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20th Annual Winnipeg Comedy Festival

~ October 7, 2021 to October 9, 2021~ 7:30 pm~ . ~ ~ October 7, 2021 to October 9, 2021~ 7:30 pm~ ~ "Our hope is by October theatrical venues will once again be open in some capacity," says Executive Director Nick Kowalchuk. "Last fall we staged distanced shows with all the right protocols in place and it's given us confidence that wherever the city is in its reopening process we can put on terrific shows where everyone feels safe."Artistic Director Dean Jenkinson says he's excited to get back to producing live shows again. "There's a special magic that's created in person that's very hard to achieve in an online show. I can't imagine a better way to celebrate our 20th year than to gather again in person." Highlights of this year's festival will include the return of CBC Radio's hit show The Debaters with Steve Patterson, which will stage live tapings October 9 and 10 at the Gas Station Arts Centre.  A full schedule of festival events will be announced in coming weeks.~~The Festival is grateful to all the sponsors, staff, artists, volunteers, and its production partner Frantic Films – as well as Winnipeg's amazing comedy fans – for their continued support.~ ~ ~ ~ Back~ ~ ~ ~ . Event Details. Location: 20th Annual Winnipeg Comedy Festival~ October 7, 2021 to October 9, 2021~ 7:30 pm~ ~ ~ October 7, 2021 to October 9, 2021~ 7:30 pm~ ~ "Our hope is by October theatrical venues will once again be open in some capacity," says Executive Director Nick Kowalchuk. "Last fall we staged distanced shows with all the right protocols in place and it's given us confidence that wherever the city is in its reopening process we can put on terrific shows where everyone feels safe."Artistic Director Dean Jenkinson says he's excited to get back to producing live shows again. "There's a special magic that's created in person that's very hard to achieve in an online show. I can't imagine a better way to celebrate our 20th year than to gather again in person." Highlights of this year's festival will include the return of CBC Radio's hit show The Debaters with Steve Patterson, which will stage live tapings October 9 and 10 at the Gas Station Arts Centre.  A full schedule of festival events will be announced in coming weeks.~~The Festival is grateful to all the sponsors, staff, artists, volunteers, and its production partner Frantic Films – as well as Winnipeg's amazing comedy fans – for their continued support.~ ~ ~ ~ Back~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 20th Annual Winnipeg Comedy Festival~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Tickets:$28.50Venue:Burton Cummings TheatreAddress:364 Smith St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2H2URL: Visit Website~ ~ ~ ~ ~ October 7, 2021 to October 9, 2021~ 7:30 pm~ ~ "Our hope is by October theatrical venues will once again be open in some capacity," says Executive Director Nick Kowalchuk. "Last fall we staged distanced shows with all the right protocols in place and it's given us confidence that wherever the city is in its reopening process we can put on terrific shows where everyone feels safe."Artistic Director Dean Jenkinson says he's excited to get back to producing live shows again. "There's a special magic that's created in person that's very hard to achieve in an online show. I can't imagine a better way to celebrate our 20th year than to gather again in person." Highlights of this year's festival will include the return of CBC Radio's hit show The Debaters with Steve Patterson, which will stage live tapings October 9 and 10 at the Gas Station Arts Centre.  A full schedule of festival events will be announced in coming weeks.~~The Festival is grateful to all the sponsors, staff, artists, volunteers, and its production partner Frantic Films – as well as Winnipeg's amazing comedy fans – for their continued support.~ ~ ~ ~ Back~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ {"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org","@type":"Event","name":"20th Annual Winnipeg Comedy Festival","url":"https:\/\/www.tourismwinnipeg.com\/festivals-and-events\/upcoming-events\/display,event\/10757\/20th-annual-winnipeg-comedy-festival","image":"https:\/\/www.tourismwinnipeg.com\/uploads\/event_image\/7105_wcf2021_tsne_650x330.t1626295151.jpg","description":"\u201cOur hope is by October theatrical venues will once again be open in some capacity,\u201d says Executive Director Nick Kowalchuk. \u201cLast fall we staged distanced shows with all the right protocols in place and it\u2019s given us confidence that wherever the city...","startDate":"2021-10-07","endDate":"2021-10-09","location":{"@type":"Place","name":"Burton Cummings Theatre","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","streetAddress":"364 Smith St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2H2","addressLocality":"Winnipeg","addressRegion":"MB","addressCountry":"CA"}}} ~ , Winnipeg