DEATH RAY CABARET is the musical comedy show from Toronto Second City veterans Jordan Armstrong and Kevin Matviw. After sold out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, DRC are back with surreal character monologues and original songs that are the funniest thing since sliced bread!
Jordan is a music educator, multi-instrumentalist and composer. She is the Musical Director the Second City’s Main Stage and performs regularly as a part of the Toronto improv and sketch community with Death Ray Cabaret, Bad Dog Theatre, Oakville Improv Theatre and One Night Only (Dora Award nominee, Best Musical Direction) and as part of world music and dance ensembles Samba Squad and Ballet Creole. Most recently Jordan was assistant musical director for the 2015 Fringe hit People Suck. She is currently creating music for Haunters, a musical web series about ghosts.
Kevin has been performing improv and sketch comedy in Toronto for the past twelve years and has written and performed for The Second City Educational Company, The Second City National Touring Company, the Canadian Comedy Award winning sketch show Sunday Night Live and The National Theatre of the World’s The Carnegie Hall Show. Kevin can also be seen on the Food Network’s hidden camera show Giving You the Business, and various radio and TV commercials. His writing has been featured in Canada’s National Post, and on Cracked.com.
Kevin also teaches sketch comedy writing, improv levels A-E, improv for teens and longform improv at The Second City Training Centre.
Praise for Death Ray Cabaret
“[Death Ray Cabaret] is hilarious…You just have to watch and see for yourself!” – The Insider, CBS Television
“DRC manages to perform in three big, high-energy dimensions. The result is difficult to resist.” BlogTO
”Wonderfully executed… [Death Ray Cabaret] brought the kind of energy to stage that was too infectious to ignore.” – Plank Magazine