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Bed & Breakfast

Brett and Drew are exhausted by living the life of their dreams in the big city. Opportunity knocks when Brett inherits a house in rural Ontario, prompting the decision to pack up, shift gears and open a B&B in a quaint little village. A heartwarming comedy about “being out” in small town Canada, skeletons in […]

Murder Mystery Ottawa

Murder Mystery Ottawa – Saturday nights upstairs in the Showroom at The Prescott, 379 Preston Street, Ottawa Now playing: “The CodFather” – A gut-bustingly funny tribute to disorganized crime! An unforgettable show that puts the FUN back in funeral! & “Hari-Karaoke” The Killer comedy that HITS all the right notes! BigTime Murder Productions has been […]

Howl & Roar Records presents Kyle Brownrigg: Live Album Recording

After its successful launch this Fall, Howl & Roar Records is gearing up for its next album recording with comedian Kyle Brownrigg. Kyle’s quick wit, incisive observations, and bold stage presence can only be described as memorable. Whether he is tackling senseless or serious subject matter, the audience is met with consistent hilarity. Howl & […]

The Shit Hot Shit Show

SHIT HOT SHIT. From the Cambridge English Dictionary: “shit hot” (British English adjective UK, offensive) def: extremely good LINEUP Host: Josh Murray Stand up: Christie Witt Musical Guest: Allie Duff Sketch: The Shit Hot Shit Show Ensemble (Deborah Ring, Matt Barrow, William Kutarma, Meghan Murphy, Francis Nolan-Poupart, Judy Reid, Lindsay Snow, Kelley Oliver and Chelsea […]

Scene Partners – Live Launch of Season 2

You may not know it, but Ottawa has one of the most vibrant, hilarious and diverse comedy scenes around. Scene Partners is a podcast that was launched in 2017 by two Ottawa comedians who talk about everything from dating, pop culture, life, comedy and TV. Scene Partners gathered a cult-following and is ready to launch […]

Fringe Review: The Triangle

37 min | Comedy, Drama | PG What lurks in The Triangle? The play’s description suggests cheesy-poof comedy: is it ghosts? Aliens? The pirates of the Caribbean?  Based on those show notes and my first impressions of the amateurish set at Café Nostalgica, I feared this play might be one to skip. I told myself […]

Steph Tolev to gross out Pour Boy audience

Do you like stories about eating discarded food, poop jokes, and tales of scandal and titillation?  Of course you do; you’re human. These stories connect us through a shared sense of embarrassment and guilty pleasure. It is this awkward space that Steph Tolev’s comedy so effortlessly inhabits. It pushes boundaries both in its audacity and […]

SHElarious returns in recognition of International Women’s Day

With International Women’s Day just around the corner, Ottawa improv comedy company, EFT (Experimental Farm Theatre) have planned their sophomore event entitled, SHElarious II…celebrating women in various realms of the comedy spectrum. All proceeds will go to Cornerstone Housing For Women, a community charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless women. The evening […]

Hauntings, high jinks & plenty of humour

The Ottawa Little Theatre`s 103rd season is off to a great start with a solidly entertaining production of Noel Coward’s comedy Blithe Spirit. Jim McNabb directs an excellent cast in Coward’s funniest and spookiest play brimming with masterful wordplay, wit and humour. Blithe Spirit sees Charles, a newlywed novelist put on a dinner party and […]

Comedians raise funds for local mental health initiatives

From July 30 to Aug. 2, Cracking-Up the Capital, Ottawa’s bi-annual comedy festival, will be taking over the downtown nightlife. In partnership with the Sparks Street Busker Festival, participating comedians will be providing nightly entertainment at pubs all along Sparks Street, while raising awareness and funds for local mental health initiatives. In the winter of […]

Introducing The Jenn Hayward Show

It could be that comedy clubs aren’t really your scene, or perhaps you’re just looking for new comedic venues to explore. Whatever your inclination may be,  The Jenn Hayward Show is worth bringing to your attention. On July 5, local comic Jenn Hayward launched her official YouTube channel,  The Jenn Hayward Show,  a production which […]