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The Second City Gets a Facelift


It’s unusual for The Second City’s mainstage cast to turn over four of their six members at once, which is why Toronto’s comedy scene is abuzz with the news of the casting for their upcoming […]

PilotWeek

Pilot Week in 10 Words or Less


Pilot Week at Comedy Bar is upon us. The shows start tonight. This is a really fun contest put on by the good folks at Comedy Bar and Insight, who are looking for the next […]

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Brendan Halloran is a Terrible Wizard


TOSketchFest was pretty excited about last week’s premiere of The Week That Was with Jay Onrait on MuchMore. Reason being, our good friend Brendan Halloran is the head writer. You’d know Brendo from The Sketchersons, […]

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Tim Sims Fund Looking for Hot New Acts


Our friends over at the Tim Sims Encouragement Fund recently released their call for submissions for the Fresh Meat Showcase in September. If you are a performer or troupe in the early stages of your […]

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Past TOsketchfest artists at Toronto Fringe


The Fringe Festival launches this week in Toronto, and if you’re like me, you just can’t decide what to see (besides the inside of the Fringe Tent, of course). Well we’re here to point your […]

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Vote for the Canadian Comedy Awards


This year, the Canadian Comedy Awards added some new public voting categories to their awards list.  The public is now able to vote on five categories:  Best TV Show, Best Film, Best Web Clip, Best […]

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Montreal Fringe Loves Sketch!


The Montreal Fringe Festival wrapped last weekend, and of course, sketch comedy was well represented. Previous TOSketchFest performers were nominated for “Frankie Awards”: Peter ‘n Chris (TOSketchFest 2010) from Vancouver were nominated for the Just […]

PilotWeek

Pilot Week Submission Deadline


It might be too late for you to do anything about this, but we wanted to remind you that tomorrow is the deadline for submissions for Pilot Week at Comedy Bar. Then again, maybe it’s […]