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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]