Lafflines Comedy Club

Inside The Historic Columbia Theatre

The Columbia, home of LAFFLINES COMEDY CLUB (est. 1988)  

Dirty Little Secrets Improv
Nov
16
8:00 PM20:00

Dirty Little Secrets Improv

***OUR SEPTEMBER SHOW IN NEW WESTMINSTER WAS INSANE, AND WE ARE BACK FOR MORE***

Born and raised in New York City. Guilty of tickling funnybones in NYC, Vancouver, Dublin and Melbourne for the last five years.

Come and see some of Vancouver's best improv comedians create comedic magic inspired by YOUR SECRETS!

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HalloJOKEeen
Oct
31
8:00 PM20:00

HalloJOKEeen

Come out for a night of Haloween laughter. 16+ welcome
Who will be performing???? Superheros? Bananas? Chickens? Sexy Donuts? All comics will be in full costume

TO book a stage spot to perform in our HalloJOKEeen comedy competition.
Email to janice@laughterzone101.com to reserve your stage spot. Must have a costume to perform. Don't be lazy be creative.

Prizes for comedy sets and costumes.

Guests can win costume prizes too.
Tickets: at the door $10
Doors open at 7pm
Show starts at 8pm

Full food and beverage menu available at the club.

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Phil Johnson
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

Phil Johnson

Phil Johnson is a man who gets mistaken for a woman, but only by those not paying attention. That revelation kicks off a battle for self-awareness where comedy and music are the weapons of choice. It’s a battle that has taken Phil to such esteemed festivals as the Edinburgh Fringe and Sundance Film Festivals and the Top 8 Finals of the World Series of Comedy.

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Phil Johnson
Oct
25
8:00 PM20:00

Phil Johnson

Phil Johnson is a man who gets mistaken for a woman, but only by those not paying attention. That revelation kicks off a battle for self-awareness where comedy and music are the weapons of choice. It’s a battle that has taken Phil to such esteemed festivals as the Edinburgh Fringe and Sundance Film Festivals and the Top 8 Finals of the World Series of Comedy.

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Tracey MacDonald
Oct
19
9:30 PM21:30

Tracey MacDonald

SATURDAY LATE SHOW

After conquering the comedy landscape in Canada, Tracey exploded onto the American Comedy Scene with unprecedented voter support on CBS’S NEW Star Search with host Arsenio Hall. She was the first Comedian to not only win the finals, and then beat out the winners from previous seasons. Tracey was awarded a two year Development Deal with CBS and the grand prize of two hundred thousand dollars.

Tracey performs regularly at the Comedy and Magic Club, The Ice House, The Comedy Store and The Laugh Factory plus...all over the United States and Canada (soon England)

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Tracey MacDonald
Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

Tracey MacDonald

SATURDAY EARLY SHOW

After conquering the comedy landscape in Canada, Tracey exploded onto the American Comedy Scene with unprecedented voter support on CBS’S NEW Star Search with host Arsenio Hall. She was the first Comedian to not only win the finals, and then beat out the winners from previous seasons. Tracey was awarded a two year Development Deal with CBS and the grand prize of two hundred thousand dollars.

Tracey performs regularly at the Comedy and Magic Club, The Ice House, The Comedy Store and The Laugh Factory plus...all over the United States and Canada (soon England)

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Tracey MacDonald
Oct
18
8:00 PM20:00

Tracey MacDonald

After conquering the comedy landscape in Canada, Tracey exploded onto the American Comedy Scene with unprecedented voter support on CBS’S NEW Star Search with host Arsenio Hall. She was the first Comedian to not only win the finals, and then beat out the winners from previous seasons. Tracey was awarded a two year Development Deal with CBS and the grand prize of two hundred thousand dollars.

Tracey performs regularly at the Comedy and Magic Club, The Ice House, The Comedy Store and The Laugh Factory plus...all over the United States and Canada (soon England)

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Steve Gillespie
Oct
12
8:00 PM20:00

Steve Gillespie

A decade into his standup career, Steve Gillespie moved from Minneapolis to LA, recently made an appearance on Conan, and released his critically acclaimed second album, Alive on State, which reached #1 on the iTunes charts. Prior to that, this gentleman degenerate spent most of his life traveling the country regaling audiences with his delightful self-destruction.

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Steve Gillespie
Oct
11
8:00 PM20:00

Steve Gillespie

A decade into his standup career, Steve Gillespie moved from Minneapolis to LA, recently made an appearance on Conan, and released his critically acclaimed second album, Alive on State, which reached #1 on the iTunes charts. Prior to that, this gentleman degenerate spent most of his life traveling the country regaling audiences with his delightful self-destruction.

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Richard Lett
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

Richard Lett

Hitting every microphone in the country doing stand-up (and four CDs in the vault), Richard Lett is in his third decade as a headline stand-up comedian, working with such luminaries as Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Robin Williams, Tommy Chong, Janeane Garofalo and Zach Galifianakis. A film actor with dozens of film and television credits to his name, look for Richard starring in a new film “All Joking Aside” scheduled for release in the summer of 2019. Richard is the subject of the full-length award-winning documentary “Never Be Done – The Richard Glen Lett Story”. (www.neverbedone.com)

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Richard Lett
Oct
4
8:00 PM20:00

Richard Lett

Hitting every microphone in the country doing stand-up (and four CDs in the vault), Richard Lett is in his third decade as a headline stand-up comedian, working with such luminaries as Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Robin Williams, Tommy Chong, Janeane Garofalo and Zach Galifianakis. A film actor with dozens of film and television credits to his name, look for Richard starring in a new film “All Joking Aside” scheduled for release in the summer of 2019. Richard is the subject of the full-length award-winning documentary “Never Be Done – The Richard Glen Lett Story”. (www.neverbedone.com)

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Meet Richard Pryor
Sep
19
8:00 PM20:00

Meet Richard Pryor

Meet Richard Pryor is a solo show by Kahlil Ashanti that explores the story behind of the most talented, influential, controversial and enigmatic stand up comedians in the world. From his influences as a child growing up in segregated Peoria Illinois to the height of his fame in Las Vegas, this one hour character driven piece introduces the audience to the life, loves, demons and contradictions that shaped the man who changed comedy forever.

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Sep
11
8:00 PM20:00

Pro-Am Night at Lafflines

A full night of laughs, featuring a wide variety of comics plus a professional headliner!

Enjoy a night of comedy at Lafflines Pro-Am! This night features six comics at amateur level (or sometimes seasoned vets!) with a professional headliner at the end. Experience a wide variety of comic styles and genres and get your laughing fix.

Featuring talent: Michael Lothian,Shawn Lawrence,Nina Wilder,Ed Konyha,Alfie Rosselli,and Matty Di!

With your host, owner and instructor for Laughter Zone 101, Janice Bannister and, your headliner, Melanie Rose!

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Open Mic Night!
Sep
10
8:00 PM20:00

Open Mic Night!

Check out behind-the-scenes of Vancouver comedy! Lafflines Open Mic features both new and upcoming comics along with established pros working new material. This event will be a mixed bag of comedy so come prepared for a wild ride of laughs, groans and everything in between! 

Admission: $5!

Drink specials: $5!

Doors open at 7, show starts at 8PM

Email openmic@lafflines.com to request a spot.



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Jono Zalay
Aug
31
8:00 PM20:00

Jono Zalay

Jono Zalay began his standup career in Boston, while simultaneously earning his Doctorate in Neuroscience (he gave cocaine to rats). Since dropping his science hobby to pursue comedy full time, Jono has been named one of Comedy Central’s ‘Comics to Watch,’ and earned international press for his pranks on the DMV. Jono now lives in Los Angeles where he has written comedy for Fox, Amazon, and Comedy Central. He has been featured in over 30 comedy festivals around the country including Bridgetown, Big Sky, Limestone, and New York Comedy Festival.

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Jono Zalay
Aug
30
8:00 PM20:00

Jono Zalay

Jono Zalay began his standup career in Boston, while simultaneously earning his Doctorate in Neuroscience (he gave cocaine to rats). Since dropping his science hobby to pursue comedy full time, Jono has been named one of Comedy Central’s ‘Comics to Watch,’ and earned international press for his pranks on the DMV. Jono now lives in Los Angeles where he has written comedy for Fox, Amazon, and Comedy Central. He has been featured in over 30 comedy festivals around the country including Bridgetown, Big Sky, Limestone, and New York Comedy Festival.

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