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5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: August 11 to 17

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Daniel Chai Aug 11, 2017 8:06 am 442

August rolls on with comedy galore! Improv, stand-up, and storytelling – here is our list of five comedy events to check out in Vancouver from August 11 to 17.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Improv Voltron: One Year Anniversary Special

Improv Voltron

Improv Voltron / Facebook

  • What: For The Radical’s One Year Anniversary, they have invited back two of their favourite Improv Voltron guests for their first-ever triple bill. Joining them at the Heritage Grill is Union Jacked and Carmelahhh Comedy.
  • When: August 11
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Heritage Grill – 447 Columbia Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At the door, $10

Story Story Lie: All Stars

  • What: Zain Meghji, Nic Enright-Morin, Burcu, Suzy Rawsome, Mark Hughes try trick you so they can win the coveted Story Story Lie All Stars Championship Trophy. Hosted by Jo Dworschak.
  • When: August 11
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$12

The Dining Room by AR Gurney

  • What: The Rogues annual Performance Intensive presents The Dining Room, a brilliantly conceived and richly humorous play. The all-female cast portrays a wide array of diverse characters in a a theatrical experience of compassionate humour and abundant humanity.
  • When: August 12 and 13
  • Time: 8 pm (Saturday), 2 pm and 8 pm (Sunday)
  • Where: Rogues West Actors Studio – #400-1026 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At the door, $15

Vancouver Stand Up Comedy Wildfire Relief Show

Simon King

Simon King

  • What: Some of BC’s finest comedians join forces for a night of amazing comedy in aid of the people and animals who have been effected by the terrible wildfires. Featuring Simon King, Ivan Decker, Kathleen McGee, Tim Nutt, Dino Archie, Kevin Foxx, Justin Nichol and more.
  • When: August 13
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Coming Out Stories

  • What: Queer Prov’s late show features the “Coming Out” stories of some of the cast members, which will inspire improv scenes.
  • When: August 14
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: XY YVR – 1216 Bute Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At the door, $10

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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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