Looking for laughs in Vancouver this week? Check out these stand-up, improv and sketch shows around the city.
1) Sean Devlin Live at the China Cloud, 8:00 pm on October 7
A full evening of stand up comedy with Vancouver based comedian and filmmaker Sean Devlin – best known for his work with The Yes Men and annoying former Prime Minister Stephen Harper (ShitHarperDid.com). Devlin has appeared at the Bumbershoot Music Festival and Just For Laughs Northwest, and been featured on CBC Radio, Upworthy.com and in the CTV mini-mini series The Party. Also featuring Ese Atawo and host Emma Cooper.
2) Teen Angst Night at the Fox Cabaret, 8:00 pm on October 8
Teen Angst Night is a comedic reading series where readers share embarrassing poetry, songs, letters, journals, diaries, essays, and stories from their teenage years. Hosted by Sara Bynoe, and featuring Jillian Christmas, Jo Dworschak, David C Jones and more.
3) Comedy Night at Hard Rock Casino, 9:00 pm on October 9
Comedy Night is back at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Sunday October 9th in Asylum. On the bill are Brett Martin, Chris Griffin, Patrick Maliha and Ron Josol.
4) Lights at XY YVR, 7:30 pm on October 11
An hour of improvised sketches from the hottest improv comedians in the city. From the brilliant and sharp to the absurd and messy, the rule is simple – never been seen before. Hosted by Dan Dumsha, Jamie Chrest and Sarah Dawn Pledge.
5) The Hero Show – Nine Year Anniversary at the China Cloud, 9:00 pm on October 13
The Hero Show celebrates it’s ninth anniversary with a big celebration at the China Cloud. Featuring Graham Clark, Diana Bang, Ryan Beil and more. Hosted by Cam Macleod.