Crave Original Stand-Up Specials 2019

Available Friday, February 22

Synopsis

MARK FORWARD WINS ALL THE AWARDS: Setting his sights on self-serious comedy, Forward rants about everything from death, to bears, to nursery rhymes, in this physical, absurdist, and wildly unpredictable one-hour comedy special. D.J. DEMERS: INTERPRETED: Comedian D.J. Demers shines a light on life in L.A., big words, disability porn, and getting haircuts while deaf. Available in two versions, one complete with closed captioning subtitles and an onstage American Sign Language interpreter, Demers raises the standard of accessible comedy in his new, one-hour stand-up special. ROBBY HOFFMAN: I’M NERVOUS: Self-described “small-ex-Chasidic-lesbian-Jewish-stand-up-comedian” Robby Hoffman spares no one in this brazen, one-hour comedy special, as she covers topics from her religious upbringing, to the U.S. and Canada border, to the Holocaust.

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Mark Forward Wins All The Awards

Setting his sights on self-serious comedy, Forward rants about everything from death and bears to nursery rhymes in this physical, absurdist, and wildly unpredictable one-hour comedy special. A veteran of the Montréal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, Forward is a staple in the Canadian stand-up scene and recognized worldwide, performing at international festivals including the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. As an accomplished actor, Forward is well-known for his supporting role as Coach on Crave’s original comedy series, LETTERKENNY. Forward has also made several appearances on CBS’ THE LATE LATE SHOW and Comedy Central’s JOHN OLIVER’S NEW YORK STAND-UP SHOW.

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DJ Demers: Interpreted

Comedian D.J. Demers shines a light on life in L.A., big words, disability porn, and getting haircuts while deaf. Available in two versions, one complete with closed-captioning subtitles and an onstage American Sign Language interpreter, Demers raises the standard of accessible comedy in his new, one-hour stand-up special. Demers is an award-winning stand-up comedian who’s made notable appearances on CONAN and AMERICA’S GOT TALENT. In 2018, his album Indistinct Chatter was nominated for a JUNO Award for Best Comedy Album and in 2015 Demers received Best Breakout Artist at the Canadian Comedy Awards. Demers has been recognized at the 2014 Montréal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, 2013 Toronto Comedy Brawl, and as a 2011 finalist on NBC’s Stand-Up.

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Robby Hoffman I'm Nervous

Self-described “small-ex-Chasidic-lesbian-Jewish-stand-up-comedian” Robby Hoffman spares no one in this brazen, one-hour comedy special, as she covers topics from her religious upbringing, to the U.S. and Canadian border, and the holocaust. Hoffman has quickly become known for her skills as a witty writer and hilarious performer. Recently named one of Comedy Central’s “Up Next” comedians, she’s written for truTV’s THE CHRIS GETHARD SHOW, CBC’s WORKIN’ MOMS, and in 2016 received an Emmy® for Outstanding Writing on PBS’ ODD SQUAD. Hoffman has been featured in several renowned festivals including the 2017 Montréal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and New York Bridgetown Comedy Festival.

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