Comedy

Comedian Ron James. (Submitted Photo)

PODCAST: Ron James travels coast to coast to deliver laughs

Today in B.C.: ‘All over the map’ the latest book from Canadian comedian

Comedian Ron James. (Submitted Photo)
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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 March/April comedy lineup at the new Yuk Yuk’s club at Elements Casino in Surrey, as shown on yukyuks.com/surrey.

Yuk Yuk’s comedy club opens at Surrey’s Elements Casino with Saturday-night shows

So far it’s been a popular ticket, according to club manager Garry Yuill

The March/April comedy lineup at the new Yuk Yuk’s club at Elements Casino in Surrey, as shown on yukyuks.com/surrey.
L.A.-based comedian Maz Jobrani brings his “Things Looking Bright” tour to theatres in Surrey and Vancouver in March. (Submitted photo)

Surrey-bound comedian Jobrani will welcome B.C.’s relaxed masked mandate, just for laughs

The American’s delayed show at Bell theatre March 24 promises jokes about the pandemic and more

L.A.-based comedian Maz Jobrani brings his “Things Looking Bright” tour to theatres in Surrey and Vancouver in March. (Submitted photo)
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.
Actor/comedian Mary Walsh is now scheduled to perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Oct. 29, following the postponement of her February show there. (Submitted photo)

Surrey shows being cancelled or postponed due to health, capacity concerns

‘Artists (have) some very grave and legitimate concerns about travelling at this time,’ manager of performing arts says

Actor/comedian Mary Walsh is now scheduled to perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Oct. 29, following the postponement of her February show there. (Submitted photo)
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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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Kites, dogs and dancers were featured in “Shadows of Eternity,” a show staged at Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre in 2012 by the Paws 2 Dance canine dance group. (File photo)

Free rent of Surrey’s Bell theatre to be won in new program that assists pandemic-hit groups

Some renters are postponing or cancelling events due to B.C.’s current gathering restrictions

Kites, dogs and dancers were featured in “Shadows of Eternity,” a show staged at Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre in 2012 by the Paws 2 Dance canine dance group. (File photo)
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World flooded with tea in James and Jamesy’s Christmas comedy returning to Surrey

Dec. 12 at the Bell theatre, the touring show invites the audience to join in its creation

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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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‘Just for Laughs’ show in Surrey to feature Maz Jobrani’s comedy in January

At Surrey-area theatres, stage lights are turned on again after 18 months of pandemic-triggered darkness

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Canadian comic Norm Macdonald arrives at the NBC Universal Summer Press Day at The Langham Huntington Hotel on April 2, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision - Chris Pizzello)

Norm Macdonald’s passing recalls memories of nightmare visit to B.C.

Macdonald joked about terrible bed-and-breakfast experience on Vancouver Island

Canadian comic Norm Macdonald arrives at the NBC Universal Summer Press Day at The Langham Huntington Hotel on April 2, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision - Chris Pizzello)
TEASER PIC. Comedian Jessica Pigeau will headline a Laugh Wild comedy show in Surrey on July 27.
TEASER PIC. Comedian Jessica Pigeau will headline a Laugh Wild comedy show in Surrey on July 27.
Contributed photo Comedian, writer and producer Lizzie Allan, co-founder of White Rock-based comedy-therapy company Hilarapy, presents another virtual stage show showcasing program members on June 19.

White Rock-based comedy broadcast showcases Hilarapy members

Virtual stage show offers new and edgy, issue-based material

Contributed photo Comedian, writer and producer Lizzie Allan, co-founder of White Rock-based comedy-therapy company Hilarapy, presents another virtual stage show showcasing program members on June 19.
White Rock-based comedian/therapist/musician/rapper Lizzie Allan's TEDx talk shares how she turned personal shame into comedy. (Beverly Malcom photo)

Hilarapy co-founder Lizzie Allan TEDx talk online

White Rock comedian discusses turning past shame into fodder for her act

White Rock-based comedian/therapist/musician/rapper Lizzie Allan's TEDx talk shares how she turned personal shame into comedy. (Beverly Malcom photo)
Nanaimo comedian Peter Hudson’s debut single is Plexiglass, a parody of SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. (Photo courtesy Sam Balsangkar and Bryce Hills)

B.C. comedian releases COVID-19-themed parody song ‘Plexiglass’

Peter Hudson lampoons Justin Timberlake hit on first single from upcoming debut music CD

Nanaimo comedian Peter Hudson’s debut single is Plexiglass, a parody of SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. (Photo courtesy Sam Balsangkar and Bryce Hills)
Surrey-raised actor Michael Coleman in some of the roles he’s played since the mid-1990s. (submitted photo)

Chat with Robin Williams helped send Surrey’s Coleman into world of acting

‘For me, it was a game-changer,’ says co-founder of Story Institute acting school

Surrey-raised actor Michael Coleman in some of the roles he’s played since the mid-1990s. (submitted photo)