Daylight Savings is behind us and Seasonal Affective Disorder is kicking in. The Dandies get it. We have ten suggestions to help you keep your spirits up in November.
1. Star Trek: Discovery (CBS) watch from the comfort of your couch. We’re excited Star Trek is back on the small screen and hope you are too. Feel free to share your theories and opinions, either online or at the bar.
2. Fusion remembers to do sketch (Fusion Comedy) A super team of the best up and coming stand-ups, improvisers and writers in the city. Spotlighting material from a culturally diverse LGTBQ perspective, Fusion showcases daring, original, and brilliantly colourful comedy. November 8 at Social Capital Theatre.
3. Holodeck Follies on November 10 at Comedy Bar. Join The Dandies for a live spontaneously created Star Trek episode, “The Vulcan Halo” (s5e9). We are also joined by fantastic entertainers for your non-Trekkie friends.
4. Moon Base Wayward (Bad Dog Theatre) is a weekly all-female improvised serial. Watch the story unfold week to week as the crew struggles to survive, works to get along and solves the mysteries of their abandonment on an unforgiving space rock. Unscripted and unmanned, November 10 – December 8 at Bad Dog Theatre.
5. Mount Pleasant’s Remembrance Day Service. Join the Royal Canadian Air Force for their annual Remembrance Day Service, held at the steps to the Mausoleum, Mount Pleasant Cemetery on November 11.
6. LOL LOL LAND (Daisy Productions) is a sketch comedy remount of their Orlando Fringe production at Comedy Bar on November 12.
7. 1001 Friday Nights of Storytelling. Come to listen or to tell. Innis College Cafe, 2 Sussex Ave. Every Friday.
8. G.L.O.S.S. Gorgeous Ladies of Standup at SoCap. GLOSS is an all female stand-up show! Funny ladies with funny things to say. November 23 at Social Capital Theatre.
9. Geek Hard Live. This popular radio show covers everything geek every week. Now an annual event, Andrew Young and Mr. Green will interview some of your favourite stars live on the Comedy Bar stage on November 25.
10. Wake-Up & Smell The Coffee (Low Down Theatre Company) presents their inaugural production with this great Eric Bogasian play. They insert some needed diversity into the play by having women direct each of the monologues. November 27 – December 2.