Vernon Comedy for a Cause
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2022 AT 8 PM – 10 PM
Comedy for a Cause is a stand up comedy show featuring the best entertainers in the world! 50% of proceeds going to Canadian Mental Health. Let’s face it, we could all use a little live entertainment these days! Come join us for laughs and prepare to have your jaw hit the floor while witnessing history in the making!
The 2022 Comedy for a Cause Tour is a comedian-act entertainment show featuring the best comedians in the world! These acts have been featured on Netflix, Sirius XM, Just For Laughs Northwest Festival, CBC’s LOL, and so much more!
Tickets only $40
Show Times: 8:00PM-10:00PM
Show Times: 8:00PM-10:00PM
The Comedy for a Cause Tour is all about community, which is why it is so important for us to be partnering up with local businesses! Partial proceeds of this show will be going to Vernon’s very own Canadian Mental Health Association!
Think of your wildest story. The one you love to tell people at parties. Chris Griffin has A LOT of them, and his comedy show is the party to share them with you. Having established himself as one of comedy’s most dynamic storytellers, Griffin lives life with reckless abandon both on and off stage – always chasing a crazy new experience. After winning a regional comedy competition a year into his career, he sold his house, quit his job and began touring the country telling jokes. In recent years, Griffin has won the Vancouver Yuk Off Comedy Competition, made the finals of the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition, appeared six years in a row at the Just For Laughs Northwest Festival, along the way sharing the stage with notable comics such as Norm MacDonald, Doug Stanhope, Fortune Feimster, Tom Papa, Dulcé Sloan, Bert Kreischer, Mark Normand and fellow bad dude Bret “The Hitman“ Hart. The past two years Griffin has been nominated for 5 and took home 2 Vancouver Comedy Awards, including Best Comedian on Tour. Watch out for his second full length comedy album to be released in 2021 with 800 Pound Gorilla Records.
Sophia Johnson is an actor and comedian from New Zealand. You might have seen her on Netflix’s ‘Ash vs the Evil Dead’ or CW’s ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ and ‘Nancy Drew’. Sophia has performed at three New Zealand International Comedy Festivals; including her sell out show ’50 minutes Plus Laughs’! She also worked as a writer for several years on the hit New Zealand Comedy TV show ‘7 Days’. Sophia has recently recorded for Just for Laughs Originals ‘Best of the West’.
Efthimios is from Toronto, ON. Growing up in a blue-collar family and living in a multi-cultural city gave Efthimios his first influences as a comedian. His comedy gives us a hysterical insight into human nature and tears down many social conventions we take for granted. While using his acerbic wit and charm, he takes his audience to places further than they expected! Efthimios has performed at JFL Northwest, The Hubcap Comedy Festival, CBC’s The Winnipeg Comedy Festival and CBC’s LOL. You can hear him on Sirius XM where he has released his first album ‘Efthimios’ – it is also available on iTunes.
Alex Mackenzie lives in BC, but he could live anywhere! In the year 1 BC (before COVID) Mackenzie quit his six-figure job and sold his house to move into an RV and chase his stand-up dreams! Now he is in international demand – Mackenzie tours around the world (Melbourne Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Perth Fringe Festival, the Hungry for Laughs Comedy Tour and more! His charisma and clever joke writing has gained him rapid popularity online that is increasing daily with his videos reaching over 40 million views online. He often gets recognized in public and is asked to move his RV.