Sunday, December 16, 2012

My first one-Lloyd show, February 16 in Sussex


Funny, Daddy - Sussex Comedian Lloyd Ravn’s First One-Person Show February 16 at Sussex Regional High School

December 14, 2012, Sussex – Parenting can be tough, and Sussex-based stand-up comedian Lloyd Ravn says the less frequently you laugh, the tougher it is. The importance of laughter, especially in the more difficult times of parenting, or life in general, is the theme of Ravn’s first one-person show, Funny, Daddy which is debuting on Saturday, February 16 at the Sussex Regional High School Theatre, presented by The Bay of Funny Comedy Circuit.

Lloyd is the father of three boys, who by show time will be 8, 5 and 2, and is fully aware of the ups and downs of parenting.  From dealing with serious health issues to the usual stressors of raising kids, Lloyd relies on humour to get him through, and will talk during Funny, Daddy about how laughter during challenging times has helped him.

The adults-only show will run approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes and will include bits from Lloyd’s stand-up act as well as more serious stories, along with videos and photos. As ticket buyers are told on, “you’ll (hopefully) laugh, you (might even) cry, you’ll (at the very least) have a night out without the kids.”

Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door, and are available at, directly from Lloyd (who will deliver them around the Sussex area) at 434-3186 or from Oceans of Ink at 14 Church Ave, or Morris Music on Main Street.

About Lloyd Ravn
Born and raised in Sussex, NB, Lloyd began performing stand-up comedy in Toronto in 2006. His material is autobiographical in nature, focusing on his life as a husband, father of three, former chef, and the youngest person named Lloyd most people have ever met. Lloyd is the founder and Producer of the Bay of Funny Comedy Circuit, with shows happening all over the Maritimes. He has performed at venues across Canada and in the United States, including being selected out of 700 entrants as a top-10 finalist in the "Canada's Next Top Comic 2011" competition. Lloyd can be heard on Sirius XM Satellite Radio and has performed on several successful fundraisers he organized for two of his favourite Canadian charities, featuring some of the biggest stars in Canadian comedy. He was featured as the Comedian of the Week by GQ Magazine in the UK, who called him  one of "North America's hottest young comics" (even though he recently turned 40) and predicted he would soon "storm the Just for Laughs festival."  Studying under some of the best sketch and improv comics in Canada, Lloyd completed the Second City Improvisation class from the world-famous Second City Training Centre in Toronto. Lloyd has written about comedy and humour for magazines and even a high school literacy textbook currently in use across Canada. After about 15 years away, Lloyd recently moved back to his hometown of Sussex, but still has never tried cow tipping. 

For Photos, Interviews and More Information, Contact:
Lloyd Ravn – 506-434-3186 or

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