For Close Shave 4, I've focused more on treat and less on tricks. Unlike previous Movember benefit shows, I want to celebrate Halloween with everyone (partying, dancing, and karaoke) but I am still looking forward to the show portion! I've wanted to have Todd Graham on Holodeck Follies all year. I first saw him perform at Zabrina [...]
SHAVE THE DATE October 31, 2015 The Dandies fourth annual comedy benefit show will be a Star Trek Masquerade! To date the troupe has raised over $3,000 for Movember Canada. Admission: $10 online (https://startrekmasquerade.eventbrite.ca) or at the door.
I first met Kristin Fung as part of the Big City Improv Festival in 2013. She was the musical director for one of the acts and stood out for helping the performers on stage make more daring musical choices. We have had the benefit of Jason Zinger as our MD but it was nice to [...]
Peter Wildman was a childhood hero of mine, as one of the funny four of The Frantics. "Who?" you millenials might ask. The Frantics were Canada's premiere sketch comedy group, you whippersnappers. Peter is a wonderful musician and actor (stage, television, and voice), known beyond The Frantics for his work on The Red Green Show, [...]
The first time we saw Zabrina Chevannes do stand-up, was at show in Little Italy a few years ago; we went to support our friend, Alex Crawford. Although she was a new to us, the Brampton comedian had already garnered a great reputation on the open mic circuit. In truth, though we are fans of [...]
High Heels Lo Fi has their priorities straight. Party. Drink. Good Time. We had the fortune of having them kick off our season of shows this year. To get the crowd going, they don't need go-go dancers (yes, they have them), or to show off their singing prowess (Cyn is a rock powerhouse), or the [...]
We met Karyn Ellis in 2009, just before she released her 3rd CD "Even Though The Sky Was Falling". We hit it off instantly and it didn't hurt that we had mutual friends in Ralph MacLeod and Janine Stoll. We've kept in touch over the years and, in between her touring schedule, Karyn played a [...]
Garrett Jamieson is one of our favourite Toronto comedians. Garrett's sense of humour isn't negative or malicious -- he is wonderfully irreverent, almost daring the audience to stop him from making dirty jokes. Garrett has supported The Dandies from the beginning. Here is a world-class stand-up comedian -- he literally travels the world (with heavy [...]