October 28, 1971 |
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Occupation||TV writer, columnist|
Steven Shehori (born October 28, 1971) is a multiple Canadian Comedy Award-winning and Gemini Award-nominated writer, director, playwright, actor and comedian from Toronto, Ontario. Since 2008, he has worked as a writer and celebrity interviewer for The Huffington Post, contributing humour, film, music, political and journalism pieces. In 2009 and 2010, he wrote for five national Canadian programs: Baxter, Out There with Melissa DiMarco, The Hour (a.k.a. George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight), Definitely Not the Opera and This Hour Has 22 Minutes.
From 2001 to 2008 he wrote, directed and segment produced for Naked News and its sister program Naked News TV. Steven has produced over 100 live comedy shows with his brother Daniel under the name The Shehori Brothers. These include The Shehori Brothers' Character Night (deemed the longest-running production in the history of The Second City Toronto), and An Awkward Evening With Martin & Johnson, which featured the creators of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical The Drowsy Chaperone.
The Shehori Brothers have written, directed and produced five full-length theater productions to date: Mikayla (2000), Radclife & Minotauk Falls (2002), Swiss Family Guy Robinson (with Brian Froud & Mark Chavez—2006), One-Woman Show (with Marco Timpano—2008), and Stephen Harper the Musical (2010), with each one nominated for national awards.
Steven has made appearances as an actor and pop culture commentator on several national Canadian television programs, including The Comedy Network's Punched Up, MuchMusic's Video on Trial and Stars Gone Wild, and MuchMoreMusic's Listed.