Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival to Host SKETCH COM-AGEDDON, 11/19-23
The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival presents the sixth annual Sketch Com-Ageddon, a five-night sketch comedy competition where 43 new and established troupes fight it out to the death, at Comedy Bar, November 19-23, 2013.
After nine whirlwind rounds of funny, the Sketch Com-Ageddon winner will receive a guaranteed spot in the 9th Annual Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (TOSketchFest) in March, a cash prize, and comic supremacy!
Several award-winning troupes will compete for the championship title including the 2013 Steam Whistle Brewing Producers' Pick Award-winners The Rocket Scientists, the 2013 Sketchiest Sketch Troupe Fratwurst, and the defending champs Rulers of the Universe, the 2012 Sketch Com-Ageddon winners.
THE 42 SKETCH TROUPES ARE: 2 Humans, The Adjective Nouns, Beggar's Canyon, Best Laid Plans, Bitches Leave, British Teeth, Cash Grab, The Connie Chungs, Eggboy, The Ellens, Fancy Sluts, Father Problems, Fratwurst. Fun Car, Good Game, Hot 40, HPVC, Human Nature, Jape, Kiss The Dog, Ladystache, Matt and Jess, Murmuration, Pacoholics, The Pal Jardines, Parker and Seville, Plum Thunder, QB Kids, The Reception, The Rocket Scientists, Rulers Of The Universe, Saxowonts, The Scarborough Werewolves, STD, Stop Drop and Troll, That's So Whatever, The Templeton Philharmonic, This Is Not Halal, Tony Ho, Two Weird Ladies, The Ugly Stiks, Vest of Friends and The Weaker Vessels.
Over five-nights of absurdity, competing troupes have mere minutes to prove to the SketchFest Panel and audience voters that they deserve the Sketch Com-Ageddon title. Throughout nine rounds, 43 troupes will be blasted down to four in a comedy relay to the finals. In the Preliminary Rounds troupes have five minutes to impress; during the Semi-Finals troupes have ten minutes to triumph. The final four troupes have only fifteen minutes to win over audience voters to become the Sketch Com-Ageddon Champions!
TORONTO SKETCH COMEDY FESTIVAL PRESENTSTHE 6TH ANNUAL SKETCH COM-AGEDDON November 19-23, 2013 Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West
Preliminary Rounds (seven or eight troupes per round)November 19-21 - 8pm and 9:30pm each night Tickets $8 per show or $12 for both Semi-Finals (12 troupes) Friday, November 22 - 8pm and 9:30pmTickets $8 per show or $12 for both Final (four troupes)Saturday, November 23 - 8:00pm Tickets $8Tickets are available online at www.comedybar.ca and at the door.