VTSL brings new take on HBO series in their newest show Western World

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Vancouver TheatreSports League’s (VTSL) improvisers are Hosts to a new, imaginative show at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Inspired by the HBO series Westworld, this parody relies on audience suggestions to set the scenes and drive the action every Thursday through Saturday evening.
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Vancouver TheatreSports presents #NoFilter

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Since March 2, late Thursday nights at The Improv Centre on Granville Island are ‘so lit.’ #NoFilter, Vancouver TheatreSports’ newest show, uses the spontaneity of improv comedy to delve into our fleeting, over-shared digital world. From Snapchat to Instagram, Weibo to Facebook and everything in between, #NoFilter finds the fun and funny in how much we share about ourselves with nearly total strangers. Continue reading

Throwdown defeats the Winter Blues, February 1 – 14

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This is often the time of year when the winter blues set in – the holidays are over, the weather is blech, and you’ve received your credit card bill from December. The best antidote? A good dose of laughter.

February 1 through 14, Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) rocks the laughs with its annual festival, Throwdown International TheatreSports Festival (formerly called The Massacre), welcoming TheatreSports™ teams from around the world who bring their A-Game to head-to head matches with each other and local teams comprised of some of VTSL’s top improvisers. Continue reading

Vancouver Theatre Sports look back at 2016 in hilarious Year In Review

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The lead-up to the US election, Kate and Will’s visit, climate change, the demise of Brangelina and the construction of more bike lanes are just a few of the stories that grabbed the headlines in 2016 and graced the stage last night at VTSL’s inaugural and uproariously funny night of Year in Review. Continue reading

James & Jamesy make a splash with O Christmas Tea

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James and Jamesy have come to Maple Ridge to round out their British Columbia tour of O Christmas Tea. The 17-time ‘Best-of-Fest’ winners from theatre festivals across North America invite audience members of all ages to join them in their action-packed quest to save the world from drowning in tea. It’s an imaginative, funny journey but it occasionally fell flat.

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Laugh Out the Old Year and Welcome the New with Vancouver TheatreSports’ Year in Review1

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The lead-up to the US election, Kate and Will’s visit, climate change, the demise of Brangelina and the construction of more bike lanes are just a few of the stories that grabbed the headlines in 2016. These stories and more will provide fodder for Vancouver TheatreSports’™ (VTSL) quick-witted improvisers as they journey back through the headlines this past year with Year in Review. Continue reading

The Christmas Queen returns all December at Vancouver’s Improv Centre

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The Christmas Queen is back for a third season of uproarious comedy at Vancouver Theatre Sports League. This episode of The Christmas Queen saga sees HRM (Her Royal Meanness) as the star of her own reality show. She insists that the finale be filmed and aired live on Christmas Eve and her poor, brow-beaten director Bob Matchit can’t talk her out of it.  Not only will his Christmas be ruined but her plan is to ruin the Christmas of all her suitors.

The Christmas Queen 3: The Bachelorette Edition runs Wednesday’s through Saturday’s at 7:30 p.m. November 23 to December 23, PLUS two additional performances on Sunday, December 18 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Continue reading