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, Abbott and Costello, Cheech & Chong, 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 Them There (known as Horrible Histories troupe and 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. Archived from the original on 2 May 2019. 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.