5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: December 22 to 28

Dec 22 2017, 3:56 pm

Christmas is just around the corner, so keep the cheer going with our rundown of fun comedy shows!

Stand-up, improv and game shows – here is our list of five Vancouver comedy events to check out from December 22 to 28.

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

Graham Clark’s Quiz Show

  • What: Graham Clark’s Quiz Show cherry picks the best segments of game shows, plus a few new favourites, and presents them all in one bizarre event. Comedians Sarah Szloboda, Kyle Bottom, Cam MacLeod and Kathleen McGee are the “contestants”, with prizes for the audience.
  • When: Friday, December 22, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

2017 Year In Review with Vancouver TheatreSports League

  • What: The lead-up to the US election, Kate and Will’s visit, climate change, the demise of Brangelina and the construction of more bike lanes are just a few of the stories that grabbed the headlines this year. All these and more provide fodder for Vancouver TheatreSports’ quick-witted improvisers as they find the funny in the important and not so important events of 2017. 
  • When: Tuesday, December 26 to Sunday, December 31, 2017
  • Time: Various showtimes
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10.75-$39.50

Say Wha?! – Sara’s Least Favourite Things

  • What: At Say Wha?!, engaging and charismatic performers put their comedic spin on some of the worst writing in print. This month’s edition features the Best of the Worst.
  • When: Wednesday, December 27, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Cottage Bistro – 4468 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $10

Ivan Decker

  • What:  Ivan has appeared at the Montreal Just for Laughs festival and has made various TV and radio appearances, including his own half-hour comedy special on CTV and as a guest on CBC’s The Debaters. He also recently performed on Conan.
  • When: Thursday, December 28 to Saturday, December 30, 2017
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: The Comedy Mix – 1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$20

The Quiplash Comedy Show: December Delight at Seven Dining Lounge

  • What: Join The Fictionals and Friends for Jackbox Jokes at Seven Dining Lounge. Your votes via smartphone decide which scenes the comedians will act out, and who leaves this month’s Quiplash champion. Plus, sign up for the pre-show Audience Tournament for your chance to play against the comedians in the main event.
  • When: Thursday, December 28, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Seven Dining Lounge – 53 West Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At the door, $7 or $5 for students
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