Friday September 12, 8:30pm - Only $15
Lake City Casino, Kelowna
Tickets at Guest Services (250) 860-9467
A greatly talented, energetic, and yet impulsive act. Kwasi effortlessly converses with the crowd all while remaining engaged with the sporadic environment. With much expertise and experience on stage, Kwasi generally discusses issues such as relationships and politics while easily bringing comfort to such taboo topics as our society’s racial concerns.
Kwasi’s passion lies in writing and performing comedy to better understand the society we all encounter.
Highlights of Kwasi's comedy career so far include:
- Representing Montreal in Just for Laughs “Homegrown Competition” in 2005
- Performing on the “Best of the Fest” showcase at Montreal’s ComedyWorks in 2005
- Opening at comedy clubs for world class comedians Joey Elias and Sugar Sammy
The versatile comedian is beginning to impact even his peers which is a sign of a comedian reaching another plateau seldom achieved by many. The natural storyteller has navigated his way to a Canadian Comedy award, appearances at the prestigious Just For Laughs and HBO’s Russell Simmons Def Jam and many television specials.
The St. Lucian-born who stumbled on comedy while a college student was quickly supported in his career by better known comedians Russell Peters and Shaun Majumder amongst others. Gilson has lived a story book life sharing the stage with some of his early comedic influences such as Dave Chappelle, Tracy Morgan and D.L Hugley to name a few.
Gilson’s career has been well-documented and was a key ingredient in the launch of MTV Live in Canada with his weekly rants in ‘Word From The Streets’. Many say Gilson’s versatility is his greatest asset playing to audiences of many cultures and leaving them all wanting more. Always refreshing and current is the best way to an evening with Gilson Lubin.