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5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: October 27 to November 2

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Daniel Chai Oct 27, 2017 5:14 pm 220

Wrap up your October with an evening of comedy! Improv, stand-up, and Stranger Things – here is our list of five funny events to check out in Vancouver this week.

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

One Man Stranger Things: A Parody

  • What: Stranger Things burst into popular consciousness in July 2016, referencing 80s movies, kid culture, the supernatural and Eggo waffles. Charles Ross and TJ Dawe grew up in the 80s, addicted to adventure movies, and went on to co-create a series of one man parody shows of Star Wars, Lord of the Rings and Batman, which continue to tour the world. The world premiere of One Man Stranger Things: A Parody will recreate and spoof season one of Stranger Things, reminding audiences why they loved it, right in time for season two.
  • When: October 27 and 28, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where:  Anvil Centre Theatre  777 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • Tickets: Online, $17.50

Halloween Monster Match

Halloween Monster Match/VTSL

  • What: Vancouver TheatreSports (VTSL) invites you to join them for a night of spooktacular sights and ghoulish (theatre) games at their Halloween Monster Match. Peer into the future with Madame Improvo’s palm reading, or shriek at the sight of the long dead poet – Edgar Allen Poe as he tells tantalizing tales. Feeling jumpy? Then dance until your bones shake to blood curling DJ beats at the Danse Macabre.
  • When: Saturday, October 28, 2017
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $37.00 – Tickets available via VTSL

Winnipeg Comedy Festival Showcase and Auditions: Little Mountain Gallery and Comedy Basement

  • What: Some of Vancouver’s finest up-and-coming comics are showcasing for the organizers of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival live for the chance to perform at the prestigious festival. Support your favourites at two showcases, one at Little Mountain Gallery and one at Comedy Basement.
  • When: Saturday, October 28, 2017
  • Time: 7:30 pm (Little Mountain Gallery) and 10:45 pm (Comedy Basement)
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue, Vancouver, Goldies Pizza – 605 West Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Little Mountain Gallery, $5; Comedy Basement, $5

Halloween Hilarity at Cafe Deux Soleils

  • What: Comedy gets spooky on October 31 with eerie laughs at Cafe Deux Soleils. Come enjoy mini-chocolate bars, ghost stories, a real-life Ouija Board, and Halloween comedy with The Fictionals. Plus dress up in costume for a chance to win prizes.
  • When: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drivr, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At the door, $7 or $5 for students

IT is a comedy horror show

  • What: Inspired by the works of Stephen King and monster movies of the 80s and 90s, IT is a horror comedy show by Instant Theatre.
  • When: November 1 and 2, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Havana Restaurant – 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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