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.




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.


Corner Gas: The Animated Series

11 Aug

We really know how to make the writing process look easy, huh?

JFL Galas

30 Jun

Every once in a while, life gives you what I call a ‘Pony Day.’


Here me out. So… if you subscribe to the whole ‘life is a gift’ theory – then every day is like unwrapping a present, right? Most of the time, that day unwraps and is kinda boring. Like you’re getting socks. Cool cool, we all need socks. But THEN… some days, a phone call or email will make the day unwrap itself with a huge surprise. Like you just got given a pony.

I was in the Calgary airport leaving the Banff World Media Festival, where I’d written the Rockie Awards Gala monologue for Anthony Anderson (Blackish). JFL producer Bruce Hills was in the audience – he loved the monologue – and hired me to write for the JFL Galas. THAT was a ‘Pony Day.’


Along with Dean Jenkinson, I got to write the Gala scripts for Laverne Cox and Jane Krakowski. It was my first time at JFL. Hopefully not my last.

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


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.


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