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The Canadian Comedy Awards and Festival
If you like to laugh, you’re going to want to be in Regina from October 1 to 5, 2008 for the Canadian Comedy Awards and Festival. Jeremy Hotz and Shaun Majumder lead an all-star list of performers that includes The Simpsons’ Senior Producer and Writer Tim Long, Corner Gas stars Lorne Cardinal and Janet Wright, and a host of comedians including Debra DiGiovanni, Sean Cullen, Mike Willmot and Steve Patterson.
Hotz and Majumder are just two of more than one hundred performers who will be tickling funny bones all over Regina during the festival. Jeremy Hotz has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and has acted in numerous motion pictures.
Shaun Majumder is part of the This Hour Has 22 Minutes team, and had a recurring role on the hit TV show 24.
This Festival is packed with a range of events, including:
More than 100 comedians are nominated for awards. The Beavers, as they are known, will be awarded in 20 different cateories, including the fan-voted Comedy Person of the Year.
The Canadian Comedy Awards and Festival is presented by The Comedy Network with assistance from the Government of Saskatchewan, the City of Regina, the Regina Laughing Gas Festival, SaskTel and Casino Regina.
Tickets are on sale now. For more information, and to obtain tickets, go to the festival website.