The Annual Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival

March 7, 2019

March 17, 2019

$16 & up

Various Venues, Toronto, ON


Events Description

TOsketchfest will welcome over 80 sketch comedy acts from cities across North America and beyond March 7-17, 2019.

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival is Canada’s premier festival celebrating scripted, ensemble comedy boasting 11 days of hilarity on seven Toronto stages from over 200 comedians. Since 2005 the Festival has brought sketch comedy to wider audiences with ticketed and free performances showcasing hundreds of emerging comedians alongside a slate of top-flight headliner acts such as Kate McKinnon, The Kids in the Hall, Ninja Sex Party, This is That, Michael Ian Black, and Gavin Crawford.

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (TOsketchfest) proudly announces the first wave of programming for the 2019 festival with appearances by Sasheer Zamata, and Scott Thompson with The Buddy Cole Monologues at The Great Hall.

On March 8-9, 2019, comedian, actress and writer Sasheer Zamata will grace the stage of Longboat Hall for two evenings of stand-up. Sasheer Zamata was a cast member on Saturday Night Live for four seasons, in addition to her appearances on Transparent, Inside Amy Schumer, People Of Earth and more.

Lounge lizard Buddy Cole, AKA Scott Thompson from Kids in the Hall, will return to the limelight on March 14, 2019, for an evening of humorous, pointed, and matter-of-fact monologues. The Buddy Cole Monologues will include the best of Buddy Cole and his latest rants and reviews.


Tickets : Single tickets for the Festival Series: $16  & up plus taxes and fees
Festival Pass: $85 & up

How to get tickets?

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Date & Time: Thursday, March 7 to Sunday, March 17, 2019 – Schedule

Sasheer Zamata on March 8 – 9, 2019 @ The Great Hall (Longboat Hall) – $42.50 (+HST and fees)

The Buddy Cole Monologues on March 14, [email protected] The Great Hall – $42.50 (+HST and fees)

Venue: Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West
The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West
Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Avenue
The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West

Free Parking, Street Parking, Paid Parking
Public transport accessible

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