Mark Forward Wins All The Awards

Mark Forward Wins All The Awards

Thu ยท June 29, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm (event ends at 10:30 pm)


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Mark Forward
Mark Forward
From the start comedian Mark Forward was a breakout talent. He was a finalist for the Phil Hartman Award for Best Up & Coming Stand-up and Yuk Yuk's Funniest New Comic in the year 2000. He kept on winning. He won the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Stand-up Newcomer in 2005 and the Homegrown Comic Competition at his first appearance at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal in 2006. He was nominated for a total of four Canadian Comedy Canadian Comedy Awards, most recently for Best Male Stand-up and Best Taped Live Performance (winners to be announced in August).

2012 is shaping up to be a busy year for Forward. He was featured onThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS) in February. He made his third appearance at the Ha!ifax ComedyFest this spring and after performing at the Ottawa Blues Festival in July, he will be returning to the Just For Laughs Festival to host the Homegrown Comic Competition, having won it in 2006. In September he will be headlining at Rumor's Comedy Club in Winnipeg.

Forward has been playing Mr. Leung, a recurring character on the hit CBC series Mr. D, which premiered in January 2012. He is also a staff writer on the series and has written three episodes. Mr. D will be returning to CBC for a second season in January next year.

For two seasons, Forward was on the writing staff of The Comedy Network's The Jon Dore Television Show, for which he received aCanadian Comedy Award for Writing on a TV Series, and played a variety of characters on the show.

Forward performs at festivals and headlines clubs all across country. He starred in his own stand-up special Comedy Now! on CTV and The Comedy Network. He has made guest appearances on a number of television shows including Just for Laughs (CBC) for which he received a Canadian Comedy Award nomination, Living in Your Car(TMN), Doc (PAX), The Newsroom (CBC) and Degrassi: The Next Generation (CTV). Selected film credits include The Rocker with Rainn Wilson, Josh Gad and Christina Applegate, Puck Hogs andBreakfast with Scott with Tom Cavanagh.
Venue Information:
The Park Theatre
698 Osborne Street
Winnipeg, MB, R3L 2B9