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The Algonquin Resort Announces the St. Andrews by the Sea Comedy Festival
FOR RELEASE: August 14, 2019
(St. Andrews, NB): The inaugural St. Andrews by the Sea Comedy Festival featuring a roster of seasoned and hilarious Canadian comedians will kick off on Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9th for a laughter packed weekend.
Friday night’s show will feature Mark Walker, Eric Johnston and Tim Nutt.
Mark Walker is a comedian with an incredible ability to combine razor sharp comedy with a dazzling array of celebrity impressions. His insights into the idiosyncrasies of life combined with his impressions of everyone from Jimmy Stewart to Joe Pesci have led him to become one of Canada’s most celebrated comedians and voice impressionists
Eric Johnston, is an agile, high energy and diverse performer from Hamilton Ontario and has been playing the clubs and festivals across Canada. Eric has begun to make a splash in the American market with sold out shows in Chicago, New York City, Detroit, and Atlanta. Eric was invited to The World-Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood where he performed alongside world-renowned comedians including fellow Canucks Russell Peters, Tom Green and Jeremy Hotz.
Tim Nutt tells jokes, well, more like funny stories with jokes and has been getting away with it for over 20 years. Tim pushes comedy to explosive new levels and dimensions. He expertly explores the hilarity in everyday life, delighting you with his bizarre concepts and twisted viewpoints, combining one-liners and crafty storytelling.
Saturday night Mayce Galoni, Sophie Buddle and Rob Pue will take the stage.
Mayce Galoni is a comedy superstar in the body of a comedy writer. Despite being young, he is an award-winning comedian who has appeared at Just for Laughs, JFL42, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Halifax Comedy Festival and more. He is a regular on CBC's The Debaters and has done numerous TV tapings including Kevin Hart's LOL. Mayce has also appeared on MTV and starred on BiteTv PrankYou. He is currently a writer on This hour Has 22 Minutes.
Sophie Buddle has fast become a fixture in Canadian comedy. She's been featured at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, Halifax ComedyFest, JFLNW, JFL42, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, she was runner up in SiriusXM's Top Comic, she's a regular on CBC's debaters and she's recently started writing for This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Her debut album will be coming out this year as well as her podcast Sup With Soph.
Rob Pue is a gregarious and dynamic comedian with a knack for telling it like it is. He’s appeared as a regular on MTV’s Punk’d, Comedy Now and Comedy Channel.
He’s performed at all the major comedy festivals in Canada and a rising star on the comedy circuit.
“We are excited about bringing world class comedians to perform at the newly created comedy festival in November” says Denise Bradbury. These artists have performed at Just For Laughs, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Halifax ComedFest, This Hour has 22 Minutes, The Debaters and around the world.
For tickets - https://www.algonquinresort.com/packages
Advance ticket prices - $30 + tax available on line
Sponsored by: The Algonquin Resort
For official photos of the artists go to: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1MovgtygKGMXC8jmCOC7y9fV9CTKt00_Z
About the Algonquin Resort
The Algonquin Resort, awarded CAA's prestigious Four-Diamond designation, overlooks the picturesque Passamaquoddy Bay from St. Andrews-by-the Sea, New Brunswick, Canada. Celebrating 130 years of hospitality, the Algonquin originally opened in 1889 and meticulously renovated in 2014, the Algonquin's 233 guest rooms and suites reflect the hotel's original Victorian style while meeting the needs and desires of modern travelers. The resort features two restaurants, Braxton's Restaurant and Bar and the Clubhouse, as well as in-room and anyplace dining, 19,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, a lounge with outdoor patio, fire pits with loaner guitars, an indoor pool and waterslide, seasonal outdoor pool and year-round events. The seaside Algonquin Golf Course, adjacent to the Bay of Fundy, has been recently redesigned by Canadian Golf Architect Rod Whitman.
The Algonquin Resort is managed by New Castle Hotels & Resorts, of Shelton Conn. and owned by a partnership between New Castle and Southwest Properties of Halifax, NS.