5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: February 17 to 23

Feb 14 2017, 6:39 pm

Comedy is the cure to what ails you. Enjoy a night of laughs with these five Vancouver comedy events happening from February 17 to 23.

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

Pajama Men: Pterodactyl Nights

Pajama Men

Image: Pajama Men

  • What: Known for their unique style that blends stand-up, sketch, improv, and outlandish characters in strange situations, the Pajama Men takes audiences everywhere and anywhere with delightfully divergent stories.
  • Where: Watefront Theatre – 1412 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 16 to 18 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $25

The List at Little Mountain Gallery

  • What: The List combines the written fun of stand-up comedy with the instant fun of improvisation. Each show features some of Vancouver’s top comedians performing a comedic list on any topic they desire. Then, improvisers take the stage and serve up some hilarious scenes by bringing that list to life. Part of JFL Northwest.
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue, Vancouver
  • When: February 17 at 10:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $5

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

  • What: From acclaimed graphic novelist Dash Shaw (New School) comes a mixed-media animation film that is equal parts disaster cinema, high school comedy and blockbuster satire. Presented by The Rio Theatre and JFL Northwest, with voices by Jason Schwartzman, Reggie Watts, Maya Rudolph, Susan Sarandon and Lena Dunham.
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • When: February 21 at 6:45 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $12

Alternative Facts: Untruth your learning!

  • What: An evening of radical debates and drinks hosted by Pippa Mackie and Kayvon Khoshkam. Left Wing Radicals finally argue for the Rational Right, as six key topics will be debated and defended. All proceeds to be donated to Syrian refugees.
  • Where: Emerald Supper Club – 555 Gore Street, Vancouver
  • When: February 21 at 9 pm
  • Tickets: At the door, by donation

Hype! An Improvised Hip Hopera

Instant Theatre

Image: Instant Theatre

  • What: Broadway meets Hip-Hop in this celebration of epic musicals and ingenious improvised rhymes. Instant Theatre’s Hype! promises hilarious hooks, breathtaking verbal dexterity and slick storytelling every single night.
  • Where: Havana Restaurant – 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • When: February 23 to 25 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $10
Daniel ChaiDaniel Chai

+ Listed
+ Arts