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.
The Improv Embassy is having an open house at 176 Rideau Street this Saturday—and you’re invited to improve your improv.
Happy weekend, Ottawans!
There were a lot of laughs in Strathcona Park on the opening night of Odyssey Theatre’s fantastically funny The Servant of Two Masters.
Odyssey Theatre is kicking off the 31st season of Theatre Under the Stars in Strathcona Park with a brand new adaptation of Carlo Goldini’s The Servant of Two Masters.
Created as emergency government headquarters against nuclear fallout, the Diefenbunker was built during the Cold War but never used! Ottawa comedians Lewis Hill, Sean Carson and Daniel Araya explore the bunkers with the fantastic tour guide Mady Gillespie! For more Comedy Ottawa, watch their dispatches from Grow613 Day and Westfest.
60 minutes | Comedy, Parody | Mature To write the script for “Best Picture” you would need nothing less than an encyclopedic knowledge of film history. You will not, however, need more that a layperson’s familiarity to enjoy it. This show is a rapid-fire series of gags, lambasting every film to ever be awarded the […]
By Sandy Gibson 50 mins | Comedy, Improv | PG One never knows how an improv show is going to turn out but the artists and improvisers involved in the opening show of Cold Open by Crush Improv have much to be happy about. Drawing inspiration from a humorous monologue about art therapy and finger […]
We begin the show with an interview with lead vocalist of Hellbros as they embark on their European tour. Terry Steeves caught up with Peter Yurt last month at their House of Targ show. Check out her review of the show. Next up, we interview Glen Foster, Canadian comedy pioneer. He’s performed at Just For […]
Kevin McDonald of Kids in the Hall fame is in Ottawa this weekend to lead a one day workshop on writing sketches through improvisation. Participants will also have the opportunity to be on stage with Kevin later that night in front of a real live audience. Pretty amazing, eh? Organized by Crush Improv, the workshop is […]