Sirius XM’s Top Comic is a nation-wide competition that will crown Canada’s next big name in comedy. This year’s pack has been narrowed down to 18 semi-finalists, with 6 from Vancouver. Each of these comics advanced past the audition phase last month, where 72 comics from across Canada competed in half a dozen auditions held […]
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The JFL NorthWest Comedy Fest is bringing some of comedy’s top talent to Vancouver this month including the incomparable Wanda Sykes. Wanda Sykes in Vancouver Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC When: Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Doors 6:00pm Show 7:00pm. Tickets: On sale now Wanda Sykes has been called “one of the funniest stand-up comics” […]
Comedy Greats and the Best of the West converge in Vancouver for the inaugural JFL NorthWest festival from Thursday, February 18 to Saturday, February 27, 2016 at multiple venues across the city. JFL NorthWest Comedy Fest NorthWest Comedy Fest and Just For Laughs have joined forces to present JFL NorthWest, Vancouver’s comedy festival presenting some […]
Canada’s best-known improvisor, Colin Mochrie, will team up with Vancouver TheatreSports League (“VTSL”) for three special shows this month at the Improv Centre on Granville Island. Colin is an alumnus of both VTSL and Toronto’s Second City comedy troupes and he was a regular on both the British and American versions of Whose Line Is […]
The 3rd annual Underground Comedy Railroad tour is coming to the Rio Theatre as a part of Black History Month. Introducing the voice of black Canadians, the tour is scheduled to stop is 10 cities across the country, arriving in Vancouver on February 22nd at 8:30pm. The history of the Underground Railroad is not something […]
Comedian, writer, director and legendary Kid in the Hall Bruce McCulloch combines stand-up, live music and assorted autobiographical insights in his new solo Young Drunk Punk at the Firehall Arts Centre, from January 28th until February 1st, 2014. Showcasing his signature wit, the show chronicles McCulloch’s journey from his wild early days as a ‘young […]