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Dear Freaks: The One-Hit Wonders Edition

No teenage meltdown is ever complete without a perfectly curated playlist. In support of Ottawa’s newest music festival, SIDE BY SIDE Weekend!, Dear Freaks is hosting an evening of storytelling and journal reading inspired by your biggest band crushes, music obsessions, and hormone-fueled playlists. Entry is $5/PWYC, and all of the donations will go directly […]

The Odd Couple – Female Version (by Neil Simon)

The Lakeside Players present The Odd Couple – Female Version – Neil Simon at the Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, Britannia Park, May 2-5, 2019. Unger and Madison are at it again but this time it’s Olive and Florence, not Felix and Oscar. Neil Simon creates the same hilarious jabs but this time with an all […]

Le Passe-Partout des Pic-Bois

Le Passe-Partout des Pic-Bois Un show d’humour insolite inspiré de l’émission pour enfant Passe-Partout Les Pic-Bois et Julien Bernatchez incarnent les différents personnages de l’émission et présentent une histoire remplie de surprises Le spectacle saura plaire autant aux gens qui aiment Passe-Partout depuis longtemps que ceux qui ne connaissent pas Passe-Partout   18 ans et […]

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 […]

Quest Friends Forever

Adventure! Treasure! Destruction! Whimsy! Dismay! Get all of these things and more with Quest Friends Forever! Quest Friends Forever is Ottawa’s only Dungeons and Dragons Improv show, where you get to control the action by building the heroes and rolling a die! Will the fates be on your side? Will this end in victory or […]


The Alterna Savings Crackup comedy Festival presents it’s “Hilarity for Charity and Candy Awards Show”. Featuring all forms of comedy including Stand-up, Magic, Improv, and Music, plus presentation of “Candy Awards” in honor of great Canadian Comedians. The Show will kick off Crackups efforts to support the fundraising efforts of the Algonquin Student Association to […]


They’re on your TV and mobile device with SC with Jay and Dan – Presented By Tim Hortons, airing weeknights on Canada’s Sports Leader. Their incarnation of SportsCentre, SC with Jay and Dan – Presented By Tim Hortons includes highlights, trending stories and segments like “Ya Blew It!!!” and ‘The Jannies,’ as well as other […]


Elle Mills, born in the Philippines and raised in Canada, is a breakout creative star whose influence is growing at a significant rate. Mills is wildly known for her unique sense of humor and ability to take any situation and enhance it for pure entertainment. With just 15,000 subscribers at the beginning of 2017, In […]


Join us for the Best of Under 30 :”Rising Stars” Comedy Competition where local up and coming Comics compete for a cash prize and an appearance in the Crackup Hilarity for Charity Show as part of the Alterna Savings Crackup Comedy Festival. Host: Ottawa comic Don Kelly has starred in numerous national comedy specials including CTV’s Comedy […]

Ottawa Improv Festival

The 2019 Ottawa Improv Festival (#OIF2019) runs from February 28 to March 2, 2019, at Arts Court. This annual festival features improvised comedy from some of the top performers in Ottawa, Toronto, Vermont, Montreal, New York and LA. We’ll also have workshops for those who have never tried improv before, and those who want to […]

Quest Friends Forever

Return to a world of Fantasy with Quest Friends Forever at the Arts Court Library. With the help of your suggestions, and a the roll of a die, discover a world of Adventure, Epic Battles and maybe even Friendship? It will be hilarious, it will be suspenseful, and it. Will. Be. EPIC!!! Doors open at […]

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 […]