Sunday, May 20
ñ the ALumnI show Seasoned improvisors explore a new format each week. 8 pm. $10. Bad Dog Comedy Theatre, 875 Bloor W. fb.com/thealumnishowto.
5ChurCh street ComeDy LGBTQ comedy showcase w/ headliner Meg MacKay, Alan Shane Lewis, Dena Jackson, Ieve Stomatov, Jen Sakato and others, hosted by Adrienne Fish + Chantel Marostica. 8 pm. Pwyc. Pegasus on Church, 489B Church. 431-997-6523. DIrtBAg CousIn: A sketCh ComeDy Duo’s showCAse 2-person sketch/improv troupes the Two Sues, Nancy & Sluggo, stand-up by Foad HP and host Hisham Kelati. 7 pm. $10. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W. comedybar.ca. LADIes’ nIght Stand-up w/ host host Juliana Rodrigues. 9:30 pm. $10. Underground Comedy Cafe, 670 Queen E. puffmama.ca. the LorD oF the g-strIngs: A Jrr toLkIen BurLesQue trIBute PeepshowTO & Zilly Lilly re-imagine your favourite Tolkien characters in an epic striptease parody. 7 pm. $25-$45. Revival Bar, 783 College. bpt.me/3360709. Love Is everywhere Stand-up, improv, and the science of happiness, w/ hosts Tracy Ham-
ilton & Cassie Barradas. 8 pm. $10. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W. comedybar.ca. A Night At the improv Directed, improvised plays w/ Socap students & guests. 7 pm. Pwyc. The Social Capital Theatre, 154 Danforth. socap.ca. Whose operA is it ANyWAy? Marriage of opera and comedy using improv games. 9:30 pm. $12. Bad Dog Comedy Theatre, 875 Bloor W. looseteamusictheatre.com.
Monday, May 21
1623: the shoW Time-shifters Kat Letwin and Nkasi Ogbonnah present sketch, stand-up, improv and more. 8 pm. Pwyc. The Social Capital Theatre, 154 Danforth. socap.ca.
ALtdot Comedy LouNge Kenny Robinson, ñ JJ Lieberman, Jarrett Campbell, Alex Pavone, Darren Frost, Sandra Battaglini, Kate Baron, Dom Pare, Bobby Knauff & MC Bryan O’Gorman. 9 pm. $8-$10. Rivoli, 334 Queen W. altdotcomedylounge.com. CAmeroN house Comedy Stand-up in the back room. 8 pm. Pwyc. 408 Queen W. email@example.com. 5QApd CoLLeCtive Queer and Present Danger LGBTQ weekly showcase with 5 booked acts, 5 sign-up acts & featured host weekly. 8 pm (sign-up 7-7:45 pm). Pwyc. Pegasus on Church, 489B Church. fb.com/qapdproductions. thiCk skiN Comedy “shoW” Longform standup hosted by Vandad Kardar & guest. 9 pm. No cover. Hemingways, 142 Cumberland. facebook.com/thickskinshow.
Tuesday, May 22
AssembLy tuesdAys Long-form teams celebrate the one true form. 9:30 pm. Pwyc. 3rd floor. The Social Capital Theatre, 154 Danforth. 416-903-5388, socap.ca. Comedy Night At i’LL be seeiNg you Weekly feminist-friendly/LGBTQ positive stand-up. 8:30 pm. Free. 747 Queen E. 416-778-9988. hAroLd Night Classic longform improv. 10 pm Tue to Jun 26. $5. Bad Dog Comedy Theatre, 875 Bloor W. baddogtheatre.com. 5rAW storyteLLiNg: pride editioN Four storytellers each tell a story about their experience living in the LGBTQ+ community. Hosted by Rachel Allen. 8 pm. $5. The Social Capital Theatre, 154 Danforth. socap.ca. riot Weekly show, rotating cast of stand-up, sketch, improv and musical performers. 8 pm. $10. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W. comedybar.ca.
siriusXm’s top ComiC CompetitioN ñ
Comics audition to make it to the finals and take home $25,000 and the title later this year. 8 pm. $12. Absolute Comedy, 2335 Yonge. 416-486-7700, absolutecomedy.ca. 5the up ANd Comers 4 LGBTQ break-out comics Gregory Brown, Jade Niles Craig, Karis Anderson, Joss MacNeil, Susan Waycik, Jordan Trafford & others. 9 pm. $20, adv $15. Rivoli, 334 Queen W. eventbrite.ca/e/44418265227.
Wednesday, May 23
CbC LoL Comedy shoWCAse Empire Comedy Live & The United Comedy Fest present a night of clean stand-up. 8 pm. $10. Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W. comedybar.ca.
pro-Am Night Headliner Darryl Purvis, ñ
Cathy MacPherson, Jennie Steer-Welbourne, Tracy Hamilton, JP Hodgkinson, Yaw Attuah, Iqbal Faizer, AJ Bate and host Larry XL. 8:30 pm. $8. Absolute Comedy, 2335 Yonge. 416-486-7700, absolutecomedy.ca. shots Fired! Improv fuelled by all kinds of shots. 9:30 pm. $5. The Social Capital Theatre, 154 Danforth. 416-903-5388, socap.ca. sireN’s Comedy Open mic with host Jacob Balshin and Nick Martinello. 9 pm. Free. Celt’s Pub, 2872 Dundas W. 647-217-0836. siriusXm top ComiC Comics audition to get to the finals and vie for $25,000 and the title later this year. May 23-24 at 8 pm. $13. Yuk Yuk’s, 224 Richmond W. yukyuks.com. super CooL Live! Sketch comedy with Super Cool Oh Yes, Dog Shirt and Doug Koning. 8 pm. $5. The Social Capital Theatre, 154 Danforth. 416-903-5388, socap.ca.
WheeL oF improv Natasha Boomer’s ñ
wheel-fated improv. 9 pm. $7. The Social Capital Theatre, 154 Danforth. socap.ca. you Love this Open-mic-style variety show hosted by Amar Singh & Hanif Jetha. 11 pm. Free. The Social Capital Theatre, 154 Danforth. socap.ca.