Time: 9:30pm - 11:00pm
A Toronto comedy staple since 2006. Bringer of laughs and creator of legends - Laugh Sabbath is a night of humorous observance every Thursday at 9:30.
LAUGH SABBATH is a comedic force in Toronto and is recognized for showcasing the most creative and talented comedic minds in all of North America! Acclaimed by critics as one of the top comedy shows in the city and beloved by fans as a cult classic. It's a different show every week featuring a rotating ensemble of radical and exciting comedians performing stand-up, characters, sketch and musical comedy. You won't find any better bang for your buck!
Laugh Sabbath comedians have appeared at festivals across Canada and the U.S. Many have had multiple TV tapings at Just For Laughs and their own headlining shows at JFL42. They have racked up countless awards and nominations for writing and performing and have been featured on CBC, CTV, The Comedy Network, MUCH, MTV Canada, VICE, YTV, FNTSY, IFC, Game TV and HBO Canada.
Several of Laugh Sabbath alumni have gone on to become rich and famous celebrities such as Nathan Fielder (Nathan For You), Katie Crown (Bob's Burgers, Storks, Kroll Show), Graham Wagner (The Office, Portlandia, Baskets, Silicon Valley), Rebecca Addelman (New Girl, Love), David Dineen-Porter (The Late Late Show with James Corden), Levi MacDougall (CONAN, Important Things with Demetri Martin), Chris Locke (Filth City, Baroness Von Sketch Show), Nick Flanagan (Sundowners), Brian Barlow (Super Deluxe), Adam Brodie & Dave Derewlany (Funny as Hell), Kathleen Phillips-Locke (Workin' Moms, Sunnyside, Mr. D).
Current producers: James Hartnett, Sara Hennessey, Tom Henry, Tim Gilbert, Ashley Gray, Andrew Johnston, Jackie Pirico, Rebecca Raftus & Marty Topps.
"...the best of the city's young standup and sketch comedians." - THE NATIONAL POST
"... a gathering spot for other comics and crowds with a taste for the unusual. A scan of the audience shows a who's who of Toronto's comedy underground."- THE GLOBE & MAIL
"Comedy gold." - GLENN SUMI
"... everyone on this weekly variety show killed..." - NOW MAGAZINE
"Toronto's cream of the crop.... Don't Miss!" - TIME OUT NEW YORK
"Laugh Sabbath is an inspiration to the whole scene." - THE TORONTOIST
"A new era of comedy taking root in the city." - TORONTO STAR
"A constant repository of boundary-free laughs." - EYE WEEKLY
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WHERE WE ARE LOCATED
Comedy Bar is located at 945 Bloor West between Ossington and Dovercourt on the south side. (directly across from the Delaware exit of the Ossington TTC)
ABOUT THE VENUE
Comedy Bar is a basement venue with 16 steps to the entrance. Washrooms are located on the main floor of the venue.
There are two theatre spaces. Please be sure to confirm which theatre you should be in when you pick up your ticket at box office.
Seating is general admission. Please be sure to arrive at least 30 minutes ahead of show start time to be sure you get the seats(s) of your choice
Comedy Bar does not guarantee group seating and is not responsible for holding seats for parties that do not arrive before show start.
All ticket prices include HST unless otherwise stated
Performers use microphones.
The use of smoke machines and strobe, flashing lights or lasers may occur during performances
If you require any further information or have any concerns or specific venue needs for the event please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For large group sales (20 people or more) contact Sam@ComedyBar.ca