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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Live Group Sex Therapy by #DickLossPrevention

Ryan Levis, author of Dick Loss Prevention, is bringing his style of utterly vulgar comedy sex education to Live on Elgin on November 13th @ 8:00 If you’ve A, got a dick, or B, enjoy the occasional dick this show is bound to leave you in stitches thinking about how a dick can be a […]

Greg & Amy Tame the (P)ouroboros: A Comedy Show

Greg & Amy Tame the (P)ouroboros: A Comedy Show An end-of-year comedy show where hilarious performers absolve audience members of their failed 2017 New Year’s resolutions… by EATING them (the resolutions)!! Local hero, Greg Houston (Alterna Crack-Up Comedy Festival) and hometown defector, Amy Cunningham (Melbourne International Comedy Festival) wash the slate clean with expertly poured […]

Asim Comedy Presents: Adventures in Fatherhood

Start off the Family Day long weekend right by watching some of Ottawa’s funniest dads performing standup comedy.  Whether it’s about walking the tightrope as a father in the modern age, or dealing with their own dad back in the day, it’s sure to be a great time for all.  The event MC will be […]

Sunday Night Roast – Star Trek

Greg Houston Comedy + {Tavis Maplesden} + Pour Boy – 495 Somerset St W Ottawa present: The Sunday Night Roast Show. ~~~6PM ~~~EARLY SUNDAY SHOW~~~ An occasional roast style show in the Ottawa Comedy scene. Featuring the February 11th Roast Of Star Trek!!! Hosted by Tavis Maplesden Roasters: Greg Houston Aaron Hill Dawn Xanklin AL Connors Mike Tymofie $5 […]

A Night in November

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, actor Pierre Brault is back in his award-winning role as Kenneth McCallister, proud Ulsterman, welfare clerk and dyed-in-the-wool bigot who is the embodiment of sectarian hatred until the fateful day he finds himself in the crowd watching Northern Ireland vs the Republic in a crucial World Cup qualifier. […]

Chuckles for Charity

Algonquin College’s Public Relations program proudly presents Chuckles for Charity! Hosted by Kennedy Ryan, featuring performances by Lorenzo Patino, Steve Love, Michael Lifshitz, and headliner Alastair McAlastair. Enjoy an on-site bar and snacks, as well as music, a 50/50 draw, and silent auction. All ticketholders will be entered in for the chance to win a […]