The Derek Edwards – ‘In Praise of the Ostrich’ show scheduled for April 22, 2022 has been rescheduled to September 11th due to performer illness. Previously purchased tickets will still be valid for the Sep 11th date, or if a refund is preferred, please contact the box office at 604-984-4484 no later than June 24th.

Show time:
  • Sun, Sep 11, 2022 7:30pm
Reserved seating
  • All Tickets $56.50
Tickets are a final sale. No refunds or exchanges.
If you require accessible seating, please contact the box office directly at 604-984-4484.

With 'In Praise of the Ostrich' Derek Edwards moseys back into town on horse-drawn comedy wagon; a searing meander down life's twisting trails, steered effortfully by this 30-year veteran. He returns with a payload of blissfully funny personal stories – a cacophony of shenanigans – set to tickle the ribs and warm the heart.

With an easy conversational style, Derek reluctantly pulls his head out of the sand and launches into commentary on the influx of pot stores, self-driving cars, gambling tips, the challenge of staying youthful ... plus dressing warm.

From Vegas to St. John's, this Just For Laughs veteran is universally considered to be among the comic elite. Certainly his peers think so, as evidenced by the fact that he's a four-time nominee, and winner of Best Standup Comic - Canadian Comedy Awards, as well as a multiple Gemini nominee for Best Performance in a Comedy. As Rick Mercer says, "Everyone knows Derek is the funniest man in Canada."

Clearly the critics agree: "5 STARS - the funniest man on earth" - Winnipeg Free Press; "4 STARS - the crowd howled" - Victoria Times Colonist; "still the funniest man in Canada" - Toronto Sun; "Edwards reigns as the King of Canadian comedy" - Charlottetown Guardian; "Derek Edwards is hysterical" - Calgary Sun; "Edwards takes stand-up to next stage" - Georgia Straight; "the epitome of timing & storytelling" - Halifax Chronicle Herald; "the comedian's comedian" - London Free Press.

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Sunday, September 11, 2022 - 7:30pm
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