Comedy Country is coming to Stirling Festival Theatre with a special night of laughs for the ladies!
Girls Nite Out is an all female, all funny stand-up and improv comedy ensemble featuring CBC darlings, Canadian Comedy Award Winners and Second City including: Jennine Profeta, Elvira Kurt, Diana Frances and Karen Parker. Gather your gal pals for a sizzling night of stand-up and improvised comedy fit for the feistiest furnished by some of Canada’s top women in comedy!
Praise for Girls Nite Out
“Funny, smart and energetic. This show as everything I like in my comedy.”
– Norm Foster, playwright
“Girls Nite Out has become a staple in our Theatre Collingwood annual playbill. Our audiences love them so much! A great group of ladies that provide fantastic entertainment and are a joy to work with!”
– Erica Angus, Theatre Collingwood
“Our audiences leave feeling that they have laughed a lot and experienced something truly special.”
– Sarah Quick, Globus Theatre
An icon of Canadian comedy, Elvira’s globe-trotting stand-up career spans The Second City, Just for Laughs, Baroness von Sketch and The Tonight Show, as well as her own specials for Comedy Central, The Comedy Network, Showtime, HBO, CTV and CBC, in addition to hosting popcultured with Elvira Kurt and Spin Off. The Canadian Screen Award winning writer’s credits include Canada’s Drag Race, Masterchef Canada, Iron Chef Canada and the Great Canadian Baking Show.
Actor, improviser, and writer Jennine Profeta performed across the globe as part of The Second City’s National Touring Company and Second City Theatricals. She’s written for the Gemini and Genie Awards, CBC Radio, Chatelaine, Today’s Parent and Best Health and was a principal player in Howie Mandel’s “Howie Do It” for NBC.
Originally from Vancouver, this award-winning improviser and comedy writer now calls Toronto home. Credits include Corner Gas: The Animated Series (Comedy Network,) Still Standing (CBC) and The Beaverton (Comedy Network). Diana has been nominated for 8 Canadian Comedy Awards for ‘Best Female Improviser’, and has entertained Canadian troops in Bosnia, Egypt, Israel and Afghanistan.
3-time Canadian Comedy Award winner and Dora-nominated Karen is an alumnae of the Second City Toronto as a performer and director. She has performed with theatre companies across Canada, and her film and television credits include: People of Earth, Baroness Von Sketch, Hemlock Grove, Beauty & The Beast, The Firm, Saving Hope, Being Erica, The Jon Dore Show and Instant Star.
Belleville’s own improv ensemble Improvmonauts kick things off with an opening set of on-the-spot comedy.
Regular – $39 (+HST and fees)
Advance tickets exclusively available at www.stirlingfestivaltheatre.com