Funny Forum Fridays
Back for a second season, Funny Forum Fridays return with a new lineup featuring some of Canada's best and brightest comedic minds as curated by Mark Selby. Bring a friend, grab a drink, and "frame your mind to mirth and merriment" at the Stratford Festival!
Back home after an international comedy tour, Ron Josol's vibrant and energetic material mixes thoughts on life while sampling the Canadian experience.
Ron Josol is a Canadian-Filipino comedian who is well-received from every corner of the world. Ron stirs up and samples the multi-cultural melting pot that mirrors life in most urban centers today. He presents hilarious scenarios and comments on our global society’s inherent contradictions by combining a one-liner and a storytelling style. He regularly performs in Canada, UK, Scandinavia, the Caribbean, Asia, the Middle East, Australia and the US. He has performed around the world for almost 20 years which makes him one of the most sought-after and vibrant comics today. In 2011 Ron was nominated for Best Male Comedian in Canada, and in 2012 nominated for Best Male Performance. In 1998 he was the winner of the Just for Laughs Ontario, Canada which brought him to Just For Laughs Festival that year. Since then he has performed at the Just for Laughs Festival five times. He has been part of the Kings & Queens Festival in Malaysia and Singapore, the Magners comedy festival in Asia, the LOL comedy festival in the Caribbean, Winnipeg Comedy Festival and the Maui ALT Comedy Festival. He has taped a Comedy Now! special, two specials on Showtime Arabia, a Showtime special in the US, appeared on Gotham Comedy Live, Comics Unleashed, Last Call with Carson Daly, a special for Comedy Central Asia and Kevin Hart’s LOL Network.