Oct 1 - 5, 2021

Martha Chaves

Martha, Chaves

Martha Chaves is a Nicaraguan-Canadian award-winning comedian, actor, activist, and playwright. She is a regular in the comedy circuits in Canada, the United States and Latin America, has performed at The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs, Laugh out Loud and The Debaters on CBC Radio. She's a regular panelist on CBC's Because News, also on CBC Radio. Her one-person show, In Times of Trouble, was featured in CAMINOS at the ALUNA Theatre Festival (Toronto) in the SOULO Festival (Toronto) and in SOLOCOM, NYC. In 2015, 2016, and 2017 respectively. Martha was voted Stand-Up Comic of the Year at the 2018 Canadian Comedy Awards. She is also a fierce human rights advocate, using humour to challenge the status quo in four different languages. She also happens to be funny as hell.


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