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Ha-Ha Happy Holidays with Martha Chaves + Friends
December 15, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ha-Ha-Happy Holidays with Martha Chaves + Friends
$25 Advance / $30 Door
Saturday, December 15, 2018 | 8:30PM
Winner of the 2017 Canadian Comedy Award for Best Standup Comic, Martha Chaves, returns to Hugh’s Room Live for a night of laughs with a couple of her friends this December. To check out the friends coming to the stage, check out their profiles below:
Lianne Malaudin (JFL 42 – the Mary Janes of Comedy) will MC the evening.
John Mostyn (JFL 42 a Edimbourough Festival) will be opening for Martha Chaves.
Paul Hutchenson ( JFL 42, We are Funny that Way, Fringe Festival) will be opening for Martha Chaves.
Martha is a seasoned comic and a veteran of multiple Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, and of all the other major comedy festivals in Canada, like the Winnipeg, Halifax, Edmonton, and Vancouver Comedy Festivals. She has also performed in Boston and New York Comedy Festivals, in Toronto’s SheDot Festival and in Colombia’s Festival Del Humour. Martha’s infectious, candid style, and her natural ability to relate to any audience has made her a very popular at home in Canada and abroad.
Her versatility has granted her to do shows all over the world and to entertain a wide range of audiences. For example, she performed for the Canadian troops in Alert, Egypt, Israel, and Afghanistan and also for a delegation of women, led by Nobel Peace Prize recipients, in Mexico and Central America. In 2015, she performed at the opening ceremonies of the Toronto Pan Am Games, at the Rogers Centre in front of 45.000 people and in 2016 she hosted the ACTRA awards. Her Stand-Up TV credits include her two national comedy specials: COMICS! On the CBC, and There’s Something about Martha on CTV and The Comedy Network; plus her multiple TV appearances in Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival and many others. You often hear Martha on Laugh Out Loud on CBC Radio and on The Debaters, also on CBC radio.In her film and TV career she has worked with Whoopi Goldberg (Strong Medicine), Chris Rock, (Down To Earth) and even had scenes with Denzel Washington in “John Q”. Her One-Woman show, “In Times of Trouble”, was the opening show of Aluna Theatre’s CAMINOS Festival in November 2015. Martha performs mostly in English, but also in Spanish, French, and Italian.
“The Grande Dame of Canadian Comedy is without a doubt – Martha Chaves. Her wit is infectious, her style is delightful and when you work with her – you are assured professionalism. Martha has always made me laugh out loud and she is a genuine asset to Canadian Comedy” ~ Tracy Rideout, CBC Radio
What better to warm up this winter than with a belly full of laughter? Get your tickets now, folks. Winter is coming…