Comedy and Humour

Comedian Lizzie Allan will host a two-performance showcase Dec. 10 at the White Rock Elks Hall featuring participants in her Hilarapy course. (Contributed photo)

New showcase for White Rock comedy-as-therapy course

Hilarapy will present two different shows at Elks Hall on Dec. 10

 

Gerry Dee in a photo posted to Facebook.com.

Comedy shows flood Surrey as Gerry Dee, Sugar Sammy and other funny people announce dates

Also announced for Bell theatre is Mike Delamont’s ‘God is a Scottish Drag Queen: Christmas Special’

 

The four Comic Strippers coming to Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on Nov. 18 are, from left to right, Ken Lawson, Chris Casillan, David Milchard and Roman Danylo. (Submitted photo)

Male-stripper parody returns to Surrey’s Bell with four Chips and 10 years of conceptual comedy

‘We’re now just more pure improv,’ Roman Danylo says of The Comic Strippers’ evolution

 

In January, the B.C. leg of the Snowed In Comedy Tour will feature, from left to right, Paul Myrehaug, Dan Quinn, Erica Sigurdson and Pete Zedlacher.
In January, the B.C. leg of the Snowed In Comedy Tour will feature, from left to right, Paul Myrehaug, Dan Quinn, Erica Sigurdson and Pete Zedlacher.
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INTERVIEW: Mary Walsh talks about coming to Surrey with comedy show long-delayed by COVID

At age 70, the ‘This Hour’ star is still keen to tour despite some reservations about the experience

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Five Corners Buskers and Comedy Festival returned to the streets of White Rock this past weekend. (Geoff Yue photo)

PHOTOS: Comedy and Busker Festival returns to White Rock

Event featured free street entertainment and tickted shows over two days

Five Corners Buskers and Comedy Festival returned to the streets of White Rock this past weekend. (Geoff Yue photo)
American comedian Brian Regan has announced a 30-city tour that includes Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre.

Comedians Brian Regan, Sugar Sammy and Comic Strippers troupe announce shows in Surrey

The Miami-born Regan is a regular on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

American comedian Brian Regan has announced a 30-city tour that includes Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre.
Juno-nominated stand-up comedian Charlie Demers will be one of the headliners in this year’s Five Corners Busking and Comedy Festival taking place this Friday and Saturday (Sept. 9 and 10). (Contributed photo)

Five Corners comedy fest returns to White Rock

Two day event features stand-up, magic and circus style entertainers

Juno-nominated stand-up comedian Charlie Demers will be one of the headliners in this year’s Five Corners Busking and Comedy Festival taking place this Friday and Saturday (Sept. 9 and 10). (Contributed photo)
Seattle comedian Bo Johnson is coming to Vernon Saturday, Sept. 10. (Contributed)

Comedy tour brings Seattle talent to B.C.

Washington comedian joins OK, Dope crew across province

Seattle comedian Bo Johnson is coming to Vernon Saturday, Sept. 10. (Contributed)
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Surrey-raised Cullen and other comedians on Yuk Yuk’s stage at casino

After April 30 gigs, Cullen heads to Winnipeg for ‘Misguidance Systems’ gala recording

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The Comic Strippers improv-comedy troupe.

VIDEO: Comic Strippers plan return to Surrey with ‘sexylarious’ show this spring

Also on Bell theatre calendar is a concert celebrating the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber

The Comic Strippers improv-comedy troupe.
Louie Anderson appears during the 2017 Winter Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 12, 2017. Anderson, whose four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely and Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series Baskets, has died at age 68. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dies at 68

Anderson died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from cancer

Louie Anderson appears during the 2017 Winter Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 12, 2017. Anderson, whose four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely and Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series Baskets, has died at age 68. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
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‘Snowed In’ comedians coming to Surrey on tour already hit by show postponements

Debra DiGiovanni talks about joining Pete Zedlacher, Dan Quinn and Paul Myrehaug on B.C. leg of 13th-year tour

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Comedian Lizzie Allan returns to live shows with Connection Please! – running Feb. 3-5, with limited audience and pandemic protocols, at the Peninsula Productions theatre in Centennial Park. Contributed photo

White Rock comedienne connecting through laughter – at a safe distance

Lizzie Allan returns to in-person comedy with Connection Please!

Comedian Lizzie Allan returns to live shows with Connection Please! – running Feb. 3-5, with limited audience and pandemic protocols, at the Peninsula Productions theatre in Centennial Park. Contributed photo
Actor/comedian Mary Walsh will perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Feb. 12, 2022.
Actor/comedian Mary Walsh will perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Feb. 12, 2022.
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‘Snowed In’ comedians plan January show in Surrey on another B.C.-wide tour

Featured this year are Debra DiGiovanni, Pete Zedlacher, Dan Quinn and Paul Myrehaug

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Vanessa Klein (as The Lady of the Lake), Tony Loyer (as faithful manservant Patsy) and James T. Walker (as King Arthur) share a tender moment in a scene from Monty Python’s Spamalot, at White Rock Playhouse until Oct. 3. (Contributed photo)

Zany Grail quest continues at White Rock Playhouse

Players Club production of Monty Python’s Spamalot runs until Oct. 3

Vanessa Klein (as The Lady of the Lake), Tony Loyer (as faithful manservant Patsy) and James T. Walker (as King Arthur) share a tender moment in a scene from Monty Python’s Spamalot, at White Rock Playhouse until Oct. 3. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Players Club cast members (left to right) Kaden Chad (Sir Lancelot), Tony Loyer (Patsy), Jerret Swartz (Sir Bedevere), James T. Walker (King Arthur), Jake Hildebrand (Sir Robin) and co-director Dann Wilhelm (Sir Galahad) reflect on the comedic chaos that is Monty Python’s Spamalot, presented – in keeping with pandemic rules - Sept. 8 to Oct. 3 at the White Rock Playhouse. Contributed photo

Monty Python musical an ambitious challenge for White Rock Players Club

Grail-quest spoof ‘Spamalot’ comes to White Rock stage Sept. 8

White Rock Players Club cast members (left to right) Kaden Chad (Sir Lancelot), Tony Loyer (Patsy), Jerret Swartz (Sir Bedevere), James T. Walker (King Arthur), Jake Hildebrand (Sir Robin) and co-director Dann Wilhelm (Sir Galahad) reflect on the comedic chaos that is Monty Python’s Spamalot, presented – in keeping with pandemic rules - Sept. 8 to Oct. 3 at the White Rock Playhouse. Contributed photo
A husband accidentally locked his wife and dog on their Vernon rooftop patio Tuesday morning, June 29, went to work and posted the event to social media which drew hilarious reaction and helpful hints for the husband. The wife and dog were rescued. (Facebook photo)

Vernon man accidentally locks wife, dog on rooftop in heat wave; lives to post about it on social media

The man left for work and jokingly asked friends to ‘send up water’ to stranded pair who were safely unlocked from patio

A husband accidentally locked his wife and dog on their Vernon rooftop patio Tuesday morning, June 29, went to work and posted the event to social media which drew hilarious reaction and helpful hints for the husband. The wife and dog were rescued. (Facebook photo)
Theatre BC best actress award-winner Nancy Ebert portrays different sides of a renowned humourist in the play Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End, presented by Peninsula Productions July 16-18 as a live, limited seating theatre event at its black box theatre in Centennial Park. Contributed photo
Theatre BC best actress award-winner Nancy Ebert portrays different sides of a renowned humourist in the play Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End, presented by Peninsula Productions July 16-18 as a live, limited seating theatre event at its black box theatre in Centennial Park. Contributed photo