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5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: June 1 to 8

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Daniel Chai Jun 02, 2017 4:36 am 443

Kickstart your June with a night of laughs! Call up your friends and check out our comedy checklist from June 1 to 8. Stand-up, improv, burlesque and more.

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

Lord of the Schwings: A Tolkien Burlesque Night

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Image: Kitty Glitter / Facebook

  • What: The Geekenders and Kitty Glitter present a silly, sexy evening filled with all your favourite Hobbits, Elves, Wizards, and Creatures. This burlesque parody promises to be hotter than the fires of Mount Doom.
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: June 2 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $20. $25 at the door.

Phantom Signal Season 2: Grand Finale

  • What: Old timey horror radio comedy at its best. Starring Jayson McDonald, Andrew Bailey and Tara Travis, with preshow brouhaha followed by a brand new full length episode. Come get your heart pounded and your senses shattered.
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: June 3 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: $10 at the door

RILS Comedy Fundraiser

  • What: The Residences for Independent Living Society has provided accommodations to adults living with disabilities in Vancouver for nearly 50 years. They’re holding a stand-up comedy fundraiser to help raise funds for this amazing humanitarian organization. Featuring headliner Katie-Ellen Humphries, Byron Bertram, Julia Stretch, Andrew Vallance, Emma Cooper and more.
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • When: June 5 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Project Broadway Musical

Project Broadway Musical

Image: Project Broadway Musical / Facebook

  • What: A two-act, improvised musical performed by emerging musical improvisers from Vancouver. Every word, character, song and dance move is created in the moment using audience suggestions as inspiration. The show is scriptless, scoreless, and filled with bravery and heart.
  • Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • When: June 6 and 7 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10

BC’s Funniest Female Competition 2017

  • What: Three nights of competition for BC’s Funniest Female comics. Come out and laugh with the best, and vote for your favourite. Hosted by Jan Bannister.
    All audience members get one voting ballot.
  • Where: Lafflines Comedy Club – 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • When: Preliminary rounds on June 7 and 8, finale on June 15. Shows at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $12-16

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

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