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Date a Sketch Troupe: Vest of Friends

If you’ve been checking out our other dateable sketch troupes but they just didn’t seem to be wearing enough vests for your taste, then have we got the troupe for you! Tonight’s troupe is Vest of Friends has been performing for almost 4 years, since their time as classmates at the Humber Comedy Writing & […]

Rulers of the Universe

Date a Sketch Troupe: Rulers of the Universe

Only one day left for you to find that special sketch troupe! Next to fill out our very scientific dating questionnaire is Rulers of the Universe, two-time winners of Sketch Com-Ageddon. Rulers is Guy Bradford, Tyler Hewitt, Kat Letwin, Nkasi Ogbonnah, Carter Siddall, and Jeremy Woodcock. They’ve been together since 2010, and in that short time are […]

Date a Sketch Troupe: Bitches Leave

Just three more days and five more troupes to vie for your Valentine’s Day affection! Today we’re featuring real life- pals, Cameron Wyllie and Jamie O’Connor, of Bitches Leave. This dynamic duo of comedy connoisseurs has been causing a bit of a buzz around Toronto with words like “majestic” and “visionary” being tossed about–but are […]

Date a Sketch Troupe: The Rocket Scientists

Only 4 more days til Valentine’s day, and time is running out for you to date these sketch troupes! The second edition is The Rocket Scientists, a four-man funny machine of high-concept, nerdy sketch. Made up of Brandon Hackett, Chris Small, Ephraim Ellis and Kevin MacNeil. Two of these funny fellows have filled out our […]

The Reception

Date a Sketch Troupe: The Reception

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and if you’re still searching for that special someone, Toronto Sketchfest has got you covered. We’ll be featuring the dating profiles of some of our local troupes, so you can catch a glimpse into the minds of Toronto’s sketch performers and maybe…their hearts. First on the docket is The Reception. A […]

Impulse Festival - Dec. 12 - 15th

Impulse Festival by The National Theatre of the World

True to their name and as an outgrowth of their tireless creative work ethic, The National Theatre of the World in association with Soulpepper Theatre brings a world-class lineup of theatrical improv to Toronto in Impulse Festival – Dec. 12-15th. DO NOT MISS the first annual IMPULSE Festival at The Young Centre For The Performing […]

2014 Chicago Sketchfest submissions are open til October 15th

2014 Chicago Sketchfest Submissions Open – to October 15th

Apply ’til October 15th for the Chicago Sketchfest.  Applications online now

TOsketchfest presents Sketch & Improv Mixers at NXNE | June 13th at 8 / 10:30pm

Sketch and Improv Mixers at NXNE

Sketch and Improv mix it up at NXNE June 13th. Shows at 8 / 10:30.

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Deadpan Powerpoint - winners of the 2013 NOW Audience Choice Award at TOsketchfest

Best of the Fest Q&A: Deadpan Powerpoint

TOsketchfest sits down with Deadpan Powerpoint. Don’t miss their farewell performance at The Best of the Fest Encore Show June 14th.

Best of the Fest Q&A: The Rocket Scientists

Best of the Fest Q&A: The Rocket Scientists

TOsketchfest sits down with Producers’ Pick winners The Rocket Scientists in advance of their Best of the Fest appearance June 14th.

The Sketchiest of them All!

Catch the newly crowned “Sketchiest Sketch Troupe” Fratwurst as TOsketchfest wraps up tonight – 7pm at Comedy Bar.

 

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The Dance Party of Newfoundland

Newfoundlanders (re)Unite!

With a film and TV resume like theirs, DO NOT MISS 2007 Best of the Fest winners The Dance Party of Newfoundland in a rare on-stage appearance.

 

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Kerpatty!

Kerpatty is back for seconds

Audience favourites, Kerpatty! return to TOsketchfest tonight at Comedy Bar w/ The Sketchersons’ better half, The Ladies!

 

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Deadpan Powerpoint - Farewell Performance

Deadpan Powerpoint’s Farewell Performance

Tonight Deadpan Powerpoint performs for the final time!  If you miss this one, you truly have missed something special.  8pm at Lower Ossington Theatre.

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TOsketchfest presents the SiriusXM Sketch-Off

VOTE for a SiriusXM comedy album

GO TO SirusXM’s voting site to exercise your right to decide which of these four troupes will win a comedy album produced by SiriusXM and distributed by Comedy Records. WHO WILL YOU VOTE FOR? WILL IT BE: – Ladystache – Primo  – The Templeton Philharmonic – Tony H0   Watch the videos of their performance from the SiriusXM Sketch […]

2013 TOsketchfest Line Up

2013 TOsketchfest Lineup Unveiled

The 8th Annual Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival is pleased to announce our side-splitting lineup for 2013!

Submissions for to NEW 2013 TOsketchfest open 'til Nov.18th

Apply for the NEW 2013 TOsketchfest

Submissions for the March 2013 TOsketchfest are now open!

 

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The New York City Sketch Festival - October 11-14

The P.I.T. Sketchfest Launches

Welcome to the newest sketch comedy festival on the circuit, The New York City Sketch Festival produced by The PIT.

5 Fringe shows you can’t miss if you love sketch comedy

There are five Fringe shows that you can’t miss if you consider yourself a true fan on sketch comedy, and here they are presented in alphabetical order.