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Haymaker Comedy Festival
July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm$30 – $50
Haymaker Comedy Festival
June 29 to July 2, 2022
Red Barn Theatre – The Eddie Hotel & Farm
Festival Players’ inaugural Haymaker Comedy Festival features some of the top stand-up comics in the country performing in our historic Red Barn Theatre at the beautiful Eddie Hotel and Farm. Grab a glass of wine or your drink of choice, sit back and enjoy the laughs from our hilarious headliners including Gavin Crawford, Wassim El-Mounzer, Elvira Kurt, Colin Mochrie & Deb McGrath with a diverse line-up of rising stars from CBC, CTV, Just for Laughs, Edinburgh Comedy Fest, Crave and Netflix.
Tickets range from $45-$50.
$30 for Arts Workers / Under 30
Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.festivalplayers.ca/haymaker-comedy-festival
Performer Lineup: Friday, July 1, 2022 at 7:00 PM HEADLINER: ELVIRA KURT (LGBTQ+)
HOST: Cameron Phoenix
SPECIAL GUESTS: Ben McKay & Tamara Shevon
Cameron Phoenix currently performs stand-up comedy in Toronto, Canada. He arrived on the scene 5 years ago after spending time honing his craft in both Montreal and London, England. He won Best New Act 2016 (Montreal, Arts & Laughs), and he was nominated for an I Heart Jokes award for Best Breakout Act 2019. Cameron has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival numerous times, currently produces at Nothing Fancy Comedy Club & Comedy Bar, and is one-half of the successful twitch stream Little Dinky News, alongside Che Durena (6M TikTok followers).
Ben Mckay is an up and coming comedian based out of Toronto. At the ripe age of 22, he has already accomplished a great deal in his comedy career. His personable charm and excellent couch surfing skills have allowed him to win over crowds all across Ontario. He is the host and producer of Jokes at Jane’s in Waterloo and Rockin’ Chair Comedy in Toronto. He has performed at the Guelph comedy festival and is excited to be making his international comedy debut this summer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Tamara Shevon is a Toronto-based comic who started her comedic story-telling through wine-coloured glasses in Beijing, China. Since then, she has been blazing through the Toronto scene with her characteristic wit and her lovable ability to flirt with the boundaries of socially acceptable. Tamara has performed stand-up all over China, Canada, and the United States and was second runner-up in the Beijing Improv Comedy Festival. Tamara has performed at JFL42, the Comedy is Art Festival, and was recently featured on Out for Laughs on OutTV. Tamara is the creator and co-host of the Sunday Best Comedy Podcast and currently has her debut album called ‘Purse Wine’ available on bandcamp.com and all other streaming platforms.
Elvira performed in PEC last summer with Carolyn Taylor to a sold out house!