Comedy at Woody Point
With Host, Steve Patterson | Friday July 13 - Sunday July 15
Steve Patterson returns to host three hilarious nights of comedy with six of Canada's top comedians.
All events start at 8pm at the Woody Point Heritage Theatre.
Friday July 13
Snook and Rob Pue
Saturday July 14
Kate Davis and Nathan MacIntosh
Sunday July 15
Shaun Majumder with Matt Wright
About This Year's Lineup
Steve Patterson (Host)
Steve Patterson is best known as host of the hit show The Debaters on CBC Radio One. Patterson has been a professional headliner since 1997 and has taped numerous national television specials in the past decade including four Just For Laughs galas. His performance in 2010 earned him a Gemini nomination and caused host Steve Martin afterwards to exclaim “If I’d have known he was going to be THAT good, I would have cancelled him.” Following that performance, Patterson was name Best Male Stand-up Comedian at the 2011 and 2013 Canadian Comedy awards and was nominated for Canadian Screen Awards as Host on HGTV’s I Wrecked My House and CBC’s Great Canadian Screen Test. Steve’s nationally toured theatre show entitled This is Not Debatableis on itunes and his The Book of Letters I Didn’t Know Where to Sendis available in bookstores nationwide and new to Audible. Patterson’s latest project is his VSP Podcast, making smart people funnier and funny people smarter. Visit stevepatterson.ca for more details or follow Steve on twitter @patterballs.
Snook, Pete Soucy’s street-smart "corner-boy" character from downtown St. John's, Newfoundland. Fast-talking and fun-loving, Snook has entertained thousands on stage, radio and TV for over 30 years. A regular on CBC's Here & Now, Madly Off in All Directions, andtheHalifax Comedy Festival, Snook also hosted his own variety series Wicked Night Out, and appeared weekly on the NTV Evening Newswith Stuff About Stuff.
An extensive 'gig-list" includes major ad campaigns, special events, and dozens of corporate functions every year. After two successful home-videos, Snook’s Christmas CD was released in 2004. This home-run hit was followed by Snook’s Wicked DVD (2005),Snook’s ChildhoodCD(2006), Snook’s Christmas Concert DVD (2007), and Another Snook’s ChristmasCD(2009).
Snook released his first book, HowYaGettinOn?, published by Flanker Press, last year, and continues to tour with Jim Payne and Fergus O’Byrne in the musical comedy group WickedAltogether!
Kate Davis’s comedy career started as a need to get out of her house. So one night after putting the kids to sleep she ventured into a local comedy club and never looked back! Now, Kate has headlined across Canada, Europe and starred in her own hour-long comedy special on CTV and the Comedy Network. Kate was a finalist in respected comedy competitions including, Toronto’s Last Comic Standingand NBC’s Stand up for Diversityand is a thirteen-time nominee at the Canadian Comedy Awards for Best Female Standup and the prestigious Phil Hartman Award. She is a sought after corporate comic and has hosted several high profile events including conferences with for the former President Bill Clinton and Barbara Walters. She has also proven that funny can raise money and does many charity events for organizations that help teens and kids. For more information visit www.katedavis.ca
Shaun Majumder is a busy boy. In addition to his work starring on the hit CBC show This Hour Has 22 Minutes, now in its 25thseason, Shaun splits his time between touring as a standup comedian, acting in Film and Television series such as ABC’s Detroit 187, NBC’s The Firm, and The Farrely Brother’s Fox ComedyUnhitched, and writing, directing and developing film and television projects both scripted and unscripted. In 2015 Shaun’s documentary series Majumder Manor (W Network Canada) earned high praise, about his dream to transform his hometown of Burlington, Newfoundland (population 350) into a high end, sustainable tourist destination. He currently splits his time between Los Angeles, Halifax and Newfoundland.
Rob Pue takes his show on the road and coast to coast in Canada after the highly successful release of his first official Comedy Album #PUEGILIST. Rob has appeared on Comedy Central, MTV’s Punk’dand had his own Comedy Now special on The Comedy Network. He’s also a regular on CBC’s Debaters, performed multiple times at Just For Laughs, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Halifax Comedy Festivaland was the winner of the prestigious San Francisco Comedy Competition - with past winners including Doug Stanhope and Dana Carvey.
Nathan MacIntosh is quickly becoming one of the names to know in comedy. Most recently he made his network television debut on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on CBS, Conan on TBS, his own half hour special shown on The Comedy Network/CTV, and Just For Laughs All Access and Talk Of The Fest. His debut album I Wasn't Talking was featured in Ex!aim Magazine's Top Ten Hilariously Good Comedy Moments of 2015. He is also the host of the podcast Positive Anger, which has over 800,000 listens on SoundCloud and is frequently in the top 200 podcasts on iTunes.
Matt Wright is an award winning stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and director. He has performed at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, Halifax Comedy Festival and has headlined comedy clubs from St. John's to Vancouver.
Matt was named as a national finalist at the Just For Laughs Homegrown Competition, a national semi-finalist in the Sirius XM Canada's Next Top Comic competition, and was named "Best Comedian" by the Overcast Magazine 2014 and 2015.
Matt is currently a writer on This Hour Has 22 Minutes and has appeared on The Debaters. His album "Vasectomy Baby" went to #2 on the iTunes Canadian Comedy charts and can be heard frequently on SiriusXM.
Also an accomplished actor/director, Matt's short film "Wife and Death" was an official selection at multiple film festivals and earned him the "Best Emerging Filmmaker" award at the 2016 Nickel Film Festival.