Great news! Canadian comedy icon Bruce McCulloch is returning to Vancouver for the launch of his new book about his rabble-rousing ‘young punk’ days in Cowtown and growing up to be a (big) Kid in the Hall. What’s equally exciting about Brucio coming to town is that it’s led us to join forces with the wonderful folks at The Cultch. That’s right, for the first time EVER in Firehall history, we will be co-presenting a show with The Cultch at the newly re-appointed York Theatre in East Van on October 27.
To celebrate the launch of the new book, McCulloch is appearing for a special one-night-only performance of Young Drunk Punk, which sold out its entire run and attracted wildly enthusiastic standing ovations and rave reviews at the Firehall in January. It seems fitting that two East Van cultural institutions are working together to ensure that as many fans as possible can check out this biting, hilarious and darkly surreal night of comedy in the more roomy York Theatre.
Showcasing his signature wit, Young Drunk Punk chronicles McCulloch’s journey from his wild early days as a ‘young punk’ in 80’s Alberta, to his flannel plaid days in 90’s Toronto, to becoming a ‘pajama-clad dad’ in the Hollywood Hills.
Whether you are a fan of Brucio’s Kids in the Hall wacky brilliance, or have gotten to know him through his recent TV appearances in Arrested Development or Death Comes to Town, this intimate live show is essential viewing for those of us who have been young, drunk and a little punk at some point in our lives.
Young Drunk Punk is on Monday October 27 at the York Theatre. McCulloch will be signing books following the show.
TICKETS are $42 regular or $65 for a book/ticket/beer package – includes a ticket, copy of Let’s Start a Riot (HarperCollins) & a beer. Available from thecultch.com | 604-251-1363. You must be 19 or older to attend this event.