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Teen Angst Night


Teen Angst Night is a comedic reading series where brave souls share their most embarrassing teenage notebooks on stage for your entertainment.

Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm
Tickets: $12 online, $15 at the door
19+ G/A
RSVP on Facebook here

Produced and hosted by Sara Bynoe since 2000. That means Teen Angst Night is turning 19 this year! It's finally old enough to attend itself.

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.

Readers: sign up in advance through this form:
All readers get in for free, get a drink on the house, and get one plus one (free guest ticket).


“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 is a frequent recommendation on The Scout List/ Globe and Mail weekend edition and The Georgia Straight's Van Happenings.


"it was hilarious. I laughed, I groaned, he laughed, we gave each other meaningful looks ... it was so good." - @brightbluegirl on Instagram

"How did I sleep on Sara Bynoe's #TeenAngstNight, running since 2000? Last night I belly-laughed & teared up listening to folk of all backgrounds read earnest & angry teen writing. It reminded me of how amazing & resiliant & powerful youth (we!) are. Thank you, Sara!" - @chelrooney on Twitter

"My face hurts from laughing!" - multiple people after the show


A portion of ticket sales is donated to CLICK which funds programs for inner city kids in Metro Vancouver. CLICK - Contributing to Lives of Inner City Kids


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

About the Fox Cabaret
Since its renovation in 2013, the notorious Fox Cinema has become Mt Pleasant’s premier destination for non-stop entertainment and good times on Main Street. A hotbed for independent culture, live music, DJs, dance parties, comedy shows and more.…No matter when you visit, it's always fun at The Fox!

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