One of Canada’s top stand-up comedians, Julie Kim, brings her comedy to Trail

February 23rd, 2024

Trail & District Arts Council presents the hilarious comedian and writer Julie Kim, with opening act comedian Kate Belton, on Thursday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. in The Bailey Theatre.

Getting an early jump on Women’s Day, Julie Kim performs her topical and very women centred comedy in a show that’s not for the faint hearted. Covering all the topics women know and love to hate this show is funny for all genders!

One of Canada’s top stand-up comedians, Julie recently toured across North America doing 40 theatre shows with Ronny Chieng (Crazy Rich Asians, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah). With a mission to spread happiness, lighten hearts, and unite people through laughter Julie has performed at all the major Canadian comedy festivals including Just for Laughs Montreal, Just for Laughs Vancouver, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and Halifax Comedy Festival. Julie tours internationally and has also been regularly featured on CBC’s The Debaters. Julie’s online videos have amassed nearly 50 million views.

Julie is also a writer and producer, who received three nominations for writing and producing by the Canadian Academy in 2023. Julie has contributed to the writing rooms of Kim’s Convenience, Run the Burbs, and Still Standing. Julie has been part of the writing and creative consulting team at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival for the past three years. She was also a writer for Just for Laughs Montreal in 2022. Julie was a producer and writer for Simu Liu (Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) as he hosted the 2022 Juno Awards and ideated Liu’s now well-known ‘I am Canadian’ monologue, which went viral.

Julie was also included on VIBE’s list of POWER 60: Inspiring Asian-Canadians of Influence in 2023. Other notable honorees included Lilly Singh, Andrew Phung, and Russell Peters.

Opening for Julie is born entertainer Kate Belton. Kate has been producing her own monthly comedy show in Kelowna since 2019, now called the Silly Sally Comedy Show and hosts the popular Cool Ranch Comedy show at Fernando’s, which brings in headlining comedians from all over Canada.

Kate has performed in Yuk Yuk’s comedy clubs from Vancouver to Toronto and her career highlights include sharing the stage with Canadian Comedy legends Jon Dore, Nikki Payne and Sean Cullen.

This is one for you, your mom, your sister, your friends. Anyone who loves a good laugh!

19+ show. Tickets $40 regular admission or $10 for those 30-years-old and under.

All tickets available online at tickets.trail-arts.com, by phone at 250-368-9669, and in person at the Bailey Box Office at 1501 Cedar Ave., Trail.

This show is made possible thanks to funding from the BC Arts Council, BC Touring Council, the Government of Canada, and Tourism South Kootenay. We also gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.