What: Greg Proops is best known for his appearances on Whose Line is it Anyway? and his Proopcast The Smartest Man in the World. He has also lent his voice to Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and was Bob the Builder.
Where: Yuk Yuks Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
When: December 1 at 8 pm, December 2 to 3 at 7:30 pm and 9 pm
What: Off Key performs original musicals based on audience suggestions. The catch? The script, lyrics, and music are all improvised on the spot. Every show is completely different, so come inspire the players and musicians, and witness the opening (and closing) night of a brand new musical.
Where: Havana Theatre –1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
What: The top-voted storytellers of the 2016 Vancouver Story Slam season bring their best stories to the stage. The winner as selected by anonymous audience ballot will receive $200 cash, a large engraved trophy, and the coveted title of 2016 Vancouver Story Slam Champion.
What: Sketch, stand-up, dancing and monologues to say farewell to a tumultuous year. Featuring Diana Bang, Erica Sigurdson, Fatima Dhowre, Katie-Ellen Humphries, Morgan Brayton, Robyn Daye Edwards and more.
What: The lead-up to the US election, Kate and Will’s visit, climate change, the demise of Brangelina and the construction of more Bike Lanes are just a few of the stories that grabbed the headlines this year. All these and more provide fodder for Vancouver TheatreSports’ quick-witted improvisers as they find the funny in the important and not so important events of 2016.
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
When: December 26 to December 31 at various showtimes