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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!

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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.

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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


Pop-Up Comedy Jam welcomes Janice Bannister to Cafe Deux Soleils on July 2

Kickoff a joyful July with an Improv & Stand-Up Mashup at Cafe Deux Soleils! Our Pop-Up Comedy Jam special guest on July 2 is Janice Bannister of Laughter Zone 101!

Janice Bannister

Janice Bannister is an international headliner who hails from New Westminster via the West Kootenays. She is a two time winner of BC’s Funniest Female, and has been featured on CBC, CTV and the Women’s Network, along with Vancouver International Comedy Festival, and JFL Northwest. She has toured with the “I am Woman Hear Me Laff” (2014 & 2018), and the HA Ha Sisterhood.

She is currently a producer of numerous comedy events including  the “F is for Funny” series, The “Mother of All” Comedy shows, and BC’s Funniest Female Competition (2014-current). Janice is also “Comedy Momma” to over 732 comedy students that she has worked with in her Laughter Zone 101 stand-up comedy classes. She also teaches an Arts and Brain Fitness, and Stand-up comedy classes for SFU Continuing Studies.

Janice’s stand-up will inspire the improvisers along with your suggestions, so come join the fun! Hot Improv Tuesdays on July 2 starts at 8 pm (doors at 7:30 pm), and tickets are just $7 or $5 for students!