69 seconds with … Vancouver comedian, performer & writer Morgan Brayton

Spend 69 seconds with the comedian, performer and writer Morgan Brayton.  Morgan brings her new solo show Raccoonery! to the Queer Arts Festival in August and to the 2010 Vancouver Fringe in September.

01Your first job.
Mixer of Black Russians for my mother.

02The job you wanted as a child.
Star.

03One word your best friend would use to describe you.
Meow. (Yeah, my best friend is a cat, you got a problem with that?).

04The three things you would want with you on a deserted island.
Chips. Comfy pants. Sunblock.

05Your pet peeve.
Cupboards left open.

06What’s getting the most play on your iPod right now.
Michael Buble’s song Just Haven’t Met You Yet. Don’t you judge me! My wife and I are adopting and that song makes me think about how our kids are out there, waiting to become part of our family; we just haven’t met them yet. See, don’t you feel like a dick for judging me now?

07Complete this sentence: I first kissed a girl…
in order to practice kissing boys.

08One thing no one knows about you (and you are willing to share).
I love That’s So Raven.

09 Your hero.
Whoopi Goldberg, circa 1985.

10 The one thing any visitor to Vancouver simply cannot miss (besides your new show).
3G Vegetarian Restaurant restaurant on Cambie. Vegan chicken wings for the win!

MEET morgan brayton

Morgan BraytonMorgan Brayton is an comedian, writer and performer who lives in Vancouver with her wife and an excessive number of cats.

Morgan is the writer/performer of the award-winning and critically acclaimed one-person show Girls Like Me, was one-half of the comedy duo The Crawford Twins and a former member of the popular sketch troupe 30 Helens.

Sharing the stage with the likes of Janeane Garofalo, Elvira Kurt, Julie Goldman and Scott Thompson, Morgan has been a featured performer at Toronto’s We’re Funny That Way Festival and the Vancouver Comedy Festival and on CBC Radio’s The Debaters.

Morgan is also an in-demand event emcee and can be found hosting everything from burlesque shows to awards galas as well as OutTV’s monthly podcast.

Her new theatre show, Raccoonery!, premiered this summer at the Queer Arts Festival and will be presented at this year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival.

An accomplished film and television actor, Morgan can be seen on big and small screens everywhere in a wide range of roles such as: Chubby Best Friend, Second Cashier and Person with Face.

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