This is a touring version of the popular Discovery Channel show Mythbusters where hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage seek to put popular myths, adages, seemingly improbable movie scenes and whatnot to the test using some semblance of a scientific method. The show debuted in January 2003 and is filmed in San Francisco. Usually, it includes participation by a rotating cast of fellow mythbusters.

Tonight’s performance goes at Conexus Arts Centre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $53.85-$137.60. To give you a taste, here’s an episode that tests the old adage (cited by one Dog Blog commentator in a Sept. 30 post by Paul Dechene on cycling infrastructure, as it happens) about not bringing a knife to a gun fight: