Comedy Country Presents: Kevin Nealon
As one of the longest running cast members on NBC’s Saturday Night Live (1986-1995), Kevin Nealon created some of the show’s most memorable characters, including The Subliminal Man and Hans and Franz. Nealon’s recurring role as an anchor on Weekend Update made the sketch a show staple. In 1988 Kevin earned an Emmy Award nomination as part of the SNL writing team.
Taste That is thrilled to be the host company for the Comedy Country Summer Comedy Series.
The County’s Artisanal Comedy Troupe: TASTE THAT! is an accomplished sketch and improv ensemble whose work who have performed at esteemed comedy festivals including Mprov (Montréal improv festival), Big City Improv Festival (Toronto), and have performed with the likes of Scott Thompson (The Kids in they Hall), Steve Patterson (The Debaters) as well as Tom Green (The Tom Green Show) and Gavin Crawford (This Hour has 22 Minutes, Because News). The group is well-known regionally for their semi-monthly shows, and their annual Christmas comedy productions (Christmas in December, It’s a Wonderful ‘New’ Life, The Nightmare After Christmas) that take an irreverent look at life in Prince Edward County. Their shows feature a hilarious mix of improv and scripted comedy including their signature recurring segment, The County Roundup – a local newsdesk that earns bigtime laughs at small town news.