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Six comics discuss empowering marginalized voices in the face of offensive acts like Shane Gillis and Louis C.K. Read more

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Samantha Hurley

The comedy club will open multiple theatres at One York Street in late 2020 Read more

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The Nanette comedian will perform her stand-up show Douglas at Roy Thomson Hall in February Read more

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Energetic but predictable retro sketch show delivers a welcome respite from the real-world news cycle Read more

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Louis C.K.: 2017

Cara Howe

At the first of seven sold-out shows at Yuk Yuk's, the mostly white, male audience ate up jokes about sexual misconduct, Asians, gays and Justin Trudeau Read more

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Samuel Engelking

To avoid online leaks, the stand-up comic's first local gig after admitting to sexual misconduct allegations will be a phone-free experience Read more

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Toronto stand-up's act is frequently amusing, but his scattered observations lack momentum Read more

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The MTV star and Nailed It! host gets ready to entertain Toronto's biggest comedy festival Read more

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DeAnne Smith and Rudy, 2019

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More popular than ever after her Netflix special and “straight men step up your game” viral video, Toronto’s most empathetic queer comic takes her act to the next level Read more

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The Toronto edition of Just For Laughs keeps getting bigger, with daytime ComedyCon panels, interviews and events adding to the fun. NOW writers helped pick some buzzy acts. Read more

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Once the only Asian or gay comic on a lineup, the stand-up and producer is seeing audiences flock to his all-Asian showcase Read more

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Plus: more John Mulaney, Comedy Bang! Bang! Live! and screenings of Netflix's Between Two Ferns: The Movie and the Billy Connolly movie The Sex Life Of Bandages Read more

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The improv comedy theatre's Toronto location is slated to become a 40-storey condo by 2023 Read more

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Quirky comedy about urban anxiety and alienation is well-acted but at times feels like a long-form improv exercise Read more

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Other newly announced shows include John Mulaney with a mystery co-headliner, Jay Pharoah, Doughboys Podcast and Jim Norton Read more

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Improvised heist parody fails to pull off the job and get laughs Read more

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Second City vets Jordan Armstrong and Kevin Matviw mine everyday scenarios for comedy gold Read more

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NOW critics pick the best comedy, art, stage shows and, of course, parties happening during Pride Month Read more

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Less consistently funny than the original box-office smash, the sequel still delivers some sharp satire about serious issues Read more

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Walking On Bombshells

Paul Aihoshi

The comedy institution's 82nd mainstage revue smartly skewers how technology is taking over our lives, office politics and the TTC Read more

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    Presented by Jon Bennett from his ongoing series "Pretending Things Are A Cock" Mannequin/Model : Jon Bennett - jonbennettcomedy.com Photographie/Photography : Alexander JE Bradley

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    Alexander J.E.Bradley Alexander JE Bradley

    Concorde-Cock

    Presented by Jon Bennett from his ongoing series "Pretending Things Are A Cock" Mannequin/Model : Jon Bennett - jonbennettcomedy.com Photographie/Photography : Alexander JE Bradley