Welcome to Black Swan Comedy/The Social Capital Theatre!

Here are some very fun upcoming things:

Starting Friday Oct 24 – Social Standing!

Beginning once monthly, Jen Littlewood presents fantastic stand-up! The inaugural show (Oct 24, 10 PM, Downstage – 2nd Floor) features Marcel St. Pierre, James Hartnett, Darryl Orr, 2014 Tim Sims Encouragement Fund nominee Jeremy Woodcock, and DJ Demers!

Only $10 will get you great laughs.

Murder at the Burlesque – Next shows on Oct 31 & Nov 28!

Join an all-star cast of improvisers and burlesque artists in a riveting tale of guns, guys, gals, gats and gams, all set at “Club Aubergine,” a burlesque club and site of murderous mystery and steamy subterfuge!

Each episode is directed by Ralph MacLeod.

Only $15 for Murder at the Burlesque! To order tickets, click here: https://socapburlesque.eventbrite.ca!

Episode 3 happens on HALLOWE’EN NIGHT – Friday October 31! So we have SoCap’s First Annual Hallowe’en Spooktacular planned right after the 8 PM show of Murder at the Burlesque!

- Prizes for best costume!
- Costume fashion show hosted by Carmine & Crystal!
- Catering by Dez à la Carte!
- Drinks, tunes, good times!

$5 for the party if you don’t have a costume. But you will have a costume… right?

Sunday Nov 2 – Intro To SoCap Improv (7-week workshop)

Starting on Sunday, November 2, one of Canada’s top improv players and instructors, Lisa Merchant, starts The Social Capital’s introductory course to improv! Learn about character and relationship, “being in the moment,” making connections, all while having fun and enjoying play.

For more info or to register, click here.

Starting Monday Nov 3 – Karaoke Mondays!

Beginning on Monday, November 3, the Monday night fun doesn’t stop with our 8 PM improv shows – Karaoke Mondays starts at The Social Capital!

Every Monday night from 10 PM until 2 AM, BlogTO’s favourite DJ, Shawn Meunier, ThE KaRaOkE GuY takes over our Downstage on the 2nd floor!

No Cover! And $4 drink specials will help you sing the night away.

Friday Nov. 21 – Gilligan’s Island Live!

On Friday November 21, “Golden Age TV: Gilligan’s Island Live” hits the SoCap Downstage!

Join Gilligan, The Skipper, the Millionaire and his Wife, The Movie Star, the Professor and Mary Ann, here on Gilligan’s Island.

Featuring a lineup of great improv comedians, we recreate classic tv shows live.


Ken Hall as Gilligan
Tom MacKay as The Skipper
Jack Mosshammer as Thurston Howell III
Lisa Merchant as Mrs. “Lovey” Howell
Liz Johnston as Ginger, The Movie Star
Kevin Matviw as The Professor
Jan Caruana as Mary Ann!

Tickets $12

Drop-In Workshops Sat 6-7:30 PM

Weekly Public Drop-In Workshops!

Map to workshopsBlack Swan Comedy runs weekly public drop-in improv comedy workshops, every Saturday night, 6:00–7:30 PM, in our new studios across the street from the theatre at 115 Danforth Ave., 2nd floor! (The entrance is between the Nails shop and Ali Baba’s.)

Whether you want to fine-tune your skills or try it out for the first time, all experience levels are welcome.

Learn how to do improv, make new friends, or just have a bit of fun, all for only $5!

Great stuff every week!

We run fantastic shows every week, such as Monday night’s “200% Vodka,” a great weekly longform improv show featuring some of Toronto’s top improvisers.

To see this week’s show line-up, click here.

Keep checking back to see what’s coming up next!