Category Archives: Comedy

August 30

CALL IT LOVE: A NEW MUSICAL Live in concert production of new musical written by Chilina Kennedy and Eric Holmes

Eclipse Theatre Company and Straighten Your Crown Productions are pleased to announce the upcoming live in concert presentation of CALL IT LOVE, a new musical written by ETC Artistic Producer, Chilina Kennedy, and Eric Holmes. CALL IT LOVE will run September 3-12, 2021 at the Stratford Perth Museum (4275 Huron St, Stratford, ON).CALL IT LOVE is a groundbreaking new musical that follows Olivia as she […]

August 18

The Unknown Comedy Club presents Laughter From The Frontlines Healthcare Workers Cross Country Comedy Show

The Unknown Comedy Club presentsLaughter From The FrontlinesHealthcare Workers Cross Country Comedy Show The Unknown Comedy Club is pleased to present the second edition of Laughter From The Frontlines, a virtual comedy show with a lineup featuring healthcare workers who are also comedians from across Canada, on Friday August 27, 2021. After the massive success of Laughter From the Frontlines in […]

July 26

Dave Merheje To Tape Comedy Special As Part of Just For Laughs MONTRÉAL 2021

Dave MerhejeTo Tape Comedy SpecialAs Part of Just For Laughs MONTRÉAL 2021 Dave Merheje, Juno Award winning comedian and star on Hulu’s Ramy, is proud to announce he will be taping a stand-up special at Just For Laughs MONTRÉAL on Tuesday, July 27 at L’Astral, in addition to hosting the New Faces: Canada showcase on Friday, July 30.Dave Merheje will tape […]

May 27

HBO Max will stream the HA Comedy Festival, for a second year. The festival takes place in the historic Riverwalk Area of San Antonio, TX this September. 

HA COMEDY FESTIVAL SPECIAL TO RETURN TO HBO MAX NEW CADENCE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS THE LARGEST SHOWCASE OF LATINX COMEDIC TALENT IN THE WORLD FOR A SECOND YEAR SECOND CITY JOINS THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED AND AWARD- WINNING COMEDY FEST  Los Angeles, CA- New Cadence Productions (NCP), which recently announced a 10 Episode order for its reboot of […]

April 30

The Unknown Comedy Club, Canada’s premiere, Black-owned, online comedy club presents the best stand-up from around the world each week in live, exclusive streams from a virtual comedy club.

Rodney Ramsey and Daniel Woodrow presentThe Unknown Comedy ClubCanada’s Premiere Online Comedy ClubNew Shows Weekly The Unknown Comedy Club, Canada’s premiere, Black-owned, online comedy club presents the best stand-up from around the world each week in live, exclusive streams from a virtual comedy club. Founded by Rodney Ramsey and Daniel Woodrow, The Unknown Comedy Club – by way of Toronto and Montreal […]

April 22

Comedy Records presents Young Stephen. Sort of Remastered by Steve Patterson A New Digital Collection Of Vintage Comedy Tracks

Comedy Records presentsYoung Stephen. Sort of Remasteredby Steve PattersonA New Digital Collection Of Vintage Comedy TracksVeteran Canadian comedian, author and host of “The Debaters” Steve Patterson is putting a fresh spin on some of his most popular material with Young Stephen. Sort of Remastered available Friday, May 14, 2021 through Comedy Records.Steve Patterson has been a crowd favourite in Canada for over […]

March 23

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival Moves Online+The Closing Night Gala on Sunday, March 28 will present a 60 minute table read from Untitled Black Sketch Project, Canada’s premiere all-Black ensemble sketch troupe. :  TOsketchfest21 – Screen Time Edition March 24 – 28, 2021

The Toronto Sketch Comedy FestivalMoves Online: TOsketchfest21 – Screen Time EditionMarch 24 – 28, 2021 The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival(TOsketchfest) returns March 24 – 28, 2021 with TOsketchfest21 – Screen Time Edition, an online sketch comedy festival with over 100 titles from around the world. This five-day online comedy Festival will celebrate the raw creativity of sketch comedians in the COVID […]

July 21

Todd’s first album Bustin’ Loose!Comedy Records-From Guelph To Toronto-Saturday, July 20, 2019

By Wayne Baggs Todd Graham went on a one-day standup comedy tour of Toronto area record stores. Why? To celebrate the release of Todd’s first album Bustin’ Loose! from Comedy Records, on vinyl no less. The tour happened on Saturday, July 20, 2019. The journey began at 11 a.m. at Royal Cat Records, Guelph. Then […]

April 20

MIKE RITA & GUESTS – POT COMIC CD RELEASE PARTY @GRAND GERRARD THEATRE – Fri., April 19th, 2019

Since the Cannabis legalization in Canada, Pot Comedy has been filling the air in our great country. What do you get when you combine your parents, your local drug dealer and life in the 90’s? You get a couple of hours of hilarious Cannabis humour from Mike Rita and his special guest on Easter Friday. […]

September 29

Ken Jeong Live in JFL42 @ the Sony Centre (Fri, Sep. 28, 2018)

by Alon Weiss Toronto’s Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs annual event (JFL42) had the distinct privilege of presenting the rambunctious comedy of the central figure of The Hangover… no, no I don’t mean the bearded man-child… I’m talking about everybody’s favourite slick talking, fast operating, narcotics snorting, ‘Leslie Chow’. That’s right, Ken Jeong was in […]

November 22

The Good, Bad And Ugly Sweater@Second City-Nov.20th,2016-Jan.5th,2017

It’s that time of the year! “AGAIN!” We’ll be faced with Garlands, Christmas Trees and Horrible/Tacky sweaters.  The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Sweater,  at The Second City, made fun of all the washed up, broken down traditions that tend to plague us during the holiday season. On stage November 20, 2017 to January […]

July 21

TAKE OFF, EH! Raises $325,000 For Jake Thomas and Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

Dave Thomas and The Second City are pleased to announce that TAKE OFF, EH!, which took place Tuesday, July 17 on The Second City Toronto’s Mainstage, raised over $325,000 to benefit ‘Jake Thomas’s Road to Recovery’ and Spinal Cord Injury Ontario. Check out the video coverage HERE TAKE OFF, EH! was a star-studded intimate evening with performances by Canadian legends […]

May 31

The 2017 Parachute Gala @Rebel-Wed.,May 31st, 2017.

Photography By Sari Colt They rolled out the “Green Caroet” for The 2017 Parachute Gala which was  held at Rebel in Toronto on May 31st, 2017. The Parachute Board of Directors, members of the medical community, celebrities, community leaders, and entertainers joined together to raise awareness and funds for one important cause. Parachute awarded both His […]

March 27

EVERYTHING IS GREAT AGAIN @ THE SECOND CITY (Thur. Mar. 23rd, 2017)

Written by Brandon Hackett, Devon Hyland, Lindsay Mullan, Colin Munch, Paloma Nunez, and Ann Pornel, directed by Kerry Griffin.   Runs through July – secondcity.com or 416-343-0011   This revue continues the tradition of Second City’s trademark sketch comedy, presenting a satirical view on the Trump-era. Packed with references to contemporary American political events, from immigrating to […]

November 12

The lnaugural Secret Sessions@Toronto(Nov.8th-12th,2016)

During the second week in November, an event is coming which will change how Toronto views movies. Drawing inspiration from London’s Secret Cinema and New York’s Sleep No More, The Movie Experience offers the audience an opportunity to live the film. The Movie Experience is an immersive experience, which combines screenings of cult films in […]