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The Ha!ifax Comedy Fest (2002)
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The Ha!ifax Comedy Fest (2002)
Original name: Halifax Comedy Festival
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Halifax Comedy Festival is an annual comedy festival held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The festival is sponsored by the CBC which tapes and broadcasts the comedians' sets as a series of television specials, and is usually about one week long. Shows frequently take place at the Halifax Casino in The Schooner Showroom among other venues. Live tapings of CBC Radio's hit show The Debaters have become a part of the annual festival, frequently using comedians who are performing in the festival as the 'debaters'.
Style: parody, comic, live comedy
Plot: satire, monologue, backstage, festival, comedian, guest, social satire, performance, stand up comedian, joke, comedy club, topical humor, live performance, live audience, canadian humor, comedienne
Place: nova scotia

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