10 Vancouver comedy events to check out in September

Aug 28 2017, 6:35 am

Fall is just around the corner and Vancouver is filled with sounds of laughter! From improv to stand-up to Vancouver Fringe, here is our list of 10 hilarious comedy events in Vancouver this September.

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

Nathan For You – Sneak Peek and Q&A

  • What: Host Nathan Fielder presents a live sneak peek of the upcoming season of Nathan for You. The screening will be followed by a Q&A discussion that will include several off-the-cuff jokes by Fielder.
  • When: September 4
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35

Vancouver Fringe Festival 2017

Vancouver Fringe Festival / Facebook

Vancouver Fringe Festival / Facebook

  • What: The Vancouver Fringe Festival is back with 100 shows and 700 performances over 11 days. From comedy to drama, musicals to storytelling, there is Theatre for Everyone.
  • When: September 7 to 17 at various times
  • Where: venues all over Vancouver
  • Tickets: available here

Graham Clark’s Quiz Show

  • What: Graham Clark’s Quiz Show is a comedy show that cherry picks the best segments of game shows and presents them all in one bizarre event. Comedians are the “contestants,” with prizes to be won and heads to be scratched. Brought to you by Hot Art Wet City.
  • When: September 9
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $12

Demetri Martin: Let’s Get Awkward Tour

  • What: Stand-up comedian, writer, director and person Demetri Martin returns to Vancouver with his new show Let’s Get Awkward. Demetri began doing stand-up comedy in New York City, where he worked as a staff writer at Late Night with Conan O’Brien and was a regular performer on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Demetri has released two stand-up comedy albums and three hour-long stand-up comedy specials, including his latest for Netflix, Demetri Martin Live (at the time).
  • When: September 9
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $45.50

Seattle International Comedy Competition 38 Auditions: Vancouver

  • What: The auditions for this year’s Seattle International Comedy Competition are coming to Yuk Yuks Vancouver.
    Featuring 15 up-and-coming comics doing their best five minutes, hosted by SICC alumni, Kyle Bottom.
  • When: September 12
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
  • More Info: Online

Bloodfeud: Anniversary Show

  • What: The one year anniversary of the improv versus stand-up show. Hosted by Matty Vu and Malcolm McLeod, with a lineup of fierce comedians battling for the audience’s laughs.
  • When: September 16
  • Time: 8:30 pm
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $5

Improv Against Humanity: Sizzling September

  • What: Improv Against Humanity returns from summer vacation for a sizzling show at the Rio Theatre. Join The Fictionals for an action-packed look back at Summer, sweet prizes to get you ready for Fall, and the crowning of the Most Horrible Person in Vancouver.
  • When: September 20
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $12

The Radical at Presentation House and Centennial Theatre

  • What: For the very first time, The Radical are bringing their signature blend of rapid-fire humor and character-driven storytelling to North Vancouver for a pair of shows at two of the city’s most iconic theatres.
  • When: September 26 and 29
  • Where: Presentation House Theatre – 333 Chesterfield Avenue (Tuesday); Centennial Theatre – 2300 Lonsdale Avenue (Friday)
  • Tickets: Presentation House and Centennial Theatre, $8

Vancouver TheatreSports’ Rookie League

  • What: Vancouver TheatreSports’ rising stars take to The Improv Centre stage every Sunday night. The 90 minutes of improv will showcase the talent of these new players and prepare them for the bright lights of main stage.
  • When: Every Sunday
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $8.75

The Dirty Betty Show!

The Dirty Betty Show

The Dirty Betty Show / Facebook

  • What: A comedy show perfect for your saucy night out. The Dirty Betty Show is a variety show featuring Vancouver’s hottest comedians, improvisers, and drag superstars.
  • When: September 29
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Cafe Deux Soleils – 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $8
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