Here are 10 comedy activities in Vancouver this January that you want to test out, including Jim Gaffigan, Vancity Comedy Extravaganza, and extra.
And for more amusing matters occurring around the city, make certain to test out our Listed section.
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What: Six-time Grammy-nominated Jim Gaffigan is bringing his new Dark Pale excursion to Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre on Sunday, January 15.
The display is supplied with the aid of Just For Laughs, and it’s an excellent opportunity to peer the two-time New York Times best-selling writer and three-time Emmy winner in individually.
When: January 15, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre – 6066 Thunderbird Boulevard, Vancouver
Tickets: Various expenses, buy online
New Year, New Me at The Improv Centre
What: The Improv Centre performers are celebrating new beginnings and the begin of the brand new year by way of bringing to lifestyles the audience actual-lifestyles regrets and resolutions on this interactive comedy display.
When: Every Friday and Saturday from January 6 to 24, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm and nine:30 pm
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
Cost: Various, purchase Online
What: Emmy Award-winning actor, writer, comedian, and rapper Chris Redd comes to New Westminster to perform at Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy. Redd is a solid member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live and also stars in Peacock’s Bust Down. He additionally has an hour-lengthy unique within the works for HBO Max.
When: January 6 and 7, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm and 9:45 pm (Friday), 7 pm and nine:30 pm (Saturday)
Where: Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy – 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
Tickets: Various, purchase online
Vancity Comedy Extravaganza Vol. Four
What: Looking to begin the new 12 months with laughs? Check out Dino Archie and a stacked stand-up lineup at Vancity Comedy Extravaganza. The fourth version of the all-big name comedy showcase takes region on January 21, 2022, on the Vogue Theatre and functions JUNO award winners, Just For Laughs veterans, and more.
When: January 21, 2023
Time: Doors at 7 pm, show at eight pm
Where: Vogue Theatre — 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $26.50-$39.50, purchase online.
What: Tightrope Theatre in Mount Pleasant gives Gorilla Theatre, with improv comedians directing each different in scene to show they may be the first-class director of the night time.
The target audience will determine whether or not the director merits a reward (a banana) or punishment (a forfeit) after every scene, and the comic with the most bananas on the display cease wins.
When: Every Friday beginning January 13, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Tightrope Theatre – 2343 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $20, purchase online
Snowed In Comedy Tour 2023
What: The lengthy-strolling iciness comedy excursion returns to Surrey on January 26 and Vancouver on January 27. This year’s lineup includes Just for Laughs winner Dan Quinn, CBC’s The Debaters normal Erica Sigurdson, Great Canadian Laugh Off winner Paul Myrehaug, and 5-time Canadian Comedian of the yr nominee Pete Zedlacher.
When: January 26, 2023 (Surrey), January 27, 2023 (Vancouver)
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Surrey Art Gallery & Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88th Avenue, Surrey; The Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Cost: Various expenses, buying online
Yumi Nagashima at Yuk Yuks Surrey
What: Yumi Nagashima has executed around the world, inclusive of for Comedy Central Asia and here at domestic for Just for Laughs Vancouver. She was a finalist within the 2016 and 2017 Yuk Off Competition and has appeared in TV shows such as HBO’s The Man inside the High Castle.
When: January 27 and 28, 2023
Time: 8 pm
Where: Yuk Yuks Surrey at Elements Casino – 17755 60th Avenue, Surrey
Tickets: $19.05 plus tax, buy online
Cabbage Roll Comedy
What: Cabbage Roll Comedy at The Polish Friendship “Zgoda” Society capabilities a rotating forged of Vancouver’s funniest comedians. January’s exhibit consists of headliner Simon King, Amber Harper-Young, Alistair Ogden, Cory Lupovici, Julie Kim, and Rory Dunn. Hosted with the aid of Rachel Schaefer.
When: January 7, 2023
Time: eight pm
Where: The Polish Friendship “Zgoda” Society – 4015 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $15, buy online
Smut Slam Vancouver
What: Smut Slam, the adult-most effective storytelling open mic, changed into created with the aid of award-winning playwright, performer, sex activist, and educator Cameryn Moore. Consenting Slammers join up on the event to inform a five-minute dirty story, primarily based on actual life. Celebrity judges will award the top 3 Slammers with a sack of attractive swag. The event is an open and inclusive occasion.
When: January 31, 2023
Time: 8 pm
Where: LanaLou’s Restaurant — 362 Powell Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $thirteen.Seventy-five, buy online
What: NBC’s Last Comic Standing megastar Alingon Mitra has accomplished on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Adam Devine’s House Party on Comedy Central. He changed into named one of the “New Faces of Comedy” at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival and plays at the Rio Theatre on January 20.
When: January 20, 2023
Time: 7 pm (sold out), 10:30 pm (overdue display)
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: $30-$35, buy online