Archive for the ‘ Comedy Articles ’ Category


A Rare Jape Reunion

If you go into the way-back machine and set the dial to sometime in the mid 2000’s, you’ll find yourself at an early Statutory Jape show, when the group looked a little different than it […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Comedy Bar… The Series

If you’re a fan of TOsketchfest, you’ve probably been to Comedy Bar, one of the main Festival venues. It’s the hub of the Toronto comedy scene, and now, it’s also a series, produced in association […]

Did Conan Steal a Bit From an Unheralded Cleveland Sketch Comedy Group? – FishbowlLA

Whose Line is it Anyway?

It’s an age-old debate – is there such thing as an original idea?  Recently Last Call Cleveland, 2009 TOsketchfest Best of the Fest Award Winners, came face-to-face with that question.  A small scandal erupted over […]


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 […]


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 […]