Nia Vardalos must have an awful lot of self-assurance to make a film titled “My Life in Ruins,” given the professional setbacks she’s seen since “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” brought her brief stardom seven years ago.
At the very least, that kind of confidence deserves respect.
How many of you hurt yourselves laughing at standup comic Harland Williams’s antics at a Burnaby live-taping of Package Deal’s second season?
You’ll get a chance to see how those laughs for Williams and the rest of Package Deal’s all-Canadian cast translate to the screen when season two premieres on CITY this Friday night.
The unique, all-brick comedy club was opened in 2003 by Utah-based comedian Keith Stubbs and seats 250.
Wiseguys Ogden has quickly caught on as the place to see great, high-quality stand-up comedy.
Wiseguys has been named "Best Comedy Club" by the City Weekly and has been featured on Fox, KUTV2 as well as the Standard Examiner, Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News.For over a quarter-century, Mark has been making people laugh - in clubs, at colleges, casinos - you NAME it! He covers his material in a fun and energetic manner - peppering in sound effects, quirky facial expressions and a few celebrity impressions along the way! MARK has performed in 45 of these United States - with over 5,000 shows under his belt!Comedians who have made stops in Ogden include The Soup's Joel Mc Hale, Frank Caliendo, Greg Behrendt, Reba's Melissa Peterman, "Last Comic Standing" Winners Alonzo Bodden and Josh Blue, Pauly Shore, Maria Bamford, Norm Mac Donald, Greg Hahn, Harland Williams, Jamie Kennedy and Caroline Rhea to name a few.Comedians Brad Williams and Adam Ray share crazy stories from their lives on the road. Freddie talks to the guys about about some of the movies that he's been in, shares some of the hilarious experiences he had with people like Snoop Dog and Ken Griffey Jr, stories from the WWE, learning about his father, and so much more!Orenstein shopped his pilot around and somehow got on the radar of Thunderbird Films, which turned a paper warehouse in south Burnaby’s Glenlyon Business Park into a multi-camera sound stage with bleachers to tape Package Deal in front of a live audience. Randal Edwards as youngest brother and lawyer Danny and Julia Voth as his new girlfriend and tea shop owner Kim were “adorable together” and “seemed like they could be dating”, Orenstein recalls.