comedy

Comedic commentary

A socialist commentary on capitalism, The Threepenny Opera, put on by the Queen’s drama department, aims to capture the essence of human interaction.Continue...

A blast from the past

Had director Ken Weston not told me their venue, the Davies Foundation Auditorium, was a converted hockey arena, I would have never known. I could have sworn the atmosphere inside of the Leading Ladies production reflected exactly what a 1950s home would feel like.Continue...

Queen’s alumni teach and perform comedy online with Second City

During quarantine, Queen’s alumni Garrett Rodman (Arts ‘05) and Carly Heffernan (Arts ‘07) have moved comedy troupe Second City’s classes and improv shows online.Continue...

Unpopular Opinion: Parks and Recreation beats out The Office

Both driven by the talented Michael Schur, The Office and Parks and Recreation (also known as Parks ) are among the most bingeable TV comedies in recent memory.Continue...

American comic to perform at Absolute Comedy Club

This May will mark 19 years since Sam Demaris was waiting tables at an Olive Garden in his hometown of Houston, Texas before he left to pursue comedy full-time. He’s been performing stand-up ever since.Continue...

Celebrating Kingston's heART

Dinner and a movie is a tried-and-true way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, but Kingston has much more to offer than just food and films.Continue...

Sexist study makes female comedians the butt of the joke

The idea that women are all less funny than men due to evolution sounds like nothing short of a bad punchline.Continue...

Aidy Bryant’s 'Shrill' is the self-love narrative viewers need

Hulu’s Shrill has accomplished more productive dialogue about the modern young woman’s experience in its first season than Girls did in its entire series.Continue...

In hysterics at feminist comedy night

In most pop culture, feminist comedy is a punch line.Continue...

The Queen’s roots of Carly Heffernan’s comedy

Carly Heffernan didn’t realize how much she loved comedy until she saw Queen’s Players.Continue...

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