I Am Woman, Hear Me Laff at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Center – Vernon News

It’s time to get in shape at the Vernon & District Center for the Performing Arts.

The comedy event I Am Woman, Hear Me Laff takes place on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

The headliner for the event is Erica Sigurdson of Vancouver.

Having been described as a “sugar-coated razor blade,” Sigurdson is both charming and sardonic in her view of the world around her. It has been featured nearly 60 times on CBC Radio’s The Debaters, performed at every major comedy festival in Canada as well as in Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Afghanistan and Iceland.

Mistress of Ceremonies Katie-Ellen Humphries is a comedian, writer and sketch artist who divides her time between Vancouver and New York.

Whether he shares comedic confessions or disappears into rowdy, dramatic personas, Humphries’ sensibility lies somewhere between the library and the locker room.

A founding member of The Lady Show and veteran of award-winning comedy cabaret Atomic Vaudeville, Humphries is a regular at The Debaters, where she worked as a writer and associate producer.

Comedian Yumi Nagashima, actress, comedian and YouTuber, also performs. Born and raised in Tokyo, she is a mainstay of the Vancouver comedy scene.

Nagashima has performed around the world, including the United States, Australia, England, Germany, Sweden, Japan and Canada.

She has been featured on The Debaters as well as Andy Kindler’s show Alternative as part of Just For Laughs North West and was also a finalist in the 2016 and 2017 Yuk Off competition.

The show features adult material and situations that may not be suitable for all audiences.

Tickets, $35 for adults, $33 for seniors and $30 for students, are available by calling the ticket seller at 250-549-SHOW (7469) or online.