Traveling From: Halifax
Fees:up to $2,500
Maynard Morrison is a Canadian comedian, actor, director, and teacher from Sydney, Nova Scotia. Maynard is best known for his longtime contribution as a founding member and headline performer of the Cape Breton Summertime Revue, Eastern Canada’s longest running musical comedy revue.
Experience: Maynard Morrison has performed his character comedy on TV, radio and for live audiences across the country, sharing stages with Canadian greats Sylvia Tyson, Rita MacNeil and the Rankin Family. His characters, reflecting a Cape Breton-eye view of everyday matters, are consistent favorites wherever he appears.An accomplished writer and director, Maynard Morrison has directed his wife, Bette MacDonald, in two sold-out Eastern Canadian concert tours and most recently co-starred with Bette in her new show, No More Mrs. Nice Guy.
Maynard has been a featured performer in the Ha!ifax Comedy Fest since its inception in 1995 and has been seen in that role by over a million viewers on the CBC national network. He has also been a frequent guest on the CBC radio comedy show, Madly Off in All Directions. Maynard recently starred in an episode of the satirical TV series, Liography.
Maynard collaborated with wife/comedian Bette MacDonald and musician Ralph Dillon in a side-splitting Christmas show Tis The Season, which toured the Maritimes in 2007. In ‘real life’, Maynard is a drama teacher at Sydney Academy.
Performance Style: Maynard Morrison’s characters, reflecting a Cape Breton-eye view of everyday matters, are consistent favourites wherever he appears.
Why hire Maynard Morrison? Maynard is a popular performer at conventions and conferences, bringing audiences to tears of laughter with his delightful down-east view of life. One critic said of the show: “absolutely brilliant” “people howled with laughter and took off their glasses to wipe tears from their eyes”
Works Well in this Type of Event: Private Events, Conferences, Corporate Events, Cruise Lines, Festivals, Comedy Clubs, Sports Events, Casino Events, Charity Events, Conventions, and Trade Shows.
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2004 The Halifax Comedy Festival (TV mini-series)
2003 – 2004 The Halifax Comedy Festival (TV mini-series) Writer
2001 Liocracy (TV series), Simon Duke
1999 New Waterford Girl, Fry Cook #1
1999 Pit Pony (TV series)