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Anjelica Scannura joins Hocus Focus for Help Wanted on March 3

Hot Improv Tuesdays is excited to have Toronto’s Anjelica Scannura back onstage at Cafe Deux Soleils on March 3! Come on down for a comedy mashup during Hocus Focus’ Help Wanted show!

Stand-up comedian Anjelica Scannura. Photo by Dave Cyr.

Anjelica Scannura has been doing stand-up comedy for 3 years. She has performed at the Burbank Comedy Club Festival in 2018 and 2019 and was also featured in their Best of the Fest showcase twice. She has also completed a residency at the Broadway Comedy Club in New York City in March 2019.

Always proud to call Toronto home, she performs regularly at The Corner Comedy Club, The Underground Comedy Club, Absolute Comedy, and various shows at Comedy Bar. She has also emcee’s across the country, having recently completed a cross-Canada tour. She recently won the I Heart Jokes award for Best Female Newcomer, and is a 2019 Comedy Brawl finalist. Catch her on her critically-acclaimed TV show called Anjelica’s 22-minute workout on One TV.

Hot Improv Tuesdays
Hot Improv Tuesdays

Help Wanted is part of The Fictionals Hot Improv Tuesdays series! Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8 pm. Tickets $7 or $5 for students!

And if you enjoy our live comedy shows, hire us to perform at your upcoming corporate or private event! Contact us for more details here.

The Fictionals bring Fandom Funnies to Capital City Comic Con in March

Get your Humanity Hands ready, Victoria and Vancouver Island! The Fictionals are back at Capital City Comic Con for our third year in a row!

Capital City Comic Con is a celebration of comics, family fun, special guests and pop culture of all kinds. The convention from March 20 to 22 features celebrity signings, cosplay, artists and more in Victoria Conference Centre and Crystal Garden!

Improv Against Humanity at Capital City Comic Con
Improv Against Humanity at Cap Cit Comic Con

Join us for a special Improv Against Humanity at #CapCityComic 2020 on Saturday, March 21 in the afternoon! The show takes place in the Lecture Theatre, Level 1, Victoria Conference Centre. The show is all-ages, so bring the whole family! We’ll be hosting a live CAH tournament and Civilian Cosplay Contest during Improv Against Humanity. Plus who will be crowned the Most Horrible Person of CCCC? It could be you!

Other great guests include Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy), Gates McFadden (Star Trek: The Next Generation), “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan (WWE), Geekenders (Star Wars: A Nude Hope) and more! Plus there’s lots of great dining, attractions and sights to see in Victoria. Make a weekend of your convention adventure!

Join the fun in Victoria from March 20 to 22! Capital City Comic Con tickets are on sale now!

Improv Against Humanity at Capital City Comic Con
Improv Against Humanity at Cap City Comic Con

The Fictionals are also available for corporate eventswedding entertainment, and more. Contact us for more information and let’s bring the laughs to you!

Rio Theatre host Mad Max Aussie Bushfire Relief fundraiser on January 25

The Rio Theatre is hosting a massive Mad Max Movie Marathon on Saturday, January 25 to benefit Aussie Bushfire Relief. We’re honoured to help with comedy for a cause, and invite you to come support as well!

Mad Max Rio Theatre
Mad Max Movie Marathon at the Rio Theatre

The Rio will be screening all four of George Miller’s post-apocalyptic classics – MAD MAX, THE ROAD WARRIOR, BEYOND THUNDERDOME and FURY ROAD. Come to one or come to all four back-to-back, on the big screen. Daniel Chai will be hosting the festivities, which include trivia, raffles, door prizes. There will also be a 50/50 draw, a costume contest, and, special guests throughout the day and evening. Plus you can win tickets to Hot Improv Tuesdays!

Doors are at 3:30 pm, with Mad Max slated to start at 4:30 pm. The Road Warrior is estimated to start at 6:30 pm. Then Beyond Thunderdome will begin around 8:30 pm. Finally, Fury Road will wrap things up starting at 10:45 pm

Mad Max Rio Theatre
Mad Max Movie Marathon at the Rio Theatre

The event will celebrate Australia Day (January 26), plus funds raised will directly benefit the important work being done by the Australian Red Cross. So invite your friends and come join the fun! Advanced tickets and VIP Packages are on sale now!