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Sketchiest Sketch Show 2012

Sketchiest Spoilers!

This Saturday, May 19 – 8:00pm at Comedy Bar, the Sketchiest Sketch Show returns! Joined by Smells Like the 80s and Templeton Philharmonic, the Approximately 3 Peters return to headline this laugh spectacular with a bunch of brand new material. In true Aint It Cool fashion, we can reveal some spoilers about the new Peters material: The […]

Sketchy Singles Night - meet your future sketch troupe

Sketchy Singles Night – Meet your future sketch troupe

Lonely? Come to the Sketchy Singles Night, a social for people who want to do sketch comedy. On Saturday May 12, 10:30pm  at the Comedy Bar you might meet your comedy match.

Sketchiest Sketch Show 2012

The Sketchiest Sketch Show 2012

Celebrate the Sketchiest sketch comedy of the year with 2011 Sketchiest Sketch Troupe Award Winners Approximately 3 Peters, and special guests Templeton Philharmonic and Smells Like the 80s!

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Best of the Fest Workshops

Encore Weekend Workshops

Don’t miss this opportunity to hone your sketch comedy chops with two-time Best of the Fest champs, Falcon Powder and with the launch of TOsketchfest’s Comedy Shorts Series.

 

Best of the Fest Encore Weekend

Best of the Fest Encore Weekend

Don’t miss a weekend full of laughs by the best of the 2011 TOsketchfest – April 12 – 15th.
Featuring: Falcon Powder, Peter ‘n Chris and Vest of Friends.

Tickets on sale April 1st!

Falcon Powder | 2011 Best of the Fest

Festival Award Winners

Congratulations to Falcon Powder, Peter ‘n Chris and Vest of Friends – your 2011 TOsketchfest Award Winners!

TOsketchfest LIVE STREAMING

LIVE Streaming TONIGHT!

Here’s a treat for all you TOsketchfest fans far and wide.  TONIGHT ONLY – we’ll be streaming LIVE from The Lower Ossington Theatre.  On tonight’s lineup includes Picnicface, 2010 Best of the Fest Winners Falcon Powder, The Williamson PlayboysCharles and 2008 Best of the Fest Award Winners Uncalled For.

Uncalled For - Hypnogogic Logic - photo by Jeremy Bobrow

Troupe of the Day – Uncalled For

Each day leading up (and during) to the 2011 Festival, the TOsketchfest Blog will feature one of our 40+ awesome comedy troupes. Today’s troupe of the day is Uncalled For. 2008 Best of the Fest Award Winners, Uncalled For take the stage TONIGHT at The Second City with their hit comedic play “Hypnogogic Logic.” This […]

British Teeth

Troupe of the Day – British Teeth

Each day leading up (and during) to the 2011 Festival, the TOsketchfest Blog will feature one of our 40+ awesome comedy troupes. Today’s troupe of the day is British Teeth. Earlier this week, British Teeth became only the second sketch troupe to win the coveted Tim Sims Encouragement Award.  This prestigious honor is bestowed upon […]

Tony Ho

Troupe of the Day: Tony Ho

Each day leading up to the 2011 Festival, the TOsketchfest Blog will feature one of our 40+ awesome comedy troupes. Today’s troupe of the day is Tony Ho. Looking for that warm, fuzzy feeling? Keep looking! Tony Ho is the darkly strange comedic trio of Roger Bainbridge, Adam Niebergall and Miguel Rivas.  Their work on […]

Troupe of the Day: The Hooligans

Each day leading up to the 2011 Festival, the TOsketchfest Blog will feature one of our 40+ awesome comedy troupes. Today’s troupe is The Hooligans! This sprawling gang of teenage sketch wunderkinds were the winners of the 2011 Sketch ComAgeddon Championship and as such they won the right to kick of TOsketchfest in style…they will […]

Troupe of the Day – CORY!

Each day leading up to the 2011 Festival, the TOsketchfest Blog will feature one of our 40+ awesome comedy troupes. Today’s troupe of the day is CORY! Don’t mess with CORY! This full-on, balls-out, fearless duo is returning to TOsketchfest after a three year hiatus, and we’re thrilled to bring them back. Both Leslie Seiler […]

Troupe of the Day – Approximately 3 Peters

Each day leading up to the 2011 Festival, the TOsketchfest Blog will feature one of our 40+ awesome comedy troupes. Today’s troupe is Approximately 3 Peters! Pete, Peter and Ian: Approximately 3 Peters. This veteran Toronto troupe will be performing in TOsketchfest for the sixth time, meaning they’ve only missed one festival. This troupe has […]

Troupe of the Day – A Classy Affair and The Really Good Show

Each day leading up to the 2011 Festival, the TOsketchfest Blog will feature one of our 40+ awesome comedy troupes. Today, we are profiling two troupes: A Classy Affair and The Really Good Show What do Stacey McGunnigle and Kevin Matviw have in common? A lot really. First and most importantly, both are super fun […]

Troupe of the Day – Charles

Each day leading up to the 2011 Festival, the TOsketchfest Blog will feature one of our 40+ awesome comedy troupes. Today’s troupe is Charles! I guess if you and your friend Charles start a sketch troupe, and you both have the same name, you should probably call your sketch troupe Charles, right? That’s what these […]

Troupe of the Day – Haircut

Each day leading up to the 2011 Festival, the TOsketchfest Blog will feature one of our 40+ awesome comedy troupes. Today’s troupe is Haircut! Making their third appearance at TOsketchfest, Haircut is one of Toronto’s busiest (and tallest) sketch troupes. Comprised of Pat Smith and Allie Price, Haircut was the winner of the 2009 NOW […]

Troupe of the Day – The Templeton Philharmonic

Each day leading up to the festival, the TOsketchfest Blog will profile one of the 40+ hilarious troupes performing in the 2011 fest. Today’s troupe of the day is The Templeton Philharmonic What’s in a name? For The Templeton Philharmonic, their hoity toity sounding name is simply a combo of members’ Brianna Templeton and Gwynne […]

Troupe of the Day – Smells Like the 80s

Each day leading up to the 2011 Festival, the TOsketchfest Blog will feature one of our 40+ awesome comedy troupes. Today’s troupe is Smells Like the 80s! Smells Like the 80s is part of the old guard of the Toronto sketch comedy scene… I know, it’s hard to believe with their fresh faces and good […]