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You may recognize K. Trevor Wilson from his role as Squirrely Dan in Letterkenny, or from his appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Comedy Central's Roast Battle. The Toronto-based comedian has performed several sets at the Just for Laughs comedy festival, also finding stage time at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and JFL 42. You can catch Wilson's unique brand of Canadiana comedy at The Laugh Shop for three nights. Photograph courtesy of The Laugh Shop.Find out more »
Jerry Seinfeld will be performing two comedy shows on October 18 to help raise funds for the Owen Hart Foundation's 20th Anniversary Celebration. This foundation provides funding to support local initiatives that provide education, affordable housing and foreign aid to vulnerable individuals. There will also be a Celebrity Online Silent Auction that has prizes ranging from Westjet flights to exclusive arts and sports memorabilia. Photograph courtesy of the Owen Hart Foundation. Sponsored by AvenueFind out more »
Audience members are in for a treat with special guests Baby Tee Rex and Cracked Mirror as they demonstrate their own unique spin on the art and craft of improvised theatre. These two troupes will dig deep to deliver stellar improv performances for this one-night show. Tickets are $8 when purchased online and $10 at the door, and when valid student ID is shown students can receive a two-for-one deal. Photograph provided by The Kinkonauts.Find out more »
The Kinkonauts will be hosting a double-feature improv night that will pay homage to Jane Austen and the wonderful world of friendship. Act one will explore the novel that never came to fruition, Nonsense and Sensibility, in a fully improvised performance. In act two, audience members will get to explore all of the wacky and wonderful places where friendships are formed, and consequently, where social norms are shattered. There is a brief intermission between the two acts. Tickets are $12…Find out more »
The Sin & Gin Soiree Cabaret is a monthly night of burlesque, music, comedy, cabaret and dance at Mikey's on 12th. Falling just before Halloween, the October 20 Masquerade celebration is perfect for those into the mysterious nature, music and magic of this spooky season. This event is 18+. Illustration provided by Sin & Gin Soiree Cabaret.Find out more »
Dirty Laundry has been offering up improvised, live soap operas to Calgarians for 20 years now. Most Mondays throughout the theatrical season, this wild troupe of improvisers serves up original drama and laughs a plenty at Lunchbox Theatre. Dirty Laundry's "Next Generation" — its young improviser division — is also scheduled for weekly "Goes to Camp" episodes starting Sunday, October 27. Photograph courtesy of Dirty Laundry.Find out more »
Casey Corbin has made much of the Canadian comedy scene his home, performing across the country with some of the biggest names in stand up. Corbin has shared the stage with Canadian legends like Norm MacDonald, Russell Peters and Gerry Dee among others, and has appeared at Just For Laughs, the Halifax Comedyfest and on SiriusXM's Canada Laughs. Catch Corbin's hilarious observations and down-home style as he returns to Calgary for three nights at The Laugh Shop. Photograph courtesy of The…Find out more »
The Kinkonauts will be hosting a double-feature improv night that will pay homage to Jane Austen with a spooky twist and the wonderful world of friendship. Act one will be an improvised version of Sense and Sensibility with a twist where all of the suitors are zombies instead — oh my! In act two, audience members will come back to the land of the living and get to explore all of the wacky and wonderful places where friendships are formed,…Find out more »
Dirty Laundry has been offering up improvised, live soap operas to Calgarians for 20 years now. In 2014, the company added its "First Generation" troupe of young improvisers aged 15 to 18. Most Sundays throughout the theatrical season, First Generation serves up original drama and laughs a plenty at Lunchbox Theatre. The enduring Dirty Laundry "First Generation" troupe will also be doing weekly "Goes to Camp" episodes starting Monday, October 21. Photograph courtesy of Dirty Laundry.Find out more »
You may recognize Aries Spears from his tenure on MADtv, where he broke out impressions of everyone from Jay Z to Denzel Washington. Spears was the second longest-serving cast member on MADtv, and has since lent his talents to American Dad!, Family Guy, The Boondocks and several other shows and films. Catch Spears and his huge repertoire of impressions at The Laugh Shop for three nights. Photograph courtesy of The Laugh Shop.Find out more »
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