I Heart Jokes Awards

Date: Wednesday March 27th 2019
Time: 9:30pm - 11:00pm

On March 27 at 10pm, the IHJ Awards Team is incredibly proud to present the 7th Annual I Heart Jokes Awards, live from Comedy Bar!

Featuring your hosts, The Toronto Make Me Laughs, along with so many more appearances, including:

Nour Hadidi!
Ryan Dillon!
Carol Zoccoli!
Kyle Bergstresser!
Borana Makri!
Marty Younge!
Dan Curtis Thompson!
James O'Hara!
Joey Harlem!
Olivia Stadler!
Jacob Balshin!
Joel Edmiston
Miles Verweel!
and more!

The I Heart Jokes Awards are Toronto's independent stand up comedy awards show, recognizing and celebrating the incredible talent that make up this amazing scene! This is a show BY and FOR comics, to spend one dang night actually being proud of ourselves and showing some love to our own!
It's FREE TO ATTEND, and ALL COMICS ARE INVITED.

There will be tons of photography and filming happening, along with a red carpet photo op and a red carpet fashion review preshow hosted by the impeccable ladies of Hack Couture (Lucy Gervais & Isabel Zed Tee), and backstage interviews with The Two Sues (Bobby Knauff and Josh Stone) SO MAKE SURE YOU DRESS CORRECTLY! BE FANCY FOR ONCE IN YOUR LIFE, IRON YOUR HOODIE OR SOMETHING AT LEAST.

It's going to be a hell of a show and a party so DON'T MISS OUT!

Without furhter ado, here is your FULL LIST of nominees for this years IHJ Awards!

OPEN MIC HERO
Amar Singh
David Foggia
Ethan O'Reilly
Hanif Jetha
Jacob Balshin
Marc Hallworth
Olivia Stadler

HOST OF THE YEAR
Anasimone George
Brian Ward
Chanty Marostica
Hisham Kelati
Marc Hallworth
Natalie Norman
Tamara Shevon

FORMAT SHOW OF THE YEAR
Comedy Mixtape
Forever Jung (Sophie & Meg)
Hack Couture
LATE MIC T.O.
Rapp Battlez
Stupid Fancy
Write Em Up
Your Hood's A Joke

COMEDY GYM OF THE YEAR
Comedy for Dummies
Joke Marmalade (Hisham)
Last Call (Tim & Ana-Marija & Jacob)
Ossington Comedy Party (not sure who to tag)
Queer and Present Danger Collective at Pegasus
Size Up Comedy (fka Punch Up Comedy)

COMEDY SHOW OF THE YEAR
5 For 5 Comedy (Jarrett & Marito)
The Crimson Wave
Dope N' Mic (Jeff)
QAPD Up + Comers
Laugh Sabbath
SHADE

and as announced previously...

NEWCOMER COMIC OF THE YEAR
Anjelica Scannura
Ashley Cooper
Grace R. McClure
Jialu Wang
Michelle Coburn
Surer Qaly Deria

Abbas Wahab
Brendan D'Souza
Hanif Jetha
Karis Anderson
Patrick Fishman
Taylor Rivers

BREAKOUT COMIC OF THE YEAR
Allie Pearse
Clare Belford
Hoodo Hersi
Juliana Rodrigues
Kate Barron
Luba Magnus
Tamara Shevon

Alan Shane Lewis
Brandon Ash-Mohammed
Chris Sandiford
Hisham Kelati
John Mostyn
Sam Burns

HEADLINER OF THE YEAR
Aisha Brown
Courtney Gilmour
DeAnne Smith
Jackie Pirico
Rebecca Reeds
Sandra Battaglini

Chanty Marostica
Chris Locke
Chris Robinson
Nick Nemeroff
Nigel Grinstead
Todd Graham