It was a hell of a week here at Sketchfest, and we’d like to thank everyone who made it possible. Huge thanks to Bloody Underrated, Yelp, Just For Laughs, Zoofest, Hostelling International, Boreale, and Montreal Rampage. Even bigger thanks to all the troupes who performed, but the biggest thanks go to everyone who came out and had a good time. It was a hell of a year, and we can’t wait to do it all again next year.
Wondering who took home our coveted awards? Here’s the list!
Yelp Audience Choice Award – Bridge & Tunnel
B.U.’s Best Local Troupe Award – Ladies & Gentlemen
Zoofest Award – Genius Gold
Just For Laughs Award – Ladystache
Bag o’ Beer Award (Best newcomer) – Marty Topps and Bridge & Tunnel
Giant Piece of Bark Award (Best of Fest) – Elephant Empire!
Honourable mention to Vest of Friends in the Best of Fest category.
And that’s all, folks! We’ll be back later in the year with updates for the 2015 edition of the fest.
Holy billetterie, Batman! We’ve put tickets on sale for all TSC shows! You can check out the whole schedule & grab your tickets by clicking the schedule or tickets tabs above. Tickets for individual shows are 12$, or you can grab a double-bill for 20$ (at the door only).
Of course, passes for the entirety of the festival are also still available for the low low price of 45$!!!
We’re really pumped about this year’s troupes! We received a record number of applications this year, and it was incredibly difficult, but we’ve got the best of the best here, ready to go and entertain the hell out of you in May. Here’s the lineup – click the artists tab above for more info on specific troupes!
Baby Shoes (New York, NY)
Beggar’s Canyon (Toronto)
Birch Street Crooners (Toronto)
Bridge and Tunnel (New York, NY)
Cabaret Fiasco (Montréal)
Cash Grab (Toronto)
Chocolate Feelings (Montréal)
Chris and Daniel (Montréal)
Divorced Siblings (Boston, MA)
Elephant Empire (Toronto)
Fender Bender (Torontreal)
Flapjack Cadillac (MontréAustralia)
Four Rent (Montréal)
FUCT (New York, NY)
Genius Gold (Antarctica)
Get Off The Stage (Montréal)
Ghost Town (Montréal)
Honest Effort (Montréal)
Listen, Kid! (New York, NY)
Les Lundis (Montréal)
Les Partenaires (Québec)
Les Productions GROTOF et TIJO (Montréal)
Mac N Hard (Montréal)
Marty Topps (Toronto)
McStevie (New York, NY)
Ned Petrie (Toronto)
Party (New York, NY)
The Reception (Toronto)
The Rocket Scientists (Toronto)
Rulers of the Universe (Toronto)
Sawyer and Hurley (Boston, MA)
The Sketchersons (Toronto)
Tall Sigh (Toronto)
That’s So Whatever (Toronto)
Touch My Stereotype (Toronto)
Vest of Friends (Toronto)
We Just Make This Stuff Up (Montréal)
Working Title (Montréal)
Only one day away from announcing our full line-up, we figured we’d let you in on a little conversation Al had with some of the folks from Les Lundis. Check ‘er out!
Check back in on the 15th for the full line-up reveal!
Sketchfest uber-veterans LadyStache will be returning once again this year! We filmed a quick promo video with them during Toronto Sketchfest – check it out below.
As for everyone else who’s gonna be in the festival – we’ll be announcing our line-up on April 15th!
Winners of last year’s Grinders award, Toronto’s Vest of Friends are going to be returning for the 2014 edition of Montreal Sketchfest. We caught up with them in Toronto in anticipation of their return, check ‘er out!