What:Vancouver TheatreSports rocks the laughs with its annual improv celebration, Throwdown International TheatreSports Festival. Throwdown welcomes TheatreSports teams from around the world for head-to-head matches with each other and local teams comprised of VTSL’s top improvisers.
When: Now to Sunday, January 21, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau St, Vancouver
What: Teen Angst Night is a comedic reading series where people get up on stage and share their awful adolescent musings. Readers can share poetry, songs, diary entries and more, as long as the work is their own, it was written between the ages of 10 and 19, and it’s super embarrassing. Hosted by Sara Bynoe.
What: Wrong Side of the Laugh Tracks present an Open Mic Comedy session, where anyone aspiring to be a comedian is welcome to try their humour on a receptive audience. Featuring headliner Kevin von Helvete.
When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: Signup 7 pm, Show 8 pm
Where: Triple Play Pub – 45975 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack
What: Vancouver comedians and storytellers will share intimate, dubious and embarrassing stories that seem too strange to be true. The twist is that someone’s lying. Take part in the interrogation, spot the liar first, and win prizes.
When: Thursday, January 18, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver