Friday, Friday, Gotta Get Down (to the Fox Cabaret) on Friday

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9 – FOX CABARET – DOORS: 7PM – SHOW: 8-10PM – $10 IN ADVANCE – $15 AT THE DOOR

Teen Angst Night is a comedic reading series. Readers can share anything (poetry, songs, letters, journals, diaries, essays, stories, plays, lists, etc) so long as it follows these rules:

1- The work must be your own.
2- You must have written it between the ages of 10-19.
3- You cannot be proud of the work you share. It’s best if you’re super embarrassed.

Featured Readers:

Sarah Bromfield
Julia Burnham
Phil Chhabria
David C. Jones
Sophia Lucken
Linnea Gwiazda
Bonnie Quan Symons
Robyn Roukema
Cynthia Sharp
Jenna Sokalski
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Tickets: $10 in advance on eventbrite (sales end midnight on Thursday- so plan in advance) , $15 at the door. Always free for readers, must sign up in advance.

This is a 19+ event.
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“But is it real comedy? It most certainly is. People love to laugh and there are many routes to arrive at that destination. Is it traditional? It most certainly is not. It’s not what the average person envisions when they think of comedy. But regular shows would kill for these kinds of laughs.” Georgia Straight

“Teen Angst Night is a good time” CFOX Radio

This event takes place on unceded Coast Salish land, the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

Come for the angst and then dance your pain away at the Y2K dance party.

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Another Night for Teen Angst

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Thanks to the Vancouver Courier for this article on my upcoming Teen Angst Night at the Fox Cabaret.

Tickets are selling fast. If you want to save money, get yours now. Tickets on sale at Eventbrite until midnight Thursday. If you want to buy on Friday, it’s $15 at the door. A % of all ticket sales goes to CLICK which funds programs for Vancouver’s inner city kids.

See the full line-up of readers and more info on Facebook. 

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Buy Tickets Today, See a Great Show Tomorrow!

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Teen Angst Night is a comedic reading series. Readers can share anything (poetry, songs, letters, journals, diaries, essays, stories, plays, lists, etc) so long as it follows these rules:

1- The work must be your own.
2- You must have written it between the ages of 10-19.
3- You cannot be proud of the work you share. It’s best if you’re super embarrassed.

The show is tomorrow Saturday, May 6 at the Fox Cabaret.

Advance ticket sales end tonight at midnight – $10 in advance, after that it’s $15 at the door.

Who says it’s a great show?

“But is it real comedy? It most certainly is. People love to laugh and there are many routes to arrive at that destination. Is it traditional? It most certainly is not. It’s not what the average person envisions when they think of comedy. But regular shows would kill for these kinds of laughs.” Georgia Straight

“Teen Angst Night is a good time” CFOX Radio

“Bloody Hilarious” – ION Magazine

 

You Held On To Those Journals For A Reason

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If you held on to your teenage notebooks I’m here to tell you why: Teen Angst Night.

Teen Angst Night is a comedic reading series. Readers can share anything (poetry, songs, letters, journals, diaries, essays, stories, plays, lists, etc) so long as it follows these rules:

1- The work must be your own.
2- You must have written it between the ages of 10-19.
3- You cannot be proud of the work you share. It’s best if you’re super embarrassed.

The next event is Saturday, May 6 at the Fox Cabaret.

Readers can sign up HERE

Interested in attending? Tickets are on sale now. $10 in advance or $15 at the door.

Tonight at the Fox Cabaret

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Yes, it’s another Teen Angst Night. Presales are sold out but there will be tickets available at the door. Get there early! I have a feeling this show is going to be PACKED with possibly standing room only.

Want to know more about the show? Check out this nice article from Inside Vancouver that was published this week.

“On Saturday, eleven brave Vancouverites will take to the stage to read some of their best (i.e. worst) mementos from their youth. Part comedy show, part walk down memory lane, this show is one of the most notorious nights in Vancouver. It’s not all pretty, but that’s what makes it so funny.” – Inside Vancouver

Thanks to The Georgia Straight for including this show in a great round-up of awesome events in Vancouver today.

I’ve been hosting and producing T.A.N. since 2000. If you haven’t been before come check it out. There is a reason why this show is still running; it’s so fun!

DETAILS

Doors: 7 PM | Show: 8 PM | Fox Cabaret: 2321 Main Street, Vancouver | $15 at the door

Can’t make it tomorrow? The next one will be Saturday, May 6. Tickets will go on sale in early April.

 

Last Big Show of 2016

 

This Saturday, November 19 is the last Teen Angst Night of 2016.

As a Canadian I’ve been shocked and appalled by the results of the American election so I’ve decided that 20% of all ticket sales will go to the American Civil Liberties Union who work to protect civil liberties in America. My teenage self, who protested her heart out in Calgary at events like Take Back The Night in the 90s (see photo above), would want me to take action.

We need to laugh. We need to love one another.We need to listen to each other. We need to speak up.

I’ll also be sharing some of my high school dramatic political action poetry and… some of my awful journals from Christmas 95 because it’s getting to be that time of year.

Teen Angst Night

Saturday, November 19 | show at 8 PM sharp

Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main Street

Tickets are $10 on eventbrite before Friday midnight or $15 at the door.

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Thank Goodness We’re No Longer Teenagers!

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Canadian Thanksgiving is just around the corner.

Meet me and some fantastic readers at the Fox Cabaret on Saturday, October 8 at 8 PM to celebrate our ridiculous youth.

Let me be the excuse you need to avoid your family for an evening. Or better yet, bring your folks and show them that you weren’t really all that bad, at least not compared to some of us.

What you’ve never been to a show and you don’t know what happens? OMG, it’s delightful! Brave people get up on stage and read parts of their old teenage diaries and notebooks verbatim for your entertainment. You’ll laugh with them, at them, and at yourself.

Tickets are on sale on Eventbrite $10 in advance or $15 at the door.

“But is it real comedy? It most certainly is. People love to laugh and there are many routes to arrive at that destination. Is it traditional? It most certainly is not. It’s not what the average person envisions when they think of comedy. But regular shows would kill for these kinds of laughs.” Georgia Straight

“Teen Angst Night is a good time” CFOX Radio

“It’s high time the rhyme-crazy juveniles of the world are celebrated as the poetic prodigies we truly were.” Nylon Magazine

“I like it when the definition of “theatre” gets stretched. That’s what Sara Bynoe’s doing.” … “I gut laughed the whole evening. So did the rest of the audience. It was a full house. It always is. – TJ Dawe in the Charlebois Post