5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: October 6 to 12

Oct 6 2017, 11:35 pm

This week we are thankful for the gift of laughter! Bruce Campbell, Vancouver International Improv Festival and more – here is our list of five comedy events to check out in Vancouver from October 6 to 12.

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

Phantom Signal Season 3

Phantom Signal

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  • What: Phantom Signal returns with another season of macabre madness. Original old-timey-radio-horror-comedy performed live by Jayson McDonald, Andrew Bailey and Tara Travis, accompanied by the best of the best musical guests.
  • When: October 7
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At the door, $10

Octoburlesque! A feast of burlesque thanksgiving!

  • What: A Thanksgiving treat of eight burlesque performances, a fabulous intermission go-go dancer, and a post-show dance party. Starring Burgundy Brixx, Sister Madly, The Purrrfessorl, DJ evilyn Thirteen and more.
  • When: October 8
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

In Conversation: Bruce Campbell

  • What: Join the King of B Movies Bruce Campbell as he discusses the hilarious, gut-wrenchingly honest confessions in his new memoir, Hail To The Chin. Book signing to follow.
  • When: October 9
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Chapters Metrotown
  • Admission: Group Slips will be given out with the purchase of Hail To The Chin: Further Confessions Of A B Movie Actor; proof of purchase from any Indigo, Chapters, IndigoSpirit or Coles location will be accepted. Group Slips will be distributed on the day of the event; one group slip per person is needed to join the signing line.

Vancouver International Improv Festival 2017

Vancouver International Improv Festival

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  • What: The 19th annual Vancouver International Improv Festival takes over Granville Island with over 40 unique performances at four venues, workshops, and more.
  • When: October 11 to 14
  • WherePerformance Works, Waterfront Theatre Revue Stage and The Improv Centre
  • TicketsOnline, $15 per show, $18 for evening pass, and $50 for festival pass

The HERO SHOW Decade

  • What: Vancouver’s longest running monthly sketch comedy show, The HERO SHOW, celebrates its 10 year anniversary with two different shows full of character monologues, musical performances, storytelling, weird readings and more.
  • When: October 12
  • Time: 7 and 9:30 pm
  • Where: China Cloud – 524 Main Street
  • Tickets: Online, $10
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