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The Fictionals return to AniRevo Summer 2018 with three shows at Vancouver Convention Centre from August 3-5

Skytrain, Flying Nimbus or Gundam Wing! However you travel, head down to Vancouver Convention Centre from August 3 to 5 and join us for AniRevo Summer 2018!

Anime Revolution‘s seventh annual event features three packed days of amazing guests, panels, anime, manga, Japanese culture and more. Plus we’re bringing three epic shows to fill the convention with laughte!

The Fictionals at Anime Revolution 1

Start your Friday night off with Boom! Pow! The Manga and Anime Comedy Show from 7 to 8 pm on the Blue Stage in the Vendor Hall! We’ll be inspired by themes and tropes from the audience’s favourite anime, plus use Manga selections to create new stories!

Then on Saturday afternoon we’ll be performing a special Improv Against Humanity from 2:30 to 3:30 pm in Panel Room 1 – Meeting Room 109! We’ll be crowning the Most Horrible Person of AniRevo Summer, plus giving away some sweet prizes!

We wrap things up on Sunday with The Improvised Adventures of AniRevo Summer 2018 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm on the Blue Stage in the Vendor Hall! Come show off your finest civilian cosplay, and help us celebrate another fantastic convention!

The Fictionals at Anime Revolution 2

AniRevo2018: Summer is at Vancouver Convention Centre West (1055 Canada Place) from August 3 to 5, and we’re excited to be a part of the action. Learn more about Improv Against Humanity and The Fictionals, and make plans to join us for some Convention Comedy!

Canadians Against Humanity: party game celebrates life in the True North strong and free

Just in time for Canada 151, we are working on the sequel to our hit party game Cards Against Vancouver, this time inspired by life in Canada. It’s called Canadians Against Humanity, and we need your help creating the cards!

Submit your Black and White card ideas using #CanadiansAgainstHumanity on Twitter and Instagram, or by emailing them to fictionalscomedy@gmail.com. By sharing your ideas, you could win tickets to Improv Against Humanity at the Rio Theatre on June 20 and other prizes! And your card may be part of the future set!

The Fictionals Canadians Against Humanity 2

Canadians Against Humanity is an unofficial expansion to the popular game Cards Against Humanity, and we’re looking for Horrible People all across the country to submit their ideas. When the game is ready, it will be free to download, print and play.

Examples of new Canadians Against Humanity card ideas include:

From far and wide, O Canada, we stand on guard for __________.

You used to call me on my cellphone. Late night when you need __________.

Ryan Reynolds riding a moose made of maple syrup.

Making it rain Canadian Tire money.

We’re also holding a live brainstorming party for CAH during Improv Against Humanity: Maple Madness on June 20! Come celebrate the start of summer at the Rio Theatre – advanced tickets are on sale now!

Canadians Against Humanity is not affiliated with CAH! But we are big fans of their amazing work so we encourage you to support Cards Against Humanity! Note that Cards Against Humanity is available under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 2.0 license. That means you can use and remix the game for free, but you can’t sell it.

Canadians Against Humanity promo poster

Elizabeth Bowen and Barbara Beall join Improv Against Humanity on June 20 at Rio Theatre

5, 4, 3, 2, 1… HUMANITY! We’re excited to welcome two fantastic guests to Improv Against Humanity on Wednesday, June at Rio Theatre: Elizabeth Bowen and Barbara Beall!

Elizabeth Bowen

Elizabeth Bowen

Elizabeth Bowen has been a part of the Vancouver improv scene since she began performing with Vancouver TheatreSports in 1999. She was a cast member of the critically acclaimed and long-running ImprovMusical at the Improv Centre. Elizabeth was also proud to be a part of Bard On The Beach’s 25th Anniversary Season performing in Will Shakespeare’s ImproMusical.

Various film and TV projects over the years include FX’s Fargo, Freeform’s Angry Angel and a recurring role as the bespectacled Peggy in the CW’s No Tomorrow. You can see her in the upcoming feature film The Art Of Racing In The Rain and Netflix’s Green Beret’s Guide To Surviving The Apocalypse.

Barbara Beall

Barbara Beall

Barbara Beall is a professional actress living in Vancouver, BC. Recent credits include a recurring role on the TV show The 100, and appearances on iZombie, Ties That Bind and the remake of Beaches. Barbara earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting at the University of British Columbia where she also received the Hnatyshyn Foundation Developing Artist Grant for English Theatre, an annual award given to one Canadian recipient per year.

In addition to acting in film, television, and theatre, Barbara is a skilled fire dancer, improviser, and Marilyn Monroe impersonator as well as member of the Te Tini A Maui Kapa Haka performance group.

Come enjoy our summer kickoff party with Elizabeth, Barbara and the Horrible People of Vancouver at The Rio Theatre on Wednesday, June 20! Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm, and tickets for #IAHatRIO: Maple Madness are on sale now.

The Fictionals' Improv Against Humanity at Fan Expo Vancouver 2017 (2)