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Enjoy some laughs with Country Cool

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Be prepared to laugh at the Friday, Oct. 5, presentation of Country Cool at the Boykin Center.

The comedy show, starting at 7:30 p.m., is described as a straight-shootin’, no-holds-barred comedy show.

Trish Suhr, Karen Mills and Leanne Morgan, all headlining comedians, have Southern roots but are well-traveled, diverse, razor sharp and savvy.

Their no-nonsense approach “tells it like it is” but, of course, with charm and style.

Trish Suhr, a Emmy Award winner, is a native of Kentucky now living in Los Angeles. She is the star of Style Network’s long-running “Clean House.”

Suhr’s “sass and bourbon” approach to life has landed her on top television shows including “Good Morning America,” “The New Ricki Lake Show,” “The Marie Osmond Show,” “Good Day LA,” “Good Day NY,” as well as on a variety of programs for CMT, VH1, E!, Style Network and Lifetime Networks.

Chosen by ABC’s “The View” as one of “the most hilarious housewives,” Leanne Morgan exudes Southern charm. She is a naturally funny storyteller who gives an honest look at suburban life and the challenges of keeping her husband happy while juggling kids, dogs and cheerleading camp — while, at the same time, racing to get her hair highlighted, have a colonoscopy and join Weight Watchers for the seventh time. Morgan will take you on a walk through motherhood and beyond as she finds comedy amidst the chaos.

Her funny but honest point of view has earned her spots on “The Dr. Phil Show” as part of his “advice panel.” She’s also worked with Paula Deen both live in theaters as well as numerous appearances on her cooking shows. She also has her own show on Blue Collar Radio called “Chewing the Fat.”

Karen Mills has a straight-forward approach to the realities of life. Even ovarian cancer couldn’t stop Mills from turning pain into punchlines. Now cancer free, Mills brings a fast-paced comedy style that both men and women love.

Mills has been a nationally touring comedian for 22 years. She’s worked clubs, colleges and theaters across the country and can be heard daily on SiriusXM Blue Collar Radio, Laugh USA, iHeart Radio and Pandora. Additionally, her stand up has been seen on FOX, ABC & GACtv. Standing at only 5’2”, Karen was a division 1, first team All-American basketball player at UT-Chattanooga and was the first women inducted into their basketball hall of fame.

These three women have been friends for more than a decade and have stood in it, walked through it and come out the other side laughing.

Tickets can be purchased at http://www.wilsonarts.com and clicking the eTix link provided. They can also be purchased through the box office located in the Boykin Center by calling 252-291-4329 or visiting during regular business hours (Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

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