After a brief reminder that we’re not quite out of the winter woods yet, the weekend holds greater promise of spring. And as always, there’s lots going on to keep you distracted from the fact that the spring equinox has passed and there’s “mixed precipitation” in the forecast for Friday.
After two years of prep work plus a consistently growing audience and repertoire, the pair are now slated to perform at The Gladstone this Wednesday, March 15. They’re also prepping to perform in the Ottawa Fringe Festival in June of this year.
Graham Chittenden performs two sets at Live on Elgin (220 Elgin St) at 8pm and 10pm on Friday March 3.
Geoff MacKay headlines the Lions of Comedy show tonight at Red Lion Public House (47 Clarence St). Tickets are $10 online and at the door.
Comedian Jeremy Hotz is in Ottawa and headlining at TD Place this weekend. In this interview, he introduces Shackleton, his therapy dog, and talks about life and anxiety on and off the stage.
Interview: Ottawa comic Tim Riel gets a shot at the TD Place audience on closing night of the 2017 Crackup comedy festival
You can catch Tim Riel performing at TD Place for Comedy Night in Canada on closing night of the 2017 Alterna Savings Crackup festival. This Saturday February 18 at 8 pm.
Called the “gold standard in Canadian standup comedy,” you can see Ron James in concert this Friday February 17 at TD Place.
With multiple projects underway, including his television series The Jim Gaffigan Show, Gaffigan is touring a new standup show, Fully Dressed.
Ben Hagel is one of Ottawa’s youngest up-and-coming comics. He will perform at Yuk Yuk’s on Wednesday February 8 during the Crackup Comedy Festival.
Rachelle Elie is the 2017 Crackup Comedy Festival’s comic-in-residence. See her hosting and performing several showcases during the festival, February 7–18.
The 13th Crackup Comedy Festival runs from February 7–18 at venues around town.
Le Daisy Theatre est un spectacle de marionnettes pour adultes amusant, futé et torride. Il frôle la frontière de ce qui est politiquement acceptable et aborde des sujets pertinents et à propos, sans modérer l’opinion et le satire proposée.
Colin Mochrie talks about improv, listening, and the dangers of only hanging out with theatre people.
9:30pm, Tuesday November 29 at Pour Boy (495 Somerset W)
On November 24th, a comedy legend will be in Ottawa, giving a moderated talk and taking questions from Ottawans.