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5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: August 18 to 24

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Daniel Chai Aug 18, 2017 12:18 pm 216

Summer rolls on and so do the laughs! Improv, stand-up, and a musical – here is our list of five comedy events to check out in Vancouver this week.

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

English Baywatch

Grad School Improv

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  • What: Grad School Improv’s latest show features sexy red bathing suits, tense lifeguard drama, and slow-motion running down the sands of English Bay. Afterwards, stick around for the beach party at Little Mountain Gallery, with dancing, drinks and beach attire.
  • When: August 18
  • Time:  8 pm
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • TicketsOnline, $5 or $7 at the door

Richard Lett

  • What: A recent recipient of the Lead Actor Award at the LA WebFest for his starring role in the webSeries Pay Up, Richard Lett is also an internationally touring headliner stand-up comedian for 25 years. He has worked with Robin Williams, Chris Rock, and more.
  • When: August 18 and 19
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s Abbotsford – 2509 Pauline St, Abbotsford
  • Tickets: Online, $19.05 plus tax

Improv X Underground Vancouver with special guest Aaron Chapman

The Fictionals

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  • What: The Fictionals and author Aaron Chapman team-up for Improv X Underground Vancouver. Come learn and laugh about Vancouver after-dark from the author of The Last Gang in Town, Liquor, Lust, and The Law, and Live at the Commodore.
  • When: August 22
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $7 or $5 for students and seniors at the door

Fox Hole Comedy

  • What: Stand-up comedy every Wednesday in the Projection Room, upstairs at the Fox Cabaret. Featuring a different lineup of comics and headliners each week.
  • When: Every Wednesday
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: The Fox Cabaret –2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $5

Voices: A Musical Improv

  • What: Voices is a one-woman improvised musical performed by Jennifer Pielak, co-directed by Alison Chisholm, with piano by Peter Abando. Inspired by the many voices we all have in our heads, Jennifer will be pulling inspiration from the audience to create the characters. Followed by a post-show artist talk-back.
  • When: August 24
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Anvil Centre, 4th Floor Landing – 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • Admission: Free. E-mail Kristina at [email protected] to reserve.
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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