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TOM CAVANAGH, PHIL HANLEY ADDED TO WINNIPEG COMEDY FESTIVAL LINEUP
(Winnipeg) — Fast as lightning, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival has added TV funnyman Tom Cavanagh to its lineup, along with a roster of quick-witted comics ready to turn the event into a real race.
The former Ed star, soon to appear in the pilot for The CW’s new superhero spinoff The Flash, has been confirmed as host of the Festival’s forward-looking Future Show gala, taking placeat the Pantages Playhouse Theatre.
Canadian-born Cavanagh’s TV credits include stints on Providence, Scrubs, Eli Stone and moody mini-series The Capture of the Green River Killer – the latter filmed in Winnipeg, and a perfect fit with the WCF’s murderously macabre 13th anniversary.
Cavanagh joins a number of new additions to the lineup, including rising stand-up star Phil Hanley, who’s been added to the Special Delivery gala hosted by the always unpredictable Tom...
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Winnipeg Free Press:
- Merry Prankster still stirring the pot (Paul Krassner)
- Former bodybuilder content to flex comedy muscles (Aaron Berg)
- Hometown humour (Trevor Boris)
- Starting from scratch, and she’s stoked (Chantel Marostica)
- Nikki Payne found her square hole in standup
- Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale (Barry Kennedy)
- Writer stands up for standup (Rich Hall)
Brad Oswald Comedy Festering Blog:
- April 7 (Review of the Trevor Boris Homecoming Show)
- April 8 (Review of the Opening Night Casino Show and the Winnipeg Show)
- April 9 (Review of the Edumacation gala and Redux: The Underbelly Diaries)
- April 10 (Review of the Home Show and the Whose Canada Is It Anyway galas)
- April 11 (Review of Storytellers, the True Stories & Other Lies and the Jest Obsessed galas, as well as The All-Star Tribute to Ross Rumberg - Brad was a busy boy that day!)
Wednesday, February 10, 2010