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Knockout Punchlines Round 3 takes over Yuk Yuk’s on April 16

Let’s get ready to rumble! The Fictionals are back at Yuk Yuks Vancouver on Thursday, April 16 for ROUND 3 of the comedy competition: Knockout Punchlines! 16 comedians, 4 random teams, and one epic showcase of Vancouver Comedy starting at 8 pm.

Knockout Punchlines
Knockout Punchlines at Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver

Stand-Up Comedians: Amber Harper-Young, Patrick Maliha, Jan Bannister and Chris Griffin

Improv Comedians: Claire Pollock, Alan Pavlakovic, Cassie Barradas, Alex Gullason, Kia Rae, Taylor Ray, Brad Duffy, Rachel Kent, Holly Taylor, Bryan Clark, Jacki Gunn, and Jeff Cooper

Hosted by Daniel Chai

The Improv and Stand-Up Showdown features the performers teaming up in new and hilarious combinations. Four stand-up comics will perform sets to inspire 12 improvisers to create scenes on the spot. The winning team – as voted on by the audience – will win the Knockout Punchlines Title Belt and the chance to come back to defend their title! Plus another edition of Innuendo Lightning Round!

Doors at 7 pm, Show starts at 8 pm. Tickets: $15 including tax. On sale now at yukyuks.com/vancouver. Show up for the showdown and cheer on the comedians! #KnockoutPunchlines

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

Vancouver Improv Fight Club welcomes special guest Nina Wilder on February 11

Vancouver Improv Fight Club celebrates the month of love on Tuesday, February 11 at Cafe Deux Soleils. Joining us for Valentine’s Day Destruction is special guest stand-up Nina Wilder!

Nina Wilder at Vancouver Improv Fight Club
Nina Wilder

Nina Wilder is a producer, actor, stand-up comedian and a personal trainer. She is the producer of Begbie Comedy Nights at Judge Begbie’s Tavern in New Westminster. She is also the co-producer of Comedy Feud: Millenials vs Boomers around Metro Vancouver. In her spare time, she writes, works out and waters her two teenage plants. They just grow up so fast don’t they?

Nina Wilder will perform a stand-up set at Cafe Deux Soleils that will inspire our two Vancouver Improv Fight Club teams! We also want to hear your Valentine’s Day tales! Do you have stories of love that can inspire the comedians? Bring that special someone to enjoy the laughs!

Alls fair in love and Vancouver Improv Fight Club!

Hot Improv Tuesdays with special guest Nina Wilder on February 11 starts at 8 pm (doors at 7:30 pm). Tickets are just $7 or $5 for students

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

The Fictionals perform 3 shows at Fan Expo Vancouver in February

Fan Expo Vancouver returns to Vancouver Convention Centre from Feburary 15 to 17, 2020, and The Fictionals will be there with three super-powered comedy shows for the attendees!

Join us for Improv Against Humanity on Saturday, February 15 at 6 pm in Theatre #2. The next day you can catch Halftime Hilarity during the Cosplay Craftsmanship Contest in the Main Theatre on Sunday, February 16 at 4:30 pm. Then wrap up the weekend with The Improvised Adventures of Fan Expo on Monday, February 17 at 4 pm! in Theatre #2.

Fan Expo Vancouver
The Fictionals at Fan Expo Vancouver.

Onstage during Improv Against Humanity on Saturday are William Vaughn, Tia Jeanette, VJ Delos-Reyes, Jacki Gunn, Kai Rudell, and Dan Willows. And on Sunday for Fan Expo Vancouver’s Cosplay Comedy Break is Graeme Duffy, Carrie Hunter, Kai Rudell and Dan Willows. Then on Monday you can laugh along with Brad Duffy, Matthew Simmons, Aida Viziru, Jeff Cooper, and Montana Rosalle

As well as our convention comedy, there are loads of celebrities and special guests to meet at Fan Expo Vancouver this year. Say hello to Bruce Campbell, Christina Ricci, Brendan Fraser, Levar Burton and Marina Sirtis. Plus cast members of The Flash, X-Files, Brian Baumgartner and Oscar Nuñez from The Office, and more will be there! And don’t forget to pick up some fun swag and comic art!

The Fictionals at Fan Expo Vancouver
The Fictionals at Fan Expo Vancouver.

In the meantime, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to follow our adventures, and grab your #FanExpoVan tickets so you don’t miss out!

And if you enjoy our convention comedy shows, you can hire us for your upcoming corporate or private events! Contact us for more details here.