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Hutch & Friends

Toronto, ON

Hutch & Friends is a comedy showcase hosted by Hutcheson spotlighting the best of the Toronto stand-up community. The show is produced up to eight times a year in downtown Toronto and consistently sells-out.

Upcoming Show:


WHEN:  Friday, March 31st @ 8pm & 9:30pm

WHERE:  Imperial Pub, 54 Dundas St E (2 blocks east of Yonge St)

PRICE:  Tickets are $20 and seats are limited

GUESTS:  Zabrina Douglas (Juno Awards, Comedy Network, CBC, Teletoon), Ali Hassan (CBC, NPR, PRX), John Mostyn (Just for Laughs, Edinburgh Fringe, Montreal Sketchfest) & Kelly Zemnickis (Comedy on the Avenue, YouTube, Canadian Screen Awards)

HOW:  Tickets can be purchased through e-transfer to*. Once your e-transfer is processed, you will receive a confirmation email.  

*Please remember to indicate which showtime you would like to attend.

More about our guests...


Zabrina Douglas is a comedy veteran, parent of three children and a full-time nurse. Her comedy album Things Black Girls Say: The Album, received a Juno Award nomination for Comedy Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2023. Douglas is a regular on Kenny Robinson’s “Nubian Comedy Show” and was nominated for the Tim Sims Award (Second City) and was featured on the “Cream of Comedy”, which aired on The Comedy Network, CBC and Teletoon.

Ali Hassan is a Stand-up Comic, Actor and CBC Personality. Ali is the host of the CBC Radio hit stand-up comedy show Laugh Out Loud and is also heard on CBC Radio, NPR and PRX as a frequent guest-host of the arts and culture show ‘q’, and As It Happens, and for the past five consecutive years, Ali has hosted Canada Reads - the annual battle of the books celebrating the best of Canadian literature. As a comedian, Ali has performed for audiences across Canada and internationally. Among his numerous film & TV credits, he was recently appeared in the latest seasons of RUN THE BURBS, WORKIN' MOMS and MURDOCH MYSTERIES. His new book ‘Is There Bacon in Heaven?’ comes out in 2022 with Simon & Schuster.

John Mostyn is a Toronto based comedian hailing from Glasgow, Scotland. A charming, friendly, and hilarious stand up, he is always a crowd favourite. John was recently featured in Interrobang's top ten up-and-coming comedians to watch in Canada, and top ten Canadian comedy albums 2022. John has opened for comedy heavyweights Russell Howard, James Adomian and Matt Braunger. He performed at JFL42, Edinburgh Fringe, Toronto Sketchfest & Montreal Sketchfest.

Kelly Zemnickis has graced stages from LA to Montreal. As a host & producer, Kelly runs the monthly comedy show Comedy on the Avenue and is the host/producer of the YouTube baking series, It’ll Be Fine: A Food Show. As a filmmaker, Zemnickis has been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award. Kelly’s debut comedy album, Sugar and Spice and Smirnoff Ice will soon be released on Howl & Roar records.

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