LAST CALL 2020
We were going to write a little intro here about our 2020 comedian line-up, but honestly, we think their impressive bios speak for themselves.
Check 'em out and come ready to laugh your as ... 'er, butt off!
Arthur Simeon is a Ugandan-born Toronto-based comedian who has been performing for a decade all over the world.
A truly gifted storyteller, Arthur has been invited to perform at the prestigious Just For Laughs comedy festival six times and appeared on CBC Television, HBO and the Comedy Network. His unique comedic voice and perspective has seen him featured in the Globe & Mail, NOW magazine and the Toronto Star. He’s also a regular on CBC Radio's Laugh Out Loud and The Debaters.
Arthur is a banana bread connoisseur and lover of slow jams.
Hoodo Hersi is a Toronto-based comedian recently selected as a New Face: Canada at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, where her performance aired on the Comedy Network. She has performed in clubs and festivals all over Canada and the United States, including the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and the BBC World Service Montreal Comedy Show where both of her performances will air on the CBC, the 12th annual New York Arab-American Comedy Festival, Boston Women in Comedy Festival, and Toronto’s Shedot Festival.
In 2018, she was selected as an Audible New Voice at SF Sketchfest, and performed with Hasan Minhaj, Lil Rel Howery, Chris Redd, Gina Yashere, Moshe Kasher, and Maria Bamford among others.
She also had the distinct honour of hosting the TEDxToronto Conference, and featuring in Sephora’s national “Get Lippie” lipstick campaign in partnership with Fashion Magazine, where she was profiled as one of the three Female Comedians Taking Canada by Storm Right Now.
Hoodo was also one of the CBC’s 15 Comics to Watch in 2019.
Adam Christie is an award-winning stand-up comedian and writer who has worked on many acclaimed television shows such as Schitt's Creek, Baroness Von Sketch Show, and This Hour Has 22 Minutes, and has taped gala performances for both the Just for Laughs comedy festival, and the Halifax Comedy Festival.
From corporate gigs, to festivals, to clubs, to fundraisers, Adam Christie is one of the most versatile comics in the country. Last year Adam performed on a 25-date corporate theater tour across Canada, headlined in ten U.S. states, and appeared on four CBC television shows.
Adam is also known by thousands of kids across the country as the former host of The Zone and The Zone Weekend on YTV.
Adam lives in Toronto.