April 9-15, 2018

Danish Anwar

Danish, Anwar

Drawing from his extensive global travels and unhealthy obsession with politics, Danish Anwar’s material is often described as “smart,” “political” and "really, really funny.” And sometimes without air quotes.

A comedian with impressive range, he’s just as funny with his material as he is improvising off the cuff, moving effortlessly from heavy topics like gender equality and racial discrimination to the holy grail of sex, relationships and impersonating black people on the internet.

Returning for his second consecutive TV gala at the 2016 Winnipeg Comedy Festival, he has also been on CBC’s The Debaters, CBC Laugh Out Loud, JFL42 (Just For Laughs Toronto) and opened for internationally acclaimed comedians such as Gina Yashere, Aparna Nancherla and DeAnne Smith.

A successful producer with a reputation for trendsetting ideas and exceeding seating capacity, he’s the founder of the wildly popular comedy label “Toronto Comedy All Stars,” featured multiple times on national media such as Global TV, CTV, OMNI TV, Toronto Star, SiriusXM Canada, along with dozens of popular blogs and local publications. 

Twitter: @terrorsuspect

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