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1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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June 2018

Father Time’s Timeless Comedy Time

June 15, 2018 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 30, 2018

One event on September 29, 2018 at 10:30pm

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Join Father Time as he brings a different guest star from the past, present, or future to judge a sketch comedy competition for the ages. Each week features three teams who have only three days to come up with 15 minutes of comedy for your viewing pleasure,  and also getting eternal life or something. Each week a different show, only $10 at the Havana Theatre! Join us at Havana Vancouver before the show for Cuban food and drinks by reserving…

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Hype!: The Improvised Hip Hopera

June 16, 2018 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

Broadway meets Hip-Hop in this high-energy celebration of epic musicals and ingenious improvised rhymes. Hype! will leave you pumped up, delivering hilarious hooks, breathtaking verbal dexterity and slick storytelling every single night. Starring: Julia Sarah, Kai Rudell, Zach Wolfman, Abdullah Wasfi, Travis Bernhardt, Brent Hirose, Jess Garcia and Tia Jeanette. Directed by Travis Bernhardt. Original production directed by Joel Crichton. Join us at Havana Vancouver before the show for Cuban food and drinks by reserving a table at www.havanavancouver.com. We…

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Talk Felty To Me

June 23, 2018 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$10

Goodbye Sesame Street, hello Commercial Drive! Who needs skin when you've got felt? Instant Theatre is proud to present Talk Felty To Me - a night of explosively sexy/gratuitous/over-the-top improvised comedy that we just couldn't show you on stage - unless we "did it" with puppets! This loop isn't the only hole we've found - or filled! Talk Felty to Me is the latest in late night entertainment from the producers of Shakespeare After Dark and Truth or Dare. This…

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PaintBucket ‘n Friends

June 30, 2018 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$10

The best improvisors (who are friends with us) in Vancouver join Paintbucket for a never to be repeated night of improv. Each friend leads a scene in their signature style, and then we all get together to perform The Deconstruction. Paintbucket is Maddy Rafter, Steve Currie and Vivian Tang. Come be our friends too! Join us at Havana Vancouver before the show for Cuban food and drinks by reserving a table at www.havanavancouver.com. We recommend booking a minimum of 90…

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July 2018

Prototype Festival Day One: Shoulda Scene, Dark Mirror

July 11, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Instant Theatre is proud to present a festival of wild, crazy and inventive improv formats. Taking the best ideas from our company and the Vancouver comedy community, Prototype 2.0 promises shows that have never been seen before, and will never be seen again! One week, 9 shows! Wednesday, July 11th schedule: 7:30 - Shoulda Scene, Dark Mirror 9:00 - GRUMPY!, TBD   Check out the rest of the festival! Thursday, July 12th 7:30 - Unbingeworthy, In General Hospital, Univertments 9:00…

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Prototype Festival Day One: GRUMPY!, TBD

July 11, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Instant Theatre is proud to present a festival of wild, crazy and inventive improv formats. Taking the best ideas from our company and the Vancouver comedy community, Prototype 2.0 promises shows that have never been seen before, and will never be seen again! One week, 9 shows! Wednesday, July 11th schedule: 7:30 - Shoulda Scene, Dark Mirror 9:00 - GRUMPY!, TBD   Check out the rest of the festival! Thursday, July 12th 7:30 - Unbingeworthy, In General Hospital, Univertments 9:00…

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Prototype Festival Day Two: Unbingeworthy, In General Hospital, Univertments

July 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until July 14, 2018

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Instant Theatre is proud to present a festival of wild, crazy and inventive improv formats. Taking the best ideas from our company and the Vancouver comedy community, Prototype 2.0 promises shows that have never been seen before, and will never be seen again! One week, 9 shows! Thursday, July 12th 7:30 - Unbingeworthy, In General Hospital, Univertments 9:00 - Persona, Masterpiece Theatre   Check out the rest of the festival! Friday, July 13th 7:30 - Educational Shorts, Award Show, GRUMPY!…

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Prototype Festival Day Two: Persona, Masterpiece Theatre

July 12, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Instant Theatre is proud to present a festival of wild, crazy and inventive improv formats. Taking the best ideas from our company and the Vancouver comedy community, Prototype 2.0 promises shows that have never been seen before, and will never be seen again! One week, 9 shows! Thursday, July 12th 7:30 - Unbingeworthy, In General Hospital, Univertments 9:00 - Persona, Masterpiece Theatre   Check out the rest of the festival! Friday, July 13th 7:30 - Educational Shorts, Award Show, GRUMPY!…

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Prototype Festival Day Three: Educational Shorts, Award Show, GRUMPY!

July 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Instant Theatre is proud to present a festival of wild, crazy and inventive improv formats. Taking the best ideas from our company and the Vancouver comedy community, Prototype 2.0 promises shows that have never been seen before, and will never be seen again! One week, 9 shows! Friday, July 13th 7:30 - Educational Shorts, Award Show, GRUMPY! 9:00 - Dark Mirror, Unbingeworthy   Check out the rest of the festival! Saturday, July 14th 7:30 - TBD, Persona 9:00 - In…

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Prototype Festival Day Three: Educational Shorts, Award Show, GRUMPY!

July 13, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Instant Theatre is proud to present a festival of wild, crazy and inventive improv formats. Taking the best ideas from our company and the Vancouver comedy community, Prototype 2.0 promises shows that have never been seen before, and will never be seen again! One week, 9 shows! Friday, July 13th 7:30 - Educational Shorts, Award Show, GRUMPY! 9:00 - Dark Mirror, Unbingeworthy   Check out the rest of the festival! Saturday, July 14th 7:30 - TBD, Persona 9:00 - In…

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Prototype Festival Day Four: TBD, Persona

July 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Instant Theatre is proud to present a festival of wild, crazy and inventive improv formats. Taking the best ideas from our company and the Vancouver comedy community, Prototype 2.0 promises shows that have never been seen before, and will never be seen again! One week, 9 shows! Saturday, July 14th 7:30 - TBD, Persona 9:00 - In General, Shoulda Scene, Educational Shorts 10:30 - Univertments, Masterpiece, Award Show   Join us at Havana Vancouver before the show for Cuban food…

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Prototype Festival Day Four: In General, Shoulda Scene, Educational Shorts

July 14, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Instant Theatre is proud to present a festival of wild, crazy and inventive improv formats. Taking the best ideas from our company and the Vancouver comedy community, Prototype 2.0 promises shows that have never been seen before, and will never be seen again! One week, 9 shows! Saturday, July 14th 7:30 - TBD, Persona 9:00 - In General, Shoulda Scene, Educational Shorts 10:30 - Univertments, Masterpiece, Award Show   Join us at Havana Vancouver before the show for Cuban food…

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Prototype Festival Day Four: Univertments, Masterpiece, Award Show

July 14, 2018 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Instant Theatre is proud to present a festival of wild, crazy and inventive improv formats. Taking the best ideas from our company and the Vancouver comedy community, Prototype 2.0 promises shows that have never been seen before, and will never be seen again! One week, 9 shows! Saturday, July 14th 7:30 - TBD, Persona 9:00 - In General, Shoulda Scene, Educational Shorts 10:30 - Univertments, Masterpiece, Award Show   Join us at Havana Vancouver before the show for Cuban food…

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Bill and Ted Talks

July 27, 2018 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 28, 2018

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Bill & Ted Talks: An Excellent Adventure   Improv worth sharing.   Bill & Ted face an uncertain future...their hearts tell them they're headed for the rock 'n roll Hall of Fame...their brains tell them they're going to fail their history presentation. Help our mysterious time travelling guide take our most excellent improvisers through time to gather the famous historical figures they need to nail their triumphant and bodacious final slide presentation.   Based off your suggestions, our duo will…

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August 2018

Final Fantasy Improv

August 31, 2018 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30pm on Friday, repeating until September 1, 2018

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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Instant Theatre presents improv inspired by one of the most popular role playing game series of all time! Every night aided by audience suggestions a band of light warriors will venture forth to collect crystals, meddle with magic, capture Chocobos and maybe even save the world. Come down to the Havana Theatre Fridays at 10:30 and join the party!

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September 2018

Innuendo: Improvised Sunday Night Sex Comedy

September 30, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

A night of fun and funny improv infused with double entendre and risqué humor. Some of the cities funniest people will give you an hour of laughter where even they won't believe what they are saying. A late night show for adults only. Age 18+!

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November 2018

Off Key: The Improvised Musical

November 3, 2018 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2018

One event on February 2, 2019 at 10:30pm

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

We bring the music. You bring the noise. Off Key performs original musicals based on audience suggestions. The catch? The script, lyrics, and music are all improvised on the spot. When music starts to play, anything can happen: a touching love song, a wild dance number, or a high-wire rap battle. Every show is completely different, so come inspire the players and musicians… and witness the opening (and closing) night of a brand new musical! Join us at Havana Vancouver…

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January 2019

Mindgames: Trivia Meets Improv Comedy

January 5 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating until January 5, 2019

One event on March 31, 2019 at 9:00pm

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

Performers have to show their smarts to get to play. The one who plays the most wins! Come see our improvisers show off how much they know* in the ultimate comedy showdown to see who is smart *and* funny. *watching improvisers remember facts and be proud that they did is a priceless experience, but we only charge $12.  

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Clue-Less: The Improvised Murder Mystery!

January 13 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on July 22, 2018 at 9:00pm

An event every month that begins at 9:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 13, 2019

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

Mrs.Peacock in the pantry with poison. Mr.Black in the Billiards room with a blunderbuss. Miss Scarlett in the scullery with a scalpel. Six suspects. Seven rooms. Eight weapons. No Clue. Help us solve a murder and catch the perpatrator...it could be you. But probably it will be someone on stage. Clue-less is an improvised murder mystery based on the board game and movie Clue. Expect zany, over the top characters that are trying to find out who murdered one of…

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Uncle Janes at Havana Theatre

January 26 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

Uncle Janes is Vancouver's freshest improv comedy show for queer-identifying funny folks! Bringing together an ensemble cast of improvisors that aims to provide a safe, supportive environment to perform improv comedy with those who identify as LGBTQ+. ------ WHERE: Havana Theatre (1212 Commercial Drive) WHEN: Saturday, January 26th, 10:30pm! PRICE: $12 Co-Produced by Jill Lockley and Instant Theatre --------- This event takes place on the traditional, unceded, occupied territories of the Coast Salish peoples: the mi ce:p kʷətxʷiləm (Tsleil-Waututh), Skwxwú7mesh…

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February 2019

February 3 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

New Sh*t Instant Theatre proudly presents something new: On the first Sunday of every month, New Sh*t presents a new format with new players and a new twist. This month, a dark choose-your-own adventure, inspired by Netflix's hit Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. Dramatic, comedic, and entirely driven by you, the audience, the hero of your choosing will work towards completing an epic journey! But, more likely, will die over and over and over. And it will be all your fault! Tickets…

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May 2019

Off Key: The Improvised Musical

May 4 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12
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We bring the music. You bring the noise. Off Key performs original musicals based on audience suggestions. The catch? The script, lyrics, and music are all improvised on the spot. When music starts to play, anything can happen: a touching love song, a wild dance number, or a high-wire rap battle. Every show is completely different, so come inspire the players and musicians… and witness the opening (and closing) night of a brand new musical! Join us at Havana Vancouver…

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East Van Improv League (EVIL)

May 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on June 16, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on July 7, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on August 4, 2019 at 8:00pm

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

The East Vancouver Improv League has been taken over by evil villains! These dastardly characters want nothing more than to subject some of Vancouver’s best comedians to fast-paced improv. Watch as these performers play improv games for these very beautiful, ingenious master minds! Who will earn their freedom and who will be crushed by the weight of their own insignificance AND A BIG ANVIL?!? Cartoonish villainry and hilarious improv comedy are right around the corner at the East Vancouver Improv…

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Fistful of Kicks: Epic Anime Improv

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 12, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on June 9, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on July 14, 2019 at 8:00pm

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

Fistful of Kicks : Epic Anime Improv   Strap into your gratuitously over-sized robot suits because Fistful of Kicks is back with a brand-new ANIME improv comedy show. This month, we're bringing all your favourite anime series featuring giant robots (yes, we know you have a list) to life through improv! We'll create epic adventures in space, encounter wild and weird anime-ified characters, and, most importantly, make giant robots battle it out on stage for your entertainment. If you're an…

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July 2019

Shakespeare After Dark: The Bard Improvised and Twisted

July 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on April 21, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on May 19, 2019 at 8:00pm

Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$12

Shakespeare After Dark is the highbrow fusion of Shakespeare served with a side of improvisational mischief. In the first half, you'll witness a scene from the Bard utterly monkey-wrenched by an utterly punch-drunk cast member leaving the rest of the cast to improvise around them. Then, stick around for the second half where the cast lays the booze aside to serve a straight up Shakespearean tragedy – based on your suggestions. With a genuinely drunken professional actor volunteering every night,…

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