The ALTdot Comedy Lounge Series will kick off on Oct 30 with Seán Cullen and Jackie Pirico… hosted by CBC’s Ali Hassan.
For 24 years, The ALTdot Comedy Lounge has been one of Toronto’s premiere comedy shows and it is going on the road to The Burlington Performing Arts Centre. The show has encouraged alternative, untraditional comedy and continues to discover the best talent on the Canadian Comedy scene. The ALTdot provides an alternative to the mainstream in a comfortable cabaret atmosphere. Come and give your immune system a boost with one of the greatest holistic medicines around… LAUGHTER.
Ali Hassan is the host of Laugh Out Loud on CBC Radio and SiriusXM. You can see him right now in the films Mafia Inc and MySpy, and he toured the country with Rick Mercer last fall as part of the Just For Laughs Cross-Canada comedy tour!
Nimble master of improvisation and accomplished impressionist who delights in the absurd and for three decades, Seán Cullen has dominated the Canadian comedy scene as an award-winning comedian, actor, recording artist, author and screenwriter. As a Stand-up comedian, Cullen was a finalist on NBC’s LAST COMIC STANDING, and appeared on THE TONIGHT SHOW, THE LATE LATE SHOW, countless Winnipeg Comedy Festival CBC TV specials, JUST FOR LAUGHS GALAS, THE DEBATERS and as a panelist on MATCH GAME. As an actor, he has appeared in THE ELLEN SHOW, WORKIN’ MOMS, CARTER, and DARK MATTER. Most recently, Sean appears in the upcoming animated Netflix film THE WILLOUGHBYS with Ricky Gervais, Martin Short, and Maya Rudolph to name a few. To add to his lists of accomplishment Sean is an award-winning prolific writer of two series young adult novels, entitled Hamish X and the Cheese Pirates and The Prince of Neither Here Nor There.
Named by Exclaim! Magazine as a quickly rising force in comedy and an “adept comic scene stealer” by The Hollywood Reporter, Jackie Pirico delights audiences with her oddball material and disarming style. With two Just For Laughs television tapings under her belt and a feature film (Sundowners, 2017), Jackie has also made appearances on Viceland TV and Crave’s hit new mockumentary series New Eden. Catch her live as a member of the prestigious Toronto comedy collective Laugh Sabbath.
Dates & Times
Fri Oct 30, 2020 at 7pm
Fri Oct 30, 2020 at 9pm
Community Studio Theatre
65 mins. No intermission.
Regular: $35.00 (All-in)
Member: $30.00 (All-in)