July 28 at 8:00pm: Andrew Searles
He’s one of the fastest rising stars on the Montreal comedy scene, and Andrew Searles is only in his early 20′s.Starting comedy at his college, Andrew amazed not only his peers, but his fellow students, teachers and close friends.Now years later, he’s taking on not only other colleges and Universities, but comedy clubs in Montreal, and across Canada by storm. Andrew is alive and kicking on the comedy scene, as he has recorded comedy for XM satellite radio, auditioned for “Last Comic Standing”, as well the Just for Laughs 25th Anniversary,and just recently voted three years running in the Top 10 Best Stand-up Comedians in Montreal for 2007, 2008, 2009 according to The Montreal Mirror. He also has appeared in Kidnapper Films short production “SharkBoy” which debuted at the Just for Laughs Comedia Festival in 2004, as well as hosted Montreal’s “U Got Jokes” featuring comedians featured on BET. On stage he discusses his views on life experiences growing up how, to the crazy life he lives everyday being African Canadian, to relationships, experiences with various cultures, to his dead-on impressions of celebrities, he is sure to leave the crowd very pleased and dying for more. Often performing at the colleges & universities, he has become a favorite and recurring comedian performing on campuses. Andrew has had the luxury of opening for some of the big names in Canadian and International comedy such as Joey Elias, Sugar Sammy, Wayne Flemming, Russell Peters,Martha Chaves, Al Lubel, Kenny Robinson, Jocko Alston, Damian the Hypnotist, among many more.
August 4 at 8:00pm: Tommy Savitt
Multi-award winning comedian, Tommy Savitt, has won the prestigious 2007 Boston Comedy Festival, 2008 Seattle Comedy Competition, and was honored for the “Best In Comedy” category at the 2009, and 2012 LA Comedy Awards. Tommy has been seen on WGN’s “The Bob & Tom Show,” SI TV’s “Funny is Funny,” Comcast On Demand’s “Man up, Stand-Up” on mav.tv and on JLTV’s “James and Sunda.” Tommy’s comedy CD “Who Wants Me Now!” is one of the top requested on satellite radio. Tommy has dedicated this past decade to performing for our troops here and abroad. Tommy’s journey to bring laughter to those that sacrifice for our country has taken him to air force, army, and naval bases in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay, Japan, South Korea, Bahrain, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Curacao, Honduras, and Ecuador. Tommy has done it all – even performing at the United States Embassy in Belarus. Performance artist, comedian, and actor Tommy Savitt was born in New Jersey and bred in Brooklyn. Tommy performs an exhilarating brand of eclectic comedy rarely seen today. Tommy’s unorthodox comedy routine envelops his audience and teleports them into a domain of hilarity and pure craftsmanship.