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Grindstone Comedy Theatre
BYOV #17 Lineup
Dirtbikes! Corporate malfeasance! Smashmouth! Spreadsheets! Subterfuge! Deregulation of the American energy markets! Private jets! Cowboys! Mark to market accounting! Strippers! Join Rapid Fire Theatre's most dangerously experienced performers in the oversaturated hue of 1999 for a work of historical(ish) non-fiction(ish) so edutaining you'll flop sweat right through your bucket hat.
Ladies of Jazz
Celebrating the ladies of our past and present with our favourite songs. This women-led Tap Dance and Live Singing show will not only relive some of history's greatest jazz tunes but take a vintage spin on some modern music hits. We're taking you from Ella to Gaga in one show!
Vavianna Vardot's Famous Sex Party
Vaviana Vardot's Famous Sex Party is a comedy burlesque variety show hosted by Amber Nash (best known as Pam Poovey from the animated series Archer) as the illustrious Vaviana Vardot. Every night at midnight at the Grindstone Theatre you can expect sensual silliness, lewd buffoonery, dirty songs and the funniest smut you've ever had the displeasure of stumbling across.
Oh no! After getting trapped in a storage freezer, with a broken elevator, in a building locked from the outside and snowed in, solo sketch comedian Jon Blair embarks on a harrowing trip through his sketchiest memories! He also tries to avoid starvation and madness. But mostly the first thing!
Radioactive Wasteland Variety Hour
In the post-apocalyptic wasteland once known as Edmonton, recently unfrozen Michael attempts to reunite his old sketch comedy troupe for one last show before the sun burns out. A hilarious, heartfelt road trip comedy that explores why we continue to make art and tell jokes in the darkest of times.
11 O'clock Number
The Eleven O'clock Number is Grindstone's award winning improvised musical comedy! Based on suggestions from the audience the cast improvises a brand new musical comedy on the spot. Complete with twisting plots and showstopping numbers, Laughs are guaranteed. You have to see it to believe it!
Gay Garbage is a sketch comedy show written and performed by Canadian Comedy Award Winner Tom Hearn. Gay Garbage is an ode to queerness featuring BITING satire, original characters and impressions, musical performances that will leave you gagging... 'Hot Ticket' & 'HIT of the fringe' at Halifax Fringe.
the luther center
BYOV #18 Lineup
From the writers of Jason Kenney's Hot Boy Summer, (Thunder)CATS is an original musical satire of Broadway's "most loved" feline musical, with less plot, tighter leotards and one throbbing mystical sword! "***** A must-see! - Daze Magazine", "Hilarious!" -Alberta Theatre Guide
"GENIUS PHYSICAL COMEDY." On television, Ingrid puppeteers for the Jim Henson Company and Sesame. EpidermisCircus is a spicy puppet cabaret featuring sassy grandma Florence McFingernails and comedian Lenny the Boob. "HILARIOUS. Her physicality is impeccable. Absurd & profoundly human." -StarPhoenix.
WED AUG 17th @ 5:45pm ASL Interpreted
WED AUG 17th @ 5:45pm ASL Interpreted
Are You Lovin' It?
***** Winner of Media Pick at Edmonton Fringe 2019. GUMBO Theatre in a wacky romp that is distinctly Japanese. A hit at Fringe Fests across the US and Canada. Take a Japanese TV game show, mix in anime, Krazy Kitty and Businessman. "kooky, edgy, cartoon-like ...the strangest show" -Edmonton Journal
Caroline's Got Talent
A Musical Comedy. Caroline Stokes has big dreams of seeing her name in lights but she's losing hope. When a sign from above ruffles her feathers, she sings and dances her way onto a talent show where she faces her inner demons. Is this her Big Beak? Or rather, Break?!