A Man and His Prostate Starring Ed Asner: Win Tickets

Comments 23 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Anvil Centre Theatre is thrilled to present the exclusive engagement of comedy legend, Ed Asner in the hit comedy A Man and His Prostate by Ed Weinberger for ONLY TWO SHOWS at the Anvil Centre Theatre on April 27 & 28th. These two performances are the only appearances by Mr. Asner in British Columbia.

A Man and His Prostate Starring Ed Asner

When: April 27 & 28, 2018 @ 7:30pm
Where: Anvil Centre Theatre (777 Columbia St, New Westminster)
Tickets: $75 plus fees. Available online or by calling (604) 521-5050

Ed AsnerEd Asner, the much beloved Emmy Award-winning actor (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant) stars in this seriously funny show about a serious subject. The play is based on a true life medical emergency of his close friend Ed Weinberger, award-winning writer of the Mary Tyler Moore Show, and his journey to discover his inner self both literally and figuratively. This near tragedy is masterfully transformed into a poignant monologue perfectly portrayed by Asner as he visits the hospital in preparation for a surgery he needs but doesn’t want.

Described by critics a “not just a play, but a public service in a comedy format”. A Man and His Prostate takes a serious look at the disease that fatally affects almost a quarter of a million men every year. This disease is treatable, even curable when diagnosed early, yet men are often reluctant to admit let alone discuss their symptoms. Hopefully this production can help men open up to talking about the problem.

The combination of Weinberger’s masterful writing and Asner’s monumental talent make for 90 minutes of pure enjoyment and non-stop laughs despite the sobering subject.

Whether you know Asner from the Mary Tyler Moore Show, recognize his voice from Up, or remember him at Santa in Elf, his comedy spans generations. He also the most honoured male performer in the history of the Primetime Emmy Awards, having won seven. Don’t miss the opportunity to see a comedy legend in the intimate setting of the Anvil Theatre.

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I have a pair of tickets to give away to the show on April 27th. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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    I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

    Update The winner is Bonnie Y!

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23 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. LaelThursday, April 19th, 2018 — 6:58pm PDT

    We would love to see Ed Asner!

  2. HaroldThursday, April 19th, 2018 — 8:27pm PDT

    I like Ed.

  3. MarleneThursday, April 19th, 2018 — 8:38pm PDT

    Ed Asner has always been a favourite of mine, especially on the Mary Tyler Moore show. Thanks for the chance to win tickets.

  4. Sharon McInnesThursday, April 19th, 2018 — 9:03pm PDT

    Using humour to enlighten …. one of my favourite things. 🙂

  5. LorenaThursday, April 19th, 2018 — 9:04pm PDT

    This sounds hilarious! I’ve always wanted to go to the Anvil Center Museum, so I could make an afternoon/evening of this and a great chuckle!

  6. DeniseThursday, April 19th, 2018 — 10:05pm PDT

    Would love to bring my dad to this!

  7. Malcolm ChrystalThursday, April 19th, 2018 — 11:04pm PDT

    Ed Asner Kicks fanny! I would love to hear and see him.

  8. BevThursday, April 19th, 2018 — 11:53pm PDT

    This would be perfect to take my Dad to for his 90th birthday that is coming up! Thanks for the chance to win this Miss 604!❤

  9. Shelley ButcherFriday, April 20th, 2018 — 1:24am PDT

    Love Ed Asner! Sounds like a great show!

  10. Alex KingstonFriday, April 20th, 2018 — 4:25am PDT

    Met Mr. Asner on the street in Vancouver about 20 years ago , a class act !

  11. JocelynFriday, April 20th, 2018 — 7:36am PDT

    Would love to see Ed Asner. He is amazing. Thanks for the contest.

  12. gail gardinerFriday, April 20th, 2018 — 7:46am PDT

    We would love to see Ed Asner such a funny guy!!

  13. KatheFriday, April 20th, 2018 — 9:14am PDT

    I would love to see this! Thanks!

  14. JenniferFriday, April 20th, 2018 — 1:46pm PDT

    I’d love to send my mom and dad!

  15. TedFriday, April 20th, 2018 — 4:43pm PDT

    What an amazing career Ed Asner has had. I would love to see him. Thanks for the great contest!

  16. Bonnie YSaturday, April 21st, 2018 — 9:59am PDT

    Best known as Lou Grant!

  17. Kim CSaturday, April 21st, 2018 — 3:37pm PDT

    Sounds like an interesting show!

  18. TracySaturday, April 21st, 2018 — 3:49pm PDT

    Would love to see this show!

  19. KarenSaturday, April 21st, 2018 — 9:36pm PDT

    I would love to see his show!

  20. StotesSunday, April 22nd, 2018 — 8:33am PDT

    Ed Asner would be great!

  21. KevSunday, April 22nd, 2018 — 10:57am PDT

    Me wants

  22. EileenSunday, April 22nd, 2018 — 7:24pm PDT

    I’d love to see him live!

  23. Jason BMonday, April 23rd, 2018 — 11:20am PDT

    UP!

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