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THIS IS TORONTO’S COMEDY FESTIVAL

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The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival is Canada’s preeminent comedy festival focusing on scripted, ensemble work.

Each year, TOsketchfest takes over the city for 12 days of performances, parties and professional development. Audiences will see some of the best comedy troupes around and performers have access to great networking and learning opportunities.

The 14th Annual TOsketchfest will feature Sasheer Zamata (Saturday Night Live), Scott Thompson (The Kids in the Hall, Hannibal) in The Buddy Cole MonologuesAdam Ruins EverythingK Trevor WilsonThe Grawlix and APTN’s The Laughing Drum Live at The Great Hall.

TOsketchfest has also partnered with The Streetcar Crowsnest for four marquee shows including Flo & JoanThe Lusty MannequinsGenerally Hospital and A Sketch Comedy Extravaganza Eleganza.

Additional highlights from TOsketchfest19 include: full length revues from comedy duo Soul Decision featuring Christian Smith (The Second City TourCo) and Kevin Vidal (Come From Away), Middle Raged! By Geri Hall (This Hour has 22 Minutes) and Gary Pearson (MadTV); and Diamond Heist by Sex T-Rex; a live recording of the hilarious podcast My Gorgeous Son by Mark Little and Andy Bush (Cavendish); the return of The Flirty Boyswith Ann Pornel (She the People), Alessandra Vite (CBC Comedy), Allison Hogg (This Hour Has 22 Minutes) and Ali Wylie (The Sketchersons); and The Tita Collective, an all Filipina comedy collective from Toronto.

The TOsketchfest Film Festival is back for a third year 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.

TOsketchfest will welcome dozens of acts from cities across North America and beyond including Montréal, Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, New York, Philadelphia and London. Stay tuned for more announcements in the coming weeks!

We’ve got a boatload of amazing in store.  Be there March 6-17 for the best TOsketchfest yet!

This is Toronto’s Comedy Festival.