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Canada’s Queer and Racialized Funniest People Punch Up in New Documentary Series ‘Killjoy Comedy’

posted Tuesday, February 14, 2023

by: in Comedy, Queer, Streaming Online

There’s a queerer, fatter, ‘diasporic-ier’ documentary series about the future of comedy coming our way. Killjoy Comedy will be released on OUTtvGo on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. Killjoy Comedy is a six-part series featuring some of Canada’s most exciting new voices in comedy. Killjoy Comedy puts the microphone in front of our favourite Black, Indigenous, racialized, queer, fat, women, and […]

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Toronto comedian Robert Watson is Gay AF. Find out why on his new album, “Homo Say What?”

posted Friday, January 20, 2023

by: in Comedy, Queer

Robert Watson is an award-winning playwright, performer, fragrance aficionado extraordinaire, and producer and host of Gay AF Comedy in Toronto, amplifying the voices of Queer comedians from the many intersections of the LGBTQ+ community. Showcased as the flagship show at Buddies In Bad Times Queer Pride Festival, Gay AF Comedy was also featured as part of […]

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The Second City Toronto’s new location opens November 30, 2022 with holiday programming

posted Monday, November 28, 2022

by: in Comedy, Toronto

The Second City Toronto has announced that its new home at One York Street will officially open November 30, 2022, with the first public performances to begin December 1. The new flagship home will be The Second City’s largest, most state-of- the-art venue since the world class comedy company first opened its doors in Canada in 1973, and will […]

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We’re Funny That Way Queer Music and Comedy Festival closed with David Tomlinson and The B-Girlz

posted Wednesday, September 21, 2022

by: in Comedy, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Queer

This past Labour Day weekend, the We’re Funny That Way Queer Music and Comedy Festival took over the grounds of a former WWII airbase (Base 31) in Picton, Ontario, located in the picturesque wine region of Prince Edward County. Base 31 is one of several new venues in the region, and this one has only just […]

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Just For Laughs Toronto – featuring Trixie and Katya, Amy Schumer, Trevor Noah, and more – Sept 22 to Oct 1, 2022

posted Tuesday, September 20, 2022

by: in Comedy, Events, Featured Events

Just For Laughs Toronto (formerly JFL42) has revealed the first slate of programming for the long-awaited festival return, running in venues across Toronto from September 22 to October 1, 2022. In addition to delivering one of the most expansive comedy lineups in North America, Just For Laughs TORONTO is extending its impressive reach with arena, […]

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Queer Music + Comedy Camping Festival in Prince Edward County Labour Day Weekend

posted Friday, August 19, 2022

by: in Comedy, Events, Featured Events, Music

This Labour Day weekend (Sept. 2-4) Base31 plays host to We’re Funny That Way Queer Music and Comedy Festival – with a twist: you can camp all weekend long. Prince Edward County Camping for September 2nd to 4th has arrived. Imagine taking in a comedy or music show and then sleeping under the stars on […]

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Haymaker Comedy Festival brings some queerness to Prince Edward County – June 29 to July 2, 2022

posted Sunday, June 26, 2022

by: in Celebrity, Comedy

Festival Players is back in Prince Edward County and opens the season with the Haymaker Comedy Festival, featuring some of the top stand-up comics in the country performing in the historic Red Barn Theatre. After the success of last season’s Live at the Eddie with Carolyn Taylor & Elvira Kurt, comedy is back and taking […]

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Buddies Queer Pride Festival includes theatre, comedy, cabaret, art, music, and parties – June 7 to 26, 2022

posted Monday, June 6, 2022

by: in Bar/Club, Comedy, Drag, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Pride, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre has announced the line-up for Queer Pride 2022 – a festival of queer theatre, comedy, cabaret, art, music, and parties that showcases the LGBTQ+ community’s unstoppable spirit. For three weeks, Buddies hosts a stellar line-up of Toronto’s most exciting queer entertainers. FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS An digital audio experience capping off Buddies’ […]

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The Kids In The Hall: Comedy Punks – documentary on the rise, and fall, and rise again of Canada’s campy comedy troupe

posted Friday, May 20, 2022

by: in Comedy, Film

The Kids In The Hall: Comedy Punks provides never-before-seen archival footage and interviews with celebrities, industry insiders, and the “Kids” themselves. The two-part documentary delves into the cult-famous comedy troupe’s post-punk origins in the mid-1980s, and provides inside access to their tumultuous 40-year journey across five seasons of their renowned television series, a controversial feature […]

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David Sedaris – an evening of readings and recollections – March 25, 2022

posted Friday, March 25, 2022

by: in Celebrity, Comedy

David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers Calypso, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, regular National Public Radio, and New Yorker magazine contributor, did a reading at Meridian Hall in Toronto following the release of his newest books, The Best of Me and A Carnival of Snackery. This was a special preview for this multi-city […]

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