The Braxton Comedy Festival is a celebration of Newfoundland comedians! With some of the province's best comedic artists in sketch, stand-up, and improv it's an event not to be missed.
For a complete list of performers go to www.braxtoncomedyfestival.com
June 11 - My First Festival Time
Partnered with Unpossible NL and Night Out Productions, this event is for everyone! In the month of June comedians and non-comedians are challenged to write and perform 5 brand new minutes of stand-up comedy. It's perfect for beginners as well as seasoned veterans!
June 12 - Job 2 Say by Halfhandsome
Fresh off of their sold out run of "Almost Baymous" at the LSPU Hall, Halfhandsome is back with an all new show, "Job 2 Say" a sketch comedy review.
June 13 - Boyventure!
Join Danny and Todd (played by Scott Lloyd and Mike Fardy) in a monster punchin’ mystery solvin’ fun havin’ improvised laugh em’ up! Joined with special guests Boyventure is an improvised “Hardy Boys” mystery. After a hot limited opening at the Bad Dog Theatre in Toronto we’re super excited to present BOYVENTURE!
June 14 - The Town by Stanley Braxton
The Stanley Braxton main cast are back and they’re bringing back their popular show, The Town. Inspired only by the buzz around town the cast will do a series of monologues to get to know the people and their goings on. Starring Mike Hammond, Michelle King, Christopher Dunn, Steve Payette, and Nick Parsons
June 15 - Veterans of NL Stand-Up
These are some of the comedians that paved the way for Newfoundland stand-up comedy as we know it. Headlined by superstar John Sheehan and joined by the incredible Sarah Walsh and Chris Tobin.
June 16 - Luxus Boutique Hotel & Lounge Festival Closing Gala
This show is PACKED! Vicky Mullaley, Bree Parsons, Stephen Payette, Stanley Braxton Improv Co., Mike Hammond, An homage to CODCO by Halfhandsome, and headlined by expat Lisa Baker.
June 16 10:00am - Introduction to Musical Improv with Tim Matson
June 16 12:30pm - Writing Sketch Comedy with Mike Fardy and Scott Lloyd of Boyventure
June 16 3:00pm - Writing jokes and navigating the business of Stand-Up Comedy with Stephen Coombs