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How to find a list­ing Com­edy list­ings ap­pear chrono­log­i­cally, and al­pha­bet­i­cally by ti­tle or venue.

5 in­di­cates queer-friendly events H = Hal­loween event

ñ= Crit­ics’ pick (highly rec­om­mended) How to place a list­ing All list­ings are free. Use the event sub­mis­sion form at nowtoronto.com.

Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 25

againSt the Col­lar Com­eDy pre­SentS: CuFFing Sea­Son Head­liner Natalie Nor­man, Nigel Grin­stead, Anasi­mone Ge­orge, host Ta­mara Shevon and oth­ers. 9 pm. $10. May Cafe, 876 Dun­das W. bruha.com/event/3990.

the BeSt iS yet to Come un­Done See ñ

re­view at nowtoronto.com. Lim­ited run, Tue-Sun see web­site for times. $27 & up, stu from $16. Sec­ond City, 51 Mer­cer. 416-3430011, sec­ond­c­ity.com. nnnnn (Glenn Sumi)

By­ron Ber­tram Head­lines w/ open­ing acts & MC. Oct 25-28, Thu & Sun 8 pm, Fri 9 pm, Sat 8 & 10:45 pm. $11.50-$19.50. Yuk Yuk’s, 224 Rich­mond W. 416-967-6431, yukyuks.com. CaBBage­town Com­eDy The So­cial Smiths present Kyle Brown­rigg, Chris San­di­ford, Lucy Ger­vais, Tiyawnda McGre­gor + Honey Ben­nett, Carolina DG & Robert Wat­son. So­cial Smiths Stu­dio, 574 Par­lia­ment. eventbrite.ca. the Co­in­Ci­DenCe men preSent Tall­boyz II Men & Meli Melo. 9:30 pm. $10. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca. Crazy eightS #9 all StarS Stand-up meets men­tal health w/ head­liner Chanty Maros­tica, Kyle Bergstresser, Lucy Ger­vais, Kirsten Ras­mussen & more. 8:30 pm. $20. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca. H CurSeD: im­prov in­SpireD By SCi-Fi & hor­ror Im­prov in­spired by works of short fic­tion (read by their au­thors). 8 pm. $5/pwyc. Bad Dog Com­edy Theatre, 875 Bloor W. face­book.com/events/342099923225086. kelly & kevin’S late night Com­eDy Cake Kelly Zem­nickis and Kevin Ze host with head­liner Ab­bas Wa­hab. 10 pm. Pwyc. The So­cial Cap-

ital Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca. Mike DaMbra Head­lines w/ Ja­son Allen & host La­mont Fer­gu­son. Oct 25-28, Thu 8:30 pm, Fri 9 pm, Sat 8 & 10:45 pm, Sun 8 pm. $12-$20. Ab­so­lute Com­edy, 2335 Yonge. 416-486-7700.

She The Peo­Ple See re­view on­line at ñ

nowtoronto.com. Runs to Nov 25, see web­site for times. $25. Sec­ond City, 51 Mer­cer. sec­ond­c­ity.com. NNNN (Glenn Sumi) Twice UPoN a TiMe – The FUlly iM­Pro­viSeD MU­Si­cal Maple Leaf Theatre Com­pany fairy tale pre­quels w/ au­di­ence sug­ges­tions in this show for adults. 8 pm. $10. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. maple­leafthe­atre.ca.

Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 26

H brook­lyNN bar viP coM­eDy: Devil’S NighT Daniel Woodrow, Mike Rita, Dena Jack­son and Paul Thomp­son, plus a dance party. 8:30 pm. $10. Brook­lynn Bar, 1186 Queen W. eventbrite.ca/e/51205909253.

The Dg SPe­cial live Com­edy/va­ri­ety ñ

show hosted by Dan Galea fea­tur­ing Bruce McCul­loch. 7:30 pm. $15 adv. The Rec Room, 255 Bremner. there­c­room.com. H hirUT hooT hal­loweeN eDi­TioN Carolyn Ben­nett, Rob Browne, Anna Gustafson, Tracy Hamil­ton, Luba Mag­nus, Habib Siam & more. 9 pm. $5. Hirut Fine Ethiopian Cui­sine, 2050 Dan­forth. 416-551-7560.

keeP Mak­iNg NoN­SeNSe Sketch/va­ri­ety ñ

from the mind of Pat Thorn­ton w/ Andy Hull, An­ders Yates, Sarah Hil­lier, Laura Cile­vitz and oth­ers. 8 pm. $10. Bad Dog Com­edy Theatre, 875 Bloor W. bad­dogth­e­atre.com. PUrkey breaSTS SkeTch Show Sketch by El Fuego, Dog Shirt and Low Rise Queens. 8 pm. $5. Im­pe­rial Pub, 54 Dun­das E. face­book.com/ events/171920100391469. SaSS coM­eDy Chanty Maros­tica head­lines. 7 pm. $10. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. 416-551-6540.

Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 27

5The chaNTy Show – live al­bUM DroP Win­ner of Canada’s Top Comic 2018 Chanty Maros­tica w/ pals An­drew John­ston, Aisha Brown, Ryan Dil­lon, Meg MacKay and oth­ers. 9 pm. $20, adv $15. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca. hookUP Bad Dog Theatre’s im­pro­vised rom­com. 9:30 pm. $10-$15. Bad Dog Com­edy Theatre, 875 Bloor W. bad­dogth­e­atre.com.

JereMy hoTz Show by the mis­ery co­me­dian. ñ 8 pm. $59. Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Cen­tre Blvd. 905-305-7469. Make Me laUgh 4! Comics try to make Mandy Good­handy laugh for cash and candy. 9 pm. Free. 120 Diner, 120 Church. 416-792-7725.

The PaNel Show Im­pro­vis­ers ap­pear in ñ

char­ac­ter to dis­cuss real top­ics w/ two real jour­nal­ists. Guests Maryam Sid­diqi & An­drew Coyne, hosted by David Shore. 7 pm. $8. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. mon­key­toast.com. STellav­iSioN: The 3D worlD oF STella walker The God­dess of Oddness tells her life story. 8 pm. $25. John Candy Box Theatre, 99 Blue Jays Way. 416-340-7270, stellawalker.com.

Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 28

56 cakeS: 56 MiN­UTeS’S 1-year aN­Niver­Sary Show Hosted by James Is­land & Andie Hong w/ Tom Henry, Mark Lit­tle, Nick Ne­meroff & Def­i­ni­tion of Knowl­edge. 7 pm. $5. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. face­book.com/56min­utes/. haPPy hoUr coM­eDy: 10 SPoTS Four comics do­ing 10 min­utes each, hosted by Blair Streeter. 8 pm. Free. Ein-Stein, 229 Col­lege. 416893-5243, the­com­e­dy­green­room.com. SUN­Day NighT live wiTh PriyaNka The Sketch­er­sons cel­e­brate their 650th weekly show with drag queen Priyanka. 9 pm. $10. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca.

Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 29

alTDoT coM­eDy loUNge Jackie Pirico, ñ

Ju­liana Ro­drigues, Tracy Hamil­ton, Drew Prick­lyk, Michelle Shaugh­nessy, Clare Belford, Re­becca Reads, Dave Hem­stad, Eman El Hus­seini & MC Bryan Hatt. 9 pm. $8-$10. Rivoli, 334 Queen W. alt­dot­com­e­dy­lounge.com.

oNe DUMb gUy aND Two kiDS iN The ñ

hall Au­thor Paul My­ers talks with Bruce McCul­loch & Scott Thomp­son at launch of his autho­rized bi­og­ra­phy of the sketch troupe. 7 pm. $25 ($39 w/ book). Street­car Crowsnest, 345 Car­law. toron­tos­ketch­fest.com. H vir­TUal MaN hUgS iM­Pro­viSeD aP­Ple bob­biNg SPook-Tac­U­lar Guest troupes im­pro­vise scenes based on tales of fear told by mem­bers of VMH. 8 pm. Pwyc. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca.

Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 30

Make TiMe For FrieNDS Dad Rock Com­edy pre­sents head­liner Chris Locke. 8 pm. $10. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca. Pro-caSe TUeS­Day Head­liner La­mont Fer­gu­son, host Mike Dambra, Barry Tay­lor, Dred Lee, Foad HP, Noor Kid­wai and Perry Perl­mu­tar. 8:30 pm. $12. Ab­so­lute Com­edy, 2335 Yonge. 416-486-7700, ab­so­lute­com­edy.ca.

Wednes­day, Oc­to­ber 31

H gUTS For laUghS hal­loweeN eDi­TioN ñ Ital­ian 80s hor­ror flick Demons 2 gets live-roasted by co­me­di­ans. 9:30 pm. $10. Com­edy Bar, 945 Bloor W. com­e­dy­bar.ca.

H a NighT aT The broNze – a vaM­Pire ñ

Slayer MU­Si­cal & DaNce ParTy! Live read through of the Buffy episode. 8 pm. $25. Bud­dies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexan­der. bud­diesin­bad­times.com. Pro-aM NighT Head­liner La­mont Fer­gu­son, Brad Tin­gle, Ge­orge Burgess, Mike Sa­muels, Mo Saleh, Ne­gar Moses, Re­becca McDon­ald and host Mike Dambra. 8:30 pm. $8. Ab­so­lute Com­edy, 2335 Yonge. ab­so­lute­com­edy.ca. yoU love ThiS Weekly stand-up open mic on the 2nd floor. 11 pm. Free. The So­cial Cap­i­tal Theatre, 154 Dan­forth. so­cap.ca.

Find more Hal­loween-tHemed com­edy sHows in tHe Hal­loween list­ings on page 11.

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