The maritimes are a funny place full of funny
people. The Kraken Up Maritime Comedy Showcase at The Guild is going to show you just how funny
maritime comedians are. The show will feature a mix of up-and-coming Maritime comedians
as well as established names who have entertained audiences nationwide and sometimes
even worldwide! Like a kraken rising slowly from the briny depths in an old sea captain’s
tale, we will be revealing a new performer on the lineup every week leading to the show!
The whole event will be hosted by PEI comedian Sam MacDonald!
Don’t miss The Last “Laff” show. Newfoundland’s longest touring entertainers plunge into some new and classic material. You’ll be treated to new ballads and be delighted to hear some old classics including: Sarah, Saltwater Joys, Da Barbacue.
Buddy delivers a side-splitting dissertation on the life of BAACH and he and Chaulkie give mainlanders some crucial advice when encouraging a story from a Newfoundlander. Ray has a few new titillating tunes on the Carbonear computer as well as a dandy recitation. And Chaulkie might sing the blues as well as a new song about beautiful Corner Brook.
Come witness the spectacle which is Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers. These three musical and comedic craftsmen are assisted as always by their venerable bassist, Byron Pardy.
From Sketch comedy to poignant ballads dressed in sweet harmony, their ranting and raving has something for everyone. You will certainly connect or reconnect to The Rock.
The last Laff is at The Harbourfront Theatre Saturday, April 8th, at 8 PM.
Alls I’m Saying is brazenly tentative! Like a sniper with the hiccups, Derek Edwards takes aim at life’s galling moments, exhales slowly and jerks back the trigger. A riotous evening of homegrown comedy — like taking a ride in an open golf cart with a good friend and a 6 pack.
From Vegas to St. John’s, this Just For Laughs veteran is universally considered to be among the comic elite. Certainly his peers think so, as evidenced by the fact that he’s a four-time nominee, and winner of Best Standup Comic – Canadian Comedy Awards, as well as a multiple Gemini nominee for Best Performance in a Comedy. As Rick Mercer says, “Everyone knows Derek is the funniest man in Canada.”
Clearly the critics agree: “5 STARS – the funniest man on earth” – Winnipeg Free Press; “4 STARS – the crowd howled” – Victoria Times Colonist; “still the funniest man in Canada” – Toronto Sun; “Edwards reigns as the King of Canadian comedy” – Charlottetown Guardian; “Derek Edwards is hysterical” – Calgary Sun; “Edwards takes stand-up to next stage” – Georgia Straight; “the epitome of timing & storytelling” – Halifax Chronicle Herald; “the comedian’s comedian” – London Free Press.
Alls I’m Saying – Derek Edwards’ new 90-minute stand-up comedy show, …a richly textured and enthralling ‘cut above,’ delivered with pace and authority by the consummate Canadian Comedian.
Derek Edwards is at The Harbourfront on Sunday, April 2, at 7:30 PM.
Remember when Arnold Schwarzenegger in that movie where he’s trying to save the boy who would grow up to save humanity, said “I’ll be back”? Well, imagine, instead of Arnold, it was Popalopalots Improv Comedy who would be back. And instead of trying to save humanity, Popalopalots just wanted to make you laugh.
Performing their make-it- up-on- the-spot sketch comedy at The Guild in Charlottetown, Popalopalots will have you laughing when they succeed, and laughing even harder when they fail.
Popalopalots appears at The Guild on January 5th 8 -10 PM.
THE COMIC STRIPPERS
A Male Stripper Parody and Improv Comedy Show
The Comic Strippers are a fictitious male stripper troupe, played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Constantly grooving and gyrating, in between scenes they banter with the crowd and perform their sexylarious twist on improv sketches. They sing, they “dance;” these guys are oiled up and ready to make you laugh. Women often say the most attractive thing about a man is his sense of humour – so ladies, these stripped-down comedians are sure to make your head explode.
And not to worry, gentlemen, this is definitely a parody of male strippers. Some of the performers have what’s called ‘Comedy Bodies’ – they will make you look fabulous by comparison!
Semi-undressed and completely unscripted, The Comic Strippers take off their shirts and take on your suggestions to create a whole new genre of comedy.
WARNING: No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity. A show for all genders… 19+ only
Roman DanyloFresh from sold out shows in Vegas, Australia and Canada, The Comic Strippers are:
Roman Danylo -For five seasons, Roman starred on CTV’s Comedy Inc. As a stand-up comedian, he has appeared on Just For Laughs and The Debaters.
Ken Lawson – Ken starred in the Canadian sitcom Health Nutz and has performed all over North America with The Vancouver Theatre Sports League and The Second City.
Chris Casillan – An improv comedy vet with The Vancouver Theatre Sports League, Chris is also a Canadian Comedy Award winner with his sketch comedy group Canadian Content.
Michael Teigen – As well as being a professional improviser and theatre actor, Michael has been in over 30 television shows and over 40 feature films.
★★★★★ “Extremely funny comedy show that showcases their mercurial improvisational talents.” – UK Fringe Review
★★★★ “A high- energy evening that never loses pace.” – Adelaide Now
“A show suitable for both men and women… an entertaining ride where anything goes.” – Rip It Up Magazine
“One of the most hilarious shows I’ve ever seen.” – Vancouver Sun