5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: April 21 to 27

Apr 14 2017, 1:36 pm

You deserve a laugh break today! To help you out, here is Daily Hive’s checklist of five comedy events happening around the city from April 21 to 27.

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

Jake The Snake Roberts Comedy Night

Image: Jake The Snake Roberts / Facebook

  • What: Wrestling legend Jake The Snake Roberts will share his stories for fans of wrestling and comedy. Funds raised will support Survivors Supporting Survivors, an organization dedicated to raising awareness and resources for survivors of childhood victimization.
  • Where: Lafflines – 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
  • When: April 21 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$50

Ron James: Pedal to the Metal Tour

  • What: With eight critically acclaimed one-hour comedy specials under his belt, plus five seasons starring in his own series, Ron James is back doing what he does best: delivering laughs face-to-face and coast-to-coast.
  • Where: Centennial Theatre – 2300 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
  • When: April 21 at 7:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $55

IISuperwomanII at Chapters Metrotown

  • What: One of YouTube’s biggest stars IISuperwomanII (aka Lilly Singh) is coming to Vancouver on Wednesday, April 26. Fresh off the release of her new book How to Be A Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life, Singh will be signing copies and meeting with fans at Metrotown’s Chapters location.
  • Where: Chapters Metrotown — Metropolis, Metrotown 4700 Kingsway Street, Burnaby
  • When: April 26 from 7 to 8 pm
  • Admission: Free. Read event guidelines for wristband details and rules.

The Fringe Cabaret: After Dark

  • What: It’s thrilling, it’s risqué, it’s maybe just a little bit spooky – like Edgar Allan Poe juggling knives in leather pants and a raven feather boa – it’s The Fringe Cabaret: After Dark! As the lights go out and the clock winds toward the witching hour, audiences should prepare for acts ranging from ludicrous to spine tingling, from tantalizing to potentially baroque, and from the mildly funny to the utterly droll.
  • Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 22 at 10 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $16.50

Giggles & Gags

  • What: Original, hilarious, knee-slapping sketch comedy with twists on Vancouver’s pop culture, and musical and magical interludes along the way. All net proceeds from the show go to the Alzheimer Society of BC.
  • Where: PAL Studio Theatre – 581 Cardero Street, Vancouver
  • When: April 27 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $25 plus service fees
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