5 Vancouver comedy events to check out this week: November 17 to 23

Nov 17 2017, 7:25 am

Laugh your way through November! Stand-up, improv and circus – here is our list of five comedy events to check out in Vancouver from November 17 to 23.

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

The Actor’s Nightmare – Scripted Theatre and Improv Collide

  • What: The Actor’s Nightmare pairs a guest actor who has completely memorized their lines from a play with an improviser who not only hasn’t memorized any lines, but will have no idea what play they’re even in.
  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Time: 10:30 pm
  • Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Improvisando! And Friends

  • What: A night of music, improv and comedy from Improvisando and special guests Channel Moonbeam Improv Sing-Song Learning Storytime. Admission by donation for Rainbow Refugee.
  • When: Tuesday, November 21, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: XY – 1216 Bute Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: By Donation

The New Conformity

The New Conformity

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  • What: The New Conformity uses juggling as the background of a touching story with engaging silent characters and laugh out loud humour. A Cause and Effect Circus Production, and directed and choreographed by Chris Murdoch, Ryan Mellors, and Yuki Ueda.
  • When: November 22 to December 1, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Presentation House Theatre — 333 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver
  • Tickets:Online , $15-$20

Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa at Vancouver TheatreSports League

Christmas Queen

Vancouver TheatreSports League

  • What: Vancouver TheatreSports’ The Christmas Queen is returning this holiday season with the latest installment in the series, Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa. Confusion and hijinks ensue when the Queen and Santa exchange bodies in a Freaky Friday-style magical sleight- of-hand. What happens to the Workshop’s Toy Factory with The Queen as Santa in charge? The answers are revealed as VTSL’s ensemble players take audience suggestions and turn them into 90 minutes of holiday hilarity.
  • When: Wednesdays through Saturdays from November 22 to December 23. Matinees on December 10 and 17
  • Time:  7:30 pm. Matinees at 2 pm
  • Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10.75-$24.25

Kenny vs Spenny live in Vancouver

  • What: Kenny and Spenny are two best friends who compete against each other. Their competitions are ridiculous, immature and totally intense. Featuring opening skits by DTG.
  • When: November 23
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Red Room Ultra Bar – 398 Richards Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$85
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