Lucas Silveira Acoustic Show – Thursday, May 4, 7pm – Studio Stage

LUCAS SILVEIRA LIVE AT THE WE’RE FUNNY THAT WAY FESTIVAL Thursday, May 4th, 2017 – 7:00 PM Alumnae Theatre – Studio Stage 70 Berkeley St, Toronto Tix Sliding Scale: $50 VIP (reserved front row limited seating) $20/$10 advance online only at http://lucassilveira.brownpapertickets.com $25 at the door* Lucas Silveira performs one show only! Enjoy an intimate acoustic show with Lucas as he makes his debut at the Festival. Tickets are limited so don’t wait to get yours! Lucas Silveira is best known for being the front-man of Canadian band The Cliks. He is a self-taught multi instrumentalist. He’s had 4 record releases with The Cliks since 2006 (Warner Music/Tommy Boy/Universal) and 3 solo record releases (Independent) since 2001. Lucas has toured extensively worldwide with The Cliks alongside acts such as Cyndi Lauper, The Cult, The New York Dolls, Debbie Harry and Tegan […]

Ryan Graham Hinds in #KanderAndEbb – Thursday, May 4 -9pm – Studio Stage

RYAN GRAHAM HINDS in #KANDORANDEBB Thursday May 4, 2017 – 9:00 PM Alumnae Theatre – Studio Stage 70 Berkeley St, Toronto Tix Sliding Scale: ]Suggested $20 more if you can less if you can’t) $50 VIP (reserved front row limited seating)/$20/$10 Advance online only at http://ryangrahamhinds.bpt.me $25 at the door* The critically acclaimed hit cabaret where musical theatre, celebrity gossip, & kinky sex meet! Featuring Giustin Maclean on piano. Garnering critical and audience acclaim in NYC, Toronto, and Montreal, #KanderAndEbb is a hilarious and touching tour-de-force from a lifelong Broadway baby who managed to get close to legendary songwriters John Kander & Fred Ebb’s world. Discover their unique writing process, what it’s like to be in a rehearsal studio with Liza Minnelli, the surprising sexual secrets behind some of their most wholesome work, and more as cabaret star Ryan G. Hinds […]

Amir Brandon with Dawn Whitwell and Karine Kazan – Friday, May 5 – 7pm – Studio Stage

AMIR BRANDON with very special guests Dawn Whitwell and Karine Kazan Friday, May 5,  2017 – 7:00 PM Alumnae Theatre – Studio Stage 70 Berkeley St, Toronto Tix Pay What You Want: $10/$20/$50 ($50 is VIP reserved front row limited seating) Advance online only at http://bpt.me/2898126 Tix only available at box office during festival hours. It’s a combo of comedy and music! You know how sometimes you listen to someone sing and you think “is he really singing”? We think this is one of those times you’re going to say that. If you don’t believe us just listen to this Amir Brandon is an R&B/pop singer-songwriter from Toronto. With a collection of internationally acclaimed original and cover songs amassing over 1 million views across social media platforms, Amir is preparing for the release of new music in 2017. His music has been positively received by blogs, radio […]

David Benjamin Tomlinson “Starf*ckery – Friday, May 5 -9pm – Studio Stage

DAVID BENJAMIN TOMLINSON “STARF*CKERY” LIVE AT THE WE’RE FUNNY THAT WAY FESTIVAL Friday, May 5, 2017 – 9:00 PM Alumnae Theatre – Studio Stage 70 Berkeley St, Toronto Tix Sliding Scale: $50 VIP (reserved front row limited seating) $20/$10 advance online only at http://davidbenjamintomlinson.bpt.me $25 at the door* David Benjamin Tomlinson brings his tales of the red carpet to the fest. After more than a decade of working the red carpet for one of the biggest film festivals in the world, David Benjamin Tomlinson has seen everything. From rampaging divas and obsessed fans to barricade jumping celebrities and from red carpet moments gone horribly wrong to petulant pop stars, the film festival scene is not for the weak of heart. Witness the insanity of festival life through the eyes of a movie lover and certified “Bitch in the Headset”… just be […]

Sam Jay Stand-Up Show – Saturday, May 5 – 7pm – Studio Stage

SAM JAY STAND-UP SHOW LIVE AT THE WE’RE FUNNY THAT WAY FESTIVAL Saturday, May 6, 2017 – 7:00 PM Alumnae Theatre Studio Stage 70 Berkeley St, Toronto Tix Sliding Scale: $20/$10 advance online only at http://samjay.bpt.me $50 VIP (reserved front row limited seating) $25 at the door* When we say “you gotta see this show” we’re not just saying it to make it sound good. You REEEEEALLY have to see this show. Trust us, even if you don’t like stand-up comedy we’ll take a bet you’ll like Sam Jay. Comedian Sam Jay is an African American lesbian hailing from Boston who’s creating a major buzz on the comedy scene with her new refreshing perspective. Sam’s featured on season 3 of ComedyCentrals The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail. In 2015, she was named to the Comedy Central Comics to Watch list in […]

Martha Chaves – Saturday, May 6 -9pm – Studio Stage

MARTHA CHAVES LIVE AT THE WE’RE FUNNY THAT WAY FESTIVAL Saturday May 6, 2017 – 9:00 PM Alumnae Theatre – Studio Stage 70 Berkeley St, Toronto Tix Sliding Scale: $50 VIP (reserved front row limited seating) $20/$10 advance online only at http://marthachavesshow.bpt.me $25 at the door Stand-up tour de force Martha Chaves makes her festival debut! Check out the brilliant Martha E. Chaves! Originally from Nicaragua, Martha has over 20 years become one of Canada’s most successful comedians, performing all over the world in several languages to sold-out audiences. This all in addition to numerous festivals, and acting in movies with Chris Rock and Denzel Washington. Martha is not only an incredibly fun presence on stage, transitioning seamlessly between every subject under the sun, but her ability to make politics both funny and accessible to everyone is something you need to see to believe. BMO Presents: MARTHA CHAVES LIVE […]