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154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
647.982.4545 http://socap.ca

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April 2017
$10

Improv for Beginners Drop In (6:00pm, 3rd floor)

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Come Prepared to Laugh! These classes are geared towards newer and beginning improvisers.  The atmosphere is very positive and supportive and during most of the class, everyone is on their feet trying everything out together.   There is no judgment, only support. You will learn simple, yet powerful, concepts that will allow you to be more spontaneous, fun, and engaging.  We work hard to overcome fear, self doubt, and judgement by replacing them with joy, confidence and the incredible power of…

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Fantastic Funny Femmes: A Comedy Show for Women’s Mental Health

April 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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After a full day's workshop benefiting mental health, a group of funny femmes will take to the stage in an improv show benefiting mental health research and treatment. Featuring all interested participants of the Fantastic Funny Femmes' workshop. Featuring Alicia Douglas Candace Meeks Brie Watson Erin Conway and more! DOORS: 7:30 TICKETS: Pay What You Can - funds being donated to CAMH

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$5

Werewolf: An Improvised Mystery

April 29 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Mystery. Murder. Hilarity! Come laugh along with a spirited, lovable cast of improvised characters, then deduce which of them is a bloodthirsty, murderous Werewolf to save the city. This International Tabletop Game Day, join our stunning cast: The ravishing/rabid Brett Payette. The magnificent/mangy Nicholas Graham Curry The hilarious/hair-raising Cam Parkes. The lovely/lunatic Claire Ess. The dapper/deadly Adam Campbell Hosted by the clearly innocent this time because he's not playing David Hadley! Catch this spectacular new improv show, or face the…

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$10

Improv Longform Drop-In

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 28, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Each week you’ll learn about different concepts and formats related to longform improv. Teachers: Ted Hambly, Natalie Metcalfe, Jordan Kennedy, Ashley Seaman, and John Richardson Prerequisite: Core II or equivalent from another school. Not sure if you qualify? Email ralph@socap.ca to inquire about how you can get into these classes Class limit: 12 Performance Opportunity: House of Socap follows this drop in at 7:30! Class participants perform in longform sets with experienced longform players and pre-existing teams. Come down and…

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House of Socap

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until February 28, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Socap's new student longform show! Play on teams with experienced improvisers. Associate producer John Richardson DOORS: 7:30 TICKETS: Pay What You Can

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Toronto Cold Reads

April 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Toronto Cold Reads returns to SoCap Sunday nights! New original scripts are read ‘cold’ by talented actors for a supportive audience. Join us! TCR is a community for committed artists to take risks in a supportive and professional environment. All are welcome! Actors sign up for parts at 7pm, readings hit the stage at 8pm. Playwrights and screenwriters can submit works to torontocoldreads@gmail.com Curated by Jane Spence, Marcia Johnson and Melyssa Ade and supported by a team of dedicated artist-volunteers, TCR…

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Free!

The Playground

April 30 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 6, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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A super cool laid back night of stand up comedy  It's a show up and go up so just come and do it!!! Doors: 8:15 Tickets: Free!    

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May 2017
$15

World’s Biggest Improv Tournament FINALE

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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128 Improv Duos began! 256 competitors! Each week, audiences voted 8 teams to advance and 8 teams to go home. Finally! The end! The Final Four! 2Blessed2BDressed - Alastair Forbes, Jaime Auron Good Weed - Mark Little, Devon Hyland Probably Pregnant - Lisa Gilroy, Natalie Metcalfe Greasy Pizza Kisses - Michael Mongiardi, Carolyne Das Each team will perform... TWICE! 1st Place: $500 and Chris 'Burns' Bennett will be there to woodburn the names of the winners onto The Frank McAnulty…

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$5

AssFace

May 1 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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May! Finally the mothership arrives! Our Alien overlords are here! peace prosperity and... Wait? What is this? World leaders pulling off their skins! Revealed as reptilians! The moon an elaborate monitoring station? Climate change a manipulation of the weather by alien piloted planes seeding the clouds??? Did we even ever land on the moon? And with that... Buzz Aldrin punches me in the... Assface is losing it's marbles in a flurry of manic energy All noise and confusion.. telling the…

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Free

Improv Tag Team Championship

May 2 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 25, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Improv Tag Team Championship is back! It's IMPROV. It's WRESTLING. It's a CLUSTERFUCK OF COSTUMES & FUN! Your Referee: Moniquea 'Let's Fuck Shit Up' Marion! DOORS: 7:30

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Roast Beats

May 2 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until March 20, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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6 musical improviser, 3 rounds, 1 dream- to go home with the leftovers! Inspired by your suggestions, our perfomers will take you through a night of musical brilliance/silliness. At the end of the night you, the audience, decides who gets to eat and who gets beat. (No violence is involved) DOORS: 9:15 TICKETS: Pay What You Cn

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$20

Jimmy Hogg: A Brief History of Petty Crime

May 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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A unique chance to catch Jimmy Hogg's multiple award-winning solo show, A Brief History of Petty Crime, before it heads off to Orlando and then the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Fast-paced, hilarious storytelling with a car crash and plenty of tangents. "Dickens would love this guy." -Orlando Sentinel. Best of Fringe- TORONTO, OTTAWA, WINNIPEG, VICTORIA, BOULDER, MINNESOTA. DOORS: 7:30 ADVANCE TICKETS HERE

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$5

Give Me What I Want

May 3 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until March 23, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Remember on Saved by the Bell when the dream sequences would be indicated with a heavy pink neon border? This whole show has that border. Host Linda Julia Paolucci assembles some of her favourite improvisers and asks them who they've always wanted to play with but never had the chance. After some delicious duo sets, you can join in and jam! If you dream up a combo you want to see, or want to perform on the show, hit up giveittomelinda@gmail.com. Show…

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Free

Karaoke

May 3 @ 10:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Come by every Wednesday night for free karaoke. You may not be able to quit your day job, but it'll be fun! DOORS: 10:30 - close

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$20

The Bad Mommy Comedy Tour

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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MOMS NIGHT OUT! Okay, DADS TOO! Comedians Anne Marie Scheffler and Angela Maiorano Thurston dish up the down side of raising kids. These two veteran comedians have a fresh and funny look at modern parenting. It's like getting two headliners in one night! Self-confessed bad mommies, they'll make you feel good about your parenting skills! Anne Marie Scheffler (Suddenly Mommy, MILF Life Crisis, Spank!, Second City, The Comedy Network) and Angela Maiorano Thurston (Happy Hockey Mom, Yuk Yuk's, The Italian…

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$10

Acoustic Comedy 3rd Anniversary!

May 4 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Acoustic Comedy is a night of music, comedy and beer. Sponsored by the amazing The Indie Alehouse. Produced by HollyWould Productions we have been going strong for the past three years and we want to celebrate. Come out for some cake and comedy on this fun filled night. Your ticket will also enter you in a draw for Indie AleHouse beer and maybe some more prizes! Featuring: Sam Louis (samlouis.com) Trevor Barker Scott Thiessen (scottthiessen.ca) Moderately Oblique Daisy Productions (LOL…

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$5

Quadruple Mountain

May 4 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until March 1, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Quadruple Mountain is a small town with a big mystery. There's been a murder, and an RCMP officer has been sent to this coal mining village only to find it filled with secrets, melodrama, supernatural events, bizarre characters and damn fine cups of black coffee. The first Thursday of every month, Dead Detectives will be improvising a new episode of this ongoing mystery series. Will you solve the murder before our RCMP officer does? You might. She's not very competent.…

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$10

Improv Intermediate Drop In

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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This drop in focuses on developing YOU the improviser within the context of the two-hander scene.  Themes include the best ways to stay ‘in the moment’, agreement, showing not telling, heightening, initiations, and avoiding common traps and bad habits. Teachers: Ralph MacLeod & Jordan Kennedy Prerequisite: Core II or equivalent from another school. Not sure if you qualify? Email ralph@socap.ca to inquire about how you can get into these classes Class limit: 12 Performance Opportunity: That Friday Show follows this…

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That Friday Show

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Socap Students and improvisers of any levels are welcome to come and play with some of Toronto's top improvisers! DOORS: 7:45 TICKETS: Pay What You Can  

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$10

Comedy Rumble *SheDot Festival*

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Funny Women Go Head to Head for Laugh Supremacy! This show is about the SheDot Festival, celebrating Toronto's funny women in stand-up, sketch, improv, storytelling, workshops, and expert panels. FEATURING Ashley Botting Lisa Merchant Jen Goodhue Jan Caruana Karen Parker and Ashley Comeau Hosted by Diana Frances DOORS: 7:30

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$12

$12 Two Free Pints Comedy Show

May 5 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Mark Little, Matt McCready, Natalie Metcalfe, Colin Sharpe and Amanda Parker headline this weekly comedy show featuring some of Toronto's best improv teams. Twelve dollars gets you two drinks (either a pint or a shot) and a ticket to watch some of Toronto's best comedy teams! DOORS: 9:30 TICKETS FOR NON-DRINKERS: $5

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Improv League

May 5 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 9, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Improv League TO is back for a third season! Bigger and better than ever! Come catch 8 of Toronto's premier improv teams go head to head week after week and vote for your favorites to take on the title of Improv League Champion! 60+ performers, 56 unique improv sets, 8 teams and one BIG winner! DOORS: 9:45

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$12

*SheDot Festival* She Fresh

May 5 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Comedy would not survive unless new life was breathed into it on an ongoing basis; keeps it fresh! SheFresh is our showcase of the new talent. FEATURING Daphney Joseph Fiona O'Brien Gillian Bartolucci Jen Piasecki Rachel Gendron Sara Starkman Zoe Brownstone & hosted by Cathryn Naiker Find out more about the festival & book tickets at http://shedotfestival.com

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Free

*SheDot Festival* Industry Panel

May 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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SheDot is exited to present an industry panel, which is free of charge and open to the public. These are the people you want to be standing next to at a party: Unable to escape your questions! Come and find out what’s happening in the world of comedy. Find out more about the entire festival at http://shedotfestival.com

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Free

Saturday Social *SheDot Festival*

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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All women of the Toronto comedy community are invited to come together for drinks and networking. Stand-ups, improvisers, clowns, sketch comedians, storytellers, etc, ALL are welcome!  

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$10

Improv for Beginners Drop In (6:00pm, 3rd floor)

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Come Prepared to Laugh! These classes are geared towards newer and beginning improvisers.  The atmosphere is very positive and supportive and during most of the class, everyone is on their feet trying everything out together.   There is no judgment, only support. You will learn simple, yet powerful, concepts that will allow you to be more spontaneous, fun, and engaging.  We work hard to overcome fear, self doubt, and judgement by replacing them with joy, confidence and the incredible power of…

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$15

Monkey Toast

May 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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THEY DON’T KNOW WHAT THEY’RE DOING. BUT IT’S FUNNY. Improv is the best kind of wildcard. It can take you to a different time, show you a new perspective and make you laugh at things you never thought you’d see in a public space (no need to keep your mind out of the gutter, we go there often). That’s what we do. Canadian Comedy award winner, “Monkey Toast: The Improvised Talk Show” is now international with Monkey Toast Toronto and…

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Laugh in the Face of Fear

May 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 12, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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An anxiety show that people are leaving their homes for! Hosted by Cameron Algie, featuring a night of improv and storytelling. DOORS: 7:45 TICKETS: Pay What You Can

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$10

The 404s: My Improv Academia

May 6 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Anime North is just around the corner, so it's time for us to gear up, study hard, and become the anime-improv-loving supernerds we know we were born to be. And we can do this, at... My Improv Academia!!! DOORS: 9:20

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$12

*She Dot Festival* SheCap

May 6 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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A showcase of SheDot comedians at the SoCap theatre. FEATURING Hot Cousin Anjie Rose Cara Connors Janice V. Rodriguez Kris Simmons Liz Greenwood Luba Magnus Sarah Benson Zoe Brownstone Find out more about the festival & book advanced tickets at http://shedotfestival.com

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$40

*She Dot Festival* Stand Up to Storytelling

May 7 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Dream of being an unforgettable performer? Want to join the storytelling revolution of shows like “The Moth” “Risk” or “This is Not Happening”? Looking for the secrets for stories that will have audiences leaping to their feet to cheer for you?

Join Erin Rodgers of “Storystar” and “Awkward (A Storytelling Show)” for a workshop that will teach you to shape life experience and stand-up material turn it into incredible, hilarious stories that will turn you into a story LEGEND. The class…

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$10

Improv Longform Drop-In

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 28, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Each week you’ll learn about different concepts and formats related to longform improv. Teachers: Ted Hambly, Natalie Metcalfe, Jordan Kennedy, Ashley Seaman, and John Richardson Prerequisite: Core II or equivalent from another school. Not sure if you qualify? Email ralph@socap.ca to inquire about how you can get into these classes Class limit: 12 Performance Opportunity: House of Socap follows this drop in at 7:30! Class participants perform in longform sets with experienced longform players and pre-existing teams. Come down and…

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House of Socap

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until February 28, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Socap's new student longform show! Play on teams with experienced improvisers. Associate producer John Richardson DOORS: 7:30 TICKETS: Pay What You Can

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Toronto Cold Reads

May 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Toronto Cold Reads returns to SoCap Sunday nights! New original scripts are read ‘cold’ by talented actors for a supportive audience. Join us! TCR is a community for committed artists to take risks in a supportive and professional environment. All are welcome! Actors sign up for parts at 7pm, readings hit the stage at 8pm. Playwrights and screenwriters can submit works to torontocoldreads@gmail.com Curated by Jane Spence, Marcia Johnson and Melyssa Ade and supported by a team of dedicated artist-volunteers, TCR…

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Free!

The Playground

May 7 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 6, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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A super cool laid back night of stand up comedy  It's a show up and go up so just come and do it!!! Doors: 8:15 Tickets: Free!    

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Funcussion presents Space Creeps!

May 7 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30pm on day 7 of the month, repeating until February 22, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Just because NASA can't afford to send anyone to the Moon doesn't mean you can't enjoy some space hijinks here on earth. Come Battlestar your Galactica with these wacky space cadets. DOORS: 9:15 TICKETS: Pay What You Can

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Chaos

May 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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A random number generator determines the number of players hitting the stage. Could be 4, could be 3, could be 2, could even be 1. Solo scenes? How outrageous. All our rowdy improvisers are coming over tonight! This is a bucket show where anyone can play! DOORS: 7:45

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$5

Bunz Live!

May 8 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 25, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Inspired by the Bunz Trading Zone, Moon Astronaut Moon has created a new interactive form. Check out their new show, Bunz Live: Meet the people behind the things in a bizarro world of traded objects. FEATURING Dana Puddicombe Molly Flood Jason Vulgarism Robbie Grant Ross Hammond Kate Fenton and more! Stick around after to trade items with fellow audience members. TICKETS: Donate an item to trade or $5 to get a item from The Mystery Box

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Open Improv Jam

May 8 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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All are welcome to hop into this open improv jam. Run by various Toronto improvisers, the flavour of jam will change from week to week - come by to sample them all! DOORS: 9:30pm TICKETS: Free

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Free

A F*CKING BRAINSTORM

May 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until March 21, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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The only show in the city that'll bring you some of the rawest sketch comedy; like an unhinged bolt of lighting coarsing through your f*ckin bodies as you shake with laughter - these sketch comedy gods will be workin' on some f*ckin new sketches! Come see these little baby seedlings before they grow into sentient tree people and take over the f*ckin city! DOORS: 7:45

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$2

Quizdamonium – not your slightly older brother’s pub quiz

May 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until April 11, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Quizdamonium - Not Your Slightly Older Brother's Pub Quiz! Classic trivia combined with novelty rounds to stretch your brain, plus the only pub quiz in Toronto where you can steal points from other teams!

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$5

Fusion Comedy

May 10 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Fusion is a brand new initiative in conjunction with The Social Capital to promote diversity within Toronto’s comedy scene. With a brand new cast and format, it is bigger and better than ever before! Plus every episode has a special guest host bringing their unique flavour to proceedings. Come hang out with some of Toronto’s best up and coming comedians for a night of scripted comedy like never before! FUSION Players: Guled Abdi Jacques Cîroc Johnathan Cruz Hoodo Hersi Isabel…

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Free

Karaoke

May 10 @ 10:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Come by every Wednesday night for free karaoke. You may not be able to quit your day job, but it'll be fun! DOORS: 10:30 - close

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Shaken & Stirred Spring Edition for Gilda’s

May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Time is flying super fast in 2017! It's almost time for Shaken and Stirred's Spring fundraiser for Gilda's Club of Greater Toronto! Come see our hilarious comedians, followed by the equally hilarious Virtual Man Hugs! This time featuring Kelly Zemnickis, Dan Curtis Thompson, Rene Armando Payes, Dan Donnelly and Sara Starkman hosted by Suzan Mazur! DOORS: 7:45 TICKETS: Pay What You Can - all proceeds go to Gilda's Club Toronto

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$12

Mullet’s Night Show

May 11 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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After 5 successful years, Mullet's Night Show was laid to rest. Now by popular demand, it's BACK FROM THE DEAD!!! The New Mullet's Night Show features all your familiar favourite faces plus special guests AND THE RETURN OF THE DESK! Hosted by Jean-Paul Mullet and Robin Archer Musical direction by Matt Gerber SPECIAL GUESTS: Steve Boleantu aka A Shoddy Magician +more TBA soon! Featuring Mullet's Make-a-Players: Christopher L. Hedrick, Eliza Beth Ana Cleto, and Ted Ludzik With William the Intern…

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Seven Ages

May 11 @ 9:15 pm - 10:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:15pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 31, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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A theatrical improv show where we strive to present characters and stories that are more natural, and truer, to the world. Though often still very funny, dramatic and theatrical apply more the way the performers approach the work than the result. guests.Associate Producer - Luke Lynndale DOORS: 8:50 TICKETS: PWYC

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Comedytron Chat Show

May 11 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00pm on day 11 of the month, repeating until June 30, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Comedytron Chatshow is not a conventional stand-up show nor talk show. It’s a variety show! Stand-Up Acts + Musical Performances + Video Screening + Audience participation + Talk show. Hosted by Andie Hong For more info, please check out : www.comedytron.com DOORS: 9:45 TICKETS: Pay What You Can

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Mullet & William the Intern’s Late Night Improv Jam

May 11 @ 10:45 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:45pm on day Second of the month, repeating until July 31, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Mullet's Night Show presents another late night improv jam with Jean-Paul Mullet and Williamthe Intern! Improvise with Mullet! DOORS: 10:45 TICKETS: Pay What You Can

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$10

Improv Intermediate Drop In

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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This drop in focuses on developing YOU the improviser within the context of the two-hander scene.  Themes include the best ways to stay ‘in the moment’, agreement, showing not telling, heightening, initiations, and avoiding common traps and bad habits. Teachers: Ralph MacLeod & Jordan Kennedy Prerequisite: Core II or equivalent from another school. Not sure if you qualify? Email ralph@socap.ca to inquire about how you can get into these classes Class limit: 12 Performance Opportunity: That Friday Show follows this…

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That Friday Show

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Socap Students and improvisers of any levels are welcome to come and play with some of Toronto's top improvisers! DOORS: 7:45 TICKETS: Pay What You Can  

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$12

$12 Two Free Pints Comedy Show

May 12 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Mark Little, Matt McCready, Natalie Metcalfe, Colin Sharpe and Amanda Parker headline this weekly comedy show featuring some of Toronto's best improv teams. Twelve dollars gets you two drinks (either a pint or a shot) and a ticket to watch some of Toronto's best comedy teams! DOORS: 9:30 TICKETS FOR NON-DRINKERS: $5

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Improv League

May 12 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 9, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Improv League TO is back for a third season! Bigger and better than ever! Come catch 8 of Toronto's premier improv teams go head to head week after week and vote for your favorites to take on the title of Improv League Champion! 60+ performers, 56 unique improv sets, 8 teams and one BIG winner! DOORS: 9:45

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$5

The Candy Show

May 12 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 22, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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fatkiD Comedy presents The Candy Show! Come snack on sweet treats while our comics suck the laughter out of you! Hosted and produced by that sweet tart Adrian Sawyer, he has the funniest comics coming to the stage every month. PLUS we give out FREE candy every show! Yummy yummy. DOORS: 10:45

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$10

Improv for Beginners Drop In (6:00pm, 3rd floor)

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Come Prepared to Laugh! These classes are geared towards newer and beginning improvisers.  The atmosphere is very positive and supportive and during most of the class, everyone is on their feet trying everything out together.   There is no judgment, only support. You will learn simple, yet powerful, concepts that will allow you to be more spontaneous, fun, and engaging.  We work hard to overcome fear, self doubt, and judgement by replacing them with joy, confidence and the incredible power of…

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$10

Saturday Standup

May 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Smoking Stand Up Comedy from Toronto's Best Packed with talent, Saturday Night Stand UP is a hugely entertaining evening that highlights some of the best stand up comedians in the country. On this show you can see people who’ve appeared at such events as Just for Laughs, Sunnyside, The Debaters, That's So Weird, Yuk Yuks, and the Conan O’Brien Show. This Month’s Featured Comics Are: Amish Patel Marito Lopez Dan Curtis Thompson Carol Zoccoli Hosted By Ryan Horwood Produced in…

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$10

Hangry Mob

May 13 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until February 21, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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A new monthly sketch comedy show with a new guest host every month. FEATURING David Hadley Justin Martins Michelle McLeod MK Morris Rhys Naylor and Leona Placide Directed by Nick Mantyka ADVANCE TICKETS HERE

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$10

Improv Longform Drop-In

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 28, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Each week you’ll learn about different concepts and formats related to longform improv. Teachers: Ted Hambly, Natalie Metcalfe, Jordan Kennedy, Ashley Seaman, and John Richardson Prerequisite: Core II or equivalent from another school. Not sure if you qualify? Email ralph@socap.ca to inquire about how you can get into these classes Class limit: 12 Performance Opportunity: House of Socap follows this drop in at 7:30! Class participants perform in longform sets with experienced longform players and pre-existing teams. Come down and…

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House of Socap

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until February 28, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Socap's new student longform show! Play on teams with experienced improvisers. Associate producer John Richardson DOORS: 7:30 TICKETS: Pay What You Can

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Toronto Cold Reads

May 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Toronto Cold Reads returns to SoCap Sunday nights! New original scripts are read ‘cold’ by talented actors for a supportive audience. Join us! TCR is a community for committed artists to take risks in a supportive and professional environment. All are welcome! Actors sign up for parts at 7pm, readings hit the stage at 8pm. Playwrights and screenwriters can submit works to torontocoldreads@gmail.com Curated by Jane Spence, Marcia Johnson and Melyssa Ade and supported by a team of dedicated artist-volunteers, TCR…

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$10

Storystar

May 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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A curated evening of stories from Toronto’s Best Storytellers. Lineup to come! DOORS: 7:30pm

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Free!

The Playground

May 14 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 6, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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A super cool laid back night of stand up comedy  It's a show up and go up so just come and do it!!! Doors: 8:15 Tickets: Free!    

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$25

Play in a Pub: Red Velvet, by Lolita Chakrabarti

May 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Driftwood Theatre presents a reading of award-winning British playwright Lolita Chakrabarti’s Red Velvet, as part of its Play in a Pub series. Red Velvet is a fictionalized accounting based on the true story of Ira Aldridge, an African-American actor who achieved an extraordinary career in London and Europe during the nineteenth century. In Red Velvet Ira Aldridge, at the age of 26, takes over the title role of Othello from an ailing Edmund Kean as riots build in London’s streets…

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Open Improv Jam

May 15 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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All are welcome to hop into this open improv jam. Run by various Toronto improvisers, the flavour of jam will change from week to week - come by to sample them all! DOORS: 9:30pm TICKETS: Free

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$5

Literally Hilarious

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Funny people reading funny stuff. Performers will read from their funny short stories, excerpts from hilarious novels and there will also be a few songs and sketches to make this night a laugh riot of fun. FEATURING Colin Mochrie (Whose Line is it Anyway) Dan Redican (Puppets Who Kill- The Frantics) Deborah Kimmett (The Second City) Gary Pearson (Sunnyside, MadTV) Jan Caruana (That’s So Weird, Sunnyside) Melody Johnson (Soulpepper, Tarragon Theatre) Iryna McCoubrey (Oakville Improv) ‘Garyna’ (New comedy duo) Amanda…

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Read Stuff With Eric

May 16 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 26, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Read Stuff with Eric is a show where solo performers workshop new material. It’s a very supportive show and performances don’t have to be funny. Details TBC! DOORS: 9:15 TICKETS: Pay What You Can

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Free

Karaoke

May 17 @ 10:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Come by every Wednesday night for free karaoke. You may not be able to quit your day job, but it'll be fun! DOORS: 10:30 - close

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Clown Invasion

May 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until March 22, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Get out of your heads and get into some no-fourth-wall physical comedy. Clown, bouffon, character, slapstick, burlesque and anything else that we deem is important enough to invade your space for a night of comedy and entertainment. New performers and new acts from established performers. Check out www.ClownInvasion.com for more about the show or how to get booked in it. DOORS: 7:30 TICKETS: Pay What You Can NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN

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$5

Thursday Night Fan Fiction

May 18 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until March 28, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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After 2 years of packing audiences into theatres in the nation's capital, Ottawa's sexy sensation finally arrives in Toronto, as a new monthly show at the Social Capital Theatre! Enjoy some laughs and some drinks as standup comedians, improvisors, and actors give live readings of the funniest, raunchiest, and most disturbing fan fiction that they were able to find online – come get spicy, the 3rd Thursday of every month! DOORS: 9:45

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$10

Improv Intermediate Drop In

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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This drop in focuses on developing YOU the improviser within the context of the two-hander scene.  Themes include the best ways to stay ‘in the moment’, agreement, showing not telling, heightening, initiations, and avoiding common traps and bad habits. Teachers: Ralph MacLeod & Jordan Kennedy Prerequisite: Core II or equivalent from another school. Not sure if you qualify? Email ralph@socap.ca to inquire about how you can get into these classes Class limit: 12 Performance Opportunity: That Friday Show follows this…

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That Friday Show

May 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Socap Students and improvisers of any levels are welcome to come and play with some of Toronto's top improvisers! DOORS: 7:45 TICKETS: Pay What You Can  

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$10

Bedpost: The Live Erotica Magazine and Social

May 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 25, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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If you haven’t yet been to Bed Post, first of all… FOR SHAME (Mama gonna spank you)! Secondly, Bed Post is Toronto’s only sex/sexuality variety show, featuring everything from real sex stories, to erotica readings, to Sexpert segments, to arousing visual performances… and you are guaranteed to laugh, learn something, and/or get a boner. DOORS: 7:30

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$12

$12 Two Free Pints Comedy Show

May 19 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Mark Little, Matt McCready, Natalie Metcalfe, Colin Sharpe and Amanda Parker headline this weekly comedy show featuring some of Toronto's best improv teams. Twelve dollars gets you two drinks (either a pint or a shot) and a ticket to watch some of Toronto's best comedy teams! DOORS: 9:30 TICKETS FOR NON-DRINKERS: $5

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Improv League

May 19 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 9, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Improv League TO is back for a third season! Bigger and better than ever! Come catch 8 of Toronto's premier improv teams go head to head week after week and vote for your favorites to take on the title of Improv League Champion! 60+ performers, 56 unique improv sets, 8 teams and one BIG winner! DOORS: 9:45

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$10

Improv for Beginners Drop In (6:00pm, 3rd floor)

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Come Prepared to Laugh! These classes are geared towards newer and beginning improvisers.  The atmosphere is very positive and supportive and during most of the class, everyone is on their feet trying everything out together.   There is no judgment, only support. You will learn simple, yet powerful, concepts that will allow you to be more spontaneous, fun, and engaging.  We work hard to overcome fear, self doubt, and judgement by replacing them with joy, confidence and the incredible power of…

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$10

Are We Ok, Cupid?

May 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Your Dating Stories Turned Into Comedy Before Your Eyes. Dating in the age of technology is fun, exciting, horrifying and terrifying, all at the same time! One swipe of your screen can lead to everlasting love, a one night fling, or the most painful 20-minutes you’ve ever had to endure. If you’re dating you’ve had to decide how to split the cheque, wonder if it’s okay to go in for that good night kiss, and had your friend send you…

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$5

Perfect Match

May 20 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 16, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Perfect Match is an Improv Comedy Show where we bring the characters and the audience decides how they come together. The show has two parts. In the first part, eight improvisers will perform scripted character monologues. They might be from plays, movies, TV, or famous speeches. Whatever they are, they will let you meet and get a feel for the character. In second part, the audience will decide which characters from the first round they'd like to see perform improvised…

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$10

Saturday Night Dance: All 80s Retro Dance

May 20 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Get into the groove and dance the night away with DJ Steve Flemming! DOORS: 9pm - close TICKETS: $8 in costume, $10 without

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$10

Hat Trick Comedy

May 20 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Three different styles of improv comedy – Games, Monoscene, and Montage – led by the amazing Ryan Hildebrandt, packed into one hilarious and highly accessible hour! Featuring: SODA School Of Dramatic Acting: Oliver Georgiou, Jess Grant, Ted Hallett, Ken Hall, Lara Johnson, Isaac Kessler Not Oasis: King Chiu, Jennifer Lloyd, Anne McMaster, Nico Rice, Chris O’Neill, Sam Burns, Katherine Fogler, Shohana Sharmin Get more info here! DOORS: 9:45 *IMPROVISERS GET IN FREE*

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$10

Improv Longform Drop-In

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 28, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Each week you’ll learn about different concepts and formats related to longform improv. Teachers: Ted Hambly, Natalie Metcalfe, Jordan Kennedy, Ashley Seaman, and John Richardson Prerequisite: Core II or equivalent from another school. Not sure if you qualify? Email ralph@socap.ca to inquire about how you can get into these classes Class limit: 12 Performance Opportunity: House of Socap follows this drop in at 7:30! Class participants perform in longform sets with experienced longform players and pre-existing teams. Come down and…

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House of Socap

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Sunday, repeating until February 28, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Socap's new student longform show! Play on teams with experienced improvisers. Associate producer John Richardson DOORS: 7:30 TICKETS: Pay What You Can

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Toronto Cold Reads

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Toronto Cold Reads returns to SoCap Sunday nights! New original scripts are read ‘cold’ by talented actors for a supportive audience. Join us! TCR is a community for committed artists to take risks in a supportive and professional environment. All are welcome! Actors sign up for parts at 7pm, readings hit the stage at 8pm. Playwrights and screenwriters can submit works to torontocoldreads@gmail.com Curated by Jane Spence, Marcia Johnson and Melyssa Ade and supported by a team of dedicated artist-volunteers, TCR…

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Free!

The Playground

May 21 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 6, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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A super cool laid back night of stand up comedy  It's a show up and go up so just come and do it!!! Doors: 8:15 Tickets: Free!    

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$12

Bedwetter

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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You’ve heard the jokes about bedwetters, but have you ever listened to the stories? Tamlynn Bryson recounts her sometimes heartbreaking, often hilarious true story of becoming a woman while still feeling like a child. “Bryson has majestic comic timing” (Onstage Ottawa), “Bryson is a delight to watch” (NOW Toronto).  By Tamlynn Bryson and Kyle Kimmerly Featuring Tamlynn Bryson Directed by Kyle Kimmerly

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$10

New Faces Comedy

May 22 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until January 24, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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See six new comedians showcase their best 5 minute sets! This is a night of great comedians in the making that you won't want to miss! Produced by Dan Curtis Thompson and Ariel Kagan DOORS: 9pm

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Open Improv Jam

May 22 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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All are welcome to hop into this open improv jam. Run by various Toronto improvisers, the flavour of jam will change from week to week - come by to sample them all! DOORS: 9:30pm TICKETS: Free

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Pepperoni Pizza Cats & Friends

May 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Pepperoni Pizza Cats are a litter of comedy kittens nurtured in The Second City Training Centre's Longform Conservatory who grew up into a 7 cat pepperoni improv pizza party! Come enjoy an evening of original improv, sketch and stand-up comedy (and everything in between). FEATURING Back Alley Prom Two Girls One Trench Coat AND Dan Redican! DOORS: 7:45 TICKETS: Pay What You Can

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$5

The Clever Name Show!

May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 30, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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A mishmash mix-em-up of veterans, newbies, sketchers, improvisors, musicians, stand ups and all around talented people coming together to distract themselves and each other from the oppressive vaccuum of meaninglessness known as life. FEATURING: Sketch, improv, and maybe a seance or two with The Kid's Table Formally known as 'Three Straight Boys Going Camping' they're not Three Gay Men Eric knows him as both John and Sam, and doesn't know which is preferred, Sam Botembe And more! DOORS: 7:45

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$5

Shots Fired!

May 24 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until January 24, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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SHOTS FIRED! Two improv teams hit the stage with guns a-blazing, competing for comedic dominance in this head-to-head clash between laughs and alcohol. Will your team come out on top? Find out, on SHOTS FIRED! DOORS: 9pm

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$5

Riverdale Improvised

May 24 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 25, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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  Riverdale Improvised is a show that recreates all the drama of Riverdale and fills in all the mysteries the show left out! Who killed Jason Blossom? Who will fall in love? Who will do it? Will there FINALLY BE a hot tub scene? Find out on this month's episode of Riverdale Improvised! Starring: Toronto's sexiest, forever wet, needlessly shirtless, and sepia filtered improvisers! DOORS: 9:25

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Free

Karaoke

May 24 @ 10:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 28, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Come by every Wednesday night for free karaoke. You may not be able to quit your day job, but it'll be fun! DOORS: 10:30 - close

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Macro Neato

May 25 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until January 25, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Macro Neato is BACK! The show where many of your fave improv veterans got their funny feet wet is finally returning! Directed and created by Ralph MacLeod, Macro Neato is a journey of discovery. The performers create characters, stories, situations, and the director attempts to unify the whole into a single story. With a stellar cast TBA! DOORS: 8:30 TICKETS: Pay What You Can

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$5

Atelier

May 25 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until February 21, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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French for pretentious studio. Also, the name of a show where artists perfect their craft before the big time. A show that is for artists who are on the cusp of greatness. A show that is for audiences that want to see the next big thing. A ... telier DOORS: 9:15

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$10

Improv Intermediate Drop In

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 22, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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This drop in focuses on developing YOU the improviser within the context of the two-hander scene.  Themes include the best ways to stay ‘in the moment’, agreement, showing not telling, heightening, initiations, and avoiding common traps and bad habits. Teachers: Ralph MacLeod & Jordan Kennedy Prerequisite: Core II or equivalent from another school. Not sure if you qualify? Email ralph@socap.ca to inquire about how you can get into these classes Class limit: 12 Performance Opportunity: That Friday Show follows this…

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That Friday Show

May 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Socap Students and improvisers of any levels are welcome to come and play with some of Toronto's top improvisers! DOORS: 7:45 TICKETS: Pay What You Can  

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$15

Comedy as a Second Language

May 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until February 21, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Get together for comedy made by immigrants! Comedy as a Second Language is a monthly show where foreign-born comedians perform in English - their second, or even third language! It's a show that you, as an immigrant, will be identified with, laughing at what we go through living abroad!   DOORS: 7:30

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$12

$12 Two Free Pints Comedy Show

May 26 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Mark Little, Matt McCready, Natalie Metcalfe, Colin Sharpe and Amanda Parker headline this weekly comedy show featuring some of Toronto's best improv teams. Twelve dollars gets you two drinks (either a pint or a shot) and a ticket to watch some of Toronto's best comedy teams! DOORS: 9:30 TICKETS FOR NON-DRINKERS: $5

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Improv League

May 26 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 9, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Improv League TO is back for a third season! Bigger and better than ever! Come catch 8 of Toronto's premier improv teams go head to head week after week and vote for your favorites to take on the title of Improv League Champion! 60+ performers, 56 unique improv sets, 8 teams and one BIG winner! DOORS: 9:45

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$10

Improv for Beginners Drop In (6:00pm, 3rd floor)

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2017

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Come Prepared to Laugh! These classes are geared towards newer and beginning improvisers.  The atmosphere is very positive and supportive and during most of the class, everyone is on their feet trying everything out together.   There is no judgment, only support. You will learn simple, yet powerful, concepts that will allow you to be more spontaneous, fun, and engaging.  We work hard to overcome fear, self doubt, and judgement by replacing them with joy, confidence and the incredible power of…

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$10

Pardon my French, the Tales of a Parisian Mom in Canada

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Irisistible Productions is proud to present its one-woman-show Pardon my French, the Tales of a Parisian Mom in Canada at The Social Capital! This is the story of Iris, who moved to Canada two years ago. She shares her farcical experiences as a hypochondriac and hysterical hyper-mom, who is making her way in her new life as 1. a housewife 2. in a foreign country 3. with free healthcare. Only recently a business woman, she mistakenly tries to run her…

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$10

Shenanigans!

May 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 21, 2018

The Social Capital, 154 Danforth Ave, 2nd & 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4K 1N1 Canada
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Bring butter and a bib for spontaneous #comedy with Toronto improv fishermen’s platter enthusiasts The Coincidence Men along with their very special #improv guests. About the Coincidence Men The Coincidence Men make things up for comedy improv audiences. TCM are Kerry Griffin, Rob Hawke, Ralph MacLeod, Gord Oxley and Marcel St. Pierre, all respected vets of Toronto’s improv, sketch and comedy “scene”. 2 of them are sometimes known as the sketch-comedy-Gemini-Award winning comedy duo “Fast n Dirty”. 3 of them…

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154 Danforth Avenue, 2nd and 3rd floor
Above The Black Swan Tavern
M4K 1N1, 647.982.4545
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