Keep the laughs going with a comedy show this week, including Todd Barry, Out at the Inn, and more. Whatever your funny bone needs, here is our list of five comedy events to check out in Vancouver from March 9 to 15.
What: Comedy duo Carmelahhh have performed at Sidekicks, MixTape, The Lady Show, and the Vancouver International Improv Festival. They’re celebrating their one-year anniversary with some of their favourite classic sketches and some new works.
When: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 9 pm
Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
What: New York City-based comedian and actor Todd Barry is widely recognized for his roles as the bongo-playing “Third Conchord” on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords and Mickey Rourke’s deli boss in 2009 Oscar winner, The Wrestler. He also boasts multiple stand-up appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, two Comedy Central Presents specials, and his latest one-hour Comedy Central special Super Crazy.
When: Saturday, March 10, 2018
Time: 7 and 9 pm
Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
The cast of Out at the Inn (Leaping Thespians / Facebook)
What: Everything falls apart in this hilarious comedy about a lesbian couple who try to make their dreams come true of running a bed and breakfast out in the country. They live with unusual neighbours, serve unconventional guests, and receive the help they desperately need from the unlikeliest sources. World premiere of this original production, written by Karen White and Leigh Burrows.
When: Tuesday March 13 to Saturday March 17, 2018
Time: 8 pm
Where: Russian Hall – 600 Campbell Street, Vancouver
What: Michael Vecchione has won the People’s Choice Award for the New York Comedy Festival, was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and performed on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He has also shot his own half hour special for Comedy Central.
When: Thursday, March 15 to Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: the Comedy Mix – 1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver