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Laughter Zone 101 and The Fictionals team up for Improv Against Humanity at Anvil Centre on October 11

Hey Horrible People, the wonderful Jan Bannister and Laughter Zone 101 has invited us to perform a special edition of Improv Against Humanity at the Anvil Centre on Friday, October 11! We want you all to be there!

Anvil Centre

Doors open at 7 pm, with the show starting at 8 pm, Tickets are $18.50 (plus service charges), and ages 15+ are welcome. Bar services are available too.

Using the hit party game as inspiration, the comedians will create twisted and hilarious scenes. Swapping bodies with mom? Discovering Batman’s guilt pleasure? Anything can happen at Improv Against Humanity!

Plus sign-up for your chance to play in the live CAH tournament for your chance to win prizes from local shops and creators. Who will be crowned the Most Horrible Person in New Westminster? Come on down and it could be you!

Warning: May contain some strong language, sexual content and mature themes. Viewer discretion is advised.

Improv Against Humanity cover photo

Special thanks to our prize sponsors:

Here’s what critics are saying about Improv Against Humanity:

“This high jinks-filled interactive improv series put on by The Fictionals troupe is guaranteed to tickle your funny bone… You can’t have more politically incorrect fun.” – Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver
“Seriously laugh out loud…. (Improv Against Humanity) guarantees some great vetted fodder for laughs of the truly horrible kind.” – Daily Hive Vancouver
“So wrong in all the right ways… One of the best events in Vancouver.” – Vancouver Sun
“A wickedly fun concept… Don’t bring the kids, folks.” – Guy MacPherson, What’s So Funny 100.5 FM


The Fictionals perform live at OpenStage 2019 in Queens Park on August 17

Comedy in the park! The Fictionals are honoured to perform in Two Gents of New West‘s OpenStage 2019 in Queens Park on August 17 at 12 noon!

Queens Park Bandshell

OpenStage is a series of Saturday afternoons full of family-friendly activities and programming at the Queens Park bandshell. Supported by Arts Council of New Westminster and presented by Momentum Youth Arts, our 60 minute show will celebrate New West and summertime through classic improv games. Plus after us is “Emergency!!!” featuring dancers Charlotte Telfer-Wan, Kestrel Paton and Tomoyo Yamada;, and jazz vocalist Kaya Kurz.

Admission is free and everyone is welcome! Fun starts at 12 noon, so bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a fun day of arts!

OpenStage 2019


The Fictionals return to Yuk Yuks for The Brett Martin Show on July 19

The Brett Martin Show returns to Yuk Yuk’s on Friday, July 19, and we’re excited to be a part of Vancouver’s funniest (and only) live Late Night Talk Show!

The Brett Martin Show

Brett Martin and sidekick Sam Tonning will be hosting, and there will be a variety of hilarious acts and segments. Daniel Chai, Andrew Job, Rae Lynn Carson, Alex Parra, and Rachel Kent will be perfoming improv. Plus there will be stand-up by 2018 Yuk Off winner Steev Letts, Jake Reid and The World’s Greatest One-Man Talk Show Band, a special t-shirt offer from Delirium Tees, and more.

Show starts at 10:30 pm, and ticket are $14.29 plus tax. More info at and Yuk Yuks!