Article by CBC News
ADAM GROWE // JFL DRIVE-IN SERIES
Adam Growe is a Canadian comedian who hosted the JFL Drive-In Series in Montreal, Quebec.
“Everybody had their own microphone, everybody had their own seats, their own sterilized bag of individual food portions,” says Growe.
ADRIENNE GABRIELLE & KIRSTEN FINCH // LAWN LAUGHS
“After our first show, our headliner Travis Lindsay, he wrote us and he was like ‘You have no idea how much I needed that,'” says Adrienne Gabrielle
ALEX WOOD // THE BACKYARD COMEDY SHOW
Toronto comedian, Alex Wood, started a comedy show in his backyard during quarantine that followed social distancing protocols.
“Everyone has to wear a mask in any of the areas where people walk,” says Wood, adding that the maximum limit on the audience is 20 people. “That’s what we call a sell out.”
BEN BANKAS // FREEDOM OF COMEDY
Ben Bankas is a comedian from Toronto who started the ‘Freedom of Comedy Protest’ that takes place in a park in downtown Toronto.
“I needed to get on stage,” says Bankas. “All the comedy clubs and all the venues were closed. So I decided, why not go rent a speaker, a light, a mic, and go to a park.”
CARYMA SA’D // CANNABIS COURT
Caryma Sa’d is a lawyer by day and a comedy producer by night for 420 Cannabis Court, a comedy show in Toronto that allows you to both enjoy stand up comedy and cannabis.
“This idea came about because I’m a huge fan of stand up comedy and cannabis,” says Caryma Sa’d.