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Best of the Fest Encore Weekend

Best of the Fest Encore Weekend

April 12-15, 2012 - The Second City, and Lower Ossington Theatre

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In 2012, we’re pleased to present the Best of the Fest Encore Weekend!

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a weekend of big laughs by winners of the 2011 TOsketchfest awards featuring three blockbuster shows:

Best of the Fest Encore Show

It’s a one-night flashback variety show featuring performances by:

The Second City’s Best of the Fest winners – Falcon Powder
NOW Magazine Audience Choice Award winners – Peter ‘n Chris
The Steam Whistle Producers’ Pick Award winners – Vest of Friends

Thursday, April 12th
The Second City (51 Mercer St.)
10:30pm
Tickets: $15 (plus HST)
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Plus Two Full Length Shows

Peter ‘n Chris and the Mystery of the Hungry Heart Hotel

Lower Ossington Theatre (101a Ossington Ave.)
Friday, April 13th – 8pm
Tickets: $15 (plus HST)

In a rare Toronto appearance, Vancouver’s acclaimed “Peter n Chris” perform their latest full length comedic show: Mystery at the Hungry Heart Hotel. Catch this ridiculous mash up of genres including horror, adventure and mystery, complete with chase scenes, violent bloody murders, and creepy characters… all performed in Peter n Chris’ signature physical comedy style!

Join acclaimed comedy duo Peter ‘n Chris on their most mysterious comedy adventure yet. You’ll never guess that the motel manager is the murderer.

★★★★★ “Knee-slappingly hysterical” Times Colonist, Victoria
★★★★ “sharp, fresh, and extremely funny.” -CBC
Toronto SketchFest Audience Choice Award Winner
Just For Laughs- Best Comedy Nominee

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Falcon Powder: Cowboys

Lower Ossington Theatre (101a Ossington Ave.)
Friday, April 13th – 9:30pm
Tickets: $15 (plus HST)

Falcon Powder presents a rare, full-length performance of their hit show “Cowboys” – a remount of their 2011 TOsketchfest performance, expanded with new material! Sketch and improv all-stars Jim Annan, Scott Montgomery and Kurt Smeaton are three of the finest live comedy writer-performers in Canada, and two-time Best of the Fest Award winners at TOsketchfest.

It’s difficult to say too much about Cowboys without giving stuff away. In fact, by calling it Cowboys we’ve probably said too much. Let’s just call it the Unnamed Falcon Powder Show With The Big Dragon Fight At The End…wait… ah, damn it! Look, just come see it, okay?
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Workshops

Falcon Powder Workshop: Playing the Scene Inside the Premise

Sunday, April 15th – 3-6pm
The Second City Training Centre – 70 Peter Street (Lower Level)
Workshop: $40 (plus HST)

Last year’s Best of the Fest winners Falcon Powder teach a workshop on taking scenes past their premise by focusing on dialogue and the creation of characters with clearly defined opinions, wants and needs. The emphasis will be on moving away from sketches that simply state their premise and execute it, towards discovering and playing internal beats that ground even the craziest scenes in realistic and relatable emotional arcs. Taught by Jim Annan, Scott Montgomery and Kurt Smeaton.

Sketch comedy/improv experience required.
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7 Comments(add yours)

  1. dave morrissey says:

    I want to buy 2 tickets for the Falcon Powder show at the Lower Ossington Theatre.

  2. psnepsts says:

    Tickets are due to go on sale April 1st.

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