Comedy in Canada – Oh Canada! What Now?
in Support of Reach for the Rainbow

Entertainers come together for an annual night celebrating our national pastime – Comedy!

TORONTO, September 26, 2016— Join partners in life and laughter Colin Mochrie (Whose Line is it Anyway?) & Debra McGrath (Little Mosque on the Prairie) and Naomi Snieckus (Mr. D) & Matt Baram (The Second City presents the Symphony) for Comedy in Canada!

Comedy in Canada is an annual event that benefits select charities making  an impact in their communities through inclusive change. For the second year, local children’s charity Reach for the Rainbow (Reach) is the chosen recipient of the event’s proceeds. The event is being emcee’d by Lorne Frohman (Distinguished Artists) and hosted by Vicenzia Sera and Pierre Savoy at their Toronto home with a limited number of guests in attendance. Event Co-Chairs are Catherine Davey and David Hopley.

“We’re very thankful that these wonderful performers are donating their time and talent in support of Reach” said Executive Director Dawn MacDonald. “We hope our guests enjoy themselves knowing that their support will help children with disabilities attend inclusive overnight, day and recreational community programs across Ontario.”.

And in the immortal words of Naomi Snieckus: “It’s a private performance with some of my favourite people – but know that #therewillbenodancingonlyjokes”.

DATE: Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
TIME: 6:30 – 9:30pm
COST: $125 ticket, includes snacks and beverages
LOCATION: Revealed to ticket holders, Uptown Toronto

Celebrity guests and Executive Director Dawn MacDonald are available for interviews, appearances and additional comments. Photos are also available upon request.

ABOUT Reach for the Rainbow: Reach for the Rainbow is a registered charity serving over 500 children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities from across Ontario. Through strategic partnerships with camps and community programs, Reach works to provide inclusive and supported recreational, respite and outreach opportunities. Learn more at, follow @RFTRCharity on Twitter!


Jennifer Jeynes
Manager of Marketing & Communications
416.503.0088 ext. 147

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