Comedy on the Avenue… a night of stand-up comedy that’s fully accessible!! Register Here!
About this event
Comedy for All presents… Comedy on the Avenue!
Hosted by Kelly Zemnickis (Burbank Comedy Festival, host/producer of It’ll Be Fine: A Baking Show- YouTube) Comedy on the Avenue features a fantastic blend of comics from all abilities and perspectives!! And it’s all happening at CSI: Centre for Social Innovation in the heart of Downtown Toronto.
**Please note: It is preferred that all who enter the venue be Vaccinated & masks will be available upon check-in for those who wish to wear one! **
Our June show is headlined by NYC’s own… the incredible Adam Gabel. Adam Gabel is quickly gaining attention among comedy fans as “The Guy with The Voice and The Hat”. His quick wit, charming stage presence and off kilter delivery has earned him frequent comparisons to Mitch Hedberg and Steven Wright. The Brooklyn Native is a regular at New York’s West Side and Grisly Pear Comedy Clubs, has been Featured in the Make Me Laugh and Hoboken Comedy Festivals as well as The World Series of Comedy, and is making a name for himself at venues across the country, all while regularly opening for some of the industry’s most popular comedians and Headlining shows in all 4 Continental Time Zones. When not performing or writing new material, Adam can be found in Brooklyn Parks feeding Quinoa to hipster pigeons.
And the evening also features….
Reese Turner is a performer and producer known on the Montreal Comedy Circuit. His style of comedy is laid back and anecdotal, talking about life as a husband, a father, and pop culture. Reese has appeared at Montreal’s Pouzzafest, Montreal Comicon (as part of The Nerdy Show) Toronto’s Field Trip Festival and Just For Laughs 42. In 2018 Reese performed the Rad Dad’s of Comedy to sold-out audiences at Off-Just For Laugh’s Zoofest and Yuk Yuk’s Saint John, Ottawa, and Comedy Bar in Toronto. In 2019 he was invited to back Zoofest to remount Rad Dad’s of Comedy.”
Surer Qaly is a comic and writer based in Toronto. Her credits include performing all over the city, JFL RapBattlez, CBCGem, and the Don Valley Girls. Come see her troupe perform at Fringe this summer.
John Mandrow is a Toronto-based comedian who’s been lighting up the online scene.
Desiree Walsh is a comedian with cerebral palsy. A former competitive swimmer, she traded in early mornings swim workouts for the late nights of stand-up comedy. She has been featured on Breakfast Television, The Reel Abilities Film Festival Comedy Night, ALTdot comedy Lounge and the now defunct show Nighttime TV on Rogers cable Mississauga.