On Thursday, May 11th, one of Canada’s longest-standing comedy events returns to Toronto. Comic Vision ‘Cocktail Edition’, hosted by Fighting Blindness Canada, supports advancing vision research, bringing hope to 1.2 million Canadians living with vision loss.

Taking place at The Concert Hall (formerly the Masonic Temple), Comic Vision will be a stylish evening of mingling and fun, featuring a stellar line-up of Canadian comedic talent, including Jeff Tseng, Anjelica Scannura, George Westerholm, Rob Pue, and will be hosted by Rick Mercer Report and Little Mosque on the Prairie alum Greg Eckler.

“Since 1999, Comic Vision has raised over $10 million for Fighting Blindness Canada,” said Maria Karakoulas,

Event Manager, Comic Vision and Community Events. “With 1.2 million Canadians currently living with vision loss, this evening of laughs translates to so much more for our community – the funds directly contribute to research that is transforming lives.”

Single tickets, a table for eight, or a premium comedy package with designated table service for 10 are available. All tickets include savory food stations and cocktails.

To purchase tickets, visit comicvision.ca/Toronto.

When: Thursday May 11, 2023, doors open at 6 p.m.

Where: The Concert Hall (formerly Masonic Temple), 888 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

Why: To raise funds in support of advancing vision research, brining hope to Canadians impacted by blindness.

About Fighting Blindness Canada:

Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) is the largest charitable funder of vision research in Canada. Over our 49-year history, FBC has contributed over $40 million in funding for the development of sight-saving treatments and cures for blinding eye diseases. Thanks to our supporters, FBC is helping drive forward research to understand why vision loss occurs, how it can be slowed, and how sight can be restored. To learn more, visit fightingblindness.ca.


For more information on the event and volunteer opportunities:

Maria Karakoulas

Event Manager, Comic Vision and Community Events

416-360-4200 Ext. 229


For media requests:

Jackie Rosen

Executive Assistant and Engagement Officer

416-360-4200 Ext. 246