Popular Canadian comedian Brent Butt performs here in May

Popular Canadian comedian Brent Butt is bringing his comedy tour to Williams Lake.

Popular Canadian comedian Brent Butt is bringing his comedy tour to Williams Lake.

The show is set for Monday, May 30 at the Gibraltar Room starting at 8 p.m.

Born in Tisdale, Sask. Butt discovered early that being funny was a good way to get attention.

He honed his comedy in school and at the age of 20 moved to Toronto where he was headlining at top clubs within months.

A couple of years later he was touring internationally and appearing at major festivals.

His television specials quickly secured his reputation as one of the funniest people in the country.

He became world famous creating his own television series, Corner Gas, which became an instant hit.

Studio Theatre auditions

The Studio Theatre is holding auditions for Death Defying Acts, on Saturday, Feb 13 at  2 p.m. in the theatre and again on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. upstairs at the Kornak and Hamm Pharmacy building.

The production will be the Studio Theatre’s last presentation of the season and will run May 4-7 and 11-14.

It  will also be entered in the Theatre B.C. Central Interior  zone festival at the end of May.

The production includes three, one-act plays: An Interview by David Mamet; Hotline, by Elaine May; and Central Park West by Woody Allen.

Director Shane Tollefson is looking for two women ages 35-plus, one woman age 20-25, and two men ages 40-plus.