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Story Story Lie: Smooth Criminal at The Rio Theatre | The Rio Theatre | Thursday, 18. January 2018

Story Story Lie: Smooth Criminal

Vancouver’s biggest storytelling show! Where the cities best and brightest will be charing extra devious stories of running from the law, theft and betrayal.

Two truths and a lie with a twist. Story Story Lie’s a Game Show that's full of it! Vancouver’s best will be sharing intimate, dubious and embarrassing stories that seem too strange to be true. Someone’s lying. You take part in the interrogation. Spot the liar first and WIN!

★ Thursday, February 22nd ★
Advance Tickets $10 | $12 at the door
6:00 Doors | 7:00 Show
At The Rio, Vancouver’s #1 Indie Theatre.
Warning: 14+ This show contain strong language, somewhat mature and immature subject matter.
Guaranteed the best night out with friends!


Morgan Brayton ★ of OutTV and The Lady Show
Ian Boothby ★ Writer of the finest comic books and tv shows
Kwasi Thomas ★ Actor, Comedian, Vice of a Generation
Burcu ★ Vixen of Vintage Fashion
Ryan Lachance ★ The Sit Down Stand Up Comedian
Jonathan Gagnon ★ of Canada’s Smartest Comedy

Host Jo Dworschak and her lovely assistant Matt Loeb

“One of the most inventive events on the Vancouver arts calendar.” Westender

“A live storytelling game show has been stumping Vancouver audiences. The show that invites the audience to separate fact from fiction.”
-Vancouver Sun

“Story Story Lie is a fun combination of comedy and storytelling! A great way to laugh the night away!” - Daniel Chai, Comedy with Chai

1660 E Broadway @ Commercial
Adults Only! Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
Sorry, no Groupons or passes accepted for this event.
The Devil’s in the details

Missed a show? Check out the Podcast
Twitter: @storystorylie
Instagram: @storystorylie

To submit a story email storystorylie@gmail.com
  • Have you heard? Our beloved home is in danger! Here's a quick way to help out. 😞❤️🙏🏆🤗🎤🍿🎟😍
  • A sample of our new contestant Kwasi Thomas' mad acting skills! Seriously he's been in all my favourite shows! So lucky to have him The Rio Theatre for our Smooth Criminal edition of Story Story Lie! Thursday Feb 22nd! 7pm
  • The Smooth Criminals are Morgan Brayton, Kwasi Thomas, Ian Boothby, Ryan Lachance, Jonathan Gagnon and Burcu's. Can you spot the liar? We'll find out Feb 22nd!
  • CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT!!!! First Five tickets to our Feb 22nd show also get a ticket to Taboo: Naughty, But Nice *** Show. What to do: Buy a $10 ticket to Story Story Lie, take a screen shot of your purchase! Email it to storystorylie@gmail.com. Get the first five tickets and I'll send you a ticket to Taboo (worth $20). Yes you can buy more then one ticket to our show and (while supplies last) I'll send you more then one Taboo Ticket! https://riotheatretickets.ca/events/7505-story-story-lie-smooth-criminal
  • A Review of our X-Rated Pillow Talk show last week! A whopping 37% of the audience voted Claire *******'s story of making it....and breaking it with a GQ Model as the Lie! A minuscule 4% of the audience voted Eric Fell's story that was too sexy/dirty to be repeated...but involved a lot of enthusiasm and something called **** Music as the lie! Fan were blown away to find out Eric Fell was the liar! The winner brought home a huge bag of goodies including a toy from Womyns' Ware, Tickets to Taboo: Naughty, But Nice *** Show, The Dirty Betty Show!, and $125 for Burcu's Angels Vintage Boutique as well as jewelry from Seductive Perils by Maggie Pie. And the contestant got a special treat from Your Open Closet. Big thanks to our amazing contestants Conni Smudge, Randy Myers, Suzy Rawsome, Kia Rae Vance! We'll definitely have them back! Special thanks to your host Jo Dworschak, her lovely assistant Matt Loeb and stage manager Anne Honey. And of course our favourite theatre The Rio Theatre. Tickets to the Feb 22nd show will be available soon and we have a very exciting contest for the first 10 to buy tickets! Will be releasing that info soon!
  • What kind of prizes should we get for the next show???
  • I am really curious about the identity of the person who was on Tinder just to get data for their spreadsheet....my friend thought it was my lie....therefore I think we’d make excellent friends!
  • Holy ****!!!! That was amazing! Thanks everyone for coming!
  • Don't forget to pop by the merch booth, grab a show t-shirt and check out local burlesque designs by Seductive Perils. I am bringing pasties, hairflowers and tiny food jewelry. Enjoy the fab and frisky storytellers and walk away with a tiny taco necklace or a sweet donut ring (double entendre safe for the office) or a pair of sparkly pasties, all handmade in my studio here on Commercial Drive.
  • $10 Tickets are still available for a few more hours. Then $12 at the door!!!! This show's gonna be amazing 👍❤️🏆
  • What Sexy Song do you think we should use to Open our X-Rated Show???
  • Can you spot the liar!!! Our prizes are so amazing, so x-rated I can't share them on Facebook! But you will see them projected at the big screen at The Rio Theatre Thursday Night! It could be yours ❤️ Conni Smudge, Claire *******, Randy Myers, Suzy Rawsome, Eric Fell and Kia Rae Vance share their stories. You get to interrogate them 🌮🍆🏆 Tickets still $10 online or $12 door.
  • Win Win Win!!! Three tickets to Thursday, Feb 22nd Smooth Criminal Story Story Lie at The Rio Theatre AND a bonus Vote to bust the liar! That's right! You can vote for 2 liars instead of 1! That's a big advantage to win the game and get the grand prize!!! TO WIN!!!! 1️⃣ Like this post 2️⃣ Tag two friends you want to bring 3️⃣ Like the Story Story Lie FB page Winner will be randomly selected Feb 18th!
  • This Line Up is making us feel so warm and fuzzy inside! Back by popular demand Conni Smudge & Suzy Rawsome, Plus 4 first timers! Claire *******, Randy Myers, Eric Fell and Kia Rae Vance! All sharing sexy stories, one is the liar! Spot the liar right first and you'll win an amazing prize from Womyns' Ware. Don't forget advance tickets are just $10!
  • The Line Up for our Sexy Stories show will be revealed SOON! I've gotta say I'm so freaking excited! We're brining back your favourites and have some new talented people on the bill too! Plus the outfits are scandalous!!!