CHARLOTTETOWN – The P.E.I. Brewing Company will host Canadian Comedy Award winner and two-time Gemini Award nominee, Pete Zedlacher, in the Culinary Event Space on Friday, March 28.
Versatile comedian, actor and writer Zedlacher is a 14-year veteran of the comedy scene and one of the premiere headliners in the country.
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Zedlacher, who proudly hails from Wawa, a small mining town in northern Ontario, draws heavily from his Canadian working-class roots.
A graduate of the prestigious American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York, the intensive acting program helped him infuse a theatrical element into his stand-up. Now based in Toronto, Zedlacher has a Canadian Comedy Award, four Canadian Comedy Award nominations and two Gemini nominations to his credit.
"Here at the P.E.I. Brewing
Company, we're very pleased to be able to offer world-class entertainment along with our world-class craft beer," says Jeff Squires, president and CEO. "Hosting Pete Zedlacher in the Culinary Event Space is another event that showcases how versatile this space can be."
Zedlacher has become a recognizable face on Canadian television. He regularly appears on "The Debaters" (CBC Radio and television). Other appearances include "Rookie Blue" (ABC/Global), "Little Mosque on the Prairie" (CBC), "Degrassi: The Next Generation" (CTV/Nickelodeon), "Puppets Who Kill" (The Comedy Network), "The Sean Cullen Show" (CBC), "Just for Laughs Gala" (CBC), "Ha!ifax ComedyFest" (CBC), "Video On Trial" (Much Music) and "Loud" (Much Music), a heavy metal music show he co-hosted.
Joining Zedlacher on stage will be locals Francois Weber and Eric Payne. Tickets are just $25 and are now on sale at www.peibrewingcompany.com.