Winnipeg Comedy Festival lineup for Friday


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The Great Patio Showdown: A Comedy Game Show

Two teams of comedians compete in a series of games and trivia rounds.

Featuring: Host Erica Sigurdson with Mayce Galoni, Jackie Pirico, Aaron Pridham and Angie St. Mars

Where: Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Ave.

When: 6 p.m.

Tickets: Free

The Root of All Evil

Gala performance delivers a wealth of laughs.

Featuring: Host Pete Zedlacher with Danish Anwar, Martha Chaves, Matt Falk, Nitish Sakhuja, Jess Salomon and Ryan Williams

Where: Burton Cummings Theatre

When: 6:30 p.m.

Tickets: $40 at Ticketmaster

The Debaters

CBC Radio One’s hit show where comedians go head to head

Featuring: Host Steve Patterson with debaters Ashwyn Singh, Lisa Baker, Lori Gibbs, Don Kelly and more

Where: Jubilee Place, 173 Talbot Ave.

When: 7 p.m.

Tickets: $45 at

WCF at Yuk Yuk’s

Featuring: Host Mike Green, with Pete Johansson and a grab-bag of surprise performers

Where: Yuk Yuk’s, Fort Garry Hotel

When: 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Tickets: $18 and $15 at

WCF Rumor’s Comedy Club Series

Featuring: Host Tyler Kotowski with Kristeen von Hagen, Keesha Brownie

Where: Rumor’s, 190-2025 Corydon Ave.

When: 7:15 p.m.

Tickets: $20 at

Laughing with the Stars

Winnipeg celebrities try their hand at standup

Featuring: Celebrities Ace Burpee, Doug Speirs, Faith Fundal; comedians Spencer Adamus, Abby Falvo, Kristen Einarson and many more

Where: Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Ave.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $25 at

Thank You, Next!

Gala performance with breakup theme

Featuring: Host Aisha Brown with Anesti Danelis, Jen Grant, Yumi Nagashima, Fiona O’Brien, Rob Pue, Nick Reynoldson

Where: Burton Cummings Theatre

When: 9:15 p.m.

Tickets: $40 at Ticketmaster

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