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10 Vancouver comedy events to check out in June

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Daniel Chai May 30, 2018 5:00 am 674
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Get some laughs into your life this month! From Steve Hofstetter to Preacher Comforts, and Kevin Hart, here is our list of 10 great comedy events in Vancouver this June.

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

So There I Was…In High School

  • What: A collection of Vancouver’s best and brightest comedians take the stage to share stories from their high school years. Their painful stroll down memory lane is for your entertainment.
  • When: Friday, June 1, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Father Time’s Timeless Comedy Time

  • What: Join Father Time as he brings a different guest star from the past, present, or future to judge a sketch comedy competition for the ages. Each week features two teams who have only three days to come up with 15 minutes of comedy for your viewing pleasure, with the winner coming back to defend their title next week.
  • When: Every Friday from June 1 to June 29, 2018
  • Time: 10:30 pm
  • Where: Havana Vancouver – 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Steve Hofstetter

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  • What: One of YouTube’s most popular comics with over 80 million views, Steve Hofstetter is also the host of Finding Babe Ruth on FS1. Hofstetter was the host and executive producer of season one of Laughs (FOX) and he has been on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, E! True Hollywood Story, Comics Unleashed, Comedy All-Stars, Quite Frankly, White Boyz in the Hood, Countdown, and more.
  • When: Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie St
    Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Paintbucket Presents: Baby’s First Easel

  • What: An evening of improv, sketch and friendship with Paintbucket (Steve Currie, Maddy Rafter, and Vivian Tang). Featuring special guests Big ’N’ Tall! (Patrick Dodd and Dan Willows).
  • When: Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Time: 10:30 pm
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 E 26 Ave, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $5

Preacher Comforts

  • What: A Broadway improv comedy of epic proportions from Impossible Things Productions. Featuring musical parodies from Rent, Hamilton, Frozen, Chicago, and more.
  • When: Sunday, June 10, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Kino – 3456 Cambie St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $10

Mixed Improv Arts

  • What: In Mixed Improv Arts (MIA), two Improv Directors go head-to-head as they put a team of improvisers through a set of gruelling and hilarious improv formats. Throughout, as in all VTS improv, the audience is called upon to assist the action with their suggestions and shouted encouragement.
  • When: Every Thursday
  • Time: 9:15 pm
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Kevin Hart

  • What: One of comedy’s biggest stars, Hart has been going non-stop since his career first began. Along with this year’s tour, Hart’s memoir I Can’t Make This Up debuted at Number One on the New York Times Bestseller list and remained there for ten consecutive weeks. Hart voiced a lead character in Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. He also appeared in the Sony reboot of the classic film Jumanji with Dwayne Johnson and Jack Black.
  • When: Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • Time: Doors 6 pm, show at 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: via LiveNation

Addictive Comedy

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  • What: A comedy show raising funds for Recovery Day BC, Canada’s largest recovery festival. This show is for all to have a laugh while supporting addiction recovery. Enjoy a reception with hors-d’oeuvre, prizes and information tables.
  • When: Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Massey Theatre – 735 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster
  • Tickets: Online, $25

Improv Against Humanity: Maple Madness at the Rio Theatre

  • What: In honour of Canada 151, The Fictionals and friends are celebrating an early Canada Day at The Rio Theatre on June 20 with Improv Against Humanity: Maple Madness. They’re breaking out the Canadian CAH cards for the live audience tournament, awarding sweet prizes, and holding a live brainstorming session for the next #IAHatRIO Expansion set.
  • When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $12

Dylan Moran – Grumbling Mustard Canada Tour

  • What: Dylan Moran, star and co-writer of cult TV comedy, Black Books, returns to Canada on his Grumbling Mustard Tour.
  • When: Thursday, June 21, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $42
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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