The Heterosexuals show poster

The Heterosexuals

June 17 2023, Studio Theatre

Running Time: 90 minutes

Written & Performed by Johnnie McNamara Walker
Special Guest Star Sam Sferrazza

A one-night-only Pride Month double bill! Johnnie McNamara Walker presents a deep-dive into the shocking world of Heterosexuality! Featuring a stand-up comedy set from special guest performer Sam Sferrazza!

THEY WALK AMONG US! But where did they come from? And what do they think they’re wearing? Find out in this explosive solo show based on undercover research gathered while posing as one of their own! Combining elements of storytelling, satire, comedy, and deep personal humiliation, The Heterosexuals is here to spill the T on what The Queers really think about The Straights.

Fresh off a smash-hit run in Dublin, don’t miss this chance to see Johnnie McNamara Walker’s newest, most personal, and most provocative solo show to date!

Content Warning

The Heterosexuals contains some light cursing and sexual content.

An engagingly sharp-tongued performer.

The Edmonton Journal


Comic genius... Rarely have I enjoyed such a well written piece of theatre... not to be missed!

The Irish Times

Walker is a bonafide charmer onstage.

The Toronto Star

About the Playwright/Performer

Johnnie McNamara Walker

Johnnie McNamara Walker is a Queer writer and performer best known for his solo show Redheaded Stepchild, which has toured the country coast-to-coast and is available in print from Playwrights Canada Press. His play Shove It Down My Throat premiered at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in 2019 as part of their 40th anniversary season. He has held artist residencies at Buddies, Canadian Stage, Theatre Passe Muraille, Videofag, and Playwrights Workshop Montreal. He wrote, directed, and starred in the short film Saturn Devours, which has screened at festivals in LA, Toronto, Montreal, and was featured by the National Screen Institute.

Johnnie is also a founding member of queer burlesque troupe BoylesqueTO and has spent over a decade writing and hosting their shows, which have been performed across North America and won awards at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas. Under his alias DJ Orange Pekoe, Johnnie is a fixture of Toronto nightlife and produces the beloved West End queer dance party/drag show HEY GIRL HEY every month at The Baby G.

About the Special Guest Star

Sam Sferrazza

Sam Sferrazza has been doing stand-up comedy for six years, already building a reputation around his witty act-outs, impossible-to-pronounce last name and sharp abilities as a comedy producer. He has performed at shows all around Toronto and the GTA including Crimson Wave, Laugh Sabaath and Empire Comedy’s Late Night Show. Sam also opened for comedy legend Elvira Kurt at the Ontario Performing Arts Centre, performed at the Midwest Queer Comedy Festival and on JFL42. He hosts and produces a monthly comedy showcase ‘Working Women’ at the iconic Gladstone Hotel: an inclusive and packed show with Toronto’s best queer and ally comedians. Sam is also a film producer by day at his own production company, Route Eleven. Find him online @samislaughing.