It takes a very strong comic with a quick mind to be able to ride the waves, going wherever the audience demands, and still be in total control.
There were dick jokes aplenty, of course.
How do you re-create the magic of a cult-favourite TV show on a live stage without totally shitting the bed?
Everyone has vacation stories, and in Vancouver TheatreSports League’s latest production, the audience gets to relive these funny moments.
We're happy to see her back in our fair city after an eight-year absence.
Orange you glad I didn’t say banana again?
There’s such a proliferation of comics these days, it’s impossible to keep up.
It took place in the Playhouse, but there was no Pee-wee. And no mention of him, either. Out of sight, out of mind.
Some celebrity comedians finish up their standup set by taking questions from the audience. Judah Friedlander, goes one better.
If you were wiping away tears of laughter, you weren't alone.
With sketch-comedy performers all over our TVs, it’s surprising we don’t see more sketch at a local level.
The yuletide season for me has officially arrived.
People just need to sober up and listen.
She’s not the funniest standup by a long stretch, but she’s definitely one of the most interesting and artistic.
Todd Barry just makes me laugh. Every single time.
The Bisbee, Arizona-based comic was sharp and hilarious throughout his 65-minute set at the Rickshaw.
Russell Brand is a very clever and charming man, and we all want to fuck him.
The acting is what makes or breaks it, and the performers were all pros.
Without breaking his super-cocky stage persona, Jeselnik gave hints throughout that he isn’t the monster he plays on-stage.
He isn’t known for being particularly edgy but that’s only because there’s more to his act than pushing buttons.
“Pardon my language, but if you’re here to win a car, you’re at the wrong fucking show.”
No matter what the subject matter, Darryl Lenox's jokes all have a solid foundation and levels of thought you don’t find often, on- or off-stage.
In the grand tradition of down-on-their luck celebrities putting together a standup-comedy tour to make a quick buck, Tom Green is miles ahead.
What says Christmas more than an improvised comedy grudge match?
The show proved there’s more than one way to skin a comedy audience.