Guest Blogger: James Mullinger

Critically acclaimed British comedian James Mullinger will be appearing at Montreal’s newly improved ComedyWorks this Thursday to Saturday, performing five shows over three nights. A must-see stand up, he was nominated for the Just For Laughs Best Comedy Show Award at last year’s Montreal Fringe.

His is an interesting story. He left his homeland of London, England last year and moved to Saint John, New Brunswick of all places. Mullinger had his own TV shows in England, had written a best selling book and built up a decent fanbase through touring five solo stand up shows all over the UK over five consecutive years as well as working with the likes of Paul Rudd and Jerry Seinfeld as GQ’s Comedy Editor. So why did he give it all up to move to the Maritimes? Mobtreal asked him to explain in his own words and to tell us how his first year working as a comedian out of New Brunswick has been.
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33 Variations: Pianos, Dragons and Two Powerful Women

In exactly one week the curtains will open on Brave New Productions 20th show, and it’s a Tony-Award winning piece of theatre direct from Broadway. That’s not to say the show is anything as simple as a copy and paste import, in fact, “33 Variations” stays true to the heart of the creative, independent Montreal company that’s bringing it to life.

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Bigger than ever! Just For Laughs 2015 Line up is packed full

There were several exciting announcements made this morning at the Just For Laugh’s press conference. The theme was “bigger than ever!” If you’re anything like me, I imagine what you want most is just a list of all the performers announced so far. So without too much preamble, voila! Continue reading Bigger than ever! Just For Laughs 2015 Line up is packed full

Get ready to laugh, Montreal Sketchfest 10th Anniversary is almost upon us

It is nearly that time again, where we get to gorge ourselves on fun times and laugh the days away. This time though, it’s extra special because we’re celebrating! Montreal Sketchfest is 10 years old! May 21-30, Théâtre Ste-Catherine and Montréal Improv Theatre will play host to 60 local and out of town improv troupes from all over North America. That’s 10 days filled with people from Vancouver to Toronto and LA to New York, whose main mission is to entertain you and make you laugh! (Ok, and maybe they’re trying to win some prizes, but that just means they’ll be trying  even harder!) Continue reading Get ready to laugh, Montreal Sketchfest 10th Anniversary is almost upon us

Ermahgerd! The Montreal Comiccon 2015

Get ready all you comic books, toys, games, sci-fi, horror, anime feens!

The Montréal Comiccon line up is looking awesome especially for Walking Dead and Guardians of the Galaxy fans. There is an expected draw of over 60,000 people at the  Palais des Congrès de Montréal this year from July 3rd to 5th.

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