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Sudbury Performance Group bringing in Canadian comedian Jon Dore Friday evening

You can check out Dore's show at the Trevi in New Sudbury
Jon Dore. (Supplied)

Canadian comedian Jon Dore performs at the Trevi Bar & Grill in New Sudbury Friday evening as part of a comedy series by Sudbury Performance Group.

“Jon is a fantastic comic,” said Mark Mannisto, president of Sudbury Performance Group, in a press release. “We are really excited to have him here in Sudbury, and we think it’s going to be an amazing show.”

Dore is a talented Canadian writer and actor that has infused his comedic abilities into numerous hit television shows and films. 

In addition to recently wrapping his stand-up special for Comedy Central, he was the series lead in the CBS pilot, The Half of It, played a memorable guest star role on CBS’ Emmy Award-winning hit series How I Met Your Mother, and played a lead role on ABC’s How to Live With Your Parents. 

Dore has had multiple guest appearances on Conan, Baroness von Sketch Show, @Midnight, Inside Amy Schumer, and Hart of Dixie. 

His film credits include Corpse Tub, Stag, Teen Lust, The Pickle Recipe opposite Lynn Cohen, and the indie film, Gus. In addition to acting, Dore has an impressive writing résumé that includes The Comedy Network’s The Jon Dore Show, CBC’s Just for Laughs, and HBO’s popular Funny as Hell. 

You can also see Dore host eight episodes of The Stand-Up Show on the Comedy Network from July 2019’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal.

Doors to Dore's Feb. 7 show open at 5:30 p.m., with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25 in advance via or 705-662-8518, or $35 at the door.