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How to find a list­ing Com­edy list­ings ap­pear chrono­log­i­cally, and al­pha­bet­i­cally by ti­tle or venue. f = Fes­tive/sea­sonal event

Crit­ics’ pick (highly rec­om­mended) How to place a list­ing All list­ings are free. Send to: events@now­toronto.com. In­clude ti­tle, comics, brief syn­op­sis, days & times, ticket price, venue name and ad­dress and box of­fice/info phone num­ber/web­site. List­ings may be edited for space. Dead­line is the Thurs­day be­fore pub­li­ca­tion at 5 pm. If your free list­ing re­quires a cor­rec­tion, send info to: fix­events@now­toronto.com.

Thurs­day, Novem­ber 24

Brewhaha Stand-Up night Re­becca Reeds, Rachelle Lau­zon, Aaron Why, Big Norm & host An­drew Har­ris. 9 pm. Free. Brewhaha Craft Beer Lounge, 39 Prince Arthur, lower level. fb.com/brewha­habar.

By­ron Bertram Stand-up head­lin­ing show. To Nov 26, Thu 8 pm, Fri 9 pm, Sat 8 & 10:30 pm. $11.50-$19.50. Yuk Yuk’s, 224 Rich­mond W. yukyuks.com.

CBC’S Be­CaUSe newS Com­edy news quiz ñ

show tap­ing. 6:30 pm. Free (re­serve tick­ets). CBC Stu­dio 42, 25 John. be­cause­news.ca.

CloUd Com­edy Stand-up & sketch with ñ

Mark Lit­tle, DeAnne Smith, Marty Topps, Jeff Paul, Sam Mullins, Alex Wood, GET SOME & more. 9:30 pm. $8-$10. Bad Dog Com­edy Theatre, 875 Bloor W. bad­dogth­e­atre.com.

Come what may­hem Roger Bain­bridge, ñ

Brandon Hack­ett, Lind­say Mul­lan, Becky John­son, Kyle Doo­ley and Ann Por­nel ex­plore awk­ward and touchy sit­u­a­tions in an as­tute, dar­ing and very funny Se­cond City Main­stage re­vue. The ex­u­ber­ant cast is as com­fort­able tak­ing on con­tro­ver­sial top­ics like racial and gen­der inequal­ity as skew­er­ing re­la­tion­ships and pop cul­ture. Stand­out sketches in­clude three women com­par­ing body im­age is­sues and a game show that scores big laughs from po­lit­i­cal facts. Lim­ited run. Tue-Thu 8 pm, FriSat 7:30 & 10 pm, Sun 7:30 pm. $25 and up. Se­cond City, 51 Mercer. sec­ond­c­ity.com. nnnn (Deb­bie Fein-Gold­bach) CraigSloSt DazedandCon­victed.com presents Mon­ica Ham­burg read­ing baf­fling, pos­si­bly dis­turb­ing Craigslist ads. 8 pm. Free. The Groove Bar & Grill, 1952 Dan­forth. mon­ica@ dazedandcon­victed.com. f eat, BUy, re­peat: the Se­Cond City’S gUide to the hol­i­dayS Se­cond City presents a re­vue about the hol­i­day sea­son that pokes fun at short-fused shop­pers, Chris­mukkah keen­ers and fren­zied fam­i­lies. Nov 24-Jan 1, see web­site for sched­ule. $25 & up. Se­cond City, 51 Mercer. 416-343-0011, sec­ond­c­ity.com.

FraSer yoUng Head­lin­ing w/ Chris Gor­don ñ and host Noor Kid­wai. To Nov 27, Thu 8:30 pm, Fri 9 pm, Sat 8 & 10:45 pm, Sun 8 pm. $10-$15. Ab­so­lute Com­edy, 2335 Yonge. 416-486-7700, ab­so­lute­com­edy.ca. laUgh yoUr BUtt oFF Monthly show fea­tur­ing am­a­teur and es­tab­lished comics. 8 pm. $5. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca. maCro neato A com­pletely im­pro­vised play. 9:30 pm. Pwyc. 3rd floor. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca. noteS n JokeS Mu­sic and com­edy with The In­trvrts and guest San­dra Battaglini. 9:30 pm. $10. Un­der­ground Cafe, 670 Queen E. puff­mama.ca. play­day may­day Un­called For presents a re­vue about child­hood friends re­unit­ing as adults and re­dis­cov­er­ing the joy and nos­tal­gia of games from their child­hood. Nov 24-Dec 4, Wed-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm (no mat Nov 26). $30. Theatre Passe Mu­raille, 16 Ry­er­son. 416-504-7529, weare­un­called­for.com.

S&p: Stan­dardS & praC­tiCeS Isaac ñ

Kessler, Cameron Al­gie, Kevin Whalen & Matt Fol­liott per­form high-oc­tane long­form im­prov at this monthly show. 10 pm. $10. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca. Speaker’S Cor­ner Un­Cen­Sored A variety of head­liner-wor­thy comics on one night. TueSat 7, 9 & 11 pm. $10. The Cor­ner Com­edy Club, 163 John. thecorner­com­edy.com. Stoned-Up Com­edy Amanda Day hosts a di­verse lineup of comics. 7-9 pm. $5. Hot Box Cafe, 204 Au­gusta. aman­da_­day@live.com.

Fri­day, Novem­ber 25

Com­edy kapow Stand-up, im­prov and sketch. 9 pm. $5. 120 Diner, 120 Church. fb.com/com­e­dykapow. dr goldField & hiS Com­edy pro­tege Beaver And Ba­con Com­edy Fes­ti­val presents standup by Nigel Grin­stead, San­dra Battaglini, Kweku Win­ful, Ni­tish Sakhuja, Ro­nen Geisler, Ryan Hil­lis and host Spencer Rice. 8 pm. $25$35, fes­ti­val passes $49-$149. Re­gent Theatre, 551 Mt Pleas­ant. beaverand­ba­con.com. good newS toronto: in­ter­net trollS Im­pro­vised news satire show w/ Fu­sion Com­edy, What If, Zacharie Wein­garten, Korri Birch and TwoSon. 9 pm. $10. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca.

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trUmp trUmp world Com­edy w/ Tim Blair, Che Durena, Chris Finn, Brigitte Gall, LeeAnne Ste­wart, Kevin Mac­Don­ald and host Carolyn Ben­nett. 9 pm. $5. Hirut Fine Ethiopian Cui­sine, 2050 Dan­forth. 416-551-7560.

JJ liBer­man Head­lin­ing, w/ Ryan Long & ñ

Danny Pol­ishchuk. 9:30 pm. $10. Un­der­ground Cafe, 670 Queen E. puff­mama.ca. nerd­topia Monthly com­edy show with a geeky lean. 11 pm. $5. 3rd floor. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca.

no­to­ri­oUS an­niver­Sary w/ Colin ñ

moChrie The rap com­edy group cel­e­brates its third an­niver­sary in a show w/ im­pro­vi­sor Mochrie, fol­lowed by a dance party. 10:30 pm. $20. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. notim­prov.com. per­FeCt 10 preSentS: Fri­day night Stand-Up Camille Cote, Dena Jack­son, Nick Reynold­son, Faisal Butt, Barry Tay­lor and Daniel Woodrow. 9:30 pm. $10-$15. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. fri­daynight­standup.bpt.me. SaSS Com­edy Head­liner Jackie Pirico, Shirley Whalen, Ja­cob Bal­shin, Kate Bar­ron, Lucy Ger­vais and host Brian Mill­ward. 7:30 pm. $8, adv $5. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca. $12 two Free pintS Com­edy Show Im­prov teams, sketch troupes & So­Cap teams. 9:30 pm. $12 ($5 non-drinkers). 2nd flr. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca.

Satur­day, Novem­ber 26

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Ba­con Com­edy Fes­ti­val presents JJ Liber­man, Chris Robin­son, host Paul Thomp­son and the Best Dam Comic win­ner. 8 pm. $25$35, fes­ti­val passes $49-$149. Re­gent Theatre, 551 Mt Pleas­ant. beaverand­ba­con.com. f vegaS aCeS ChriSt­maS Show Singer Jenna War­riner, bur­lesque per­former Es­ther De Ville, com­edy by the Co­in­ci­dence Men and more. 8 pm. $10. 2nd floor. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca. white gay waSted Com­edy w/ Chantel Maros­tica, Jen Sakato, DeAnne Smith, Phil Luzi & Brian Mill­ward. 11 pm. $10-$15. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca. witty women oF Com­edy Monthly show hosted by Wanda Car­roll. 8 pm. $10. May Cafe, 876 Dun­das W. wit­ty­women.ca.

Sun­day, Novem­ber 27

the dan­ger room Dan Guiry hosts a variety show w/ guests. 9 pm. $10. The Cor­ner Com­edy Club, 163 John. thecorner­com­edy.com. FUn­day SUn­nieS Edgy & fast-paced com­edy w/ Josh Mur­ray, Shar­jil Ra­sool, Aimee Am­broziak, Devon Hy­land, Mark Lit­tle, Michelle Hart & oth­ers. 7 pm. $7. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca.

kenny roBin­Son’S nU­Bian Show The ñ

Nu­bian Dis­ci­ples’ monthly show with Cedric New­man, Ernie Vi­cente, Kweku Win­ful, Michael Moses, Sarah An­je­pong Duodu and head­liner Adrian Cronk. 8:30 pm. $20. Yuk Yuk’s, 224 Rich­mond W. yukyuks.com.

martin lawrenCe doin’ time: Un­CUt ñ

The co­me­dian/ac­tor/di­rec­tor per­forms a stand-up show. 7:30 pm. $49.50-$140. Sony Cen­tre for the Per­form­ing Arts, 1 Front E. tick­et­mas­ter.ca. SUn­day night live The Sketch­er­sons’ weekly sketch and live mu­sic show. 9:30 pm. $10. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca.

Mon­day, Novem­ber 28

ñ alt­dot Com­edy loUnge Stand-up w/ Carol Zoc­coli, K Trevor Wil­son, Rachelle Lau­zon, Cal Post, Joe Vu, Daniel Woodrow, MC Matt O’Brien & oth­ers. 9 pm. $8-$10. Rivoli, 334 Queen W. alt­dot­com­e­dy­lounge.com. Com­edy Cor­ner open miC 8 pm (sign-up from 7 pm). Free. The Cor­ner Com­edy Club, 163 John. thecorner­com­edy.com. hard day Com­edy Stand-up w/ hosts Amy Cun­ning­ham and Lexa Gra­ham. 8:30 pm. Free. Of­fice Pub, 117 John. 416-977-1900. the Jam SeSh Ghost Ed­die host a show fea­tur­ing im­prov sets and an open jam. 9:30 pm. $10, stu $5. Bad Dog Com­edy Theatre, 875 Bloor W. bad­dogth­e­atre.com. new FaCeS Com­edy night Dan Cur­tis Thomp­son and Ariel Ka­gan present fledg­ling standups do­ing their best 5-minute sets. 8:30 pm. $5. 3rd floor. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. 416-903-5388, so­cap.ca. oSS­ing­ton Com­edy Stand-up show w/ silly & weird new themes each week. The Oss­ing­ton, 61 Oss­ing­ton. fb.com/os­s­ing­ton­com­edy.

QUeer and preSent dan­ger Com­edy ñ

toUr LGBTQ com­edy show­case w/ co­head­lin­ers DeAnne Smith & Chantel Maros­tica, Jess Beaulieu, Ash­ley Mof­fatt, Heather Mac­Don­ald, Amy Cun­ning­ham & oth­ers. 8 pm. $15, adv $10. Pe­ga­sus on Church, 489B Church. eventbrite.ca/e/28209649822.

win­prov Weekly im­prov games & spe­cial guests. 8:30 pm. Free (pre-show open im­prov work­shop 6:30-8 pm, $5-$6). 468 Spad­ina

Ave, south of Col­lege. fo­cusupcre­ativ­ity.com.

Tues­day, Novem­ber 29

Com­edy on Col­lege Weekly stand-up night w/ a head­liner, comics & lotto spots. 8-11 pm. Free. Pour Boy Pub, 583 Col­lege. pour­boy.ca. FreSh­man at night Im­prov games meets talk show plus a live jazz quar­tet. Hosted by Luke Peters. 8:30 pm. $10. 3rd floor. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca.

pro-CaSe night Stand-up w/ Bob Si­moneau, ñ Perry Perl­mu­tar, Ryan Mag­nu­lob, Kate Davis, Marc An­thony Si­n­a­goga, head­liner Arthur Simeon and host An­drew Vaughan. 8:30 pm. $5-$10. Ab­so­lute Com­edy, 2335

Yonge. 416-486-7700, ab­so­lute­com­edy.ca.

Queer And Present dAn­ger coM­edy & ñ

i’d tAP thAt dAnce PArty LGBTQ com­edy show­case w/ co-head­lin­ers DeAnne Smith and Chantel Maros­tica, Meg MacKay, Heather Mac­Don­ald, Amy Cun­ning­ham & host Ash­ley Mof­fatt, fol­lowed by a queer dance party. 8 pm. $15, adv $10. Rivoli, 334 Queen W. sir­iusxm.ca/qpd­tour.

sKin of My nuts coM­edy Long-form open mic w/ host Van­dad Kar­dar. 8 pm. Free. Sonic

Cafe, 60 Ce­cil. van­dadk.com/ski­nofmynuts.

Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 30

doPe n’ Mic coM­edy Jeff Paul presents Josh Eli­jah, Lianne Mauladin, Tim Golden, Gar­rett Jamieson & Ryan Belleville. 9 pm. $5. Un­der­ground Cafe, 670 Queen E. puff­mama.ca. the hAhAshish show Van­dad K hosts a weekly pro/am show. 9 pm. $5-$10. Cannabis Cul­ture, 461 Church. van­dadk.com/ shows. Judg­ing Kelly Au­di­ence mem­bers bring their dis­putes; im­pro­vis­ing “lit­i­ga­tors” use scenes, mono­logues and char­ac­ters to ar­gue both sides. 8 pm. Pwyc. 2nd floor. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca. the Julien dionne coM­edy hour: live Weekly long­form stand-up fea­tur­ing three comics, hosted by Julien Dionne. 8:30 pm. $10. Via Norte Restau­rant, 938 Col­lege. jd­com­edy.ca. A lAugh A Minute Open-mic stand-up. 9 pm. Free. Club120, 120 Church. club120.ca. Pro-AM night Stand-up w/ Carol Zoc­coli, Ivan Kolenko, James O’Hara, Ja­son Allen, Rush Zilla, Sam Lene­han, head­liner Arthur Simeon and host An­drew Vaughan. 8:30 pm. $6. Ab­so­lute Com­edy, 2335 Yonge. 416-486-7700. seAn tweed­ley Stand-up head­lin­ing show. Nov 30-Dec 4, Wed-Thu & Sun 8 pm, Fri 9 pm, Sat 8 & 10:30 pm. $11.50-$19.50. Yuk Yuk’s, 224 Rich­mond W. yukyuks.com. siren’s coM­edy Open mic stand-up w/ host Mor­gan Ge­orge and head­liner Mike Kel­lett. 8:30 pm. Free. Celt’s Pub, 2872 Dun­das W. 416-767-3339. tin­der sur­Prise Char­ac­ter-driven im­prov com­edy with a match­maker twist. 8 pm. $5. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca. yogA n’ chill Re­laxed yoga fol­lowed by cock­tails and com­edy with Matt O’Brien and Ju­lia Hlad­kow­icz, ben­e­fits New Leaf Foun­da­tion. Yoga, 6 pm, at Metropoli­tan United Church (56 Queen E), com­edy, 7 pm, at Jazz Bistro (251 Vic­to­ria), $20-$25 both, $10-$15 com­edy only. eventbrite.ca/e/28882609663.

The re­fresh­ingly frank JJ Liber­man head­lines the Un­der­ground Cafe on Novem­ber 25.

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