BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, “LETTERKENNY LIVE!” ADDS NEW SHOWS & MARKETS TO HIGHLY ACCLAIMED 2018 NATIONAL TOUR STARRING JARED KEESO, NATHAN DALES, K TREVOR WILSON AND MARK FORWARD
“LETTERKENNY LIVE, THE ENCORE!” TOUR BROUGHT TO YOU BY PUPPERS PREMIUM LAGER AND CRAVETV
“LETTERKENNY LIVE, THE ENCORE!” TOUR FEATURES ORIGINAL SKETCHES FROM THE STARS OF THE CRAVETV ORIGINAL SERIES LETTERKENNY AND STAND-UP COMEDY SETS FROM WILSON AND “COACH” MARK FORWARD
St. Catharines, ON (July 9, 2018) – Based on overwhelming demand, new shows and markets have been added to the 2018 “LETTERKENNY LIVE” tour, including a stop at the Meridian Centre in St. Catharines on December 5th, 2018. The 90-minute comedy experience will include the stars of the wildly popular award-winning CraveTV original series LETTERKENNY with Jared Keeso (Wayne), Nathan Dales (Daryl), K Trevor Wilson (Dan), and Mark Forward (Coach), “LETTERKENNY LIVE, THE ENCORE!” tour, presented by Puppers Premium Lager and CraveTV, and produced by New Metric Media, will feature original sketches performed by the LETTERKENNY favourites, additional sketches and video not seen on the original tour, as well as original stand-up sets from Wilson and Mark Forward. Tickets range from $59.50 – $99.50 plus fees.
Tickets go on sale to the general public via Ticketmaster.ca on Friday, July 13 at 12 p.m. ET.
Tickets can be purchased at the Meridian Centre box office on Monday, July 16 at 12 p.m. ET.
LETTERKENNY revolves around the dustups Wayne and his buds get into with their small-town Ontario rivals; the Hicks, the Skids and the Hockey Players. Created by Keeso, the first ever original series from Bell Media’s streaming service, CraveTV, immediately garnered national attention and recently took home the awards for “Best Writing in a Comedy Program or Series” and “Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series” at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards. Keeso and co-writer/director Jacob Tierney also took home a 2018 Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Award for TV Comedy. On June 29th, an all-new six-pack of episodes launched exclusively on CraveTV, featuring fellow Canadian Jay Baruchel as guest star Hard Right Jay, a Tiki Torch carrying out of towner who stirs things up in Letterkenny.
CraveTV and New Metric Media recently entered into a deal with U.S. streaming platform Hulu, granting the service the exclusive U.S. streaming rights to the first two seasons of LETTERKENNY, in a deal executed by series distributor DHX Media, with seasons 1 and 2 making their U.S. debut on Hulu on Friday, July 13th. Also announced is LITTLEKENNY, a series of original animated, short-form extensions of the award-winning Canadian comedy program, written and created by Keeso and produced by New Metric Media, exclusively for Bell Media’s new short form video app Snackable TV. LITTLEKENNY joins Bell Media’s original entertainment programming for 2018/19 as SnackableTV’s first foray into original content.
Earlier this year, the LETTERKENNY LIVE! tour took over venues across the country, celebrating numerous sold-out shows over its 26-city run, which kicked off in Halifax on February 28th before wrapping in Surrey on April 6th.
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