Comedy

Canadian comic Norm Macdonald arrives at the NBC Universal Summer Press Day at The Langham Huntington Hotel on April 2, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision - Chris Pizzello)

Norm Macdonald’s passing recalls memories of nightmare visit to B.C.

Macdonald joked about terrible bed-and-breakfast experience on Vancouver Island

 

Contributed photo Comedian, writer and producer Lizzie Allan, co-founder of White Rock-based comedy-therapy company Hilarapy, presents another virtual stage show showcasing program members on June 19.

White Rock-based comedy broadcast showcases Hilarapy members

Virtual stage show offers new and edgy, issue-based material

 

White Rock-based comedian/therapist/musician/rapper Lizzie Allan's TEDx talk shares how she turned personal shame into comedy. (Beverly Malcom photo)

Hilarapy co-founder Lizzie Allan TEDx talk online

White Rock comedian discusses turning past shame into fodder for her act

White Rock-based comedian/therapist/musician/rapper Lizzie Allan's TEDx talk shares how she turned personal shame into comedy. (Beverly Malcom photo)
Nanaimo comedian Peter Hudson’s debut single is Plexiglass, a parody of SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. (Photo courtesy Sam Balsangkar and Bryce Hills)

B.C. comedian releases COVID-19-themed parody song ‘Plexiglass’

Peter Hudson lampoons Justin Timberlake hit on first single from upcoming debut music CD

Nanaimo comedian Peter Hudson’s debut single is Plexiglass, a parody of SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. (Photo courtesy Sam Balsangkar and Bryce Hills)
Surrey-raised actor Michael Coleman in some of the roles he’s played since the mid-1990s. (submitted photo)

Chat with Robin Williams helped send Surrey’s Coleman into world of acting

‘For me, it was a game-changer,’ says co-founder of Story Institute acting school

Surrey-raised actor Michael Coleman in some of the roles he’s played since the mid-1990s. (submitted photo)
Comedian Byron Bertram performs in White Rock Oct. 16 and 17 in a touring show presented by Yuk Yuk’s Stand Up Comedy Club. Contributed photo

Live, distanced comedy at White Rock Playhouse

Yuk Yuk’s tour features four stand-up comedians

Comedian Byron Bertram performs in White Rock Oct. 16 and 17 in a touring show presented by Yuk Yuk’s Stand Up Comedy Club. Contributed photo
Matty Vu as seen in a Youtube video posted to his website.
Matty Vu as seen in a Youtube video posted to his website.
Portland’s Rice among ‘funny gals’ at Surrey’s annual ‘I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff’ show
Portland’s Rice among ‘funny gals’ at Surrey’s annual ‘I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff’ show
Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy is on a tour that brings him to Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre for two shows on Sunday, Dec. 8. (submitted photo)

Scottish Bhoy works for topical laughs on ‘Age of Fools’ tour that ends in Surrey

‘It’s kind of insane what’s happening around the world, really,’ comedian says ahead of shows at Bell

Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy is on a tour that brings him to Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre for two shows on Sunday, Dec. 8. (submitted photo)