Matt Wright is an award winning stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and director. He has performed here at Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, as well as at the Halifax Comedy Festival, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and has headlined comedy clubs from St. John's to Vancouver. Matt was named as a national finalist at our Just For Laughs Homegrown Competition, a national semi-finalist in the Sirius XM Canada's Next Top Comic competition, and was named "Best Comedian" by the Overcast Magazine 2014 and 2015.
Matt is currently a writer on This Hour Has 22 Minutes and has appeared on The Debaters. His album Vasectomy Baby went to #2 on the iTunes Canadian Comedy charts and can be heard frequently on SiriusXM. Also an accomplished actor/director, Matt's short film Wife and Death was an official selection at multiple film festivals and earned him the "Best Emerging Filmmaker" award at the 2016 Nickel Film Festival.