Friday, May 16, 2008

Andy Jones and Robert Joy at the St. John's Comedy Festival

from the St. John's Comedy Festival website:

From June 18 to 22, twelve of Canada's top comedians will crack ribs in the City of Comic Legends.

Back again are Shaun Majumder and Mark Critch of 22 Minutes. Newcomer-locals John Sheehan and Jonny Harris join the cast, as does Winnipeg Comedy Festival founder Al Rae, award winning Debra DiGiovanni, Jennifer Grant and Tim Nutt!

This year's 'Fest has also added a two-day Comedy Workshop, an Open Mic Night, and An Evening with Uncle Val starring Andy Jones! The Sunday Night Gala moves to the Molson Theatre in Mile One Centre. It will be hosted by our own CSI:NY star Robert Joy, feature Canadian comedy legend Mike MacDonald, and be recorded for broadcast by CBC!

Tickets on sale May 14th at noon!


Letters from Uncle Val, a series of fictional letters from Andy Jones' incomparable comedic character of the stage play An Evening with Uncle Val, is available from Rattling Books. Written and performed by the author. Robert Joy is the narrator of Rattling Books' unabridged audio version of Michael Winter's acclaimed novel, The Big Why, as well as a narrator on Robin McGrath's Coasting Trade.