November 24, 2018
Ari Matti, Colin Sharp and Darcy Boon Collins with Headliner Simon King
Simon King has been featured at many comedy festivals including: The Just For Laughs Festival, The Vancouver International Comedy Festival, The TBS Las Vegas Comedy Festival, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival and The HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado. A veteran touring comic, he is not only a workhorse performer averaging nearly four hundred shows a year but also an extremely prolific writer. In addition to numerous film and television credits, in 2008 The Comedy Network and CTV filmed a one-hour special starring him for the popular series Comedy Now. In early 2013 Simon recorded a second special, this one a half hour long, for the No Kidding series on Toronto-based IChannel. Simon has been featured in The LA times, the alternative arts paper the Georgia Straight, The Hollywood Reporter and many others.
Darcy Boon Collins:
Darcy Boon Collins is a Vancouver based standup comedian who has headlined at clubs all over the lower mainland, Victoria and around BC.
A rising star in both his homeland of Estonia and Internationally, Ari Matti has a bright future ahead of him. With enough on stage energy to power a small town and punchlines to match, Ari has been enthralling audiences around the world with stories about life growing up in Eastern Europe. In his 5 years career in Stand Up, Ari has spend 2 of those on the road in Australia, becoming a regular in Melbourne and around the Australia. Throughout Asia he has performed at the Bangkok Comedy Club, Bangkok Hilarious, Crackhouse Kuala Lumpur, LOL Comedy, Takeout Comedy among others. He has opened for Chris Franklin, Al De Bene, Rizal Van Geyzel, Jim Brewsky, Lawrence Mooney.
A prolific stand-up comedian, Colin has toured across Western Canada, been featured as part of the Just For Laughs Northwest comedy festival, showcased for SiriusXM Top Comic, and can regularly be found at shows around Vancouver— including his own weekly show, Full Pint Comedy at Granville Island Brewing.