5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: July 7 to 13

Jul 7 2017, 2:44 am

Stand-up, improv, fan fiction and more!

Whatever your funny bone desires, there’s a show in Vancouver for you. Here is our checklist of five comedy events happening around the city from July 7 to 13.

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

Content Warning: Erotic Fanfiction Deathmatch – Superheroes!

  • What: Some of Vancouver’s finest and most diverse talent compete in an erotic fanfiction competition. This month’s theme is Superheroes and Supervillains, with the audience deciding who moves on to next month’s show and secures a spot in the Season Finale.
  • When: July 7
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Seven Dining Lounge – 53 West Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $10 at the door, 18+

QueerProv’s 11th Anniversary Show


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  • What: QueerProv celebrates its 11th anniversary with fun and frolic! Hosted by Sarah Dawn Pledge, come see your favourite QueerProv performers plus the return of veteran players Jennifer Perrin and Benjamin Garner!
  • When: July 10
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: XY YVR – 1216 Bute Street, Vancouver
  • Cost: By donation

Yuk Yuk’s Top Talent Showcase

  • What: Check out Vancouver’s next top comics as they develop their craft.  Tuesday nights at Yuk Yuk’s is a showcase of talented comics vying for the coveted weekend spots and a development ground for new material for the already seasoned comics.
  • When: Every Tuesday
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver – 2837 Cambie St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Stop Smoking Start Knitting

  • What: Julie Mary McNiven Smith is a wife, mother of three beautiful children, professional knitting teacher, author of the best-selling book, “Stop Smoking, Start knitting,” and certified life coach. She dispenses life advice to her audience at XY YVR, along with a variety show.
  • When: July 13 and 14
  • Time: 8 to 9 pm
  • Where: XY YVR – 1216 Bute Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Tim Nutt

  • What: A favourite on stages from coast to coast, this 12-year comedy veteran has brought his unique style to radio and television. He has appeared on CTV, CBC, the Comedy Network and Just For Laughs
  • When: July 13 to 15
  • Time: 8:30 pm (Thursday) 8 pm and 10:30 pm (Friday and Saturday)
  • Where: the Comedy Mix – 1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$20