10 Vancouver comedy events to check out in March

Feb 27 2020, 12:00 pm

Fill your March with mirth! Here are 10 comedy shows to check out in Vancouver this month, including Lewis Black, Something Funny at Growing Room, and more.

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

Leonard Ouzts

What: Leonard Ouzt was named a New Face at the Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival and has performed stand-up on TBS’ Conan, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and Adam Devine’s House Party on Comedy Central. He performs at House of Comedy BC from March 5 to March 8.

When: March 5 until March 8, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: House of Comedy BC — 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
Tickets: Online

Arts Umbrella Comedy Writing Showcase

What: Arts Umbrella’s Comedy Writing classes — ages 9 to 12 years old, 13-years-old and up — will be performing original sketches in a showcase at Havana Theatre. Everyone is welcome.

When: March 9, 2020
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Where: Havana Theatre — 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Something Funny

Dina Del Bucchia / Photo by Sarah Race Photography

What: Room Magazine‘s Growing Room: Literary Arts Festival presents Something Funny, with live readings, poetry, stand-up and more. Featuring Madeline Terbasket, Kayla Czaga, Alicia Tobin, Dina Del Bucchia, Soo Jeong, Tin Lorica, and host Savannah Erasmus. ASL-ENG interpretation will be available.

When: March 12, 2020
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Fox Cabaret — 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, free or pay what you can

Shamrocks and Shenanigans at Vancouver TheatreSports

What: Vancouver TheatreSports celebrates all things Irish at Shamrocks & Shenanigans, the improv comedy company’s annual St. Paddy’s Day celebration on March 17. Enjoy a Celtic version of TheatreSports starting at 7:30 pm, plus encounter roving Lucky Charm Leprechauns and a Celtic Bard. There will be specials on Guinness, shots of Jameson’s Irish Whiskey and the obligatory green beer on draft.

When: March 17, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Ladies Against Humanity

What: Join The Fictionals and special guests as they present the annual Ladies Against Humanity special at the Rio Theatre on March 18. Some of the funniest women from around Vancouver will perform comedy inspired by Cards Against Humanity, give out epic prizes, and crown the next Most Horrible Person in Vancouver. Audience members can sign up for a chance to play in the live game show.

When: March 18, 2020
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Josh Wolf

What: Josh Wolf is an actor, comedian, and NY Times bestselling author. He wrote on Chelsea Lately, appeared on Last Comic Standing and My Name is Earl and hosted Shark After Dark and Naked and Afraid on The Discovery Channel. He also hosted CMT’s first original late-night comedy series, The Josh Wolf Show, in 2015.

When: March 20 and 21, 2020
Time: Various times
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver — 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Deadtalks: The Return of Ideas Worth Rejecting

What: Megan Milton hosts Deadtalks, where comedians give talks about strange and unusual topics. Performers include Rory Dunn, Robert Peng, David C. Jones, Tanner McCoolman, Lorna Dawa, and Eric Fell.

When: March 21, 2020
Time: 8 to 10:30 pm
Where: Yagger’s Downtown Restaurant & Sports Bar — 433 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Lewis Black

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What: Lewis Black is a regular on The Daily Show and hosted Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil on Comedy Central. He brings the It Gets Better Every Day tour to Vogue Theatre on March 22.

When: March 22, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre — 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Dara Ó Briain

What: Irish stand-up comedian and TV presenter Dara Ó Briain has hosted panel shows such as Mock the Week, The Panel, and The Apprentice: You’re Fired! He performs in Vancouver on the Voice of Reason tour on March 23.

When: March 23, 2020
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre — 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Candy & Smiley: A Comedy Special Taping with Ed Hill

What: Award-winning Taiwanese-Canadian comedian Ed Hill films his first comedy special, Candy & Smiley, at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Ed has performed at JFL Northwest, Comedy Masala in Singapore, and Live Comedy Club in Taiwan. He has also appeared at Hong Kong Comedy Festival, NXNE, and San Francisco Comedy Festival.

When: March 28, 2020
Time: 6 pm and 8:30 pm
Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts — 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver
TicketsOnline