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June 14 • 8PM
Special Guests include:
Chris Eaton

Comedy Bar
945 Bloor Street West

Winter / Spring 2014

June 14, 8pm


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Paul Bates

pbatesheadshot2.jpgA veteran of Toronto comedy stages, Paul is an alumnus of The Second City, having written and performed in six revues there.  Recently he was a series lead in  the CTV comedy Dan For Mayor.  Other television credits include Against The Wall, Puppets Who Kill, Second CIty’s Next Comedy Legend, and The Jane Show.  Film credits include The Tuxedo, Welcome to Mooseport, and Camille.  As a writer Paul has worked for The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos and InSecurity, and has written specials for the likes of William Shatner and Martin Short.  On stage, Paul has been seen in The Soaps: The Live Improvised Soap Opera!, An Inconvenient Musical, and SARSical for which he received a Dora Award nomination.  Paul is one half of the popular musical comedy duo The Williamson Playboys, and one third of the improvised science fiction comedy podcast ILLUSIONOID.  You can hear the podcast at

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