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Dave Merheje

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Debra DiGiovanni and Special Guests

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Debra DiGiovanni is a 4 time Canadian Comedy Award winner. She was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, stare of Match Game on The Comedy Network, and her comedy special “Single Awkward Female” can be seen on Netflix. Debra is regular at all the comedy festivals, and clubs across the country. Her comedy has […]

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SiriusXM Top Comic Showcase

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Each year, SiriusXM Canada searches for Canada’s Top Comic!  After the nationwide performances, the Finalists  are brought to Toronto to perform at the SiriusXM Comedy Gala at JFL42 where a panel of judges chooses one winner to take home $25,000 and the title of SiriusXM’s Top Comic 2017. This is not that contest but it is […]

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Dave Merheje is considered to be one of the most original stand-up acts on the comedy scene today. His multiple award-winning acts have gained a loyal following across in North America with his “no fear” approach on stage and a comedy style best described as aggressive in-your-face funny. Tapping into his middle-eastern roots and an arithmetic interpretation of urbanized life, Dave’s perspective on the world is one that cannot be duplicated. Dave had his comedy special air in Australia on ABC2, and has made appearances on Comedy Network’s Match Game, Superchannel’s Too Much Information, and was a regular contributor on MTV Live.  He won the Just For Laugh's 2011 Homegrown Comic Competition and NOW Magazine's 2011 Best of Toronto Award for Best Male Stand-up. In 2012 he was a part of the NBC Standup for Diversity tour, and a Canadian Comedy Award-nominee for Best Stand-up. In 2013 he was nominated for another Canadian Comedy Award, this time for best taped live performance, and was a finalist at the Seattle Comedy Competition. Dave has made multiple appearances at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, JFL42 in Toronto, and the Halifax Comedy Festival. Dave tours clubs and theatres regularly, and most recently shot his own comedy special which will be released in 2017.  Watch for him on the upcoming season of Mr. D on CBC.