What: Efthimios Nasiopoulos has performed at JFL Northwest, the Hubcap Comedy Festival, CBC’s The Winnipeg Comedy Festival and CBC’s LOL. You can hear him on Sirius XM where he’s released his first album ‘Efthimios’, which is also available on iTunes.
Where: the Comedy Mix – 1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver
When: August 3 at 8:30 pm August 4 and 5 at 8 and 10:30 pm
What: Yuk Yuk’s presents the pride themed QUEER as JOKES Showcase, featuring Emma Cooper, The Sleepy Girls, Steev Letts, Anita Johnson, Kelby De Laet, Katie Nordgren, Mallory Gallant, DJ Floha, and host Steve Sidi
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
What: The Gentlemen Hecklers celebrate their Five Year Anniversary by movie riffing Krull. Eric Fell, Patrick Maliha, and Shaun Stewart make so-bad-they’re-good movies even better by talking you through them.
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
What: Byron Bertram performs his brand new one man show “The Man with the Broken Brain” which delves into his personal and hilarious journey of mental health awareness, tackling taboo subjects such as: OCD, addiction, sexual insecurities, body image, racism and more.
Where: The Comedy Basement at Goldies – 605 West Pender Street, Vancouver
What: Knockout Punchlines turns the hit party favourite Quiplash into a live gameshow at Seven Dining Lounge. Join The Fictionals and some of Vancouver’s funniest improvisers as they battle it out for the Quiplash Crown. Your votes via smartphone or tablet decides which punchline inspires the comedy, and who leaves 7DL this month’s champion.
Where: Seven Dining Lounge – 53 West Broadway, Vancouver
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.
Where: The Heritage Grill – 447 Columbia Street, Vancouver
What: Lori Ferguson-Ford has performed stand-up for over 20 years, and has been voted BC’s Funniest New Comic and BC’s Funniest Woman. She has toured all over North America, with stops at The Improv, The Laugh Factory and the Comedy Store. Lori’s has also appeared on CTV, CBC, The Comedy Network, and CBC radio’s Madly Off In All Directions.
When: August 18 and 19 at 8 pm
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Abbotsford – 2509 Pauline St, Abbotsford
What: Garrett has performed at three of the prestigious Just For Laughs Festivals (Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver) and has opened for Todd Barry and Iliza Shlesinger. He was also selected among the “Best of Fest” at Big Pine Comedy Festival in Flagstaff, Arizona and recently headlined shows all across Scotland.
Where: Lafflines Comedy Club – 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
What: Vancouver TheatreSports League recently added a Tuesday night improv comedy show to its long list of weekly shows – 12 to be exact. The shows range from Classic TheatreSports which sees two teams of performers pitted against each other in a competitive improv match, to themed shows such as OK Tinder, a show that pokes fun at Vancouver’s notorious dating scene. Using audience suggestions to fuel their scenes, you are guaranteed to never see the same show twice.