Parsons & Morel BIO

This husband and wife comic duo, Jenny Parsons and Steven Morel, met and performed at the Canadian comedy institution The Second City. Currently on TV, they can be seen on the Family Channels hit show Wingin It, now in its third season.

Jenny has made appearances on the big and little screens. The strange aunt in the Canadian feature film “Cooper’s Christmas”; the big-haired hairdresser in “Hairspray”; the nerdy mother in “Cheaper by the Dozen Two;  the nervous stewardess in “Pushing Tin”. On TV she has guest starred on “Doc”, “Eerie Indiana”, “Go-Girls” and 26 episodes of “Supertown Challenge” for the Comedy Channel.

Steven has been nominated twice for comedy awards for his direction. Once for The Second City and also for the fringe version of “The Drowsy Chaperone” which went on to become the longest running Canadian-made musical on Broadway. Selected theatre credits include playing the Groom for the “Drowsy” in a Theatre Passe Muraille production; Sparky in “Forever Plaid” at the New Yorker; and Nathan Detroit in “Guys and Dolls” in the Jane Mallett theatre.

 

Awards

 2009  Canadian Comedy Award nomination for “Thats Oddville”

2008  Londons Brickenden Award Nomination for Best Touring Production for Oddville Stage Company

2004  Canadian Comedy Award Nomination for Best New Play for “Armaget-it-on” Steven Morel, director

2000  Canadian Comedy Award Winner for Best Direction of “The Drowsy Chaperone” – The Toronto Fringe, Steven Morel

1992   Torontos Dora Award Winner for Best New Musical Comedy for two Second Original reviews “ Jenny Parsons and cast