5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: September 8 to 14

Sep 7 2017, 11:05 pm

Keep the new month feel going with an evening of comedy! Stand-up, sketch, and Fringe – here is our list of five comedy events to check out in Vancouver from September 8 to 14.

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

Shaun Majumder

  • What: Shaun Majumder is a Gemini award winning actor, comedian and host with a resume that includes Unhitched, 24, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, and 187 Detroit. Shaun is also a favorite of Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy festival having hosted the TV series for three seasons.
  • When: September 8
  • Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver – 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam
  • TicketsOnline, $29.50-$39.50

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

Jen Kirkman

Jen Kirkman / Facebook

Jen Kirkman / Facebook

  • What: Jen Kirkman is a stand-up comedian and a New York Times Bestselling Author. Her first book, I Can Barely Take Care of Myself (Tales of a Happy Life Without Kids) hit shelves in April 2013. Her follow-up book I Know What I’m Doing & Other Lies I Tell Myself (Dispatches From a Life Under Construction) was released on April 12, 2016. Her Netflix Original Comedy Special, I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine) is now streaming worldwide and was named one of the top ten stand-up specials of 2015 by The Atlantic and Time Out New York.
  • When: September 9
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets:Online , $25

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


  • What: An all female, all hilarious night of slightly strange solo sketch comedy from the best in the city. Featuring Amy Shostak, Shirley Gnome, Amy Goodmurphy, Ese Atawo, Carla Mah and more. 
  • When: September 14
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: China Clound – 524 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Tickets $10 at the door
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