May 2019

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Stand-up comedians take a crack at government funding – Toronto Star

2019-05-20T12:17:38-04:00

What’s the difference between a one-person stage play and a standup comedian’s performance? The first one is eligible for government arts funding while the latter is not, which is a sad punchline to several of this country’s comedians. It has long been the case that Canadian arts institutions don’t recognize stand-up comedy under the umbrella [...]