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Ladies Against Humanity @ The Rio Theatre

21 Mar

Always a pleasure to knock some dirty improv out of the park with these crazy ladies. Thanks to Daniel Chai and The Fictionals for inviting me to play Ladies Against Humanity. Oh god, the number of vagina jokes we did…

So much fun playing with Angela, Rae-Lyn, Clare, Margret, Ese, Denise and Alex. Everyone’s hair is so on point in this photo.

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Girl’s Night Out – East Coast Tour Dates

4 Jan

The ladies (and one guy) are heading to the East Coast of Canada for a mini-tour. Come join us and see if the set list gets longer than just Elvira, Options and Bell/Horn.

 

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February 2nd: Fredericton Playhouse, 686 Queen St,  Fredericton NB: Click HERE for tix.

February 3rd: Imperial Theatre, 12 King Square South – Saint John NB: Click HERE for tix.

Feb 4th: King’s Theatre, 209 St George St, Annapolis Royal Nova Scotia: Click HERE for tix.

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Girl’s Night Out – Elliot Lake SOLD OUT!

4 Jan

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Just when I’m about to plug the damn show I learn it’s sold out. So THAT’S great!

If you’re in the Elliot Lake, Ontario area and wanna see what you’re missing – click HERE

Improv in Ireland – Grand Stretch

13 Oct

You know what makes the Irish laugh? Everything. Even before the show starts.

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Got to perform the inaugural TheatreSports Ireland show thanks to this hard working fella,  Darren Yorke of Grand Stretch Improv.

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Got too drunk/excited to take a cast photo, but Darren joined me, Denise Jones, Michael Teigen, Dan Dumsha, Duane Keogh, and special guest Dave Keogh on guitar. Here are some of us, already drinking before the show started.

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Second City on the Norwegian Gem

8 Sep

Oh man – this was the VERY last contract that Second City has with NCL. Due to a cast member’s family emergency, I got to swoop in for a week and get one last taste of that delicious sea life on the Norwegian Gem.

There were no better people in the world to get caught in a post-lobster roll Maine downpour than these beautiful maniacs.

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Banff World Media Festival – Rockie Awards

14 Jun

Wrote the opening monologue for Anthony Anderson (“Blackish”), which he absolutely nailed.

Then he brought me on stage to give me kudos for writing it.

Who does that? This guys does.

(As you can tell by my goofy facial expression, I was NOT expecting that.)

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Writers Guild of Canada Awards

24 Apr

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So this was pretty damn great. I won the Sondra Kelly Award – which is a cash prize given to a women mid-career, who needs some moola to finish a project.

I won with my half-hour comedy, Given Up – about my gong-show life with adoption. The cash not only gives me some breathing room to finish a new version – but it also allowed me to fly out my co-creator Gary Jones. So he could watch me thank him in person.

Yes. I’m up there in bare feet. If you’re curious, these are the sexy new shoes I bought that were trying to murder me after an hour of mingling.

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Thanks so much to the WGC and the legacy of Sondra Kelly.