The Underground Comedy Railroad Tour was created by Rodney Ramsey and Daniel Woodrow in 2012 to create opportunities and introduce the voices of black Canadian comedians to new audiences abroad. Every year a new line-up of comics is selected for their hilarious and uniquely Canadian comedic perspectives on everything from race to everyday life. The Underground Comedy Railroad is the first ever all black comedy tour in the country, bringing diverse perspectives to regions who have never experienced this kind of unique cultural event.
The Underground Comedy Railroad tour lets Canada know: Black comedians exist and deserve to be supported
“We joke that we are bringing the Underground Comedy Railroad across Canada to cities and towns that don’t normally have Black or ethnic comedians at all,” says Daniel Woodrow.
~ Toronto Star
Underground Comedy Railroad rolls into town again
Its tracks were blocked by COVID-19 for three years, but the Underground Comedy Railroad, the first-ever all-Black Canadian comedy revue, rolls into Montreal again on Sunday, following whistle stops throughout the country...