Shows and Events
Stand-up Comedy Night w/ Tall Boyz II Men
Join us for a night of stand-up comedy ‘en plein air’ on the patio at 555 Brewing Co. featuring the cast of Tall Boyz II Men, who are each in their own right, four awesome Toronto comics: Guled Abdi, Vance Banzo, Tim Blair, and Franco NguyenBuy Tickets
COMEDY CLASSES: It’s Funny ‘Cause it’s True – Stand-up and Improvisational Storytelling
Why do some jokes make us roll our eyes while others make us feel like we’re not the only weirdo in the room? Comedian Franco Nguyen examines the structure of a joke and a comedic story and shares tricks and improvisational techniques to find truth, and embrace the vulnerability that is key to a great standup and storytelling set.
Tall Boyz II Men
Tall Boyz II Men is a diverse group of Toronto-based comedians being diverse diversely. TallBoyz takes sketch comedy to new heights! Measuring in at a whopping 25’2″ (collectively), this troupe has quite the perspective to share. Nothing is off limits or out of reach. Count on these four “Boyz” to tell it like it is, unapologetically.Buy Tickets
The Bloody Marys
The Bloody Marys is Second City Toronto MainStage Alumni Kirsten Rasmussen and Leigh Cameron. Together, they are an award-winning improv and sketch comedy duo known for their fast paced, dramatic and playfully gory style.Buy Tickets
Canadian comedy icon Gavin Crawford (22 Minutes, Because News) takes the audience on a clickbaiting spiral of hilarious characters we all know and love (and love to hate) from our lives off and online in this all-new one man show “FRIEND” “LIKE” #ME.Buy Tickets
Big Laughs in Rural Places
The Comedy Country summer comedy series returns to Prince Edward County in 2018 with another hilarious season of laughs featuring some of Canada’s funniest stand-up, improv and sketch comedians – all hosted by The County’s Artisanal Comedy Troupe: TASTE THAT! The series includes performances each month from May – August in quaint venues across the pastoral setting of Prince Edward County, and culminates with The Comedy Country Series Finale at The Regent Theatre in Picton in September headlined by GAVIN CRAWFORD (22 Minutes / Because News).
All of this, plus comedy classes so you can put your funny bone to work!
It’s gonna be a laugh-out-loud summer with The County’s summer comedy series, Comedy Country – Big Laughs in Rural Places.
Comedy Country is a special project of the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival, a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to promoting and supporting Canadian comedic talent.