The Debaters LIVE On Tour in...

Ottawa, ON

December 7, 2019 at 4:00 PM


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National Arts Centre

1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON

This show is part of our
2019 Holiday Special!

Award-winning comedian Steve Patterson brings two of his favourite comedy elves, DeAnne Smith and Graham Chittenden, to theatres across Canada to duke it out in a no-holds-barred festive free-for-all.

This two-hour joke-fest is for live audiences only featuring two entertaining debates in the format familiar to fans of the hit national radio program, plus bonus segments of smart stand-up comedy from Steve and his hilarious cohorts. Get tickets now for the holiday-themed extravaganza that will surely tickle your sugar plums.

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*This is one of two shows happening at the National Arts Centre on December 7, 2019. Both shows feature the same comedians and debate topics. The other show is at 7:30 PM, details and tickets for it can be found by clicking here.

This show features performances from...

Best known to hundreds of thousands of comedy fans as the host of The Debaters on CBC Radio One/CBC podcasts since 2007 and The Debaters Live, which has delighted corporate and sold out theatre audiences nationwide since 2012, there is no debate that Steve Patterson is North America’s funniest and least moderate debate moderator. As ... (read more)

Graham Chittenden is a familiar face at the Just for Laughs festival, as well as on Just for Laughs tours, coast to coast in Canada and as far away as Bermuda. He has shared the stage on the theatre tours of Howie Mandel, Gad Elmaleh, John Pinette, Brent Butt, Bob Saget and more. Graham has ... (read more)

DeAnne Smith, the humble person writing this bio, is an international comedy sensation. Her video from the Winnipeg Comedy Festival “Straight Men Step Up Your Game” has been viewed over 47 million times, and her critically-acclaimed Netflix special, Gentleman Elf, is available as part of the Comedians of the World series. She’s performed everywhere from Iceland to ... (read more)