Entrances and Exits

After two sold out “Best of Fringe” and “Patron’s Pick” winning productions (52 Pick-Up & Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons), The Howland Company returns to The Toronto Fringe Festival this year with a brand new show!

We are SO excited to present Entrances and Exits: An Improvised Farce! Created by Ruth Goodwin & Liz Johnston, directed by Paolo Santalucia in association with Bad Dog Comedy Theatre and featuring multiple guest performances by Colin Mochrie!

July 5th – 15th at The Factory Theatre Mainspace, Toronto

Click HERE to get your tickets today!


About Entrances & Exits (An Improvised Farce)

Did you hear that? I think it came from the bedroom…

What is farce? An exaggerated and improbable series of events that serve solely for entertainment. Now take that, add a few suggestions from the audience, and watch what unfolds. In a new unscripted format, seven of Toronto’s best actors and improvisers piece together a 60 minute improvised play based on the traditional farces that we love like The Norman Conquests and Noises Off.

Starring: Ghazal Azarbad (Soulpepper Theatre), Conor Bradbury (Sex T Rex), Nigel Downer (The Second City Mainstage), Dylan Evans (Soulpepper Theatre), Ruth Goodwin (The Howland Company), Liz Johnston (Bad Dog Theatre), and Connor Low (Bad Dog Theatre) as well as multiple guest performances by Colin Mochrie (Who’s Line is it Anyway). Watch the improbable definitely happen.

The Format: Act 1 and Act 2 take place over the same window of time in adjoining rooms of the same house with a variety of (you guessed it) entrances and exits. Based on a format Ruth and Liz (life long best friends) used to run in Liz’s mom’s house for her friends, Entrances and Exits started as a show they would do for dinner parties where Act 1 would take place in the living room and Act 2 would take place in the adjoining dining room. Since then, Paolo has come on board with his farce and theatricality expertise to develop the format for the stage.


July 5th at 8:45pm

July 7th at 11:00pm

July 9th at 5:00pm

July 12th at 1:45pm

July 13th at 7:30pm

July 14th at 9:15pm

July 15th at 12:00pm

See you at the theatre!


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