Comedy on Wheels

Comedy on Wheels: Celebrating Canada’s Birthday with Belly Laughs enjoyed a SOLD OUT run May 18-20, 2017 at Performance Works.

Showcasing a cast of 16 outstanding community members along with UK-based special guest comic Tanyalee Davis  plus the four-piece Comedy on Wheels band, Comedy on Wheels poked fun at Canadian politics, Vancouver transit, and some of the more outrageous yet common misconceptions about disability. Together, we united in laughter, dissolved barriers, and strengthened bonds.

Click below to view a short trailer!
Videography:
Caspar Ryan Film

For Comedy on Wheels, we enhanced patron accessibility to a radical new level, providing a venue map, a shuttle, a braille playbill, and ASL Interpretation and Audio Description at all performances.

To download the venue map, which provides information about how to access Performance Works and a detailed description of the show’s plot points for those who prefer or require visual support aids, please click below and feel free to share!

Performance Works Venue Map

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We Recommend…

This engaging podcast featuring Realwheels’ Managing Artistic Director / Comedy on Wheels’s Director Rena Cohen and host Yousef Kadoura discussing Physical Disability in Canadian Theatre.

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

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We gratefully acknowledge our funders:
Logos for Canada Council for the Arts, New Chapter, BC Gaming, BC Arts Council, City of Vancouver Cultural Services, VAMS, Chris Spencer Foundation.

Thank you to our sponsors:
Slater Vecchio LLP logo: Black tilted square with Slater Vecchio LLP in white font on top. The Georgia Strait logo: the words The Georgia Straight, with Straight in a large font, underneath the words Vancouver News & Entertainment Weekly TD logo: a green square with capital letters TD in white font on top