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The 'one-man variety show': How Greg Morton charmed celebrity judges on America's Got Talent

The comedian returns home to tour southern Ontario following a huge stint on the competition reality show while balancing two of his many talents: stand-up comedy and incredible vocal impressions
Comedian Greg Morton kicks off his southern Ontario tour in London. (Submitted)
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Comedian Greg Morton charmed celebrity judges on America's Got Talent this past season and captivated live audiences with his uncanny vocal impressions. The veteran comedian has spent decades performing stand-up comedy across North America but delighted new audiences this year as he made it to the reality competition show's semi-finals. 

Morton joins q host Tom Power live in studio to explore how his TV stint expanded his stand-up set and how a lifelong love of characters and comedy has propelled him into his dream career. He also shares some of his favourite impressions.  

Greg Morton live in the q studio in Toronto, Ont. (Enrica Ammaturo/CBC)

Growing up in Woodstock, Ontario, Morton realized his love of comedy and knack for impressions when he was a child. He says, "my mother said that I used to watch cartoons and mimic them when I was younger."

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      The comedian describes his current live tour as a mixture of stand-up, voice impressions and song parodies. You can catch him making stops across southern Ontario: he'll be in London on Oct. 8, Guelph on Oct. 9, Oshawa on Oct. 10, and Woodstock on Oct. 17. 

      — Produced by ​Emma Godmere

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