Reactor Festival Headline Act – Friday April 19
The Bloody Marys (Toronto) is improv comedy at its most delightful and most bloody. No doubt love will be found, followed immediately by a dead body. This award-winning comedy juggernaut is comprised of beloved weirdos and Second City Toronto Mainstage Alumni Leigh Cameron and Kirsten Rasmussen. Dark, physical, goofy and hilarious, you don’t wanna miss The Bloody Marys.
Featuring opening act: Casually Dope
Looking for a full night pass? See all three Friday shows for a great price! Quantities limited.
About The Bloody Marys
Kirsten and Leigh have been performing and writing together for five years and are known for their often dark, strange and energetic comedic style. The Bloody Marys have headlined improv festivals across North America. In 2017 The Bloody Marys won the coveted Globe Head Tournament at the Bad Dog Theatre and in 2018 won The World’s Biggest Improv Tournament at the Social Capital theatre, beating out 128 other teams. As writers, Kirsten and Leigh wrote three revues together at The Second City, as well as soon to be released fiction podcast aptly called The Bloody Marys and most recently the sketch show The Bloody Marys Present: Binge. Between them, Kirsten and Leigh are multiple award winners, working actors, writers and friends!
Kirsten Rasmussen is a world-renowned comedic performer and instructor. Her television work can be seen on The Beaverton, Schitt’s Creek, Dino Dana and Odd Squad. She is an alumna of The Second City Toronto Mainstage and she was recently featured in Now Magazine’s 2018 article “Ones to Watch” for her work as a director and for her talent in Second City’s first all female-identifying sketch revue She The People. She has taught all over the continent including at: Second City Training Centre (Toronto), Camp Zip Zip (Montreal), Hitchhikers Improv (Regina), VIIF (Vancouver), Rapid Fire Theatre (Edmonton), Bad Dog Theatre (Toronto) and Siren Theatre (Oregon). Follow her class information, shows and opinions on Twitter @KikiRazzle.
Leigh Cameron is an alumna of The Second City Toronto’s MainStage cast. You can see Leigh’s face in Baroness Von Sketch Show, and hear Leigh’s voice in the Canadian Screen Award nominated interactive game Shuyan Saga, and as Harriet in the upcoming The Remarkable Mr. King. In 2017, she co-wrote and performed in 32 Short Sketches About Bees at the Toronto Fringe Festival, which won Patron’s Pick, The Second City award for Best New Comedy, the My Theatre Award for Outstanding Sketch/Improv Production and was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award. Leigh also directs sketch and improv and recently directed the award winning sketch revue Generally Hospital for the 2018 Toronto Fringe.
After online sales end, there will be a limited number of tickets available at the door. Doors open at 6:45pm.