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Replay Story Fest Set For Next Month

Replay Storytelling has announced Replay Story Fest, a five-day celebration of storytelling commemorating eight remarkable years of Replay Storytelling.

The Improv Launches First Brand Campaign in Comedy Club's History

The Improv has launched its first brand campaign in the comedy club’s 60-year history. Developed and executed by San Francisco creative agency Here Be Dragons, this national campaign, “Shoulda’ Been There,” was designed to drive brand awareness and audience consideration while celebrating America’s premier comedy club chain. Learn more about the campaign here!

Julia VanderVeen to Bring MY GRANDMOTHER'S EYEPATCH to The Kraine Theatre

Don't miss Julia VanderVeen's award-winning comedy 'My Grandmother's Eyepatch' at The Kraine Theatre. Get ready for a night of laughter and absurdity as this hilarious clown show runs until August 15th.

Julia VanderVeen to Bring Absurd Clown Comedy MY GRANDMOTHER'S EYEPATCH to Cannonball, Philly Fringe

Julia VanderVeen will present 'My Grandmother's Eyepatch,' as part of the Cannonball/Philly Fringe festival, taking place at Fidget Space, 1714 North Mascher Street, September 5th at 5pm, September 11th and 12th at 6:30pm and featuring herself.

The Bongle Entertainment Division Brings WHITE COLLARS to the Toronto Fringe

Comedy sketch troupe The Bongle Entertainment Division is set to debut their hilarious and highly anticipated new show White Collars at this year’s 2023 Toronto Fringe Festival on July 5th – July 16th.

Bad Hats/Soulpepper's ALICE IN WONDERLAND Leads Dora Award Nominations

At a press conference held at Meridian Hall, the Toronto Alliance for the  Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 228 nominations for the 43rd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in Toronto for the 2022-2023 season. Also announced at the press conference was the recipient of the Province of Ontario’s Pauline McGibbon Award. 

The Annual Sarasota Improv Festival Returns After A Three-Year Hiatus

Florida Studio Theatre has announced the long-awaited return of the annual Sarasota Improv Festival, the premier Festival of its kind in the Southeastern United States. Founded by Rebecca Hopkins in 2009, the Sarasota Improv Festival has become a destination event, drawing thousands of people from across the state of Florida and beyond.

Young People's Theatre Presents Exhilarating New Take on SNOW WHITE for the Holidays

Young People's Theatre will present its holiday production – a fresh and humorous adaptation of Snow White by Greg Banks, directed by Aurora Browne (co-creator and star of CBC's Baroness von Sketch Show) in its Canadian premiere. Nudging the classic toward a more timely interpretation, this clever twist is a two-actor take on the beloved fairy tale that is fun for the whole family. Snow White is presented on the Ada Slaight Stage Nov. 21, 2022 – Jan. 7, 2023.

Laura Ramoso Remounts Her Electrifying Comedy Special FRANCES At Comedy Bar This November

Award-winning sketch comedian Laura Ramoso best known for her comedy videos with half a million followers across Instagram and TikTok, is bringing back her electrifying comedy special FRANCES this November 24th – 26th, 2022 at Comedy Bar Danforth (2800 Danforth Ave).

Julia VanderVeen Resurrects Award-Winning, Absurd Clown Comedy MY GRANDMOTHER'S EYEPATCH, October 23 & 30

What happens when an idiot leads a memorial service for a long-deceased family member? In this off-the-wall-comedy, clown, improvisor, and magician Julia VanderVeen leads the audience through wild stages of grief as she attempts to honor her long dead Grandmother.

THEATRESPORTS40 Returns to The Bad Dog Theatre Company

The Bad Dog Theatre Company will celebrate over 40 years of unscripted comedy and improvised performance in Toronto by bringing back its flagship show Theatresports every Friday for 40 weeks at Comedy Bar (945 Bloor St W) starting October 7th.

Review: AS YOU LIKE IT at Canadian Stage's High Park Amphitheatre

Banishment, unassailable friendships, brotherly hate, love at first sight, philosophy, a magical forest, and a witty young woman in disguise. These classic Shakespearean elements and more await audiences of Canadian Stage's Dream in High Park production of AS YOU LIKE IT, in bloom at the High Park Amphitheatre until September 4.

Canadian Stage to Return to High Park This Summer With AS YOU LIKE IT

After a two-year hiatus, Canadian Stage will bring Shakespeare back to High Park this summer with a new and visually thrilling production of AS YOU LIKE IT, on stage July 28th – September 4th as part of the 2022 Dream In High Park.  

Young People's Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season

This fall, Young People's Theatre (YPT) is beyond thrilled to re-open its doors to reveal a transformed YPT, and present a highly anticipated 2022.23 playbill of onstage productions.

Canadian Stage Announces Summer Season Filled With Music

In the summer of 2021, as live performance slowly began again after a long hiatus, Canadian Stage brought the beloved High Park Amphitheatre back to life with a robust program of live theatre, music, dance, and film presented in collaboration with nineteen partner organizations and including twenty-one productions and events, engaging over 150 artists, and welcoming over 13,000 audience members – all re-connecting communities around the dream of live performance.

TV, Film and Stage Producer Scott Robbe Dies at 66

Veteran progressive activist and TV-film-stage producer Scott Robbe died on Sunday, November 21, 2021, according to a statement by Paul Algiers, a longtime friend and the executor of Scott Robbe's estate. Robbe was in hospice care at the home of his sister, Angela, in Hartford, Wisconsin.

BWW Interview: Paul Rabenowitz on Starting The Assembly Improv South Africa

Joining a global community with sister schools in Toronto, Mexico City and Amsterdam, The Assembly Improv South Africa welcomes an international cast of 'improvisers, clowns and performers' to flaunt their comedic skills in this weekend's launch show. Founded by performer and teacher Paul Rabenowitz, he tells BroadwayWorld South Africa of what to expect from this new improv venture.

MOONSTRUCK Comes to Bad Dog Theatre

The Toronto Fringe hit Moonstruck, by Paloma Nuñez and Sarah Hillier, returns for monthly shows at Bad Dog Theatre starting Sunday, March 1, 2020. Moonstruck is an improvised comedy show that is inspired by an audience members dream.

Bad Dog Comedy Theatre Releases January Schedule

Bad Dog Comedy Theatre has released information on their upcoming events & shows ((875 Bloor St. W. - upstairs)

Ninth Annual Detroit Improv Festival Brings Big Names To Detroit

Top names in sketch and improvisational will converge on Ferndale August 7-10 in the ninth annual Detroit Improv Festival. Headlined by Paul F. Tompkins, The 313, Flying Chuck, and more, this year's festival will take place over four venues in Ferndale and Hamtramck. With more than 60 improv troupes from across the US and Canada performing in more than 20 shows, there will be something for everyone.

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