COMEDY GREEN ROOM NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2018


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October 2018

International Songwriting Competition

www.thecomedygreenroom.com https://songwritingcompetition.com

David Reuben, president of The Comedy Green Room is thrilled to partners with the International Songwriting Competition ISC https://songwritingcompetition.com/

I would like to welcome Mr. Shane Whalen, Director of Marketing, and the staff of the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) to The Comedy Green Room Family.

ISC is the world's largest and most prestigious songwriting competition, receiving between 16,000-20,000 entries each year from all over the world in 23 genres of music, including Comedy/Novelty. We accept all types of comedy and novelty entries, including song parodies and stand-up routines (no music). ISC offers the opportunity for songwriters to participate in over $150,000 in cash and prizes, as well as be heard by an elite panel of recording artists and music executives. The 2018 judge panel includes: Tom Waits, Adam Lambert, Ne-Yo, Marc Anthony, Kane Brown, Dara Frank (Head of Comedy Central Records / Viacom), Carl Caprioglio (Founder & CEO, Oglio Entertainment), and many more. https://songwritingcompetition.com/

The Comedy Green Room:

David Reuben started The Comedy Green Room in 2001 with the mandate to promote Canadian, US, and International Comedy. As a producer of The Hogtown Comedy Festival, Judge on The Great Canadian Laff Off, and adviser to many US Comedy Festivals, Mr. Reuben continues to promote International Comedy. Canadian, US, and International Comedy acts have graced the stage weekly at Ein-Stein’s Bier Halle for 22 years. Happy Hour Comedy is sponsored by www.thecomedygreenroom.com and produced by David Reuben,

The prestigious US-based International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has announced its 2017 winners, and Canadian Songwriters did extremely well this year, with four First Place wins, three Third Place, and a staggering 39 Honorable Mentions! To find out who won visit: http://www.songwritingcompetition.com/winners

Mention you found out about the International Songwriters Competition on www.thecomedygreenroom.com

© 2018 by The Comedy Green Room

Comic Jenius on CJSR 88.5 FM Edmonton or www.cjsr.com

David Reuben, president of The Comedy Green Room is thrilled to be joining forces with Norm Shaw and Cassius Morris hosts of Comic Jenius on CJSR 88.5 FM Edmonton or www.cjsr.com.

Starting on Wednesday July 25, 2018 and every 4th Wednesday of the month moving forward will be devoted to promoting Canadian, US and International comics. The full two- hour show which is live Wednesdays at Midnight Edmonton time [2am Toronto time] will be an interview to profile that month’s comic.

Norm, Cassius, and David are committed to spotlighting a mix of comedy legends and up-and-comers in the Canadian Comedy Scene, as well as US and International comedians.

Comic Jenius:

Comic Jenius, our show is 12 ½ years old. Comic Jenius has been nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award twice, and in 2015 (at the time) co-host Lars Callieou and Norm Shaw were voted best Independent Radio DJs in Edmonton by Vue Weekly’s Best Of Edmonton Awards. Our home is CJSR 88.5 FM Edmonton or www.cjsr.com around the world. We have a large listener base in Edmonton and area, as well as Australia, USA, South Africa and the UK.

The Comedy Green Room:

David Reuben started The Comedy Green Room in 2001 with the mandate to promote Canadian, US, and International Comedy. As a producer of The Hogtown Comedy Festival, Judge on The Great Canadian Laff Off, and adviser to many US Comedy Festivals, Mr. Reuben continues to promote Canadian Comedy. Canadian, US, and International Comedy acts have grace the stage weekly at Ein-Stein’s Bier Halle for 22 years. Happy Hour Comedy is sponsored by www.thecomedygreenroom.com and produced by David Reuben,

To be considered for a profile on Comic Jenius please e-mail: jenius.bookings@gmail.com Please include your contact information.

www.thecomedygreenroom.com www.comicjenius.ca

Mention you found out about Comedy Jenius on www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

Happy Hour Comedy Ottawa Edition @ ein-stein October 7th Host Rachelle Todd. Featuring Comics from Ottawa ON on Thanksgiving Weekend. Sign in at 7:30pm. Show Starts at 8pm 229 College Street in Toronto.

Happy Hour Comedy @ ein-stein October 14th No Show 229 College Street in Toronto.

Happy Hour Comedy Hamilton Edition @ ein-stein October 21st Host TBA. Featuring Comics from Hamilton ON Ssign in at 7:30pm. Show Starts at 8pm 229 College Street in Toronto.

Happy Hour Comedy 10 Spots @ ein-stein October 28th Host Ruby. Featuring 4 comics doing 10 minutes each. Sign in at 7:30pm. Show Starts at 8pm 229 College Street in Toronto.

Kenny Robinson and the Nubian Disciples of Pryor: October 28th at 8:30 pm... Yuk Yuk’s Downtown 224 Richmond W. in Toronto, ON 416.967.6425. Mention you found out about this event on www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

Comedy Monday Night in Calgary Alberta

Every Monday Night; at 8pm @ Broken City 613-11 Ave. SW. in Calgary, AB James Moore presents Western Canada’s longest running open mic where amateur, professional and first time comedians gather. For more information visit http://comedymondaynight.com/ Mention you found out about this event on www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

The Canadian Comedy Community

This Page is for Comics, Comedy Clubs and Producers in Canada to post their shows, events and availability. Let’s bring Canada together in Comedy All Canadian Events Welcome. No Bullying

https://www.facebook.com/CanadianComedyCommunity/

New Shows from my funny friends Cleve Jones & Victoria Stewart

Comedy Bar 945 Bloor St. W in Toronto ON The Dock on Queen St. 932 Queen

St. E in Toronto

Comedy Animation:

Ms. Jordyn Shapiro has just completed a comedy animation titled "Ruby The Darkest Mind in Comedy. Check out this talent artist work at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RilbQpEiMY

Another Comedy Spotlight Coming Soon!

This & That:

Stage Time Magazine: David Reuben, president of www.thecomedygreenroom.com, would like to thank Tasha A. Harris of Stage Time Magazine for doing the excellent article on The Comedy Green Room. Check it out by visiting http://stagetimemag.com/standup/?p=1566#more-1566. or www.stagetimemag.com.

New Book:

Help! My Feelings are sticking out of my gown! An expressive therapeutic workbook created for chronic illness, medical or physically challenged children and young adolescents. Author Maurie Shapiro-Comenzo, PhD Co-Author/illustrator Jordyn Shapiro. For more information visit http://www.nibdinkids.com.

Social Media:

Ruby “The Darkest Mind In Comedy” on YouTube. You will find 3 videos go to http://www.youtube.com/ruby0666.

Follow The Comedy Green Room on Twitter! https://twitter.com/CGR_News

https://www.facebook.com/comedygreenroom/

Comedy Festivals:

Thursday October 11 – Sunday, October 14, 20118

http://www.saccomedyfest.com/

Mention you found out about this event on www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

October 6th & October 6th, 2018

http://www.accomedyfestival.com/

Mention you found out about this event on www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

http://atbcomedy.com/index.html

Mention you found out about this event on www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

October 17th & October 20th, 2018

http://10000laughs.com/

Mention you found out about this event on www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

October 17th to October 27th in Norfolk VA, USA

http://fraservalleycomedyfestival.com/

Mention you found out about this event on www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

Please send in any information about Shows, Events or Comedy Festivals to thecomedygreenroom@gmail.com. Please give two weeks’ lead time. Newsletters come out the first week of each month.

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Charity Work:

The Comedy Green Room is proud to be aligned with these two wonderful charities. Mention you found out about these charities on www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

www.nibdinkids.com www.aaronsapple.com

I would like to thank Ms. Skylar Hart for her hard work and dedication for on taking on this redesign project of www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

Skylar Hart is a passionate, incredibly hardworking person with many talents and interests in a variety of industries.

​She's been fortunate to collaborate with many leading companies in television and film production in New York City for television shows and live events.

​She has diversified her direction to include Branding, Social Media, Marketing, Web Design, Video Producing, Editing and Photography for various companies, profit and non-profit organizations.

​When she's not behind the camera, she's an actor and petite model!

For more information on Ms. Skylar Hart visit: http://www.skylarhart.net/

Kenny Robinson & Darren Frost Present: Rank N Vile

Misters Robinson and Frost combine their talents for a fun night of XXX Rated Comedy. Click on the link below to find out where they will be next. Mention you found out about this event on www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

http://ranknvile.com/

New Book!!

"You Can Do Anything"

Part memoir, part pep talk, Boris Chernaiks " You Can Do Anything" charts an incredible story from a three-time immigrant child wearing hand-me-down socks from the poor box to international renown performing for Royalty in the Middle East. For full book review visit: https://www.thecomedygreenroom.com/you-can-do-anything. Mention you read this book review on The Comedy Green Room.

Best Before!

The Comedy Green Room’s lovely and talented friend Ms. Kate Davis and her collaborator Ms. Kelly Fanson were finalist in the 2016 Stand Up & Pitch [Just For Laughs 2016] for their web series “Best Before”.

Kate Davis is a twelve-time nominee (for Best Female Standup as well as for the prestigious Phil Hartman Award) at the Canadian Comedy Awards. She is also the star of her own hour-long CTV/The Comedy Network special, Comedy Now. Kate Davis was the first female comic chosen to be on www.thecomedygreenroom.com and a multiple time “Comic of The Week”.

Kelly Fanson is an acclaimed actor and voice performer, with writing, producing and directing credits. Along with optioning screenplays she has directed theatre for The Toronto Fringe Festival.

To view Best before visit: http://bestbefore.show/web-series/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bestbeforeshow/

Toronto residents Kelly Fanson, left, and Kate Davis have created a comedy web series inspired by their lives called ‘Best Before,’ aimed at the 40-something audience. Mention you found out about this WebTV Series on www.thecomedygreenroom.com.

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