step in their comedy careers.

5 Toronto Comedy Shows to See in September 2023

Check out TOsketchfest’s monthly picks for hilarious live comedy shows you need to see in September 2023.

5 Toronto Comedy Shows to See in August 2023

Check out TOsketchfest’s monthly picks for hilarious live comedy shows we think you need to see in August 2023.

Comedy Shows to see at the Toronto Fringe

Step into summer with TOsketchfest’s monthly recs for comedy in the city.

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5 Comedy Shows to See in June

Step into summer with TOsketchfest’s monthly top five – do not miss live sketch comedy in June!

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5 Comedy Shows to See in May

Hey, see some comedy in May!

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2023 Sketch Comedy Project Fund

2023 Applications are open until May 12!

 

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5 Comedy Shows to See in April

A fabulous mix of comedy this April in Toronto.