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Event type: All Ages / Licensed
Join us as headliner MARTHA CHAVES kicks off the Creemore Festival of the Arts during a night of fun and laughter.
Martha Chaves is an award-winning comedian, writer, and actor whose career spans over two decades. Now Magazine described her as "smart, sassy, provocative, and very funny." Martha describes herself as the "most famous Nicaraguan-Canadian LGBTQ+ stand-up comedian in the world," but despite being an act of such a unique nature, she’s hilariously relatable, universally funny and accessible. She tours from coast-to-coast as a headliner for Yuk Yuk's (Canada’s premiere chain of comedy clubs) and is also in high demand for corporate performances, conferences, and speaking engagements. She can frequently be heard on CBC's The Debaters and Laugh Out Loud. She is a regular panellist on the popular CBC show Because News.
MC Zabrina Douglas
Born and raised in Brampton, Zabrina Douglas is a comedian that draws from her experience as a Nurse, a mother, and the daughter of 2 Jamaican parents. "She's one of the most exuberant and cheerful stand-ups working in the city. She can turn a whole show around by kicking up the energy in the room." Steve Fisher of Torontoist.com.
Zabrina has been a regular and headlined Kenny Robinson's legendary "Nubian Disciples All Black Comedy Revue". She Created and Produces her Critically acclaimed show "Things Black Girls Say". She has performed in well known festivals like Just For Laughs Toronto, The Toronto Fringe Festival, Slo Comedy Festival in California and The women's Comedy festival in Boston. Her work can be seen on Teletoons, The Comedy Network and CBC. She has shared the stage with well known comedians Gilbert Godfrey, Cocoa Brown and Luenell.
Featuring Laurie Elliott
Laurie Elliott is a stand-up comic, actor and television writer. She is a winner of the Tim Sims Encouragement Fund Award and is a four-time winner of Best Female Stand Up at The Canadian Comedy Awards. Her stand-up credits include the Montreal's Just For Laughs Festival (where she was chosen by the late, great Joan Rivers to perform on her final Gala show), the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, the Comedy Factory in Rotterdam, Raw Comedy Club in Stockholm, the SheDot Comedy Festival in Toronto, and a gala run at the Cape Town International Comedy Festival in South Africa. Laurie recently opened for the hilarious Arsenio Hall and he was a delight!
Cash bar and food available for purchase.
Cutoff is Friday, September 29, 2023 4:59 pm EDT unless it sells out earlier.