5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: April 20 to 26

Apr 15 2018, 7:14 pm

Vancouver is a funny place to be, especially with our list of five funny shows to check out from April 20 to 26. There’s improv, stand-up, sketches and more!

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

Missed Connections Vancouver

  • What: Improvisors read real Craigslist “missed connections” and create the rest of the story. Presented by Sour Dog Theatre.
  • When: Friday, April 20, 2018
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

The Gateway Show

  • What: Stand-up comedians take to the stage and tell their best jokes, then go to an undisclosed location to get way too high, then come back to the stage and attempt to tell more jokes completely baked. Hosted by Erin Ingle, and featuring Ivan Decker, Fatima Dhowre, Myles Weber (MTV, Popular Science, and Sophie Buddle.
  • When: Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Vancouver Story Slam Invitational Verses 2018 Edition

  • What: A special invitational edition of the Vancouver Story Slam storytelling show for Verses Festival of Words. Ten storytellers share original short stories in a competition for cash and prizes. 50 audience members will receive voting ballots to select the night’s winning storytellers.
  • When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • Time: 6:45 pm
  • Where: The WISE Hall – 2048 Pandora Street Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Cove Rat Comedy Show

  • What: Rachel Schaefer and Shawn Lawrence host a new comedy night at The Raven Pub in Deep Cove. Featuring Randee Neumeyer, Ben Fawcett, Ed Konyha, Jenny Toews, Sean McDonnell, Ryan Williams, Shawn Lawrence, and headliner Darcy Boon Collins.
  • When: Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: The Raven Pub – 1060 Deep Cove Rd Lwr, North Vancouve
  • Tickets: $5

Giggles & Gags

  • What: Giggles & Gags is jam-packed with sketches, parodies of favourite songs, satires of West Coast culture, and more. Funds raised will go towards for Vancouver’s Mom2Mom Poverty Initiative.
  • When: Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: PAL Studio Theatre – 581 Cardero Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $26
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