Category Archives: COMEDY

February 04

80 For Brady@The Varsity Cinema-Wed.,Feb.1st,2023

By Steph C. 80 For Brady is a sports comedy that tells a story of four best friends who go on an epic adventure to the 2017 Super Bowl to see their idol Tom Brady play. Starring iconic actresses Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Rita Moreno, and Sally Field, these four besties are New England Patriots […]

December 25

Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci Announce First Ever Canadian National Tour of the Hit Live Show

Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci Announce First Ever Canadian National Tour of the Hit Live Show HYPROV: Improv Under HypnosisStraight from a 70 show Off-Broadway run in New York City, HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis is embarking on a 18-city Canadian national tour, beginning February 3rd, 2023 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. An international success story, HYPROV (pronounced hip-rawv) has […]

December 02

The Second City Grand Opening@1 York St.-Wed.,Nov.30th,2022

Photography By A.J.Lam The opening party was held on November 30th, with the first public performances to begin December 1! It totally was a party atmosphere, with red ribbon cutting ceremony, balloons, a dj to keep guests on the dance floor, food, and great hospitality to welcome The Second City back to downtown Toronto. Some of […]

September 02

EH! Comedy Tour Visits Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec

EH!Comedy Tour Teams Up With The  I’m Your Sugar Daddy Tour Featuring  Neema Nazeri, Andrew Packer and Marc-Anthony Sinagoga Fresh from a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe, EH! Comedy Tour returns to Canada September 4-October 22 to team up with theI’m Your Sugar Daddy Tour with dates in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec. This exciting stand up comedy […]

July 14

Friends, the Experience: The One in Toronto!    Wed.,July 13, 2022

Written by Sally Warburton Photographer by Sally Warburton & A.J. Lam Finally!  It’s here in Toronto as of July 14! A chance to reconnect with the characters from the hit series FRIENDS. Monica, Rachel, Joey, Chandler, Ross and Phoebe and all the memories you have of them are there!  With its flagship FRIENDS Experience in […]

July 06

HBO FYC: GEORGE CARLIN’S AMERICAN DREAM, Directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio

George Carlin’s American Dream is a 2022 two-part documentary film about comedian George Carlin directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio.Then he discovered drugs. Carlin unpacked his mind, stopped shaving his beard, and changed his act. What “George Carlin’s American Dream” really captures is how much its subject was willing to shift and change, never […]

May 22

Red Fedora Comedy Presents Dad Jokes: A Father’s Day Comedy Show June 18 at Clarke Memorial Hall

After the long pandemic haul, Red Fedora Comedy is back and ready to make a splash. Who doesn’t love a good dad joke? This Father’s Day, audiences are invited to join five hilarious Canadian comedians for Dad Jokes: A Father’s Day Comedy Show on June 18th at Clarke Memorial Hall, in collaboration with All Pets Rescue Services, and […]

May 09

Hot Docs 2022- “Dio: Dreamers Never Die” and “The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks – Tues., May 3rd,2022

Tuesday was a ”double header” for Hot Docs, as we looked forward to screening “Dio:Dreamers Never Die” and “The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks. “Dio: Dreamers Never Die” was a highly anticipated documentary about Dio (Ronald James Padavona his real name), from his classic rock days in Ritchie Blackmore‘s RAINBOW, to replacing the iconic lead singer Ozzy Osbourne in BLACK SABBATH, […]

April 22

Lucha VaVOOM’s two-night Cinco de Mayo engagement In L.A.

Special all-access/one price tickets for this 21+ event are on sale now for $75.00 at Event Info: What: Lucha VaVOOM’s two-night Cinco de Mayo engagement Who: Los Angeles’ longest-running, most celebrated action-packed variety show where electrifying Mexican masked wrestling, burlesque, and comedy collide Date: Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6 Location: The Mayan Theatre (1038 S Hill St.) Time: Doors for this 21+ event open at […]

April 20

STILL WORKING 9 TO 5 @ HOTDOCS 2022 Documentary Featuring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin & Dabney Coleman.

Still Working 9 to 5 explores why workplace inequality is no laughing matter in the 40 years since the seminal comedy, 9 to 5, was released in 1980. Introducing New Duet of Original Theme Song 9 to 5 by Dolly Parton & Kelly Clarkson. The film 9 to 5 has taken its place in American […]

April 11

Gavin Stephens’ Hilarious Observation of Middle Age, ‘All Inclusive Coma’ 2022 JUNO Nominated For Best Comedy Album

A lot of fun things happen when you’re over 40… You look down at your belly and realize you’re not as svelte as you used to be; you can no longer wear ironic cat T-shirts without seeming very weird; you’re easily irked by younger generations… It’s with blistering, spot-on humor that Canadian comic Gavin Stephens […]

March 07

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival presents TOsketchfest22 – Screen Time Edition March 23 – 27, 2022

Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (TOsketchfest) returns March 23-27, 2022 with TOsketchfest22 – Screen Time Edition, an online sketch comedy festival with over 100 titles in nine shorts programmes. five-day online comedy Festival will present a wide variety of sketch comedy from around the world featuring sketch powerhouses and viral sensations.Top: Mayumi Yoshida, Sam Roulston, and Fatuma Adar.Bottom: Emily Richardson, […]

March 01

Comedy Records  presents Born On 9/11 by Salma Hindy Debut Stand-Up Comedy Album Out March 25

Salma Hindy, a first generation Egyptian-Canadian comedian, will release her debut stand up album Born On 9/11 on Comedy Records, which was recorded live in Toronto. Born On 9/11 will be released on March 25, 2022, following Salma Hindy’s Canadian tour dates with Chelsea Handler. Across 13 hilarious tracks, Salma Hindy shares true to life stories about her experiences as a Muslim woman, […]

January 14

2022 Next Stage Theatre Festival Moves Online with 10 Digital Shows   Starting January 19, 2022 

Toronto Fringe is pleased to announce the full slate of shows of the 2022 Next Stage Theatre Festival will now be presented online starting January 19, 2022. Previously planned as a hybrid in-person and digital festival, the 2022 Next Stage Theatre Festival will now be completely online in compliance with the Government of Ontario’s recent move to Step Two of […]

January 13

Back Studios to Releases “I, Challenger” Starring stars James Duval (“Donnie Darko, ” “Gone in 60 Seconds”), and Coy Stewart (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Bella and the Bulldogs”)

Strike Back Studios engagingbuddy comedy thriller “I, Challenger,” directed by Paul Boyd ( his third feature film & best known as an acclaimed music video director having worked with Sting, Seal, Tina Turner, Mick Jagger, Celine Dion, Lenny Kravitz, and Shania Twain), is available now on all TVOD/Digital platform release in the United States and Canada. “I, Challenger” is a cinematic sibling to the best of the stoner […]