Date Night Comedy

Date: Thursday April 4th 2019
Time: 8:00pm - 9:30pm

The critically acclaimed comedy show returns with a springy April line-up!

ADAM GROWE * CAROL ZOCCOLI * KEVIN MATVIW*

It's a comedy show **totally** worth a babysitter.

About our acts:

ADAM GROWE:

For over 30 years, Adam Growe has been performing in radio, television and on-stage. In addition to hosting 8 seasons of Cash Cab Canada, Adam is a highly sought after event host and an accomplished stand-up comedian, starring in Just for Laughs, Comedy NOW!, COMICS!, and appearing on CBS's, Star Search and Comedy Central's, Premium Blend.

He tours with his custom comedy show, The Adam Growe Quiz Show and his career portfolio includes delivering keynote presentations, as well as hosting events, Towns Halls and Business Sessions, fundraisers, and awards shows. As a Certified Red Cross First Aid Instructor, Adam can also lead full certification courses, or team-building workshops for your company, or community group.

For more than a decade, Adam has coached business executives on presenting, hosting and moderating, as well as facilitated leadership communications courses for organizations throughout North America. As a result, Adam's versatility and ability to entertain and engage audiences of all kinds makes him a popular choice in the corporate market.

Adam's professional career began in radio in Orangeville, ON where he became the Morning Drive Announcer. Eventually, Adam ended up on-air in Toronto before his stand-up career took off and he had to leave full-time radio behind.

As a stand-up comic, Adam has appeared in many festivals, on campuses, cruise ships and at comedy clubs and theatres in both the U.S. and Canada. Bringing together his comedy experience and love for trivia, The Adam Growe Quiz Show is his unique and hilarious live show giving people from the audience a chance to win cash or prizes out of his pocket on-stage. He also developed an interactive video Web App version of his quiz game that can be customized to increase event attendance, generate sales and engage employees.

Previously, Adam appeared in YTV's, Monster Warriors, and on CBC Radio One's, Newshounds and Definitely Not The Opera. He has also toured theatres and festivals with his first one-man show, The Mom and Pop Shop, about a guy who unexpectedly tries to teach a prenatal class with hilarious and touching results.

Adam is a father and a Foster Parent with his wife and three kids in Toronto.

CAROL ZOCCOLI:

Carol Zoccoli is a comedian and writer from Brazil. Carol has been living in Toronto for five years, during which time she's graduated from Second City's Conservatory Program and has been performing stand-up regularly around the city. She was recipient of the 2015 Tim Sims Encouragement Award in Toronto and was part of CBC's Accent on Toronto in 2016.

In 2017 she was in Halifax Comedy Festival, JFL42 and Laughing Skull Comedy Festival's rosters. In 2018, she taped her stand-up set for CBC at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival; she also taped a debate for the CBC Radio show The Debaters and was on the NBC Breakout Festival's roster in Chicago. Earlier this year she taped another debate with The Debaters and was on Hubcap Comedy Festival's rooster. She also performed with Second City and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in the show Play it by Ear. She teaches and performs with Second City's Education Company.

Carol performs in English and Portuguese. Her TV credits include Saturday Night Live Brazil, Comedy Central Brazil and CBC's Halifax Comedy Festival.

KEVIN MATVIW:

Kevin Matviw has been performing improv and sketch comedy in Canada for the past six years. Credits include: Are We There Yet? 2, Vampire Campfire and My Homeroom Teacher is a Vampire with The Second City Educational Company and S#!t My Mayor Says, Best. Monday. Ever. and The Dysfunctional Holiday Revue for The Second City National Touring Company. Kevin's work has also been featured in Canada's National Post, the Canadian Comedy Award winning sketch show Sunday Night Live and Cracked.com.

Hosted by Scott Faulconbridge (Just For Laughs, CBC's The Debaters) and Anne McMaster (her parents wanted her to be a lawyer).