Comedians Archive (Alphabetical)

  • Catch some of Canada’s hardest working comedians on a Labour-Day Sunday show that’s sure to keep your summer spirit alive! Your comedy guides on this amazing night of stand-up will […]

    A Very Comedy Nest Labour Day – Sunday August 31st

    Catch some of Canada’s hardest working comedians on a Labour-Day Sunday show that’s sure to keep your summer spirit alive! Your comedy guides on this amazing night of stand-up will […]

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  • Host of The Discovery Channel's CASH CAB. For over 20 years Adam has been performing in radio, television and on stage. He has distinguished himself as a talented comedian and host in the club, corporate and commercial media markets.

    Adam Growe

    Host of The Discovery Channel's CASH CAB. For over 20 years Adam has been performing in radio, television and on stage. He has distinguished himself as a talented comedian and host in the club, corporate and commercial media markets.

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  • Name the last time you saw a funny Maritime-born, Quebecois-Pakistani trilingual chef, cooking instructor, actor and comedian. Exactly. This weekend do not miss one of the most promising comedic forces […]

    Ali Hassan

    Name the last time you saw a funny Maritime-born, Quebecois-Pakistani trilingual chef, cooking instructor, actor and comedian. Exactly. This weekend do not miss one of the most promising comedic forces […]

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  • Allyson Smith has been tickling Canada’s comedy scene from the moment she put down the chalk brush and picked up a mic. With her sassy blend of in-your-face stand-up and […]

    Allyson Smith

    Allyson Smith has been tickling Canada’s comedy scene from the moment she put down the chalk brush and picked up a mic. With her sassy blend of in-your-face stand-up and […]

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  • Andrew Grose is a Canadian comedy veteran with some of the most impressive credentials in the industry. In addition to over 19 yearsof live performances in comedy clubs, theatres and festivals he has made his mark on national television in Canada.

    Andrew Grose

    Andrew Grose is a Canadian comedy veteran with some of the most impressive credentials in the industry. In addition to over 19 yearsof live performances in comedy clubs, theatres and festivals he has made his mark on national television in Canada.

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  • Andrew Searles is one of the fastest rising stars on the Montreal comedy scene and has no plans of slowing down. A favorite at the Colleges & Universities in Montreal, […]

    Andrew Searles

    Andrew Searles is one of the fastest rising stars on the Montreal comedy scene and has no plans of slowing down. A favorite at the Colleges & Universities in Montreal, […]

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  • Montreal’s favourite “not improv, not stand-up, not a game show,” but kind of all three is back! A hit at the Montreal and Ottawa ComicCons, Battle-COM pits comedians against each […]

    Battle-COM – Sunday August 17th

    Montreal’s favourite “not improv, not stand-up, not a game show,” but kind of all three is back! A hit at the Montreal and Ottawa ComicCons, Battle-COM pits comedians against each […]

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  • As seen on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and his own Comedy Central special, Ben Kronberg is artfully awkward and awesomely original! Called by some a comedians’ […]

    Ben Kronberg – September 11, 12, 13

    As seen on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and his own Comedy Central special, Ben Kronberg is artfully awkward and awesomely original! Called by some a comedians’ […]

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  • It’s the 7th anniversary of BOOM (Best Of Open Mic), created and hosted by EMAN (CBC’s The Debaters, CTV’s Comedy Now), celebrating 7 tenths of a decade of Montreal best […]

    BOOM! – Sunday August 24th

    It’s the 7th anniversary of BOOM (Best Of Open Mic), created and hosted by EMAN (CBC’s The Debaters, CTV’s Comedy Now), celebrating 7 tenths of a decade of Montreal best […]

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  • As seen on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, CBC’s Just For Laughs, CTV’s Comedy Now, and the list goes on, Brian Lazanik has received invitations to perform his strange and wonderful […]

    Brian Lazanik – August 21, 22, 23

    As seen on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, CBC’s Just For Laughs, CTV’s Comedy Now, and the list goes on, Brian Lazanik has received invitations to perform his strange and wonderful […]

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  • Born in Jamaica and raised in Montreal, this comic brings both distinct cultures on stage with him. His charm and likeability grabs hold of the audience and his clever sharp […]

    Cedric Newman

    Born in Jamaica and raised in Montreal, this comic brings both distinct cultures on stage with him. His charm and likeability grabs hold of the audience and his clever sharp […]

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  • Christina Walkinshaw may not know how to turn water into wine, but she does know how to turn wine into a stand up comedy routine. This All Canadian Girl speaks […]

    Christina Walkinshaw

    Christina Walkinshaw may not know how to turn water into wine, but she does know how to turn wine into a stand up comedy routine. This All Canadian Girl speaks […]

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  • After only a few years in comedy, Christophe landed a coveted spot at the 2007 Just For Laughs festival “Bubbling with Laughter” series, performing alongside some of the most talented […]

    Christophe Davidson

    After only a few years in comedy, Christophe landed a coveted spot at the 2007 Just For Laughs festival “Bubbling with Laughter” series, performing alongside some of the most talented […]

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  • Working professionally as a comedian since 1994 and as a national touring headliner since 1996, Chuck Byrn has the experience and knowledge to ensure your show or event is a […]

    Chuck Byrn

    Working professionally as a comedian since 1994 and as a national touring headliner since 1996, Chuck Byrn has the experience and knowledge to ensure your show or event is a […]

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  • Damonde recently became the first Canadian winner in the 27 year history of the illustrious Seattle International Comedy Competition. He has been hailed in the Globe & Mail as comedy’s […]

    Damonde Tschritter

    Damonde recently became the first Canadian winner in the 27 year history of the illustrious Seattle International Comedy Competition. He has been hailed in the Globe & Mail as comedy’s […]

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  • Darcy Michael is considered one of Canada’s rising stars. Coming off his wildly successful debut at the prestigious Just for Laughs festival in Montreal, where the Montreal Gazette pegged him […]

    Darcy Michael

    Darcy Michael is considered one of Canada’s rising stars. Coming off his wildly successful debut at the prestigious Just for Laughs festival in Montreal, where the Montreal Gazette pegged him […]

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  • Born in Windsor, Ontario, Dave Merheje found a love for comedy at a young age and started performing in Detroit. Now living in Toronto, Dave’s comedy style has been described […]

    Dave Merheje

    Born in Windsor, Ontario, Dave Merheje found a love for comedy at a young age and started performing in Detroit. Now living in Toronto, Dave’s comedy style has been described […]

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  • As seen on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, HBO’s Funny as Hell, and the latest season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, DeAnne Smith travels the world telling hilarious […]

    DeAnne Smith – August 28, 29, 30

    As seen on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, HBO’s Funny as Hell, and the latest season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, DeAnne Smith travels the world telling hilarious […]

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  • Eddie Della Siepe is a comedian to look out for. His amazing stage presence, improvisational skills and original material have made him both a favorite in comedy clubs and on television.

    Eddie Della Siepe

    Eddie Della Siepe is a comedian to look out for. His amazing stage presence, improvisational skills and original material have made him both a favorite in comedy clubs and on television.

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  • Still basking in the glow of his breakout appearance on the CBC comedy special, Whose Canada Is It?, Franco Taddeo and his stand-up are deeply rooted in the fact that […]

    Franco Taddeo

    Still basking in the glow of his breakout appearance on the CBC comedy special, Whose Canada Is It?, Franco Taddeo and his stand-up are deeply rooted in the fact that […]

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  • After working as an Animator on the Scooby and Scrappy Doo Show, and providing voice-overs for Saturday morning cartoons, Morton focused his talents on stand-up comedy. He quickly became a club favorite in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the UK.

    Greg Morton

    After working as an Animator on the Scooby and Scrappy Doo Show, and providing voice-overs for Saturday morning cartoons, Morton focused his talents on stand-up comedy. He quickly became a club favorite in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the UK.

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  • As seen on FOX’s New Girl, Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer, and the Coen Brothers’ latest movie, Inside Llewyn Davis, Helen Hong’s adorable stage presence and mischievous point of view […]

    Helen Hong – October 2, 3, 4

    As seen on FOX’s New Girl, Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer, and the Coen Brothers’ latest movie, Inside Llewyn Davis, Helen Hong’s adorable stage presence and mischievous point of view […]

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  • This two time Gemini nominee is a force to be reckoned with. Nominated for best comedy performance this sharp-tongued comedian takes no prisoners. He can take a one-word answer and […]

    Ian Sirota

    This two time Gemini nominee is a force to be reckoned with. Nominated for best comedy performance this sharp-tongued comedian takes no prisoners. He can take a one-word answer and […]

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  • Jay Malone has been headlining comedy clubs across North America for the past seven years. In 2009 he shot his own half hour Showtime Comedy Special which will be airing in the spring of 2010.

    Jay Malone

    Jay Malone has been headlining comedy clubs across North America for the past seven years. In 2009 he shot his own half hour Showtime Comedy Special which will be airing in the spring of 2010.

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  • A 2008 nominee for “Best Female Comedian” by the Canadian Comedy Awards, Jen Grant got her start doing stand-up comedy in Ottawa, Ont in 1999. She moved to Vancouver, BC […]

    Jennifer Grant

    A 2008 nominee for “Best Female Comedian” by the Canadian Comedy Awards, Jen Grant got her start doing stand-up comedy in Ottawa, Ont in 1999. She moved to Vancouver, BC […]

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  • From Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’s “Pass The Mic,” Jesse Joyce will help you and your loved ones […]

    Jesse Joyce

    From Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’s “Pass The Mic,” Jesse Joyce will help you and your loved ones […]

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  • For the past 15 years Jocko Alston’s dynamic brand of 
storytelling has taken him to new heights on the comedy 
scene.

    Jocko Alston

    For the past 15 years Jocko Alston’s dynamic brand of storytelling has taken him to new heights on the comedy scene.

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  • Joe Minnitte has appeared on Saturday Night Live and Comedy Central, and he performed improv with the prestigious Upright Citizens Brigade, but he ain’t bragging. From a young age, he […]

    Joe Minnitte

    Joe Minnitte has appeared on Saturday Night Live and Comedy Central, and he performed improv with the prestigious Upright Citizens Brigade, but he ain’t bragging. From a young age, he […]

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  • Montreal’s own Joey Elias began performing comedy in 1992 after losing a pool hall bet to a friend. His loss was the comedy world’s gain.

    Joey Elias

    Montreal’s own Joey Elias began performing comedy in 1992 after losing a pool hall bet to a friend. His loss was the comedy world’s gain.

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  • As seen on The Comedy Network’s MatchGame, CBC’s Just For Laughs, CTV’s Comedy Now, CBC’s Strombo, and most likely at a Tim Horton’s near you, Joey Elias lands at the […]

    Joey Elias – October 9, 10, 11

    As seen on The Comedy Network’s MatchGame, CBC’s Just For Laughs, CTV’s Comedy Now, CBC’s Strombo, and most likely at a Tim Horton’s near you, Joey Elias lands at the […]

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  • My name is John Hastings and I am writing this bio, but will maintain the fact it is written by someone else, starting now: John became a Stand-Up Comedian soon after his birth and has performed Stand Up Comedy in every Comedy Club in Canada that has asked him to perform

    John Hastings

    My name is John Hastings and I am writing this bio, but will maintain the fact it is written by someone else, starting now: John became a Stand-Up Comedian soon after his birth and has performed Stand Up Comedy in every Comedy Club in Canada that has asked him to perform

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  • As seen on The Tonight Show, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Conan and NBC’s Last Comic Standing, John Roy’s life is an open book of hilarious experiences. From […]

    John Roy – September 25, 26, 27

    As seen on The Tonight Show, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Conan and NBC’s Last Comic Standing, John Roy’s life is an open book of hilarious experiences. From […]

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  • For the past eighteen years Johnny Gardhouse has been a touring stand-up comic, making him a true road warrior. From coast to coast, across Canada and the United States...

    Johnny Gardhouse

    For the past eighteen years Johnny Gardhouse has been a touring stand-up comic, making him a true road warrior. From coast to coast, across Canada and the United States...

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  • Ottawa-born Jon Dore spent three years co-hosting Rogers Television's Daytime sharpening his skills to a fine point. For his work, creativity and quick improv skills, he received the Impression Award for best on-air personality in 2001.

    Jon Dore

    Ottawa-born Jon Dore spent three years co-hosting Rogers Television's Daytime sharpening his skills to a fine point. For his work, creativity and quick improv skills, he received the Impression Award for best on-air personality in 2001.

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  • A speaker, writer, comedian, actress and mother of three, Kate Davis has the unique ability to find humour in any situation

    Kate Davis

    A speaker, writer, comedian, actress and mother of three, Kate Davis has the unique ability to find humour in any situation

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  • Kevin has performed for Just For Laughs as part of the National Homegrown Comics Competition and can be heard regularly on XM Satellite radio. He was twice voted one of […]

    Kevin Gasior

    Kevin has performed for Just For Laughs as part of the National Homegrown Comics Competition and can be heard regularly on XM Satellite radio. He was twice voted one of […]

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  • From The Conan O’Brien Show and Last Call with Carson Daly, Kyle Kinane lets loose a mess of funny at The Comedy Nest for one show only! Kyle has been […]

    Kyle Kinane

    From The Conan O’Brien Show and Last Call with Carson Daly, Kyle Kinane lets loose a mess of funny at The Comedy Nest for one show only! Kyle has been […]

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  • Laurie Elliott has made a name for herself as one of the most versatile and fun to watch entertainers in Canada. She is a winner of the Tim Sims En-couragement Fund Award and has twice been voted Funniest Female Stand Up at Canadian Comedy Awards.

    Laurie Elliott

    Laurie Elliott has made a name for herself as one of the most versatile and fun to watch entertainers in Canada. She is a winner of the Tim Sims En-couragement Fund Award and has twice been voted Funniest Female Stand Up at Canadian Comedy Awards.

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  • For those who think Oakville, Ontario is the most boring place on Earth (a) you’ve never been to Sackville and (b) at least it gave us Mark Forward.

    Mark Forward

    For those who think Oakville, Ontario is the most boring place on Earth (a) you’ve never been to Sackville and (b) at least it gave us Mark Forward.

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  • Mark Scalia has entertained thousands of people across the United States and Canada at a variety of venues for over twenty years.  Since starting his career in Boston in the […]

    Mark Scalia

    Mark Scalia has entertained thousands of people across the United States and Canada at a variety of venues for over twenty years.  Since starting his career in Boston in the […]

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  • Nominated for six Canadian Comedy Awards, Martha Chaves is one of this country’s most prolific and entertaining comedians! Fluent in four languages (five when intoxicated or praying), she has performed […]

    Martha Chaves

    Nominated for six Canadian Comedy Awards, Martha Chaves is one of this country’s most prolific and entertaining comedians! Fluent in four languages (five when intoxicated or praying), she has performed […]

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  • Born and raised in Montreal, Massimo spent the first part of his life as the class clown. For the past eleven years (after he dropped out of Concordia University) he […]

    Massimo

    Born and raised in Montreal, Massimo spent the first part of his life as the class clown. For the past eleven years (after he dropped out of Concordia University) he […]

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  • Matt Billon’s solid reputation for his witty, creative and unassumingly clever material has landed him feature appearances and specials on CBC’s “Madly Off in all Directions”, Much Music’s “Video on […]

    Matt Billon

    Matt Billon’s solid reputation for his witty, creative and unassumingly clever material has landed him feature appearances and specials on CBC’s “Madly Off in all Directions”, Much Music’s “Video on […]

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  • Mike Dambra is the “Smart-Ass” King of comedy! If you’re a comedy fan, and you haven’t seen Mike yet, you’re in for a treat. Celebrating his 25th year in the […]

    Mike Dambra

    Mike Dambra is the “Smart-Ass” King of comedy! If you’re a comedy fan, and you haven’t seen Mike yet, you’re in for a treat. Celebrating his 25th year in the […]

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  • Rarely taking things at face value, even the most ordinary of topics are spun into new directions that only his creatively warped mind could envision. Mike always keeps audiences on […]

    Mike Storck

    Rarely taking things at face value, even the most ordinary of topics are spun into new directions that only his creatively warped mind could envision. Mike always keeps audiences on […]

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  • Every Thursday through Saturday, hilarious headliners from The Tonight Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central, Just For Laughs, The Comedy Network and more hit the Comedy Nest […]

    Montreal’s Premiere Comedy Club!

    Every Thursday through Saturday, hilarious headliners from The Tonight Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central, Just For Laughs, The Comedy Network and more hit the Comedy Nest […]

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  • Patrick Haye started doin Stand Up at the beginning of 2007 hitting open mics like Betty’s and the Laugh Resort. Things happened fast that year and he got a huge […]

    Patrick Haye

    Patrick Haye started doin Stand Up at the beginning of 2007 hitting open mics like Betty’s and the Laugh Resort. Things happened fast that year and he got a huge […]

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  • Love him or hate him, it’s impossible to be indifferent to Phil Shuchat. Actually, it’s impossible to hate him. And it’s more likely that you will fall under his comedic […]

    Phil Shuchat

    Love him or hate him, it’s impossible to be indifferent to Phil Shuchat. Actually, it’s impossible to hate him. And it’s more likely that you will fall under his comedic […]

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  • Inventor of mind-blowing magic tricks and contributor to David Blaine specials, Richard Sanders is a magician who fools other magicians! This guy breaks so many laws of physics, Stephen Hawking […]

    Richard Sanders

    Inventor of mind-blowing magic tricks and contributor to David Blaine specials, Richard Sanders is a magician who fools other magicians! This guy breaks so many laws of physics, Stephen Hawking […]

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  • Rodney Ramsey is a Montreal native who is gaining much notoriety on the stand up comedy scene. As an underground comedy promoter, with the ability to take over stages as […]

    Rodney Ramsey

    Rodney Ramsey is a Montreal native who is gaining much notoriety on the stand up comedy scene. As an underground comedy promoter, with the ability to take over stages as […]

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  • One of the hits of the Edinburgh Comedy Festival, and a Just-For-Laughs veteran, Ron Vaudry’s smile is like a warm ray of sunshine on a basket of puppies… but what […]

    Ron Vaudry – September 4, 5, 6

    One of the hits of the Edinburgh Comedy Festival, and a Just-For-Laughs veteran, Ron Vaudry’s smile is like a warm ray of sunshine on a basket of puppies… but what […]

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  • From NBC‘s Last Comic Standing and CBC‘s Just For Laughs, Scott Faulconbridge spreads a little holiday cheer alongside some of his closest comedy friends (and one mortal enemy). It’s a […]

    Scott Faulconbridge

    From NBC‘s Last Comic Standing and CBC‘s Just For Laughs, Scott Faulconbridge spreads a little holiday cheer alongside some of his closest comedy friends (and one mortal enemy). It’s a […]

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  • With breakout performances on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comics Unleashed, and a starring role on A&E’s reality series, Modern Dads, Sean Kent has been praised as having “an urgency not […]

    Sean Kent – Sept 18, 19, 20

    With breakout performances on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comics Unleashed, and a starring role on A&E’s reality series, Modern Dads, Sean Kent has been praised as having “an urgency not […]

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  • Steve Patterson began his full-time comedy career in 1997, shortly after his full-time career as a copywriter ended when he wrote an ad for an amusement park that his boss found a little “too amusing”.

    Steve Patterson

    Steve Patterson began his full-time comedy career in 1997, shortly after his full-time career as a copywriter ended when he wrote an ad for an amusement park that his boss found a little “too amusing”.

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  • In 2001 The Doo Wops won the Canadian wide Just for LaughsHomegrown Comic Competition. Shortly after that they taped their first hour long comedy special Comedy NOW! for CTV and The Comedy Network.

    The Doo Wops

    In 2001 The Doo Wops won the Canadian wide Just for LaughsHomegrown Comic Competition. Shortly after that they taped their first hour long comedy special Comedy NOW! for CTV and The Comedy Network.

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  • Tim Nutt is a comic who can’t be judged by his cover. Long-haired, bearded and “rough around the edges”, audiences expect Nutt’s material to match. But he surprises with razored-down punch lines...

    Tim Nutt

    Tim Nutt is a comic who can’t be judged by his cover. Long-haired, bearded and “rough around the edges”, audiences expect Nutt’s material to match. But he surprises with razored-down punch lines...

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  • Tim Rabnett is one of Montreal`s most beloved comedians. Impressive for a native of Ontario. Since moving to Montreal for college, Tim has spent over a decade winning over the […]

    Tim Rabnett

    Tim Rabnett is one of Montreal`s most beloved comedians. Impressive for a native of Ontario. Since moving to Montreal for college, Tim has spent over a decade winning over the […]

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  • A semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and a Canadian Comedy Award Winner for Best Stand-Up Comic, Winston Spear says funny things in a funny way, which makes him extra […]

    Winston Spear

    A semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and a Canadian Comedy Award Winner for Best Stand-Up Comic, Winston Spear says funny things in a funny way, which makes him extra […]

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