Steve Patterson Debaters

The Debaters are coming to Ottawa on February 6 & 7, 2018 at the Centrepoint Theatre!

FEBRUARY 6th, 2018 LINEUP

Whereas the aisle gives you more room, be it resolved that when it comes to planes, trains and buses, aisle seats beat window seats.

Debaters: Erica Sigurdson & David Pryde

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Whereas they are mostly awkward and unenlightening, be it resolved broadcasters should stop interviewing professional athletes before and after the game.

Debaters: Peter Anthony & Chantal Desjardins

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Whereas finding a compatible companion is tough, be it resolved that having the option of a robotic partner would be great.

Debaters: Joe Vu & Kate Davis

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Whereas Royal weddings and Royal births are joyous occasions, be it resolved the more Royals the better!

Debaters: Aisha Brown & Scott Vrooman

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Whereas they are fashionable, comfortable and beautifully designed, be it resolved that you can never have too many pairs of sneakers.

Debaters: Sunee Dhaliwal & Graham Chittenden

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Whereas the quality of artistic achievement is not affected by gender, be it resolved that award show categories should be gender neutral.

Debaters: Eman El-Husseini & Derek Seguin

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FEBRUARY 7th, 2018 LINEUP

Whereas they are often a lightening rod for controversy, be it resolved we need to stop erecting statues.

Debaters: Glen Foster & Abdul Butt

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Whereas abbreviations help us communicate, be it resolved that abbreviations are so brill it's riddic!

Debaters: Sandra Battaglini & Patrick Ledwell

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Whereas humanity is creating more problems than it is solving, be it resolved that the future is not bright, in fact the end is near!

Debaters: Ron Sparks & Graham Kay

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Whereas grey hair is a sign of aging, be it resolved that no woman should have it.

Debaters: Debra Kimmett & DeAnne Smith

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Whereas most people's experiences are neither unique nor remarkable, be it resolved - please don't write a memoir!

Debaters: Arthur Simeon & Martha Chaves

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Whereas with its power chords and epic themes, be it resolved that Heavy Metal is the greatest music of all time.

Mike Paterson and Iron Ladel & Don Kelly

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Tapings begin at 7:30pm and run approximately three hours with one 20-minute intermission. Please arrive half an hour early to get to your seats. While The Debaters is a family-friendly show, some foul language and mature humour can be expected.