SOLD OUT. Date Night Comedy
Time: 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Date Night Comedy presents LAUGHY VALENTINE'S DAY! An evening of comedy about love and dating. Featuring PAT MACDONALD, COURTNEY GILMOUR, NOT OASIS & SUPER HOT DATE NIGHT
About our Valentine's:
Likeable observational stand up comic MacDonald takes on relationships, gambling and his bizarre fear of raccoons in his act, which you can see regularly at Yuk Yuk's. He's quickly becoming one of the best storytellers in the biz." ? Now Magazine
Pat MacDonald gets personal with the audience confessing his fear of raccoons. Luckily for him- like father, definitely not like son. MacDonald released a story of his father's encounters with the animal that had everyone in the crowd in stitches." ? Comedy Uncovered
Not Oasis is a seven person sketch comedy troupe from Toronto. Not Oasis recently headlined Seattle Sketchfest and has performed at Toronto Sketchfest, SheDot Festival, Chicago Sketchfest (voted nicest troupe!), Ottawa Fringe Festival, The John Candy Box Series at The Second City Training Centre & the Toronto Fringe Festival, where their sold-out sketch revue "Alone in This Together" won Patron's Pick and a NOW Magazine Critic's Pick.
Not Oasis is King Chiu, Katherine Fogler, Jennifer Ashleigh Lloyd, Anne McMaster, Chris O'Neill, Nico Rice, and Shohana Sharmin. Like Blur, we're Not Oasis.
"Uproarious..." Capital CriticsCircle, Ottawa
"Feels like a Second City mainstage revue...Poignant, fresh, smoothly orchestrated and laugh-out-loud funny. ? NNNN" ? NOW Magazine
"...genius..." "...laugh out loud..." "This show is what Toronto comedy fans...have been waiting for." ? Mooney on Theatre
"Lots of emerging talent." ? Glenn Sumi
Martha Chaves is a veteran of multiple Montreal's Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, and of all the other major comedy festivals in Canada, like the Winnipeg, Halifax, Edmonton, and Vancouver Comedy Festivals. She has also performed in Boston and New York Comedy Festivals, in Toronto's SheDot Festival and in Colombia's Festival Del Humour. Martha's infectious, candid style, and her natural ability to relate to any audience has made her a very popular headliner comedian at clubs, colleges, festivals, fundraisers, and corporate functions. Her versatility has granted her to do shows all over the world and to entertain a wide range of audiences. For example, she performed for the Canadian troops in Alert, Egypt, Israel, and Afghanistan and also for a delegation of women, led by Nobel Peace Prize recipients, in Mexico and Central America. In 2015, she performed at the opening ceremonies of the Toronto Pan Am Games, at the Rogers Centre in front of 45.000 people and in 2016 she hosted the ACTRA awards. Her Stand-Up TV credits include her two national comedy specials: COMICS! On the CBC, and There's Something about Martha on CTV and The COMEDY NETWORK; plus her multiple TV appearances in Montreal's Just For Laughs Festival and many others. You often hear Martha on Laugh Out Loud on CBC Radio and on The Debaters, also on CBC radio.In her film and TV career she has worked with Whoopi Goldberg (Strong Medicine), Chris Rock, (Down To Earth) and even had scenes with Denzel Washington in "John Q". Her One-Woman show, "In Times of Trouble", was the opening show of Aluna Theatre's CAMINOS Festival in November 2015. Martha performs mostly in English, but also in Spanish, French, and Italian.
Your dating stories spun into comedy! Andrew Bushell, Alex Kolanko, and Kevin D. Williams have been performing for years across North America. Individually they have played on Second City's House Co., Bad Dog's Black & Funny, The Disaster Show and The Sketchersons. With tales of love and loss, come be swept away by this amazing improv trio.
Co-Hosted by Anne McMaster (Not Oasis, Bad Dog Theatre Featured Players) and whoever she can convince to be her Valentine.