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An Evening with Kevin McDonald
September 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$20
Kevin McDonald from the legendary sketch comedy show Kids in the Hall is taking over Stomping Ground Comedy for the weekend. He will be at Stomping Ground all weekend working with students to write and perform sketch comedy. This culminates in an epic show Sunday evening that will feature Stand Up Comedy by Kevin himself, sketches written and performed by Stomping Ground students and performers, and improv featuring Stomping Ground’s premiere performers. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind evening of comedy with Kevin!
This show is rated M for Mature. Doors open at 6:30 and seating will begin 15 minutes prior to the start of the show. Stomping Ground is BYOB.
About Kevin: Comedian, actor, writer and director Kevin McDonald founded â€œThe Kids in the Hallâ€ with friend Dave Foley, after they met in Toronto at Second City, and the television series ran from 1988-1995. In the troupe’s television series and stage shows, he portrays several popular recurring characters, such as the King of Empty Promises, Sir Simon Milligan, and Jerry Sizzler. McDonald went on to appear in a variety of films including Boy Meets Girl, Lilo & Stitch, â€œLilo & Stitch: The Seriesâ€, and Epic Movie. On television, he has appeared on â€œThe Martin Short Show,â€ â€œEllen,â€ â€œThat ’70s Show,â€ â€œSeinfeld,â€ â€œFriends,â€ â€œNewsRadio,â€ Â â€œMADtv,â€ â€œArrested Development,â€ and â€œCorner Gas.â€ McDonald has also done voice work for various animated series, including Nickelodeon’s â€œInvader Zim,â€ â€œThe Angry Beavers,â€ â€œCatscratch,â€ and â€œClerks: The Animated Series.â€ He also played an imaginary friend named Ivan in the episode â€˜Sight For Sore Eyesâ€™ on â€œFoster’s Home for Imaginary Friends,â€ appeared in the music video for “Roses” by Outkast, and made an appearance in â€œTim and Eric’s Awesome Show.â€
In 2006 McDonald hosted a CBC Television special, featuring several of Canada’s best-known sketch comedy troupes. “Sketch with Kevin McDonald” won a Canadian Comedy Award (Best Taped Live Performance – The Minnesota Wrecking Crew). He was recently at the Just for Laughs Festival with the reunion of Kids in the Hall, and also with his show “Hammy and the Kids” with Craig Northey, based on his two dysfunctional families, his father (“Hammy”) and the Kids in the Hall, as well as â€œDeath Comes to Townâ€ on CBC.