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Tales of Bravery and Stupidity is a one-man show that is brimming with humor and humanity. It is relatable, comically surreal and at times even touching. Part stand up, part storytelling it looks at some of the bravely stupid things that Bruce has done, and things we all do as we get ourselves in and out of trouble as we make our way in this complicated world.
Tales of Bravery and Stupidity is Bruce’s newest one-man show. He has previously written and performed several including; Two-Headed Roommate, Jazz Stenographers, Slightly Bigger Cities and most recently Young Drunk Punk which debuted at TOsketchfest and was also turned into a TV series in which he starred.
Bruce is the author of Let’s Start a Riot a book of essays on his life and unique world-view. As a writer he has contributed to several publications including Huffington Post, Globe and Mail and The New Yorker, and is currently part of NPR’s The Moth storytelling series.
Bruce is a member of the The Kids in the Hall and produced their latest mini-series Death Comes to Town. He also recently produced the limited series This Blows for CBC digital. As an actor he has appeared in several shows including Arrested Development, The Gilmore Girls and most recently the Melissa McCarthy produced series Nobodies.
As a director, some of Bruce’s TV credits include Schitts Creek, The Trailer Park Boys, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and short films for Saturday Night Live. He has written and/or directed several feature films including Dog Park starring Luke Wilson, Superstar starring Molly Shannon and Will Ferrell, Stealing Harvard starring Jason Lee and Tom Green and Comeback Season starring Ray Liotta.
Bruce has two spoken word/ comedy/ music CD’s Shame-Based Man and The Drunk Baby Project and is currently working on a third…