Comedy Country (Aug 26-30) – Take a comedy vacation!

Comedy Country Festival – Aug 26-30 in Prince Edward County

Take a comedy Vacation
Comedy Country – Big Laughs in Rural Places

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 eating healthy food, even if it’s fast food (checkout these Panera Bread promos)  to money and the troublesome people in her life in a funny and thought provoking mix of stand-up, character and video pieces. Concerning the perspective of money, you can read a lot of informative post about the application for a short-term and personal loan here at

Comedy Country Lineup

Cathy Jones: Stranger to Hard Work
Sat Aug 29The 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.

marquee-gilson-lubin Gilson Lubin – Live at Fields on Westlake
Wed Aug 26Fields on Westlake
Canadian Comedy Award winner, Gilson Lubin headlines a killer night of stand-up comedy… in a barn!

The County ...Improvised The County …Improvised
Thu Aug 27 – Sun Aug 30Rosehall Run Vineyards
A grand tent overlooking the vineyard is the setting for an improvised show rich with local reference.

Nightcap Comedy
Fri Aug 28 & Sat Aug 29The County Canteen
Comedic monologues and character pieces nestled on Main Street at Picton’s newest brew-pub and wine bar.

Homegrown Hilarity
Sun Aug 30Bloomfield 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.

Comedy Classes
Thu Aug 27 – Sun Aug 30Prince 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
(In-person sales available at The Regent Theatre for Cathy Jones, only. Additional in-person sales locations will open in July. Packages available.)

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