Tag Archives: Funny

Randy, Mr. Lahey from ‘Trailer Park Boys’ Coming to The Burt

Randy, Mr. Lahey from ‘Trailer Park Boys’ Coming to The Burt

Mr. Lahey - Randy
Mr. Lahey and Randy from “Trailer Park Boys” will perform May 2 at the Burton Cummings Theatre.

Two often-drunk characters from the TV series “Trailer Park Boys” are bringing their live comedy show to Winnipeg.

Randy and Mr. Lahey will appear May 2 at the Burton Cummings Theatre.

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‘Super Troopers’ Stars Returning to Rumor’s

‘Super Troopers’ Stars Returning to Rumor’s

Super Troopers
Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme of “Super Troopers” will play Rumor’s Comedy Club April 27-29. (HANDOUT)

Two of the stars from the “Super Troopers” franchise are making a return to Rumor’s Comedy Club this spring.

Kevin Heffernan, who played Farva, and Steve Lemme (Mac) will perform April 27-29.

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Birds and the Bees: PTE Unwraps New ‘Saucy’ Comedy

Birds and the Bees: PTE Unwraps New ‘Saucy’ Comedy

The Birds and the Bees
The Birds and the Bees runs March 29 to April 16 at Prairie Theatre Exchange. (HANDOUT)

Remember being sat down to hear about the birds and the bees? A new production at Prairie Theatre Exchange delves deeper, but is literally set against a backdrop of actual birds and bees. (Get your mind out of the gutter).

“The Birds and the Bees” is a comedy about sex, love and relationships, following characters who navigate romantic emotion and all the extras that come along with it.

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Comedian Lisa Lampanelli in Winnipeg on May 13

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli in Winnipeg on May 13

Lisa Lampanelli
Lisa Lampanelli

Raunchy comedian Lisa Lampanelli, known as the “Queen of Mean,” is set to play the Burton Cummings Theatre this spring.

Lampanelli will appear Saturday, May 13 as part of her latest comedy tour.

Lampanelli’s rise to the top of the comedy food chain began in 2002, when she was the only female comedian invited to skewer Chevy Chase on the NY Friars Club Roast.

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Shawn Wayans Returning to Rumor’s Comedy Club

Shawn Wayans Returning to Rumor’s Comedy Club

Shawn Wayans
Shawn Wayans

Comedian Shawn Wayans is making a return to Rumor’s Comedy Club.

The actor from “In Living Color” fame, “Little Man”, “White Chicks” and “Scary Movie 1 & 2,” will play six shows April 20-23.

Tickets are $42 and can be purchased by calling the Rumor’s box office at (204) 488-4520.

— Staff

Canadian Sitcom Smash ‘Corner Gas’ to Be Rebooted as Animated Series

Canadian Sitcom Smash ‘Corner Gas’ to Be Rebooted as Animated Series

By The Canadian Press

Corner Gas Animated

TORONTO — It’s back to the pumps for “Corner Gas” as the Canadian sitcom smash is being rebooted as an animated series.

The award-winning show was the No. 1 sitcom in Canada throughout its entire six-season run, which ended in 2009. The cast reunited for “Corner Gas: The Movie,” which was released in 2014.

Pre-production on the animated version of “Corner Gas” will begin in January.

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Comedian Iliza Shlesinger Playing Club Regent

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger Playing Club Regent

Iliza Shlesinger
Iliza Shlesinger

The youngest female comedian to ever hold the title of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” is coming to Winnipeg.

Iliza Shlesinger plays the Club Regent Event Centre on Friday, March 31, 2017.

Shlesinger’s stand-up credentials also includes headlining the coveted Montreal Just For Laughs Festival and The New York Comedy Festival. As a national headliner, Iliza tours year-round selling out hundreds of clubs and colleges throughout the world.

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