Marilla Wex
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Marilla Wex

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"Feedback from my last solo stand-up show "This Much I Know""

"Marilla is completely relaxed and authentic on stage. And sh*t-stabbingly funny!" - Inge Christensen

"I wexed my pants , dislocated my funny bone and left feeling more alive than ever" - Shelley Marshall

"Marilla is a brilliant storyteller, funny, and shares pure synergy with her audience ! can't wait for her next solo tour." - Raffaela Diana

"It was great! The best show I've seen in a long time! And I see a lot of shows." - Arleigh Curran

"Impressive focus, no punches pulled, the energy expended could power Toronto for a week." - Paul Persofsky

"Marilla has the stage presence of a great dame that is powerful enough to hold your attention even while she takes a moment to drink water." - Veronika Swartz

"I went to Marilla's show expecting to laugh my ass off and be hugely entertained. As usual, Marilla's performance went above and beyond my expectations. A consummate performer, she reels you in and holds your attention . . . then leaves you wanting more! Simply cannot wait till the next show!!!" - Roxx Tarantini

"Marilla is smart, sexy, pee your pants funny, and absolutely captivating on stage!" - Darlene Chrissley

"Marilla Wex is an education. I laughed a lot AND I learned new words!" - Melanie Persaud

"Watching Marilla Wex in her show "This Much I know" was such a blast! Full of raw honesty weaved into hilarious stories, she is a true entertainer in every sense of the word. I am looking forward to her encore performance!" - Lisa Oki

"Marilla's quirky and irreverent reflections on life, womanhood, and her frequent view of the world as an outsider looking in are delivered with all the precision you'd expect from a classically trained actor, and the side-splitting hilarity of a brilliant comedian." - Pelayo Matute

"Marilla Wex is a gifted comedian and actor, and a versatile performer. She skilfully weaves together diverse subject matter into her comedy. Funny material, funny delivery, and a great stage presence!" - Lwam Ghebrehariat

"So many comics build their sets on everything they hate about their spouse. What a wonderful change to see a set about how much Marilla adores her husband - and how much funnier!" - Sage Tyrtle

"Fantastic! She is loveable, foul-mouthed, and enchanting! I adore her!!" - Marco Bernadi

“Marilla gave a power house performance that was salacious, provocative and inspiring. I didn't want it to end!" - Irma Gagnon

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Marilla Wex is a British-born award-winning actress and comedian. Classically trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the UK she has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Bristol Old Vic and the National Theatre. In Canada she starred in the Toronto production of The Railway Children and this year will mark her third season appearing at the Grand Theatre, London (ON). In the UK she was a member of the TV sketch comedy group Badly Packed Kebab who were finalists in the BBC Talent Competition and co-wrote and starred in a short silent film which was in the top 10 of the 48 Hour Film Challenge. Her television work in Canada includes a recurring role in Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures and a guest appearance in Murdoch Mysteries as well as numerous commercials. She also co-starred with Kelly Rowan and Rupert Graves in Shaftesbury Films’ movie of the week The Good Times are Killing Me. In 2009 she won a Crystal Award for the best voiceover in a radio commercial in Canada. As a stand-up comedian she was a finalist in the Toronto Comedy Brawl, won the Brantford Comedy Festival Rising Stars contest and has opened for Myq Kaplan, Tom Green and Seán Cullen. Apart from writing stand-up and sketch comedy she has also written a one-woman show, a collection of short stories and is in the middle of a novel. All of Marilla’s creative antics are documented at www.marillawex.com