The three-act Yuk Yuk Comedy Show kicks off in Sault this week, with Jeff McEnery, Dom Paré and Andrew Barr on the Soo Blaster stage.
Headliner Jeff McEnery won the prestigious Tim Sims Encouragement Award in 2005, Yuk Yuk’s Great Canadian Laugh Off in 2006, and was named Best Stand-Up Newcomer at the 2007 Canadian Comedy Awards. joined Yuk Yuk’s as a headliner and has performed at major Canadian comedy festivals including the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, Winnipeg Comedy Festival and Halifax Comedy Festival.
Dom Paré, the MC of Yuk Yuk, participated in the finale of the Homegrown Just for Laughs contest and SiriusXM Canada’s Next Top Comic contest. Recently, Paré made it to the semi-finals of the San Francisco International Comedy Competition and was a finalist for Best Male Stand-Up in Toronto.
Andrew Barr, the act of support, presented on CBC LaughingSiriusXM, Icebreakers Comedy Festival, YYC Comedy Festival, Montreal Sketchfest and iChannel’s No kidding. Released in 2018, his first EP, rent moneywas produced by Comedy Records.
For more information, read the press release below:
Soo Blaster is thrilled to welcome Yuk Yuk’s to our main stage with a three-act comedy show this Friday.
This June 24 program is special. The headliner is currently a guest star on “Letterkenny,” and the MC is a Soo favorite and festival veteran. Finally, the first part has just been recorded for CBC’s Laugh Out Loud.
Headliner Jeff McEnery
Jeff McEnery won the prestigious Tim Sims Encouragement Award in 2005, Yuk Yuk’s Great Canadian Laugh Off in 2006, and was named Best Stand-Up Newcomer at the 2007 Canadian Comedy Awards. poster for Yuk Yuk’s and has made several appearances at all major Canadian comedy festivals, including the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and the Halifax Comedy Festival. McEnery comedy now! A stand-up special aired on CTV in 2011. In 2015, he was nominated for Best Male Stand-Up at the Canadian Comedy Awards and released his first solo comedy CD, Sunset Acres.
As an actor, McEnery had a starring role in the critically acclaimed drama “Dog Pound.” He was also a cast member of the Comedy Network’s “Hotbox” sketch series and made guest appearances on “Letterkenny”, “Covert Affairs”, “The Jon Dore Television Show”, and “Naturally Sadie”. McEnery’s short film “Behind the Funny” aired nationally on The Comedy Network, and he is currently a writer for the hit CBC show, Still Standing.
MC Dom Pare
Described as “one of the hottest new stand-ups around” by NOW Magazine, Dom Paré blends magnetic stage charisma, hilarious observation, and clever writing to deliver memorable comedy.
Hailing from Ottawa, Paré has taken the Canadian comedy scene by storm. With his quick wit and unconventional charm, he thrills audiences and collects fans every time he performs.
Paré’s memorable approach landed him in the finals of the Just for Laughs Homegrown Contest and SiriusXM Canada’s Next Top Comic Contest. Recently, Paré reached the semi-finals of the San Francisco International Comedy Competition and was a finalist for Best Male Stand-Up in Toronto.
Paré has also branched out into the comedy world and has written for The Debaters, is a regular featured on SiriusXM Radio, and was a panelist on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight.
Andrew Barr Support Act
Andrew Barr is an old man imprisoned in the body of a tiny young man. A unique combination of grumpy and silly, he thrilled audiences nationwide.
Never afraid of a topic, Bar has a knack for solving divisive issues in a way that makes a whole room laugh.
These skills have earned him featured performances on CBC’s Laugh Out Loud, SiriusXM, Icebreakers Comedy Festival, YYC Comedy Festival, Montreal’s Sketchfest and iChannel’s No Kidding.
His debut EP, “Rent Money”, produced by Comedy Records, was released in 2018.
Tickets are now available here or can be purchased at the door.
For more information, please email [email protected] or call 705-450-0095.