Black Sheep’s Stand Up @ Brunswick Bierworks, Canned Laughter edition is a FREE show in support of Daily Bread Foodbank! Reserve your free ticket (comes with a complimentary beer or pop) and bring a non-perishable food item with you to the venue! If you don’t bring a non-perishable food item with you, you can purchase a food donation package for $10 at the door.
Meet your comics of Black Sheep’s Stand Up @ Brunswick Bierworks, Canned Laughter edition!
Rebecca Reeds is a stand up comedian and writer from small town Ontario. She began performing in Ottawa in 2011 and has quickly become a comedian to watch out for. She’s performed in the United Kingdom, United States, and all over Canada. She has opened for several distinguished comedians like Tom Green, Beth Stelling, Matt Braunger, and Pete Johansson.
Rebecca has appeared on SiriusXM, Fox, and CBC Comedy where her clip was viewed more than 1 million times. In addition to her appearances on radio and television, Rebecca has performed at several festivals across the country including Toronto’s JFL42, NXNE, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, SheDot, and the Cottage Country Comedy Festival.
Laura Leibow has used her acerbic wit and laid back style to become a promising fresh face on the Canadian comedy scene. She is the editor of the comedy website “UNoriginal”, she recently signed with Yuk Yuk’s, and she has performed at JFL42 in Toronto. Laura has been impressing crowds from Toronto to New York since debuting in 2015.
Joel Buxton was a two-time finalist in the Toronto Comedy Brawl, and has performed at festivals such as JFL42, Field Trip Music Festival, and NXNE. He produces a show called Don’t Break the Chain at Comedy Bar. Joel has released two sketch albums that are available on iTunes, the most recent called Bucky and Friends: Scoop into Cobra.
Joel is also a prolific writer, and has provided comedy writing for This Hour Has 22 Minutes, CBC Comedy, The Beaverton and the radio show Because News. He also writes for children’s animation including Inspector Gadget and upcoming series Cupcake and Dinosaur.
Tamara Shevon is a Toronto-based comic who started her comedic story-telling through wine-coloured glasses in Bejing, China. Since then, she has been blazing through the Toronto scene with her characteristic wit and her lovable ability to flirt with the boundaries of socially acceptable. Tamara produces and hosts the very popular Against the Collar Comedy Show. Tamara has performed stand-up all over China, Canada, and the United States and was second runner-up in the Beijing Improv Comedy Festival. More recently, Tamara has performed at NXNE and JFL42. In 2018, Tamara toured across Ontario with Shawna Edward for the Irritable & Confused Comedy Tour where she was the only black person at each stop. If this wasn’t obvious enough already, Tamara wrote this bio herself which is why she sounds so awesome.
Sarah Ashby – What do you get when you put Regina George’s mean spirit into Garth from Wayne’s World’s body? Why you get Sarah Ashby! This 4 time Roast Battle Champion has been performing all around Southern Ontario and has appeared in multiple festivals including the Brantford Comedy Festival, the 420 Comedy Festival and the United Comedy Festival. She is also the co-host and co-producer of Comedy Mixtape, a musical comedy show that runs at Comedy Bar and Shweed, a comedy weed collective. Follow her on Twitter @smashby17 or Instagram @sarahnashby
Olivia Collict is a Toronto based stand-up comedian and writer. She is best described as, “if Regina George was a stoner”. You can find Olivia performing at venues throughout the city, and beyond (when she deigns to leave Toronto). And you can always find her every other Tuesday at Duffy’s Tavern where she is the producer and co-host of a bi-weekly comedy show called Banged-Up Comedy.
Bret Measor is a comic fresh out of Hamilton. He has been performing for 3 years, and shows no signs of slowing down. You can see him performing on various booked shows all around Ontario. Bret has also appeared at ForgeFest 2018, and the Durhham Comedy Festival.
Karis Anderson is an emerging comedian and good Nova Scotian boy. He has performed all around Toronto as well as in Montreal and Reykjavik. Karis recently achieved his lifelong goal of being described as a “gay Brandon Walsh”, it’s all downhill from here.