Tuesday, May 24, 2005

press release for launch

For immediate release
“At Least There’s Drinking”
A new stand-up comedy CD
By Richard Lett
JUNE 1,2005

Irish-Canadian Headliner from Vancouver, Richard Lett launches his new CD “At Least There’s Drinking” June 1, 2005 at 8pm at Fionn Mac Cool’s Irish Pub (489 King West Street, Toronto, ONT).

Richard Lett, a stand-up comic who has been knocking them out in the west for almost 20 years, made his first eastern tour in 2003, where he ended up in New York working with the likes of Ellen Cleghorn, Carolyn Rhea and Chris Rock. Now he’s back to launch his new CD, “At Least There’s Drinking” produced by Azimuth Records of Vancouver. The Montreal Gazette dubbed Richard “Canada’s George Carlin” and he is also an accomplished playwright, screenwriter and actor. Check his website
www.richardlett.com for a more detailed biography, reviews, photos as well as copies of some of his award winning scripts. Touring with Michael Buble` and featured at North America’s largest Country festival, The Merritt Mountain Music festival, Richard has proven he can appeal to any audience. Now on an eastern tour to promote his new CD, Richard’s tour includes headlining Toronto YukYuk’s Super Club (June22-25), Montreal’s Comedy Nest (June29-July2) and then off to New York City for his triumphant return.

The launch party, appropriately in an Irish Pub, will feature drink specials, appetizers and a stand-up comedy show featuring Peter Anthony, Brett Martin and, of course, Richard Lett headlining.

Doors open at 8pm – the comedy goes from 9 to 10 pm, and the party goes till after midnight. There is no cover charge. The new CD will be available at the party and then in music stores across Canada as well as online at www.richardlett.com.

For more information phone 1-604-323-3367 or email at fuuny4money22@hotmail.com