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Toronto: The Sufferettes and The Coincidence Men join for “The Stupid Good Comedy Show” February 9

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

ONE NIGHT ONLY! A night of great improv COMEDY with NOW Best of Toronto and Canadian Comedy Award-winning THE SUFFERETTES and Best of Fringe favourites THE COINCIDENCE MEN! 

8 PM / SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019 at theSOCIAL CAPITAL THEATRE, 154 Danforth AvenueTIX: $10 advance DISCOUNT TIX: $5 at the door for students, arts workers and performers

The Sufferettes are Becky Johnson and Kayla Lorette. The Sufferettes make comedy, theatre and sometimes other things. The Sufferettes began performing together in 2008 as part of the weekly competitive improv show, Catch23 Improv, in Toronto. In 2011, the Sufferettes began touring together internationally performing in such cities as London, Berlin, Vienna, Graz, Ljubljana, Sarnen, Bochum, Karlsruhe, Edmonton, Rochester and more. With multiple television appearances and credits from The Second City, they've shared in awards for the web series "Space Riders" and a Dora nomination, but still find time to confirm that life is suffering. Not to be missed!

With 100 years of collective comedy experience between them, THE COINCIDENCE MEN are Kerry Griffin, Ralph MacLeod, Gord Oxley and Marcel St. Pierre. Respected vets, teachers and coaches in Toronto’s improv, sketch and comedy “scene" since the early 1980s, they've been individually involved with Canadian Comedy Award-winning groups like Monkey Toast and Slap Happy and the sketch-comedy-Gemini-Award winning comedy duo Fast n Dirty. With appearances on CBC, The Comedy Network, YTV and more, they've been founding alumni and creative forces behind Toronto's much-loved Bad Dog Theatre Company. All are alums of Theatresports, three of them are Second City alums, and another one founded and runs The Social Capital Theatre. "Serious comedic heavyweights" (Toronto Star) "NNNN" (Now Magazine) "Pure confidence... surefire comedy" (Mooney on Theatre ).

Photo: Kayla Lorette and Becky Johnson.