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Adam Cayton-Holland & The Grawlix

The Grawlix and Adam Cayton-Holland

The Grawlix is the comedy supergroup comprised of Adam Cayton-Holland, Ben Roy and Andrew Orvedahl. Their live show combines their excellent stand-up with live sketches and video components.

The Grawlix formed in 2010 and rapidly took off, outgrowing several venues before settling down in Denver’s historic Bug Theater. They brought entirely new material every month, which won them sold-out crowds show after show and were named one of Variety’s Top Ten Comedy Comics to Watch in 2015. They began to produce a video for each show, which grew into a web series which has since evolved into the sitcom Those Who Can’t, now in it’s third season on TruTV.

The Grawlix are a mainstay on the festival circuit, having performed at Bridgetown, New York Comedy Fest, LA Riot, and SXSW among others. The group’s members have a combined 36 years stand-up experience, and have appeared on Conan, Adam Devine’s House Party and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Adam Cayton-Holland is a national touring headliner who was named one of 25 “Comics to Watch” by Esquire magazine and one of “10 Comics to Watch” by Variety. Along with his co-horts in the The Grawlix comedy troupe, Adam created, writes and stars in truTV’s “Those Who Can’t,” in which Adam plays Spanish teacher and bon vivant Loren Payton.

He has appeared on CONANThe Late Late Show with James CordenThe Meltdown with Jonah and KumailHappy EndingsDeadbeatFlophouseHidden America and @midnight. He has also been featured on WTF with Marc Maron, Nerdist, Comedy Bang Bang and Sklarbro County podcasts.

Album: Adam Cayton-Holland Performs Signature BitsAdam has three albums, I Don’t Know If I Happy, Backyards and Adam Cayton-Holland Performs His Signature Bits was named one of Vulture’s Top Ten Comedy Albums of 2018. All are available on iTunes, and his first book, Tragedy Plus Time, was published by Touchstone Books in 2018.

 

THE GRAWLIX
Friday, March 15 – 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 16 – 7:30 PM
The Great Hall – 1087 Queen St. W.
Tickets: $30 (+HST and fees)
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