Thursday, January 09, 2014

vancouver sketch fest | peter carlone | jan 23-25

Pacific Theatre audiences will remember Peter Carlone from his many hilarious roles on our stage. He has joined us at SIDESHOW the past two seasons as one half of the comedy duo Peter 'n Chris, he was featured in FUNNY STUFF last year, and who could forget his turn as Ellard in this year's THE FOREIGNER?

Now Peter is donning a new hat as Artistic Director of Vancouver's Sketch Comedy Festival coming up January 23rd-25th. More info about the festival below:

This January our city will be overrun with Canadian funny folks as Vancouver Sketch Comedy Festival offers professional workshops for aspiring comics and a full weekend of laughs!

The Vancouver Sketch Comedy Festival (Sketch Fest) is returning to Granville Island this month with a host of hilarious characters guaranteed to tickle your funny bone. Over three days and ten show-times, 27 hilarious groups of comedians perform some of the best comedy you’ll see this year from all across the country.

Sketch Fest’s line-up is curated by Artistic Director, and Canadian Sketch Comedy Award Winner, Peter Carlone. Artists include Canadian Comedy Award nominees Hip. Bang!, Hot Thespian, Action, Morgan Brayton and Mark and Kyle and, of course, Peter n’ Chris. Acts will be coming to Vancouver to perform from all over Canada and the USA. From across the pond England’s critically acclaimed comedy duo James and Jamesey will also be making an appearance.

Tickets are on sale now for Sketch Fest’s workshops as well as each of the ten show times on Granville Island. Early bird tickets are amazingly priced at $8 while lollygaggers will have to pay a mere $15 for each performance. Scheduling, sketch group biographies, workshop details and more can all be found at

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