12th Annual Divas Night Out
October 9, 6:00 PM, Casino Regina Show Lounge
An evening of entertainment & comedy - by women, for women. Includes: Hors d’oeuvre/Champagne Reception with Silent Auction.
6:00 pm Reception and Silent Auction
7:30 pm Entertainment Starts
Gina Yashere - has been a stand up and TV star in the UK for several years, with appearances on iconic TV shows such as Live At The Apollo & Mock The Week. She broke onto the American comedy scene with her appearances on Last Comic Standing (NBC), where she made it to the final 10.
Her TV appearances have included her own 1 hour Comedy Special ‘Skinny B*tch ‘(SHOWTIME), Are We There Yet (TBS), Stand Up in Stilettos (TV Guide), The Jay Leno Show (NBC), The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien (NBC), Last Comic Standing (NBC), Chelsea Lately (E!), Live at Gotham (Comedy Central), Def Comedy Jam (HBO), Comics Unleashed (ABC), Live At The Apollo (BBC), The Mobo Awards (UK Host), Mock The week (BBC UK), The Lenny Henry Show (BBC UK), and The Celebrity Fame Academy (BBC UK). Radio shows have ranged from her own BBC Radio London Show to critically acclaimed radio Sketch show-The Powder Room (BBC Radio UK).
View Videos and more at her web site: http://www.ginayashere.com
Laurie Elliot - is a three-time Canadian Comedy Award-winner for Best Female Stand-up. Elliott's stand-up credits include the Toronto and Montreal Just For Laughs Festival (her 2009 Gala performance was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Taped Performance), the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, the Vancouver Comedy Festival, the Hubcap Comedy Festival in Moncton, the Comedy Factory in Rotterdam, Raw Comedy Club in Stockholm, and a gala run at the Cape Town International Comedy Festival in South Africa.
Television credits include a starring role in Almost Audrey, a pilot for The Comedy Network co-created by Elliott and Greg Lawrence, recurring roles on Much Music's highly rated series Video on Trial, CBC's The Red Green Show (for which she received a Gemini nomination for Best Ensemble Cast) and The Jon Dore Television Show (The Comedy Network/IFC) which she also story edited. Other select TV credits include panelist on George Strombo Tonight (CBC) and Match Game (The Comedy Network) and appearances on But I'm Chris Jericho! (web series), The Debaters (CBC), Single White Spenny (Showcase) and the feature films Moon Point and A.l..
View Videos and more at her web site: http://www.diamondfield.com/laurieelliott.php
*Main Floor Tickets available by calling Judy 306-543-1055 or 306-536-2349
Balcony tickets will be available at Casino Regina or online
Ticket sale information: Tickets on sale June 26, 2014.
Casino Regina is proud to be a Corporate Sponsor of this event.
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