Nic Enright-Morin is the host of Jest Ladies on May 18. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley Comedy offers Jest Ladies and contest for May performances

Comedy contest on May 31 is open to all levels

Fraser Valley Comedy presents Jest Ladies Comedy Night at Corky’s Irish Pub hosted by Nic Enright-Morin on Saturday, May 18.

Enright-Morin is a freelance writer, editor and comic with 20 years writing experience and a talent for writing in a witty, down-to- earth style. During her career she has written for magazines, newspapers and websites worldwide on every topic under the sun.

Enright-Morin is also a stand up comedian and founding member of the Vancouver comedy production house, Amusings Comedy and she performs comedy all over B.C., as well as in the UK. She also wrote and produced the interactive comedy play “Aunt Biddy’s Wake”and is a stand-up comedy instructor at Laughter Zone 101.

Special performances that night are by Helena Paul, Sim C, Cari Norton Moore, Ericka Young, Helen Schneiderman, Katrina Bennett, Syd Bosel and Jan Bannister

For tickets and reservations, contact Corky’s Irish Pub or call 604-795-2331. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 7 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m.

Then on Friday May 31, there’s a comedy contest at The Well at Chances Chilliwack.

Hosted by Yo Trieu, this one-night contest comes with cash prizes of $300 to the winning comic, $40 cash prize to the second-place comic and $10 cash prize for the third-place comic. Comics are judged by audience applause (sound meter decibel reader is available for close calls). Twelve comics will battle it out, but there can be only one winner.

The comedy contest is a free event and starts at 8 p.m.

Rules:

• Open to all levels of comics

• Must do a five-minute set, disqualified if going short on time

• Three brackets of four comics will each do a five-minute comedy routine. Winner of each bracket advances to final round, where three duel off for the cash prize. Comics that advance to the final round cannot use the same jokes from the prior set

• No ballots or voting, just audience applause


 

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