Anesti Danelis

5 Comedy Shows to See in December

Send 2022 out on a rail with a barrel of laughs this month. There are a huge number of excellent comedy shows happening in Toronto before the end of the year, from holiday themed extravaganzas to remounts of wildly successful Fringe shows and full length revues. Grab a ticket and enjoy some laughs – you deserve it!

Anesti Danelis – This Show Will Change Your Life
December 2 & 3

After a smash debut at the Toronto Fringe, and a critically acclaimed tour to Edinburgh’s Fringe, award winning musical comedian, and viral internet comedian Anesti Danielis remounts his hit show at Comedy Bar East. This Show Will Change Your Life is a musical comedy concert and stand-up show with catchy songs on guitar and piano about: stealing from work, living at home, mermaids with unsolicited advice, the dangers of toying with a bisexual man’s heart, alternative medicines, and more!
Comedy Bar East. Tickets and Info.

Entrances & Exits: Home for the Holidays
December 7-18

This retro, theatre-meets-comedy show is a modern take on the classic TV tradition of nostalgic holiday specials. Over the course of sixty minutes the incredible cast – including Ruth Goodwin, Liz Johnston, Paloma Nuñez, Sharjil Rasool, Conor Bradbury, and Brandon Hackett – tries to salvage a holiday event gone awry in this completely improvised farce.
Tarragon Theatre. Tickets and Info.


Werq The Mic: Jingle Belles Edition
December 9

WERQ THE MIC is the only all drag comedy troupe of its kind in Canada featuring improv, stand up, sketch, musical comedy and a little bit of lip syncing. Chansa Showers, Hunni Kruller, Selena Vyle, and Viza DeCline bring their festive spirit to a special holiday themed show!
Comedy Bar East. Tickets and Info.


ASSFest – A Solo Show Festival
December 9-11

ASSFest is a brand spanking new festival from Sweet Action Theatre featuring fantastic solo shows including 10,000 Digits of Pi by Vinay Sagar, 1-Man No-Show by Issac Kessler, Bedwetter by Tamlynn Bryson and more.
Sweet Action Theatre. Tickets and Info.


Comedy On Queen Street
December 1-30

Bad Dog Theatre Company takes over Queen West with a winter wonderland comedy pop-up theatre featuring six hilarious shows including: Hookup, Sex T-Rex Presents “Die Hard, But ____”, My Big Fat Immigrant Christmas, Squad Goals Holiday Extravaganza, All Of Us Are Naughty, and Park Bench Scene From Good Will Hunting 9 Times, Each Time A Little More Drunk.
1479 Queen Street West. Tickets and Info.