Trevor Thompson, an Ottawa-area comic, has been unable to work regularly since COVID-19 hit the city. So Trevor decided to take his comedy show to Facebook and do a nightly stream.
Indie improv comedy troupes are meeting in Ottawa for the 2020 Improv Festival.
On Valentine’s Day, head down to Whispers Pub in Westboro for an indie standup comedy show.
Tom Green returns to Ottawa for a New Year’s Eve comedy special.
Dirty Bird Comedy Festival is a “for locals by locals” celebration of live stand up comedy—10.17.19 to 10.19.19
The Festival was created by two local comedians.
Fresh Meat 8 is a feast of experimental theatre, comedy and performance art—10.10.19 to 10.19.19 at Arts Court
It’s a feast of short plays, and ideas for plays, and this year the festival is opening over Thanksgiving weekend at Arts Court.
Apartment613 takes to the tunnels to interview folks riding Ottawa’s new LRT line.
The festival was founded from a desire to see more women and non-binary artists on local stages.
Comics Jess Salomon and Eman El-Husseini will be at Yuk Yuk’s for an hour long show before heading to Montreal to tape it for Just for Laughs.
Livia Belcea: “It’s a well-crafted sci-fi comedy that packs clever jokes, adventure, drama, sex, politics and social commentary all into one fun show.”
David Currie: “Clara Madrenas is a charming performer, an able singer, and a thought-provoking writer who I’m sure will be a Fringe tour staple for years to come.”
David Currie: “I have no idea why she decided to market this the way she did. It’s not really a Star Trek show. It’s not stand-up. But you know what? She can do whatever the hell she wants because her show is amazing and I admire her for it.”
Brian Carroll: “There’s truth in advertising. It’s an action packed, cops and robbers adventure that had the audience roaring with laughter.”
Brian Carroll: “Pomerant has played class clown to a limited audience until now. But stand-up comedy is the big league. He needs better material, something more for the audience to sink its teeth into.”
Mer Weinhold: “Since opening night very nearly sold out, interested festival-goers would be wise to see Bat Brains sooner rather than later.”