The Comedy Records Showcase
1069 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6H 1M3, Canada
Exclaim! presents The Comedy Records Showcase, every month at Wenona Lodge (Basement Bar). This month's lineup features Rob Pue, Steph Tolev, Efthimio Nasiopoulos. Tickets are $10 - includes a free pint of Steamwhislte. Show starts at 9pm (19+ event).
JANUARY SHOW LINEUP:
Rob Pue - album: Puegilist
Rob has become one of the brightest voices to hit the Canadian comedy scene. With unmistakable charm, wit and trade mark act outs, Rob delivers a must see performance that has helped him to generate an impressive comedic resume that includes winning the prestigious 28th Annual San Francisco International Comedy Competition. Rob has also appeared as a regular on the MTV series Punk'd, showcased at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, and recently had his one hour "Comedy Now" special air on the Comedy Channel. Currently Rob tours for Yuk Yuks International Comedy.
Steph Tolev - album: Hot N' Hungry
Steph Tolev is a stand up and sketch comedian from Toronto, Canada. Her unique brand of absurd and personal comedy has made her an audience favorite across North America both on stage and on television. As a stand up, Steph has done the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and featured in a TV Gala as well being part of the Homegrown competition in 2014. She also taped a TV set for the Halifax Comedy Festival that airs on CBC. She was one of the 42 with her sketch duo Ladystache in the Just For Laughs 42 festival in Toronto. During JFL42 she was also a finalist for Sirius XM Radio’s Next Top Comic competition and featured on Andy Kindler’s Alternative show. She was well-received at the acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe Fest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, San Fran Sketch Fest, Big Sky Festival, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver Sketch Fests, as well as North By North East. She’s also opened for Rob Delaney, Eugene Mirman, Brent Morin, Kyle Kinane, Kurt Braunohler, Todd Glass and appeared on the international show “Set List.” She won the award for Best Female Stand Up at the Canadian Comedy Awards in 2015 and was nominated for her sketch troupe. Her first stand up album “Hot N’ Hungry” was released this January and hit number one on itunes and had amazing reviews from both the Comedy Network and Exclaim Magazine. Ladystache also released their first full length sketch comedy album through itunes entitled “So Many Wolves” that had rave reviews from the Comedy Network and also hit number one on itunes. On TV, Steph’s been featured on Much Music’s “Video on Trial” and MTV’s “Losing it”, and had her own stand up special on iChannels program “No Kidding”. A celebrated member of the Canadian “Comedy Records” label, she’s performed at numerous colleges and Universities across the country. She is currently living in Los Angles performing all around the city being the grossest Bulgarian in town.
Efthimio Nasiopoulos - album: release Jan 6
Efthimios Nasiopoulos grew up in Toronto, and came from a blue collar family where hard work was always done by hand. He has always had a passion for making people laugh while simultaneously shining a light on life’s absurdities. Nasiopoulos has never been one to shy away from anything, using his sharp wit and unique point of view to provide a hysterical insight into human nature, while tearing down many social conventions we take for granted. His towering physical presence and charm has captivated audiences across North America, and has been featured at the Hubcap Comedy Festival in Moncton and CBC’s Winnipeg Comedy Festival. Efthimios also stars in Bite TV's prank show, Prank You and can be heard on XM radio
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