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Performance 2022 TAIWANfest Toronto Independently Funny_Ed Hill Banner

Independently Funny


10:00 – 11:15 pm | Aug 27th
Studio Theatre | Harbourfront Centre

Comedy, in its various forms, has always been an honest reflection of the world around us and of ourselves. Join award-winning stand-up comedian Ed Hill, with his opener, Danish Anwar, for an evening of laughter as they explore the humorous side of independence, whether it’d be a nation, a people, or a feeling.

About the Artists

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Ed Hill


Originally from Taiwan, Ed is an award-winning comic who moved to Vancouver, British Columbia. In 2021, Ed became the first comedian of Taiwanese-Canadian descent to release a full one hour comedy special titled “Candy & Smiley” with Comedy Dynamics. The special was named “Top 15 Comedy Specials of 2021” by Paste Magazine and “Best of 2021” by NPR Radio. The special is currently streaming worldwide on Amazon Prime and Apple TV.

Performance 2022 TAIWANfest Toronto ED Hill - Danish Anwar

Danish Anwar


Award-winning standup comedian Danish Anwar has built a comedy resume so thick the Kardashians are suing for copyright. As a standup, he has worked with comedy titans like Dave Attell, Russell Peters, Paul Provenza, Gina Yashere, Aparna Nancherla, & Ms Pat. He writes for CBC’s Because News, one of Canada’s most popular radio shows with a million weekly listeners. Danish is the creator of the wildly popular battle show Your Hood’s A Joke – a global phenomenon currently playing in LA, New York, London, Tokyo, Bangkok & Toronto – and the founder of Toronto Comedy All Stars, one of the most successful live comedy labels in Canada.

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