Pat Burtscher’s Waffle House – Toronto Fringe 2011 Press Release

From press release

Pat Burtshcer’s Waffle House

Come and join me on an adventure full of stuff, things and that sort, but only if you like fun and good times – no lame-o’s allowed! It’s all about fun and good times. So come and have some with me and whoever else shows up. Here’s a quote to prove that what I’m saying is true:

“… funny, and silly, in a good way. The Fringe needs more of this!” **** The Latest 7 12/05/2011

Basically, over here in the UK comics go up to the Edinburgh Festival and do hour-long shows on the reg. I’m in the process of putting something together, which is this here Waffle House. I want it to be fun, exciting and different. So to keep it that way I make every show different by… to be honest I don’t like talking about it cause it makes me sound like a ripe old wang. Just pop by and check it out. It shall be fun!

Here’s a list of some cool stuff I’ve done:



I do regularly gigs for OTK, Mirth Control, Banana Cabaret and is gaining repeat work from the spots he has done for XS Malarky, Frog & bucket, The Comedy Store and CKP along with numerous other clubs around the UK.


AAA EARLY SHOW – Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2011
Pat Burtscher’s Waffle House – Brighton Comedy Festival 2011
Pat Burtscher’s Waffle House – Machynlleth Comedy Festival 2011
Pat Burtscher’s Waffle House – Leicester Comedy Festival 2011
Fancy A Threesome – Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2010
The Comedy Reserve – Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2009
Burtscher, Goldstein And Howell Live At The Phoenix – Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2008
Underground Comedy – Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2007


Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan – (extra) – Four by Two, Everyman Pictures, Dune Entertainment (in association with), Major Studio Partners (in association with), One America


“… funny, and silly, in a good way. The Fringe needs more of this!” **** The Latest 7 12/05/2011

“I very much enjoyed Pat’s whole new take on the nasty…” @TimArthurTO- tweet by Time Out’s Tim Arthur

“Great” Fringe Guru 14/08/2010

“A razor- sharp routine… Burtscher’s set is crammed with invention… highly effective… engaging” Broadway Baby 11/08/2010

“undeniably funny” Chortle

“very, very funny” ThreeWeeks

“very talented” TimeOut

“he not only had good gags, he had the balls to take on heckler man and actually shut him up like a complete pro, earning a phenomenal round of applause from the audience and lifting the mood. His dark, cool brand of comedy should get him booked steadily and soon, if he’s got plenty more where that came from.” Chortle

“he had the audience in stitches…Burtscher’s delivery was dry and just the right side of cynical.”

In case you’re wondering, it’s a kinda stand-up show mixed with improv and a dash of clowning around! So if you’re down with good times and stuff of that sort please attend!

Our Friendly Planet
in association with The Toronto Fringe Festival presents

Pat Burtscher’s Waffle House

written by Pat Burtscher
directed by Pat Burtscher
starring (or featuring)  Pat Burtscher
lighting design by Pat Burtscher
stage managed by Pat Burtscher

Opens  Wednesday, July 6, 2011 runs to Saturday, July 16, 2011
Venue #5 – THE SOLO ROOM – 736 Bathurst St.


Wednesday, July 6, 2011               6:30pm – 7:30pm

Thursday, July 7, 2011                7:45pm – 8:45pm

Friday, July 8, 2011                              3:00pm – 4:00pm

Saturday, July 9, 2011                              5:00pm – 6:00pm

Sunday, July 10, 2011               8:00pm – 9:00pm

Thursday, July 14, 2011               8:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday, July 15, 2011               8:45pm – 9:45pm

Saturday, July 16, 2011               4:30pm – 5:30pm

Ticket Prices:

On-line sales

By phone: 416-966-1062


$10.00 (at the door); $11.00 (in advance)