Attend A Taping Of The Debaters

It's the show where comics go toe to toe in a battle of laughs and logic. Hosted by Montreal funnyman Steve Patterson, The Debaters is an entertaining combination of sharply crafted comedic rants and hilarious adlibs. Part stand-up, part quiz show and part comedy competition with the live audience picking the winners, The Debaters is not to be missed!

The Debaters has been a showcase for Canada's top comedians as well as up and coming comic stars and established veterans of stand-up, sketch and improv. Cast members of The Debaters include Sean Cullen, Debra DiGiovanni, Patrick McKenna, Teresa Pavlinek, John Wing and surprise visit from Dragon Den's Arlene Dickenson.

Want to attend a taping? Join The Debaters in Toronto on November 7th

Venue: Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West
Times: 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Tickets: available through Roy Thomson Hall Box Office

MATINEE

Raising an only child -- is it a bad idea?
Only child Elvira Kurt says "yes!" New daddy Ryan Belleville says "no!"

Toronto bashing - is it time to stop picking on Canada's greatest city?
T Dot lovin' Tim Steeves says "yes!" Montrealer Derek Seguin says "non!"

Waiters - do restaurant servers deserve more respect?
Former waitress Laurie Elliott says "yes!" Impatient patron Terry McGurrin says "no!"

Old fashioned fairy tales -- are they bad for kids?
Nightmare prone Dylan Mandlsohn says "yes!" Bewitching Nikki Payne says "no!"

Winning the lottery -- blessing or curse?
Cash strapped David Merheje says "blessing!" Simple-living Simon Rakoff says "curse!"

Pancakes vs. Waffles - which is the Champion of Breakfasts?
Sean Cullen loves the pancake! David Hemstad is all about the waffle!

EVENING SHOW

Libraries - are there just too damn many?
Rob Sparks says "yup!" Alan Park says "au contraire!"

Energy drinks - should we all pound 'em back?
Jon "Red Bull" Steinberg says "yes!" Rebecca Kohler says 'no can' do!

Acting our age - do we really have to do it?
Young-at-heart David Hemstad says "no!" Young lion Nathan Macintosh says "yes!"

Handwriting - do we really need it?
Tweet happy Trevor Boris says "no!" Bic flickin' Debra DiGiovanni says "yes!"

Mad Men--did men in the 1950's and 60's have it made?
Man's man Derek Seguin says "yes". Sensitive Nile Seguin says "no!"

Robots or Apes - which would be the worse rulers of humanity?
Sean Cullen fears the robot rulers! Dan Redican hates the apes!

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