After the year we’ve had, we think we deserve a good laugh. And with our very own Eddie Fortune opening for the “marvellously wicked” Jonathan Mayor, what else could you possibly want to do on a Saturday?
Canada’s best export, Kate McCabe joins the collective, alongside the phenomenal Marie Goldbourne for a line-up that sets the bar high for the rest of the city.
And if all of this hasn’t already piqued your interest, we’ve compiled a list of why it should.
Laughing and its stress hormone reducing abilities ease both body and mind. So, relieve that pent up pressure and laugh it off, literally.
Vanderbilt University research shows that you can burn up to 50 calories laughing for just 10-15 minutes. So, if you’re like us and struggling to fit into your jeans after all of that lockdown snacking, what better way to exercise. It is exercise, right?
Remember going out and meeting new people? Us neither. But apparently, it was a lot of fun. So, try it out. There’s no better bonding experience than laughter.
For years, comedy has been used to tackle serious issues in a palatable manner. Comedy often gets better as our news gets worse, and these comedy wizards have a lot of content to cover. You never know, whilst your sides are splitting, you might learn something.
Research released in 2014 suggested that despite their appeared sunny disposition, comedians actually had reduced activity in areas of the brain linked to happiness and humour enjoyment. Which in itself is quite funny.
Been staring at your boyfriend for the last two years wondering why? Or desperate to go on a date now restrictions are being reduced. Come to a comedy night. If you’re lucky, you’ll have all of your flaws called out in front of strangers, what more could you want to spice things up?