10 Vancouver comedy events to check out in November

Oct 24 2017, 5:42 am

Fill your November with the sound of laughter! From improv to stand-up to musical, here is our list of 10 hilarious comedy events in Vancouver this November.

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

Women Trans Femme Night with Blind Tiger Comedy

  • What: WTF Night aims to provide a safe, supportive environment to dig into improv/ comedy exclusively for those who identify as female, transgender, femme, genderqueer, trans-masculine, trans-feminine, or feel that their socialization or treatment as a woman, transperson, or femme has impeded their participation in improv. This free drop-in class and jam are reserved for WTF performers. No experience required.
  • When: Friday, November 3, 2017
  • Time: 5:30 to 8:15 pm
  • Where: Little Mountain Gallery – 195 East 26th Avenue, Vancouver
  • Price: Free

The Lady Show Turns 2

  • What: Stand-up, sketch comedy and birthday cake with The Lady Show’s Diana Bang, Morgan Brayton, Fatima Dhowre and Katie-Ellen Humphries. Also featuring special guests Brunch Comedy.
  • When: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Red Gate Revue Stage – 1601 Johnson Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $10 at the door

Vancouver Short Film Festival Comedy Fundraiser

  • What: A night to celebrate Vancouver’s comedy scene and to support the Vancouver Short Film Festival. Featuring headliner Tracey MacDonald, with a portion of the ticket sales going towards expanding the festival and developing community mentorship.
  • When: Thursday, November 9, 2017
  • Time: 8:30 pm
  • Wherethe Comedy Mix – 1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • TicketsOnline, $15

John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous

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  • What: John Mulaney has written for Saturday Night Live, has performed on Conan O’Brian and Jimmy Kimmel, and can be heard on Netflix’s Big Mouth. John bring’s his show Kid Gorgeous to Queen Elizabeth Theatre for two shows.
  • When: Friday, November 10, 2017
  • Time: 7 pm and 9:30 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $39.50

The Fictionals’ Sexy Seventh Anniversary!

  • What: The Fictionals are celebrating their Sexy Seventh Anniversary during Improv Against Humanity at The Rio Theatre, and you’re invited. Enjoy a slice of birthday cake, win sweet prizes, and help crown the latest Most Horrible Person of Vancouver.
  • When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $12

Ilana Glazer & Phoebe Robinson – YQY Tour

  • What: Ilana Glazer (Comedy Central’s Broad City) and Phoebe Robinson (WNYC’s 2 Dope Queens) are teaming up for their 11-city stand-up tour called YQY (aka Yaaas Queen Yaaas).
  • When: Thursday, November 16, 2017
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35

Just For Laughs presents The Alternative Comedy Tour

  • What: Just For Laughs presents The Alternative Comedy Tour with headliner TJ Miller (Silicon Valley, Deadpool). Also on the bill are Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords, Wrecked), and host Nick Vatterott (one of Vulture’s “50 Comedians You Should Know”),
  • When: November 16 (Surrey) and November 17 (Vancouver)
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Bell Performing Arts Centre – 6250 144 Street, Surrey (November 16); Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver (November 17)
  • Tickets: Surrey Tickets and Vancouver Tickets, $45.50

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

Mockingjay: The Musical

  • What: Mockingjay: The Musical concludes the parody adventures of Katniss Everdeen as she joins the rebels of District 13 in taking down President Snow and the Capitol. The characters sing and dance to fun pop song parodies of artists like Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Adele, and Justin Bieber.
  • When: November 23 to 25, 2017
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Studio 1398 – 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25
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