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 Vest of Friends.
Proof that in this day and age, it really doesn’t hurt to get an education, Marc Hallworth, Morgan George, Reid Brackenbury and Evan Richardson met while studying Comedy: Writing & Performance at Humber College. There, they crafted a sketch troupe whose clever writing and sharp delivery has enchanted audiences all over Toronto and recently, Montreal. They also crafted several snazzy vests.
The Vests performed in TOsketchfest last year as representatives of Humber’s comedy program. We gave them an A+ and now we’re thrilled to have them back! They’ve been busy bees since then; they’ve graduated college, they run a monthly variety show at Comedy Bar and a weekly open-mic stand-up room in the Junction. Recently, they were seen showcasing their comedy goods for Just For Laughs, so it’s safe to say we can expect great and funny things from these guys – not to mention an interesting and informative guided tour of the great city of Toronto, (a bunch of them work as tour guides!)
Fun fact: If you trace each of the Vest of Friends’ lineage back far enough, you’ll see they’re each descendants of hobbits.
Check out their troupe profile to find out when they are playing, and to grab your tickets.