A comedy troupe is a group of comedians and associated personnel who work together to perform comedy as entertainment. The term is often used interchangeably with comedy group, and the troupe may specialize in a specific genre or style of comedy.[1][2][3]

Some examples of comedy troupes include: the Marx Brothers, the Three Stooges, the Second City, Kalabhavan, the Firesign Theatre, Monty Python, Blue Collar Comedy Tour, the Kids in the Hall, the Mighty Boosh, the Tenderloins, the Hollow Men, Asperger's Are Us,[1] Kummeli,[4] Senario and Horrible Histories troupe (known as The Six Idiots).

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  1. ^ a b Miller, Stuart (11 November 2016). "The Asperger's comedy troupe: 'We want people to like us because we're funny'". The Guardian. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  2. ^ "The Center for Comedic Arts: Comedy Troupes". Emerson College. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  3. ^ Loria, Jessica (24 February 2017). "How to Start a Troupe". Go! Comedy Improv Theater. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  4. ^ Marjamäki, Tuomas (2015). Kummeli. Erittäin hyvin sanottu. Docendo. ISBN 978-952-291-179-7.