Famed Canadian comedian takes the stage at River Run Centre February 11

GUELPH, ON January 27, 2017 – A familiar face to comedy fans across Canada for his hilarious antics on the hit CBC Television program This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Shaun Majumder is also a well-known star of the standup stage. The renowned Canadian comedian will bring his unique brand of comedy to River Run Centre on Saturday, February 11, at 8 p.m. The Main Stage performance is presented as part of GuelphToday.com Comedy Series.

An award-winning actor and comedian who never fails to entertain, Majumder promises a night of laughs not to be missed.

“Majumder is one of the most sparkling and likeable comedians in the business,” The Georgia Straight noted in a review. “Go ahead, try not to like him. You can’t.”

Majumder grew up in the small town of Burlington, Newfoundland, and got his start in 2008 as a cast member of the Farrelly Brothers Fox comedy series Unhitched. Following that role on U.S. television, he appeared in his own Comedy Central Presents special, the television drama 24 and Cedric the Entertainer Presents. Majumder has also won roles in Hollywood films while staying sharp as a standup comedian.

Majumder’s film credits include Harold and Kumar go to White Castle, The Ladies Man and Pushing Tin. His recent W Network documentary series, Majumder Manor, told the story of his dream to transform his Newfoundland home town into a high-end, sustainable tourist destination. A Gemini Award winner, Majumder has also served as host of Just for Laughs television comedy specials.

Tickets to see Shaun Majumder cost $52 for adults and $50 for seniors and students. $20 uGO tickets are available to university and college students with valid ID. $5 eyeGO tickets are available to high school students with valid ID. Tickets can be purchased at River Run Centre box office, 35 Woolwich St. in Guelph, by calling 519-763-3000, or online at riverrun.ca/shaun-majumder. Please note that the language and content in this performance may offend some and is not suitable for children.

Media Contact:

Angela McEwen
Marketing and Development Coordinator
River Run Centre
519-837-5662 extension 2493
[email protected]

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