GOD IS A SCOTTISH DRAG QUEEN starring Mike Delamont

From 18 time Best of the Fest winner, and 3 time Canadian Comedy Award Nominee Mike Delamont comes the hit one man show God Is A Scottish Drag Queen … an unforgettable and hilarious night of comedy.

7:30pm Sat Oct 29
Golden Civic Centre

Victoria’s Mike Delamont is easily one of the fastest-rising standup comedians in Canada. In just five years as a professional laugh-meister he has won 18 “Best of the Fest” awards on the Fringe Festival circuit, is a three-time Canadian Comedy Award nominee, and has put on numerous sold-out shows all across North America.

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Audience advisory: this show is satirical in form with mature content and language. The Times Colonist wrote, “A cross between Dame Edna & Billy Connolly with a dollop of Eddie Izzard.”

And even though he is neither Scottish nor particularly holy, his insanely popular God Is A Scottish Drag Queen has evolved into a critically acclaimed trilogy. Such is the buzz on this show – which was a nominee for the 2014 Just For Laughs “best comedy” award – that some patrons at the Winnipeg Fringe waited in line for over eight hours to be sure of getting tickets.

A mix of sly humour and pointed satire, Drag Queen gets off lots of well-aimed jabs at a variety of religious topics such as Moses, Mormons, and Scientology, with slashes in passing at circumcision, Noah’s Ark, and the tackiness of religious theme parks.

What lifts this above standard-issue standup is Delamont’s marvelous delivery: with daft confidence and superb comic timing, he effortlessly dominates the room as a cantankerous female deity. Such is his divine comedic power that in only minutes you forget you’re watching an ungainly frump of a man in an ugly dress. Decidedly irreverent but not sacrilegious, this is damned funny stuff.

“Simply put, he’s extremely funny.
And this Scottish Drag Queen is a God-given gift to comedy.” TheatreinLondon.ca

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THE ISLAND RESTAURANT
WILL CUNNINGHAM CONSTRUCTION

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