MAY 26-28TH 8PM & 10PM (click photo for tickets)
Chris Robinson is one of the premier comics working in Canada. He made a name for himself with multiple appearances at the world famous Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal as well as becoming Sirius XM's Top Comic in 2016 winning $25,000. He most recently taped a half hour comedy special for Crave at Just For Laughs. He is also a star on the sketch comedy series Pillow Talk on Crave.
Allie Pearse is a standup comedian and writer on the award winning show Letterkenny. She is the winner of JFL’s 2021 Standup & Pitch competition and has done TV tapings at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and JFL’s New Wave of Comedy. Allie has been featured on Sirius XM radio, has recorded for JFL Originals, JFL’s Comedy 101 roast show and OFF-JFL.
Jarrett Campbell is one of the fastest rising talents in Canadian Comedy. His work has been featured on MTV, Comedy Network and CBC. From New York to Vancouver, Jarrett has been on stages all across North America and continues to tour regularly with Yuk Yuks. Jarrett was nominated as the 2019 Breakout Artist of the Year at the Canadian Comedy Awards, and has previously been nominated for Best Writing in a Comedy Series. Jarrett is currently nominated for Comedy Album of the Year at the 2020 Juno
Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, Ian has has toured across Canada, and has been featured on Sirius XM Radio’s Canada Laughs, and at JFL42
Rob Bebenek has asserted himself as one of the brightest new voices to come out of Canada.
Quick wit and a keen eye for observation, highlight a comedy skill set that is becoming a force on stages everywhere. Described as an “every man”, Rob balances smart writing and a strong charismatic presence, without ever coming across as smug.
Bebenek has become a major player in comedy and has since imposed his brand on theatres, clubs and colleges, and rightly so. The man is flat out funny.
Laura Leibow has used her wit and laid back comedic style to become an in-demand comic in the Toronto stand-up comedy scene. She has impressed crowds from Toronto, to New York, to LA. She is the editor of the comedy website "UNoriginal" and hosts two podcasts for the Canadian Jewish News. She can be heard frequently on SiriusXM and on 604 Records’ comedy compilation album “The Great Canadian Comedy Rumble.”
Adrienne Fish has been making her mark on Canada’s comedy scene. Based in Toronto, Adrienne has recorded four nationally televised showcases on Comedy Central and CraveTV. She is also regularly featured on SiriusXM and CBC Radio. She’s appeared at all major festivals across Canada. An award-winning comedian, Adrienne earned COCA Comedian of The Year honors in 2019 as the top comedian for Canadian colleges and Universities and was nominated for two Canadian Comedy Awards.
Olivia Stadler is a comedian and TV writer. She currently writes on the award-winning Crave original show Letterkenny. Olivia was nominated for Breakout Comic of the year in 2020, just two years after being nominated for Newcomer Comic of the year in 2018. She can be seen on Just For Laugh’s Roast Battle Canada seasons 1 & 2 on CTV Comedy and Crave.
Hailing from Scarborough, Ontario, Nick Reynoldson has a unique view of the world. Sharp, smart and energetic, this young comic is quickly on the rise.
A Runner Up at SiriusXM’s Top Comic Competition, Nick has headlined and appeared in major festivals including Just For Laughs, Kevin Hart’s LOL Network, JFL42, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and NXNE. He’s been featured on MTV, MUCH, CBC and multiple national commercials.
Dena Jackson is a Toronto-based comedian, writer and TEDx speaker. Her writing has been featured on the CBC and the Beaverton and she has performed at clubs and festivals throughout North America (Winnipeg Comedy Festival, CBCLOL, JFL 42.) She’s also had the privilege of performing in Alaska for the U.S. Military. Her debut album, Blue Lights reached number one on the iTunes Comedy Charts and can be regularly heard on SiriusXM Radio.
Comedy has brought Garrett all over the world. His comedic style is described as dark absurdist dad jokes and story telling. He’s attached with Comedy Records and can be seen on CBC Comedy in “That Guy” and Banger Films’ “Heavy Metal Hitchhiker“ His project with Sprattacus has won them a Canadian Comedy Award for “Best Variety Act”
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Jordan Foisy is an acclaimed comedian from Toronto. He has performed at festivals such as Just For Laughs and Sled Island. He is also a freelance writer for Vice Canada and is currently a writer on This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
MAY 27TH 7PM (click photo for tickets)
Ali is a Stand-up Comic, Actor and CBC Personality. He’s host of the stand-up comedy show Laugh Out Loud, on CBC Radio & SiriusXM. Among his numerous Film & TV credits, audiences can see Ali as recurring guest star on the new CBC sitcom, Run The Burbs. As a comedian, Ali has performed for audiences across Canada and internationally, with his solo show Muslim, Interrupted. In the fall of 2022, Ali begins touring his newest show ‘Does This Taste Funny?’ across Canada. @standupali
Patrick has performed coast to coast.. and from Comedy clubs, to Corporate events, to Comedy Festivals...he's always a favourite.
Courtney’s one of Toronto's most unique voices and comedy talents. At the 2017 JFL Festival she won “Homegrown Comics Competition”, and was the first female comic to win in the 19 year history of the event. Her Fringe show at the Toronto Fringe Festival in 2019 was awarded Best of Fringe and Patrons’ Pick. The show is in the works for becoming a published book. She has written and performed for The Beaverton, Space Dragon & Kim, CBC’s The Debaters and heard regularly on SiriusXM and CBC LOL.
Born and raised in Brampton, Zabrina Douglas is a comedian that draws from her experience as a Nurse, a mother, and the daughter of 2 Jamaican parents. "She's one of the most exuberant and cheerful stand-ups working in the city. She can turn a whole show around by kicking up the energy in the room." Steve Fisher of Torontoist.com. She Created and Produces her Critically acclaimed show "Things Black Girls Say". Her work can be seen on Teletoon, The Comedy Network and CBC.
Ted started his comedy career while looking for a way to blow off steam during vet school. Turns out, comedy is way more fun than cats. Check out his album “Dawn of the Ted” Simon Cowell once insulted him on “America’s Got Talent”. Multiple showings at Halifax & Winnipeg Comedy Festivals. Keep a eye out for Stand-up Night with Rick Mercer, CBC Radio’s “The Debaters”, and a Gala at JFL which got him a Canadian Screen Award & a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for Best Stand-up Comic.
Tom Henry is a comedian, actor and writer from Toronto. His acclaimed hour long Stand Up Special, ‘66 Jokes’, can be found on Crave TV. Andy Kindler chose him as "The Next Big Thing in 2017" stating "Tom Henry is a comic who you could say he’s a little bit like Mitch Hedberg, a little bit Steven Wright, but he’s in a category by himself" He’s written for CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes and has acted in shows such as Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’, and Amazon Prime’s ‘The Boys’.
May 27th 8pm (click photo for tickets)
Daniel has a laid-back, observational, calls-it-like-he-sees-it humour, will make you wish you were his best friend. Woodrow’s comedy has been seen on Just For Laughs, JFL42, CTV, Comedy Network, Much Music, MTV and heard on SiriusXM. Headlined across Canada, NYC, L.A and Iceland. He has been in over 35 TV commercials, Video On Trial, The Beaverton, Roast Battle Canada, Star Trek Discovery, and reoccurring in CBC’s Pretty Hard Cases, Woodrow is quickly becoming a destination in comedy.
Nigel’s laid back charm & absurd takes on life earned him the reputation of being one of the most imaginative comics in Canada. He’s won Cream of Comedy, Toronto Comedy Brawl, and Homegrown competition at JFL Festival. Most recently he won the Brantford Comedy Festival. Above all, Nigel has taped 3 sets at JFL for The Comedy Network, and 2 sets for CBC at the Halifax Comedy Festival. A two-time finalist in Sirius XM’s Top Comic & has played Massey Hall & The Queen Elizabeth Theater.
A twelve-time nominee at the Canadian Comedy Awards for Best Female Standup and the prestigious Phil Hartman Award. She has her own hour-long comedy special on CTV and the Comedy Network, “Comedy Now.” Kate Headlines across the country and numerous festivals. Kate’s has hosted events for, Bill Clinton, Barbara Walters and many others. Kate can be heard on CBC’s “The Debaters” and Sirius XM. Kate has 2 comedy albums out “House Arrest” and her newest album “Tested Positive.”
Originally from Toronto Mark has toured across Canada and now lives in Buffalo.
Dylan has appeared at the JFL, Haifax and Icebreakers Comedy Festivals. Has been featured in CTV’s Joke or Choke in 2014 and on CBC Radio’s LOL. Canadian Comedy Award - and three-time Canadian Screen Award winning writer/producer. His credits are Still Standing, Mr. D, The Jon Dore Television Show, This Hour Has 22 Mins & many others. Dylan brings a consummate performer's playfulness and charm to the stage, allowing his piercing potshots through the fabric of society to be relatable & laughable.
Monty Scott is a Canadian stand-up comedian. He is most noted for his 2019 comedy album The Abyss Stares Back, which received a nomination for Comedy Album of The Year at the 2020 Juno Awards The album was inspired in part by his recovery from a 2018 injury caused by falling down the steps to his basement apartment. Scott spent two days in a coma following the fall. Scott is an original member of Comedy Records' Roster and was featured on the label's 10 Year Anniversary Album.
MAY 27TH 9PM (click photo for tickets)
Sam Sferrazza is a Toronto-based comedian, writer and producer. He has performed at JFL42, opened for Elvira Kurt and amassed over 40k followers on TikTok. You can subscribe to his newsletter + podcast at samislaughing.com and follow him online @samislaughing. He is also gay.
Ben Sosa Wright is a pretty and nice comedian who has been featured on CBC Comedy, JFL42, Reader’s Digest, and Xtra. With Aba Amuquandoh, he hosts the Nostalgique podcast, a weekly kiki of pop music nostalgia that has been featured in The Toronto Star and Vulture magazine.
Brandon’s a JFL New Face; Tim Sims Award nominee; winner of the Telefilm New Voices Award for writing. He’s the creator of The Ethnic Rainbow (Canada's first & only show for LGBT comedians of colour). NPR's Bullseye named his comedy album Capricornication, "one of the best comedy albums of 2020." He has appeared on CBC's TallBoyz, CBC Radio’s Because News & This Hour Has 22 Minutes. He was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for his work as Head Writer of Canada's Drag Race.
Al Val has taped sets for CBC Gem’s New Wave of Standup, Crave TV’s The Stand-Up Show with Jon Dore & JFL Originals. Check out her podcast "PodGis" & improv-rock duo "OverDude" She was voted Breakout Comic of the Year (the 'male' category, no less - stickin' it to the fellas!). Between her high energy, vulnerability & honesty regarding her transgender journey, clever, insightful perspective, & spontaneous, silly delivery, Al Val’s a dynamic, entertainer whose charm you’ll be unable to resist!
Martha entertains all of Canada in clubs, colleges, corporates & even to government dignitaries with her unique delivery & sharp wit. She’s had multiple appearances in JFL, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and more. She’s part of the panel for CBC’s BECAUSE NEWS, and has entertained Peacekeeping troops in Israel, Egypt and Afghanistan. She also travelled with The Nobel Women’s Initiative a group led by five Nobel Peace Prize Recipients with whom Martha has a podcast When Feminists Rule The World.
Ajahnis (he/they)’s a Black, non-Binary comedy writer. They’re on JFL’s New Wave of Stand-Up & written for The Beaverton, Because News & been on HBO'S Station Eleven & CBC's Topline . Their solo show ‘THOTS AND PRAYERS’ won the Producers’ Pick at Toronto Sketch Fest. Their ‘I AM GAY’ doc played at the Inside Out Queer Film Festival, Reel 2 Real Film Festival & Caribbean Tales winning an Intersect Award. They’re co-creator of Untitled Black Sketch Project, Canada's first all-Black sketch ensemble
May 27TH 10PM (click photo for tickets)
Phil’s an actor/comedian known for his character versatility ranging from the ruthless RCMP captain on the Netflix crime drama Bad Blood, to everyone’s favourite disco-dancing pool boy/bartender, Alejandro, in CBC Comedy’s Terrific Women. He’s also the voice of Maestro in Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Siege and will be appearing in his first movie musical, Mother of All Shows alongside Wendie Malick. You can also watch Phil play the spineless and unloveable James in his next feature film, Rooms, due nex
Hannah Lawrence is a stand-up comedian/writer based in Toronto. Her stand up has featured on CBC and Sirius XM. She’s performed at multiple Comedy and Fringe Festivals. She is the recipient of the David Goodman award for Comedic Excellence and she was nominated for Newcomer of the Year (2018) and Breakout Comic of the Year (2020) at the I Heart Jokes Awards. Recently, Hannah inherited the longstanding pro show, “5 for 5”, which she hosts and produces every week at Comedy Bar.
Ben McKay is an up and coming comedian based out of Toronto. Who has already accomplished a great deal. His personable charm and excellent couch surfing skills have allowed him to win over the crowds. He’s the host and producer of Rockin’ Chair Comedy in Toronto. He has performed at the Guelph comedy festival and is excited to be making his international comedy debut this summer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Follow him on Instagram @bighairbignose & twitter @ben22yearsold.
Kyle Patan is a stand up, writer, and sketch comedian based out of Toronto. He produces 5 for 5 Comedy weekly at Comedy Bar and is a writer/performer on LATEBAD for JFL 42. As a comedian he has toured around Ontario and Western Canada, headlining from Vancouver to Toronto. He has done JFL NW, the Okanagan Comedy Festival & the Kelowna Comedy Festival. As a sketch performer his work made the finals of the Toronto Sketch Competition with his sketch group “BabyTeeth”.
Moe Ismail has been touring across Canada & the U.S. for over a decade. His comedic style has been described as energetic, diverse, and most of all, real. Moe has been featured on the JFL42, NXNE, and SiriusXM. His material draws from his experiences as an Egyptian immigrant growing up in Canada, being an elementary school teacher, along with various life struggles and finding humor in the hardest of times. Moe has gained local and national recognition, while establishing a loyal following.
MAY 28TH 7PM (click photo for tickets)
Jen Sakato is a standup comic from Toronto. She has performed across Canada, at the San Diego Comedy Festival and JFL42. Her commentary on being mixed race, married and modern life makes her an easy crowd favorite. Check out her debut album, The Dozen available on all platforms!
Crystal has performed all over the world from Canada, NewYork, to India. The only Indian woman to headline Kenny Robinson’s Nubian Disciples of Pryor, and an addition to Kevin Hart’s LOL network, she is one to watch out for. By day, this SuperWoman is a Behavioural Therapist. By night, she is an actress, comedian, writer and producer. Also a mother of 2, this funny mummy's real-life, raw comedic personality is unforgettable and will captivate anyone who falls in her company.
Born and raised in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, Ryan’s jokes hit like grenades. They take a second to go off, when they do, audiences explode with laughter. Ryan has performed at the Toronto JFL42 festival and NxNE. His comedy can be heard on the SiriusXM. Representing his Filipino-Canadian heritage, Ryan was selected as a performer on the 2008 Canadian Ethnic Media Awards on OMNI Television and part of "No Kidding" on iChannel. Check out his album "Oh... And You Were Good Too"
Neema Naz is a comedian/actor/writer from Toronto, Canada. He’s performed in countries all over the world like Australia, Germany, UK and many places in the US and Canada. Most recently he graced the stage at the legendary Laugh Factory in Las Vegas. Neema went viral online over the pandemic with over 700k following across Instagram, TikTok and YouTube. He will be opening for Maz Jobrani this spring and will continue to provide daily entertainment no matter where or when you see him!
Nour is a Jordanian-born Toronto-based comedian featured on CBC News, FLARE Magazine and as one of 50 Canadian Comedians to watch by Reader’s Digest. Nour recorded a half-hour special with Comedy Central Arabia in Dubai. She has written for This Hour has 22 Minutes and The Beaverton. She has taped two galas for JFL and her TV debut on CBC’s Winnipeg Comedy Festival. She can be heard on CBC Radio’s Laugh Out Loud, The Debaters and Sirius XM. Catch her hosting Nour Hadidi & Friends at Comedy Bar.
Ernie Vicente is a Filipino stand-up comedian from Toronto, Ontario. With his surreal observations and quick one-liners, Ernie has been entertaining audiences since 2008 starting at the world famous Yuk Yuk’s comedy club in Toronto. He was just featured on CBC's Laugh Out Loud program. He has also been a part of the NXNE and JFL42 festivals.
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Named by Exclaim! Magazine as a quickly rising force in comedy and an “adept comic scene stealer” by The Hollywood Reporter, Jackie Pirico delights audiences with her oddball material and disarming style. With multiple Just For Laughs television tapings, Jackie's performances can be seen on JFL All Access, CTV's The Stand Up Show, and Roast Battles Canada. Catch her live as a member of the prestigious Toronto comedy collective Laugh Sabbath.
Amy Cunningham is a Toronto-based, plant-based comedian and writer. Her dark and deadpan comedy has been featured across Canada and abroad, at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Oddblock Comedy Festival, and others. She co-wrote and acted in the award-winning series, Off Kilter, which was called "a refreshing surprise" by The New York Times, and is available to stream on the CBC’s digital platform.
TIM BLAIR was born and raised (in that order) in Toronto. At of 15, he fell in love with comedy after being forced to do stand-up for a school assignment. He’s graduated from Humber college’s Comedy program. Been a part of the casts of Second City’s House Company, The Bad Dog Featured Players, and The Sketchersons. Performed at festivals such as JFL42, OFF-JFL, & the NBC Breakout Festival. Formed the multi-award-winning sketch troupe TallBoyz II Men. Watch Tim perform all around Toronto.
Todd Graham has been writing his own comedy biographies for some time now and still hasn’t gotten it down.
Nick Nemeroff is a cool and strong comedian from Montreal. He’s appeared on CONAN. Just For Laughs, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Adelaide Fringe Festival, OddBlock, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. Comedy Central Clusterfest. His debut comedy album The Pursuit of Comedy Has Ruined My Life was nominated for a JUNO Award for 2021 Comedy Album of the Year and is available on Bandcamp, Spotify, iTunes and anywhere else music is found.
MAY 28TH 9PM (click photo for tickets)
Nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Roast Battles Canada and his Comedy Album; “TRILLIPINO” has been nominated for a Juno. Keith Pedro is one of North America’s rising stars. Featured on Laugh Out Loud, Keith has been touring all across the globe gaining new fans. From the JFL Festival to the Greek Theatre in Hollywood. Keith is known for his improvisational crowd work skills which displays his in your face persona. Catch Pedro at one of his shows and you’ll definitely get a new ab workou
Norm Alconcel, popularly known as “Big Norm” is a modern day renaissance man. Multi-faceted, Norm is by turns a stand-up comedian, singer, writer, producer, chef and co-host of the Extra Gravy Podcast and HisBrother Podcast. He has performed all over the world and on many different platforms including JFL, Kevin Hart's LOL Network, NXNE, Fringe Fest, MTV, MuchMusic, Asian-American Film Festival and the TIFF. Norm can be seen & heard on comedy stages across the world or online.
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Kyle is originally from Ottawa, Kyle now makes his home in Toronto where he is a local and touring comic. He won 'Best Breakout Artist' at the Canadian Comedy Awards and a finalist in SiriusXM's Top Comic, a part of JFL42's New Faces, and was selected for Canada’s Homegrown Comics for JFL. Kyle has done tapings for Comedy Network, CTV, and CBC Gem as part of JFL, Halifax Comedy Festival, LOL, and The Debaters. He is certainly someone you don’t want to miss.
Alex Wood’s high energy style mixes finely tuned jokes and storytelling. He's performed at JFL festival 3 times. The 2009 Homegrown Show he was featured in the Montreal Gazette's "Best of the Fest" article. He made his return in 2017 taping at Kevin Hart's "LOL Network" & Interrobang named him one of the "Canadian Acts You Need to Know" He recorded a JFL Gala for CBC. Alex has been featured on SiriusXM, CBC Radio & JFL42 (Toronto). His debut book was released to critical acclaim in 2021.
“One of North America’s greatest working stand up comedians” - Exclaim
Chris is an award winning stand up comedian. He currently can be seen on CBC's Run The Burbs and has a new stand up special coming out on Crave TV. He tours regularly and is often featured at the Just For Laughs festivals in Montreal and Toronto.
He can also been seen acting as a goof on Baroness Von Sketch, Working Moms, Mr. D., Tallboyz, and can be heard on CBC’s Debaters, Because News, and SiriusXM
Mike was born with his head between a woman’s legs, took that fact, added beer and created one of the funniest stand-up acts on both sides of the Atlantic. From BBC’s Rich Hall’s Cattle Drive & Live At The Apollo. In Canada, Mike was on Corner Gas & on CMT’s Ron White’s Salute to the Troops.He’s got awards up the whazoo: The Barry Award for stand-up in Australia; The Time Out Award forBest Stand-Up in London, England; A two time Canadian Comedy Award for Best Male Stand-up.
Nile has performed at the Just for Laughs Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, the Halifax Comedy Festival and the Boston Comedy Festival. A three time Canadian Comedy Award nominee, he has also opened for Gregg Proops, James Adomian, Janeane Garofalo, Greg Behrendt, Aparna Nancherla and Matt Braunger.
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Jeff’s quick wit and unrestrained attitude often result in raw, embarrassing stories at his own expense. Jeff can be seen on Roast Battle Canada, was selected for New Faces at JFL42 in Toronto and is a touring Yuk Yuk’s headliner. In 2014 he founded the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in his hometown of Niagara-on-the-Lake and in 2022 The Big Sound Comedy Festival in Parry Sound. His debut album “Delightfully Dark” is available through Comedy Records/ all streaming sites. @jeffpaulcomedy
Tamara started her comedic story-telling through wine-coloured glasses in Beijing, China. She’s now blazing through the Toronto scene with her characteristic wit and her ability to flirt with the boundaries of socially acceptable. She’s performed stand-up all over the world, been on numerous festivals & was runner-up in the Beijing Improv Comedy Festival. Tamara is the creator and co-host of the Sunday Best Comedy Podcast. Her debut album called 'Purse Wine' available on all platforms.
Paul is one of the fastest rising performers in Canada right now and has worked with such acts as Brian Posehn, Joe Rogan, Luenell, Kenny vs. Spenny and more. He has toured all of Canada and UK. He had a #1 comedy album on iTunes and has headlined Kenny Robinson's Nubian Show. He recently made his debut at Just For Laughs taping a set for Kevin Hart. Amongst stand up he is also an active actor, currently appearing on CBC’s Pretty Hard Cases as Detective Jim Davidson.
Patrick is one of Canada’s quickest rising comedians. Hakeem has performed at JFL42, Icebreakers, Ice Cold, Zoofest and NXNE festivals. He has also been featured on Sirius XM & CBC radio. Hailing from Montreal, the half Syrian, half Ecuadorian Hakeem grew up in an all Italian neighbourhood. Hakeem speaks to a multicultural experience and has a unique perspective. Patrick is known for his ability to have fun with the audience while delighting them with his charm and his heart-felt fueled rants.
Natalie’s a stand-up comedian, podcaster, and Jewess. Follow her @stalkingnatalie Outrageous, witty, & political, Natalie hosts The Crimson Wave at Comedy Bar. She’s recorded Galas for Winnipeg Comedy Festival & her album The Big Reveal was released on Howl & Roar. She has also performed at JFL, Women In Comedy Fest, Feminist Arts Conference, Field Trip, NXNE and LadyFest Montreal. Most importantly, Natalie is a Spice Girls enthusiast, who loves talking about her period.
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Sandra is a two time Canadian Comedy Award winner. She’s appeared on NBC, CBC, CBS, CBC and Prime. Her 7th solo show Baby Jeez and other Abreevs can be heard on all streaming platforms. She spearheaded the movement to have stand-up comedy recognized as an art form and co-founded the Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians. Check out her podcast Small Battalion of Soldiers. Her first stand up special will be released along with a new album in 2022 called Take it Eaze!
Reese is a performer and producer known on the Montreal Comedy Circuit. His style of comedy is laid back and anecdotal, talking about life as a husband, a father, and pop culture. Reese has appeared at Montreal’s Pouzzafest, Montreal Comicon (as part of The Nerdy Show) Toronto's Field Trip Festival and Just For Laughs 42. In 2018 Reese performed the Rad Dad’s of Comedy to sold-out audiences at Off-Just For Laugh’s Zoofest and Yuk Yuk’s Saint John, Ottawa, and Comedy Bar in Toronto.
Nitish, started as a 2nd generation Indian Canadian who loves comedy. Born and raised in Rexdale area, Nitish made his name as the funny guy on the block. After winning both Peterborough’s and Mississauga's funniest comic in his first 2 months as a stand up, comedy was no joke. 10 years later he is now a crowd favourite at any show or Festival he’s on. Recently making his debut at Just For Laughs Nitish's psychedelic/welcoming act is one you will walk away happier after seeing.
Danny started out in Edmonton, and now makes his home in Toronto performing all across Canada. He’s a high-energy act with machine gun-like delivery, Danny’s no off-limits, high octane style is making him one of Canada’s freshest acts to watch. He recently won the 2021 Seattle International Comedy Competition. He has headlined in Australia and appears at the Comedy Store In LA. If you can’t catch Danny live, he can be heard on SiriusXM radio Canada Laughs or his EP, Covid Operations.
Mike Rita has multiple appearances at Just For Laughs, TV Shows, Comedy Festivals & Sold Out Tours, you name it, he's done it. Nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Roast Battles Canada Mike can be seen on stages and screens across Canada.
One of the premier headliners on the Canadian circuit has also lead to being of the best opening acts this country has to offer working with the likes of Joe Rogan, Tom Green, Gilbert Gottfried and countless others throughout the years!
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The Toronto Comedy Festival Mascot, Lee The Racoon, is a staple in the Toronto stand up community. He can seen behind ever comedy club in the city.