Category Archives: Funniness

Never Snowed In On Saturday Nights

Snowed in Comedy Tour

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The Snowed In Comedy Tour has turned in to a Canadian success story, celebrating its
eleventh year. In a market still dominated by American acts with American TV credits a
small Canadian comedy tour has managed to succeed.

 

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Like the Tragically Hip they have done it by touring and making more and more people laugh year after year.  The tour has now performed in Australia, The US, France, and Switzerland. The 2018 tour received numerous Standing Ovations and was the most successful to date. It has now grown to become the biggest comedy tour in Canada. Playing in 65 cities this year coast to coast.

Four international comedians come together to create one amazing show with each bringing a unique and hilarious take providing something for everyone. Just for Laughs winner Dan Quinn returns as well as the Great Canadian Laugh Off winner, Paul Myrehaug. 5 time Canadian Comedian of the year nominee Pete Zedlacher is back.

We are proud to announce that Debra DiGiovanni, 3 time female comedian of the year and from Video on Trial, will be joining us. Don’t miss out on the comedy show called “Better than the Just for Laughs Tour” and “Delivers a Flurry of Laughs”.

PEI Professional Theatre Network

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PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
Confederation Centre for the Arts,
Watermark Theatre, and the Victoria Playhouse
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Popping a Gut

March 16, 2019 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm at The Guild
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Performing their make-it-up-on-the-spot sketch comedy Saturday, March 9th at The Guild in Charlottetown, Popalopalots will have you laughing when they succeed, and laughing even harder when they fail.
Prince Edward Island Theatre Network

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PEI Theatre is the Guild, Harbourfront Theatre,
Confederation Centre for the Arts, Watermark Theatre, and Victoria Playhouse

A Million Words and a Million Laughs

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16th, 7:30 PM at the Harbourfront Theatre
All Seats: $60.00 (tax & fees included)

RON JAMES…FULL THROTTLE!

Award-winning comedian RON JAMES has been selling out theatres for 15 years with his marathon, side-splitting, kinetically charged performances. Marshaling a comedian’s eye for satire and a writer’s ear for language, Ron takes his audience on a breath-taking, non-stop roller coaster ride, cutting a wide swath through contemporary culture with his razor-sharp ribald wit, uncompromising standards and unique, poetically honed delivery … a stand-out amongst ‘stand-ups’.

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With nine critically acclaimed one-hour comedy specials under his belt, plus five seasons starring in his own series, “The Ron James Show”, Canada’s #1 road warrior is back doing what he does best: delivering laughs face to face and coast to coast … a high octane Full Throttle ride!

“a man of a million words and a million laughs … genius” – Globe & Mail
“Utterly Brilliant” –  Ottawa Sun
“a unique brand of funny all his own” – Winnipeg Free Press
“hysterically funny … at the top of his game” – Toronto Star
“fits of helpless laughter” – Halifax Chronicle Herald
“funniest man in Canada” – Victoria Times-Colonist
“a wheezing, snorting, chortling, gasping night of hilarity” – Edmonton Sun
“fast, funny and smart” – Montreal Gazette
“simply the best” – Toronto Sun
“thunderous standing ovation” – Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Wasisname Is Back

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 8:00 PM at the Harbourfront Theatre
REGULAR: $40.50 (tax & fees included)
STUDENT/SENIOR: $37.50 (tax & fees included)
CHILD (12 and under): $28.50 (tax & fees included)

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For 35 years, Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers have been touring Canada, splashing their unique taste of Newfoundland through more than 360 communities as far flung as Port Hardy, Iqaluit, Leading Tickles and Toronto. The flavour of the Buddy experience is one of home grown folk music, songs and humour. With poignant recitations, sublime song portraiture, beautiful traditional music and emotional travel anecdotes, liberally dosed with zany sketches and monologues to widen the emotional loop, their audiences are left teary eyed and simultaneously exhausted from laughter. All in all, the best two hours you’ll ever spend.

When Naked Gets Funny

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18th, 7:30 PM at the Harbourfront Theatre
Regular tickets: $47.50
Group tickets(10+): $42.50

THE COMIC STRIPPERS
A Male Stripper Parody and Improv Comedy Show
Canadian Comedy Award Winners – Best Live Production
Back By Popular Demand With An All New Show!

 

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The Comic Strippers, back by popular demand with an all new show, are afictitious 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

Fresh from sold out shows in Vegas, Australia and  Canada and Canadian Comedy Award Winners for Best Live Production, 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

Last Yuks of the Summer

August 18, 2018 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The Popalopalots (PEI’s favorite improv group) will be taking the stage June 9th & 23rd, July 7th & 21st, and August 4th & 18th at The Guild, bringing laughs and an all-around good time with them…All while making everything up on the spot!
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Just like a classic episode of ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’ the audience members play a pivotal role at a Popalopots show, where they bring suggestions to life with stories, characters, and jokes that either knock it out of the park or, at times, fall flat on their face. Either way, you’ll be in for a night of unforgettable laughs.

Tickets are $15 with general admission seating.

Kraken It Up

May 11, 2018 10:00 pm – 11:30 am
The Kraken Up Maritime Comedy Showcase is returning to The Guild stage May 11th!
WP_20150419_007This time we have a hand selected crop of all PEI comedians featuring Niti Dhingra and Joe Revell. Co-headling the event are two Island favorites returning home from the big ol’ cities of Toronto and Vancouver respectively. We are super happy to have Taylor Carver and Heather Jordan Ross! The whole event will be hosted by Sam MacDonald.