January 26th, 2024
Experience a special We’re Funny That Way® comedy cabaret night with outstanding talent curated by the American-Canadian actress and comedian Maggie Cassella! Founder of the original and oldest running queer comedy festival, Maggie Cassella is bringing laughter, music and incredible queer entertainment to Horseshoe Resort. Get ready to embrace a glittering, fast-paced, multi-media comedy and musical extravaganza. This event is for ages 19+.
About Maggie Cassella
Maggie Cassella has tackled nearly every aspect of the business of show. From behind the live event or camera to in front, Maggie has written, directed, produced, acted in, and hosted more events than you can shake a stick at. Though why is anyone shaking sticks? What did sticks every do to them?
Maggie’s most proud achievement was creating and producing the We’re Funny That Way® comedy and music festival and foundation. The festival has been running since 1997 as a 100% charitable event. Over the years hundreds of thousands of dollars in proceeds have gone to make transformational donations to grassroots LGBTQ2S+ charities across Canada. We’re Funny That Way® 2024 happens May 29 – June 1 at the Factory Theatre in Toronto.
With comedy and musical performances by:
Martha Chaves is an award-winning Stand-Up comedian, actor, and comedy writer. Daryl Jung from Now Magazine called her “smart, sassy, provocative, and very funny.” Her infectious, candid style and natural ability to relate to a wide range of audiences make her a popular headliner at clubs, festivals, fundraisers, corporate functions, and keynote speaking engagements. Her tv credits include multiple appearances in the Just For Laughs, the Winnipeg, and the We Are Funny That Way Festivals, to mention a few and her two national comedy specials, Something About Martha on CTV and the Comedy Network, and Comics! On the CBC. She’s currently the voice of Vero on Rosie’s Rules. Martha’s often heard on CBC radio’s The Debaters and Laugh Out Loud and is a cast member of CBC’s Because News.
Ryan G. Hinds
Ryan G. Hinds is an award-winning performer who has graced stages and events across Canada and the US, singing the gay cabaret classics you know and love! With a deep love of glitter and showbiz, Ryan has performed alongside artists such as Liza Minnelli, Todrick Hall, Lady Bunny, Debbie Reynolds and more. Ryan G. Hinds is an award-winning performer who has graced stages and events across Canada and the US, singing the gay cabaret classics you know and love! With a deep love of glitter and showbiz, Ryan has performed alongside artists such as Liza Minnelli, Todrick Hall, Lady Bunny, Debbie Reynolds and more.
Bee Bertrand is a wholesome, petty trans troll who has never met a spammer he’s said no to. He loves kittens, a carrot with a good dip, and wasting scammer’s time. He loves storytelling and he loves you.
Tickets are $49 each++. This event is for those ages 19+.
Tickets are non-refundable. Event subject to change.
Stay up-to-date on events, packages and things to do, sign up to our newsletter!
No commitments, cancel anytime