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Comedybar

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 […]

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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 […]

CCAs

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 […]

Peter 'n Chris

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 […]

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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 […]

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Sketch Com-Ageddon

Let the chaos begin!

Sketch Com-Ageddon is a week-long sketch comedy competition taking place at Comedy Bar in Toronto. With 48 troupes vying for a $500 cash prize and automatic entry into the 2011 Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival, this […]