The 13th Annual Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival
|February 27, 2018||Filled under Events||
Where: The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West; Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West
When: March 1-11, 2018
Cost: Single tickets $16 – $20 plus taxes and fees. Festival Pass: $90 (valid for all shows) and can be purchased online at www.torontosketchfest.com
Details: The 13th Annual TOsketchfest will feature over 60 sketch comedy acts including UK musical comedy viral sensation Flo & Joan; quick-witted quartet TallBoyz II Men; a remount of the 2017 Fringe hit 32 Short Sketches About Bees; a live album recording by The Williamson Playboys; plus Rapp Battlez 100, the milestone 100th edition of Toronto’s hilarious comedic rap throwdown.
A selection of Toronto’s top solo sketch performers will be showcased such Jon Blair, Carson Pinch, and Kirsten Rasmussen and Toronto’s veteran performers including Mark & Andy (Mark Little and Andy Bush) and The Lusty Mannequins (Ashley Comeau, Alastair Forbes, Karen Parker and Connor Thompson), as well as a reunion of Vest of Friends.
The newest one-man show from Bruce McCulloch, Tales of Bravery and Stupidity, will be showcased for two shows Saturday, March 3, 2018 at The Theatre Centre. Brimming with humour and humanity the show is part stand up and part storytelling; it looks at some of the bravely stupid things that Bruce has done, “and the things we all do to get in and out of trouble as we make our way in this complicated world.”
The TOsketchfest Film Festival is back for a second year for a pre-festival kick off on Wednesday, February 28 with a curated selection of the funniest comedy shorts made in the last two years. Featuring shorts from new and established filmmakers and TOsketchfest alumni, the TOsketchfest Film Festival spotlights the best in on-screen sketch comedy.
More Info: www.torontosketchfest.com