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Tuesday july 24th | studio hydro-Québec

**This show is performed in Arabic.

Adi Khalifa is a stand-up comedian from Nazareth. To this day, he has done multiple stand up shows such as: Satandab mn eldohhok (2011), Adi khalefa show (2012), 18 wtahet (2013), Living in a movie (2014), Billiatchow (2016), and Mesh 3aref akbar (2017). Adi has also participated in movies such as: Bottle in the sea of gaza (2013), and The day my father died.

Rawsan Hallak was born in Amman, Jordan and earned a degree in Engineering from the University of Jordan. Her love of comedy started at a young age which ignited her passion to perform. She started her career acting in social series and performing stand-up on stage or on YouTube.


wednesday july 25th | Studio hydro-québec

**This show is performed in Arabic.

Ibrahim Alkhairallah was one of the first in Saudi Arabia to perform comedy, he became known as the Godfather of stand-up. His performances kept growing in numbers, with the likability of the audience towards his style of comedy, which includes major interactions with the audience. 

Moayad Al Nefaie is a multi-talented Saudi talent. He started his career through the platform of YouTube by creating of two hit shows, “Khambalah” and “kees” which have over 185,307,531 views.


thursday july 26th | studio hydro-québec

This show is performed in English.

Riaad Moosa, who is a qualified medical doctor, started doing stand-up comedy while studying at the University of Cape Town Medical School. Being one of the first members of the Cape Comedy Collective, he became a regular headliner on the comedy circuit during his rookie year, where he was also invited to perform on Pieter Dirk Uys’s Evita Live and Dangerous eTV comedy show. 

Loyiso Madinga is the first international Correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and it all started from humble beginnings. This rural raised boy has quickly risen to being a certified international comic. Having started in 2012 when he spent a week at the Teatro and shared the stage with international acts like Tom Segura, Loyiso’s career was on the fast track. 

With a comedy career spanning over 11 years and with numerous nominations and awards (including Comic of the Year and Favourite Comedian) under her belt, Tumi Morake continues to be a formidable force in the comedy industry. Since beginning her comedy career in smoky clubs in 2006, she has steadily grown into one of SA’s most sought after comedians, earning her the title of South Africa’s ‘First Lady of Comedy.’


Friday july 27th | club soda

This show is performed in English.

Chris D’Elia is one of the most sought after performers in the comedy world. D’Elia is best known for his stand up and starring role on the NBC comedy series Undateable.

K. Trevor Wilson, the self-proclaimed “Man Mountain of Comedy,” is best known for performances on Jimmy Kimmel LiveJeff Ross’ Roast Battles, 6 consecutive appearances at Just For Laughs, and as Squirrely Dan on the hit show Letterkenny.

A comedian, actor, writer and producer, Nick Swardson has found success on the small and silver screens as well as the live stage. His unique comedic view has made him a regular guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Conan. 


Friday july 27th | studio hydro-québec

This show is performed in English.

Loyiso is a very high profile South African stand-up, with 12 seasons of his two-time International Emmy nominated satirical news show Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola under his belt, and is the African correspondent for The Weekly on the ABC in Australia. 

South African born Urzila Carlson is a multi-award winning stand-up comedian who appears regularly on television shows in Australia – Have You Been Paying Attention – and New Zealand – 7 Days, Super City, Road Madness.

Nazeem Hussain has become one of the most in-demand TV and Radio personalities in Australia. Most recently he made his American TV debut as an official correspondent for the hit Netflix program Bill Nye Saves the World with Amerian scientist and TV personality BIll Nye (popularly known as 'Bill Nye the Science guy'), currently in its second series.


saturday july 28th | studio hydro-québec

This show is performed in English.

Cal Wilson moved from New Zealand across the Tasman in 2003 and has gone on to become one of Australia’s most popular comedians, a recurring favourite on prime-time television shows including being in the core ensemble cast in Whose Line Is It Anyway? Australia. 

Joel Dommett burst onto the comedy scene in 2007 and quickly established himself as one of the most exciting comedians on the circuit. He has become a regular face on TV, from being a finalist in 2017’s I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!, Comedy Central’s Joel and Nish vs The World, and a panelist on Sky 1’s Bring the Noise.

Starting stand up at only 15 years old, Joel Creasey has harnessed his outrageous wit, sass and unrivalled story telling abilities to cement himself as Australia's undisputed 'Crown Prince of Comedy’ and one of the most-sought after and hottest comedians in the world.


saturday july 28th | club soda

This show is performed in English.

Three-time Emmy-nominated writer, director, producer, and standup comedian Neal Brennan has become a force in the comedy world. Neal is currently a writer, Creative Consultant, and on-air correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. 

Dave Merheje is considered to be one of the most original stand-up acts on the comedy scene today. His multiple award-winning act has gained a loyal following across in North America with his “no fear” approach on stage and a comedy style best described as aggressive in-your-face funny. 

Nicole Byer is an actress, comedian and writer, who hosts the baking show Nailed It currently streaming on Netflix and has a sitcom loosely based on her life streaming on Facebook Watch called Loosely Exactly Nicole.


sunday july 29th | club soda

This show is performed in English.

DeAnne Smith is a Canadian Comedy Award winner, who has been on TV all over the world, including Last Comic Standing and The Late Late Show in the U.S., as well as in Canada, Australia and the UK. 

On his way to a spot as one of North America’s top comedians, Ivan Decker has become a favorite among audiences and comedians alike. He can be seen and heard as a part of CBC radio program The Debaters.



sunday july 29th | studio hydro-québec

This show is performed in English.

Nish has achieved huge success on the stand-up circuit with five rave reviewed stand-up shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. On screen you can see Nish on Q.I.Mock The Week, and Live At The Apollo.

Mae Martin is a British-Canadian writer and stand-up comedian. Her newest show Dope debuted at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017 to widespread critical acclaim.

Ellie Taylor is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer and presenter and star of the smash hit show The Mash Report.