You are invited to the Grand Opening of Yuk Yuk’s in
Montreal Oct 3 @7:30 We have made an arrangement for a limited number of
tickets to the opening of Yuk Yuks in Montreal so RSVP NOW!!!
The cost of the ticket is $21.74 plus tax and for our group Includes ONE
Note: Please identify yourself at the door as being a Meetup
member to receive the free drink voucher.
THIS IS GOING TO BE A BLOCKBUSTER NIGHT!!
These comics combine for over 50 JUST FOR LAUGHS SHOWS
DAVE FOLEY FEATURE
SEBASTIEN BOURGAULT MC
MARTHA CHAVEZ OPENER
MIKE MACDONALD SPECIAL GUEST
ABOUT THE COMICS
Dave Foley Feature
At a young age, Dave
Foley began writing stand-up comedy for creative writing projects. His interest in improv led him to comedy workshops,
where he met and teamed with Kevin McDonald.
They became “The Kids in the Hall” one year later and the rest is
Dave Foley has been in so many tv and movies there is not
space ro list then all so we provided a short list.
Foley co-wrote and starred in the comedy The Wrong Guy,
in which he played Nelson Hibbert, an office worker who finds his boss
murdered, mistakenly believes he will be blamed for the crime and runs off as a
fugitive. He also starred in High Stakes, in which he played Bo Baker, a day
dreaming 'star reporter' looking for the perfect story. He voiced Flik, an ant
who is trying to gain respect for his colony, in Disney/Pixar's A Bug's Life, a
role he reprised for brief cameos in Toy Story 2 and Cars, along with the
voices for the Baldwin brothers in South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.
Foley's other movies include Monkeybone, Blast from the Past, Swindle, and Sky
High. He also played one of the office workers in My Boss's Daughter. In 2001,
he played the boss of 'N Sync singer Lance Bass in the film On the Line. In
2007, he appeared in Uwe Boll's film adaptation of the controversial PC game
Postal. Foley's other credits include Anne of Avonlea as Lewis Allen,
California Dreaming (along with NewsRadio co-star Vicki Lewis), and Broken
Lizard's Freeloaders. His next film is the comedy, Last Call. Foley voiced
Terry Perry in the 2013 Disney/Pixar film Monsters University.
Appearing as an actor
on television shows
Foley has been on many television series. These include
Becker, Carpoolers, Comedy Central Presents, Committed, Desperate Housewives,
Dinner for Five, Father of the Pride, Grounded for Life, Hot Properties, I Love
the '70s, I'm with Her, In Plain Sight, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Joey, Just Shoot
Me!, L.A. Blues, Las Vegas, Less Than Kind, Lilo & Stitch: The Series,
Little Mosque on the Prairie, Lovespring International, MADtv, Mr. Show, Odd
Job Jack, Saturday Night Live, Scrubs, Sketch Pad, South Park, Testing Bob, The
King of Queens, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The New Adventures of
Old Christine, The Prodigious Hickey, Stargate Atlantis, The Tick, Tom Goes to
the Mayor, What's Up Peter Fuddy?, What's New, Scooby-Doo?, Brothers &
Sisters, Will & Grace, Hot in Cleveland, True Jackson VP, Eureka, Leverage
With More than 1000
performances in bars, Gala TV in Grand Rire and Comedy Club as well as several
outdoor stages and appearances at the Just for Laughs festival on street art,
Sebastien’s humorous background allows him to make real connection with the
MacDonald has had many successful and well received live
performances all over North America. In addition, he has appeared on numerous
TV shows including Late Night with David Letterman, The Arsenio Hall Show, Just
For Laughs, Showtime's Comedy Club All-Star Show, A&E's An Evening at the
Improv, and Comedy Central's The A List. His popularity continues to
soar in both the US and Canada. He has hosted both the Gemini Awards and the
Just For Laughs 10th Anniversary Special for the CBC. MacDonald also
holds the distinction of being the only comedian to perform at each and every
Just For Laughs gala show.
MacDonald has starred in three well received specials for
the CBC in Canada and for Showtime in the US. His first special, Mike
MacDonald; On Target was the very first one hour prime time special by a
stand-up comic in the history of the CBC. This success led to MacDonald’s
next special, "My House! My Rules!" This special won its prime time
slot when it aired in Canada. It also was nominated for two Gemini
Awards. The Showtime version of "My House! My Rules!" was
nominated for two CableACE Awards, "Best Comedy Special" and
"Best Writing in a Comedy Special". His third Showtime special,
called “Happy As I Can Be”, was originally slated as a half-hour show. When
executives saw the footage, they immediately expanded it to an hour. “Happy
As I Can Be” in its one hour format also achieved a number 1 rating when it
aired in prime time in Canada on the CBC.
Martha Chaves Opener
Martha Chaves has
been a professional comedian, touring as a headliner for more than seventeen
years. Her infectious, candid style, and
her natural ability to relate to any audience have made her very popular at
clubs, colleges, festivals, fundraisers, and corporate functions.
Martha is a veteran
of a dozen Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. She has also performed at the Halifax Comedy
Festival, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, the Edmonton Comedy Festival, The
Toronto People’s Festival, and El Festival del Humor in Colombia, to mention a
Her Stand-Up TV
credits include her own 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, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, The Colombia Festival
del Humor and many others. She’s often
heard on LAUGH OUT LOUD on CBC radio and on THE DEBATERS, also on CBC radio.
has granted her to perform all over the world and to entertain a wide range on
audiences, including the UN Canadian Peace Keeping Troops in the Middle East,
and a delegation of women, led by Nobel Peace Prize recipients, from THE NOBEL
Martha is a six time
nominee in the Canadian Comedy Awards, in the category of Best Female Stand-up.
Her two theatre Pieces “ Staying Alive”
and “Fragile” have been featured in The SOUL’O FESTIVAL of SOLO shows in
Toronto and The De Colores Festival of New Works in Toronto as well.
Dame of Canadian Comedy is without a doubt – Martha Chaves. Her wit is
infectious, her style is delightful and when you work with her – you are
assured professionalism. Martha has always made me laugh out loud and she is a
genuine asset to Canadian Comedy" ~Tracy Rideout, Producer CBC Radio Laugh