“Think of them as an all-female Kids in the Hall…” –D. Lypchuk, EYE, 1998.
For a decade (1997-2007), The GTOs (Mary Crosbie, Julie Bot, Jeanie Calleja, Gaby Hahn, and Adrienne Weiss) brought smart, edgy sketch comedy to Toronto’s stages–always pushing boundaries, always funny. These days, The GTOs play the occasional reunion show–their 20-year anniversary passed this summer, which was celebrated by tearing up the Rivoli stage (video coming soon to YouTube)… Who knows what the future holds? Stay tuned.
In the meantime, here are some fun GTO things:
Press clippings from over the years:
- NOW (2017): Comedy Q&A: The GTOs move in for the overkill
- Toronto Star (2007) : GTOs bringing raunchy back
- Globe & Mail (2004) : Do you know the way to San Jose?
- NOW (2001): Comedy Q&A: The GTOs
Filmed in 1999, after the release of the enormously popular Blair Witch Project, The GTOs present The Bloor Witch Project (nominated for two Canadian Comedy Awards for Best Screenplay and Best Female Performance in a Film, 2000):