David Pryde is a Montreal comic whose humour is often called “cerebral”, a word he hasn’t looked up but assumes means “hilarious”. After winning second prize in a stand-up competition in Halifax (one pitcher of beer), David went on to pursue stand-up and in 1999 won the Just for Laughs Comedy Night in Canada Competition. Since then he has performed in the U.K., USA, Australia, and a whole lot in Canada. He’s appeared in galas at the Just for Laughs, Winnipeg, and Halfax Comedy Festivals, had his own special on CTV’s Comedy Now! and has made multiple appearances on CBC’s The Debaters in both its television and radio incarnations. He even made a 14-second appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno where he told one joke for Jay’s “Pass the Mic” segment. He has been nominated for three Canadian Comedy Awards, including twice for Best Male Stand-Up. David is a versatile writer, having contributed to (and gotten paid by) This Hour Has 22 Minutes, The Onion, and the Just for Laughs XXX Ultimate Nasty Show where he wrote material for Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. Other career highlights include appearing with Paul Giamatti in the film, Barney’s Version, co-starring in a series of popular commercials for Standard Life, and having children with an Australian, which remains his best career move to this day.
As seen on CBC’s Halifax Comedy Festival, his own half-hour special on The Comedy Network and heard on CBC’s Laugh Out Loud, Nova-Scotia born Darryl Purvis makes being funny look easy. His clever stand-up ranges from topical to absurd, all wrapped up in a down-home, East-Coast sensibility.
|Friday||8:00PM & 10:30PM||$17.00|
|Saturday||8:00PM & 10:30PM||$20.00|
Absolute Comedy is more than hilarious shows in a great atmosphere, we also offer delicious food at prices that will make your wallet laugh. What a perfect night! Dinner, drinks and a show all under one roof! Call or Book online!More Details
Wednesday is PRO/AM night - we have 3 to 5 local amateur comics, as well as 1 or 2 of the professional weekend performers.
Thursday to Sunday shows - normally have 2 or 3 comedians with an MC, a feature act and a headliner. The shows last approximately 90 minutes. All shows contain adult content, but there is no age restriction for entry to the show.
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A credit card or deposit may be required to GUARANTEE YOUR RESERVATION. For better seating choice and better service, please arrive 40 minutes prior to Showtime (2 hours before Showtime for Dinners). Please call us as soon as possible if you are running late or if there are any changes in your party’s numbers. 24 HOURS (or MORE) NOTICE MAY BE REQUIRED TO CANCEL ANY RESERVATIONS or part of your reservation. (Check our full reservation policy here) You will lose your reservation and seating priority if you arrive less than 15 min prior to Showtime and have not called us.
ALL shows contain adult content, and are intended for an 19+ audience. Persons under the age of 19 can be admitted if accompanied by an adult. However, ….. we do not recommend bringing anyone under the age of 16. If you are actually thinking of bringing your 12 year daughter …. or your 10 year old nephew…..you are probably a horrible parent.
If you arrive only 5 min prior to showtime, you MAY have to sit in the kitchen and watch the show on a 14” black and white screen with no sound and we will spit in your drinks..