Take a comedy Vacation
TOsketchfest is proud to announce Comedy Country a five-day festival of funny featuring some of Canada’s funniest stand-up, improv and sketch comedians (plus comedy classes and hilarious locals) in interesting rural spaces.
Prince Edward County: August 26-30
Anchored by a headlining performance from Cathy Jones, Comedy Country includes a variety of shows at venues throughout The County. All of this, plus comedy classes so audiences can put their funny bone to work!
Canadian cultural icon Cathy Jones, star of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, headlines Comedy Country with her one-woman show, Stranger to Hard Work at the Regent Theatre on Saturday August 29th. Original member of CODCO and star of every season of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Ms. Jones will share her unique perspective on a variety of topics from food to money and the troublesome people in her life in a funny and thought provoking mix of stand-up, character and video pieces.
Comedy Country Lineup
Cathy Jones: Stranger to Hard Work
Sat Aug 29 – The Regent Theatre (Picton)
Cathy Jones, star of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, returns to the stage with her third one woman show combining stand-up, characters and video in a hilarious look at topics like food, money and the troublesome people in her life.
Gilson Lubin – Live at Fields on Westlake
Wed Aug 26 – Fields on Westlake
Canadian Comedy Award winner, Gilson Lubin headlines a killer night of stand-up comedy… in a barn!
The County …Improvised
Thu Aug 27 – Sun Aug 30 – Rosehall Run Vineyards
A grand tent overlooking the vineyard is the setting for an improvised show rich with local reference.
Fri Aug 28 & Sat Aug 29 – The County Canteen
Comedic monologues and character pieces nestled on Main Street at Picton’s newest brew-pub and wine bar.
Sun Aug 30 – Bloomfield Town Hall
PEC’s own take the stage in a talent show of hometown humour featuring stand-up, improv, video, story-telling and comedy songs with a County flair.
Thu Aug 27 – Sun Aug 30 – Prince Edward County Libraries
Improv is for everyone! Get on your feet and learn the basics of improv comedy from some of Canada’s finest teachers.
Single Tickets: $12 – $40 including taxes and fees
Comedy Country Pass: $70
(Pass is valid for Cathy Jones, Gilson Lubin and The County…Improvised)
Tickets available online at www.comedycountry.ca
(In-person sales available at The Regent Theatre for Cathy Jones, only. Additional in-person sales locations will open in July. Packages available.)