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Changing Perceptions: Community Comedy Night

  • Varley Art Gallery 216 Main Street Unionville Markham, ON, L3R 2H1 Canada (map)

Viability presents the Changing Perceptions Community Comedy Night for an absolutely hilarious and thought-provoking night of laughs!

This show will be showcasing the talents of two neurodivergent comedians: Michael McCreary and Joze Piranian.

Comedian Info:

Twenty-three year old Michael McCreary is an autistic comedian, author and TEDX speaker who’s been performing stand-up comedy since age 13. In the past 6 years he has performed stand-up shows and keynote addresses in every province in Canada – plus the Yukon - and across the United States. Michael has also written the book “Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic” (Annick Press), hosted the Autism Ontario video “Autism: See the Potential”, has consulted on the TV show “Ransom” to ensure the authenticity of a character with autism and has been featured on The National and on CBC Radio’s “Laugh Out Loud”!

Joze Piranian is a TEDx Speaker, Seasoned Stutterer and Comedian who has gone from avoiding speaking almost entirely due to the fear of being judged for being "different" to performing stand-up in three continents and three languages! He recently opened for NEMR at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto in May 2019. Joze has also performed at The Laugh Factory (Chicago), The Stand (Edinburgh), the Tribeca Comedy Lounge (NY), The Comedy Nest (Montreal) and Awk.ward(Lebanon). When he's not performing comedy, Joze is a motivational speaker who loves travelling - he speaks 6 languages and he stutters in all of them!

Price: pay what you want/can with all proceeds going towards supporting Viability in our mission to support the gainful employment of neurodivergent individuals. Read more at

Note: Limited seating available so RSVP today to guarantee your spot!

Food and refreshments will be served.