What to expect at the K-W Comedy Festival

Feb 25, 2015

Looking for a laugh? The Kitchener-Waterloo Comedy Festival is coming to town from March 5th until March 7th. Enjoy an amazing lineup of comedians and events. Today Timbercreek Communities has a breakdown of the festival and can’t-miss shows to check out. Our Kitchener apartments are located in the beautiful neighbourhood of Victoria Hills, just west of the city’s lively downtown core.

About the Festival

The Kitchener-Waterloo Comedy Festival is bringing big, bold and hilarious names in comedy to multiple venues across Kitchener-Waterloo. The festival is taking place from March 5th until March 7th and includes a variety of performances by homegrown and international talent. There are also family-friendly shows that allow the kiddos to get in on the comedic action.

Tickets and Venues

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Tickets are available both online and at the door at certain venues. There are a number of ticket options available, which include individual tickets, exclusive VIP passes, exclusive extra VIP passes and Opening Night Gala passes. The exclusive VIP pass includes a premium-reserved seat at the Opening Night Gala, plus your choice of any show Friday March 6th and one show Saturday March 7th. Comedy venues include Centre in the Square, Starlight Lounge, Chainsaw, The Jazz Room, McCabe’s Pub and The Registry Theatre. Centre in the Square is only a 20-minute transit ride from Timbercreek’s 50 Mooregate Crescent Community in Kitchener.

Best Bets

With so many amazing comedians performing at the Kitchener-Waterloo Comedy Festival, we’ve rounded up three can’t-miss headlining performers to watch out for at the festival. The full schedule of all performers, venues and times is available here.

Shaun Majumder

Canadian born and bred, this Gemini award-winning actor and comedian started performing as a teenager and hasn’t stopped since. His work has taken him through the world of theatre, standup comedy, improv and on the gold and silver screens. His film credits include Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, The Ladies Man, Pushing Tin and many more.

Jen Grant

Jen Grant has performed at every major comedy festival in the country including the Just for Laughs Festival, and the Halifax and Winnipeg Comedy Festivals. She can be heard on CBC’s The Debaters and even has her own TV special on The Comedy Network.

Mark Forward

Mark Forward is a Canadian comedian who has been featured on John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, the Late Late show with Craig Ferguson, Funny As Hell and Just For Laughs. This talented writer and standup comedian can also be seen on the Jon Dore Television Show and on Joke or Choke on CTV.

Enjoy a few days of fun at the Kitchener-Waterloo Comedy Festival. Watch your favourite comedians perform and check out great local events happening near you.