I'd like to invite you out for a super fun evening at Chalkers as we welcome some of the funniest stand-up comedians around. Be prepared to laugh a lot!
Please see below for all the details and certainly plan to join us if you can.
*Joined by my other social groups too, so we can anticipate a fabulous turn out
Stand Up at Chalkers! (Comedy & Laughs)
Packed with top talent in Toronto, Stand Up at Chalkers is a hugely entertaining evening that highlights outstanding stand up comedy talent in Toronto.
On This Show:
Dylan Gott has had his own one man show at the Toronto Fringe Festival, performed stand up comedy at the North by Northeast Music Festival, on BITE TV and was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award.
"Delightfully bizarre" - AV Club
**** - Torontoist
Jamie O’Connor is a 26-year-old stand-up comedian from Toronto. He has performed at both Absolute Comedy and Yuk-Yuks, and was a finalist for the 2012 Tim Simms Encouragement Award.
MARK DEBONIS (2011 Just For Laughs; 2011 Great Canadian Laugh Off Winner; 2010 Canadian Comedy Award Winner and 2009 Tim Sims Award Nominee; finalist on XM Radio’s Canada’s Next Top Comic) is a stand up comedian from Scarborough, Ontario. Mark can be heard on XM Radio as part of “Canada’s Next Top Comic” where he was a finalist. He was also featured on CBC radio’s “Cream of Comedy” showcase for best up-and-comer stand up comedian in Canada. Mark has appeared on Much Music’s Much On Demand, Bite TV, Comedy Network, and Sun TV. In 2010, Mark took home his first Canadian Comedy Award for Best New Comer in Canada and in 2011 he took part in The “Just for Laughs” festival and also he won the Yuk Yuk’s $25,000 Great Canadian Laugh Off.
Craig Fay is a Toronto based stand up comedian who is quickly gaining a reputation for his crisp, intelligent humour. With a unique ability to make accessible topics smart and smart topics accessible he is a hit with audiences of all backgrounds.
Craig was recently named Toronto.com’s Funniest Torontonian at the Just For Laughs 42 Festival. He is also the recipient of the “Brian Linehan Comedy Writing and Performance Award” and was nominated for the “Tim Sims Encouragement Award” recognizing outstanding new comedic talent.
Of his performance with Myq Kaplan BlogTO wrote: “…[Craig] was firing on all cylinders, casually crushing with crowd work and progressively subversive material…It was one of those performances when you realize, ‘Oh, this guy is genuinely funny.’ You don’t see that everyday.”
Diana's comedy has been featured on OUTtv, iChannel, MTV, Much Music's 'Video on Trial' and Comedy Network's 'Comedy Now!'. She has played NXNE, New York Frigid Fest, The Dark Comedy Festival, as well as clubs and Colleges across Canada.
D.J. DEMERS is a stand-up comedian in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a television personality on AMI-tv and also hosts and produces a popular comedy podcast with AMI-audio called Say What!? In June of 2013, D.J. released a stand-up comedy EP with Comedy Records. He has appeared in two episodes of ‘Cocktales’ on the Comedy Network, was a finalist in NBC’s Stand-Up for Diversity, and was nominated for ‘Best Stand-Up Newcomer’ at the 2011 Canadian Comedy Awards.
-Arrive at 7:00 for dinner/appetizers, mix & mingling (Optional)
-Arrive between 7:30 & 7:45 to get settled in (Show starts at 8:00)
(One beverage minimum upon arrival to support staffing & venue)
Free parking in front, behind, side of building, on street and at plaza across the street
2 minute walk from Glencairn Subway station
*Website, Dinner Menu & Location for Chalkers: http://www.chalkerspub.com (http://www.chalkerspub.com/)