Tickets on Sale for Bard on the Beach’s 29th Season

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival launches its 29th Season with a lineup of four exciting play productions and a range of entertaining special events, in the spectacular waterfront setting of Vanier Park. Tickets for all performances and special events, scheduled from June 6 through September 22, are now on sale.   The Festival opens…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents… Murder on the Improv Express – A Killer Comedy

April 12-May 26 | The Improv Centre | 1502 Duranleau Street (Granville Island)   Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) is proud to present Murder on the Improv Express – A Killer Comedy from April 12 to May 26 at The Improv Centre on Granville Island (1502 Duranleau Street). This production will run every Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm. Picture this – a luxury train…

MACK GORDON’S GAME SHOW NIGHT to return to THE BILTMORE CABARET on MARCH 22, 2018

“The funnest night in Vancouver!”   Mack Gordon returns to the Biltmore Cabaret to host another exciting, hilarious game show event! Bigger and better than ever before, Mack Gordon’s Game Show Night now features two full games shows in one fun-filled evening: Family Feud ⏤ “Let’s play the Feud!” Contestants are chosen from the audience…

Shamrocks and Shenanigans, March 17

‘A whale of a time’ with Vancouver TheatreSports™   Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTS) has some fun with all things Irish at Shamrocks & Shenanigans, the improv comedy company’s St. Paddy’s Day celebration on Saturday, March 17 at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. Patrons that night have the choice of three Irish-themed improv shows – classic…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Puts the ‘Ha-ha’ in Ha-ha-happy Valentine’s

  Whether boy meets girl, girl meets girl or boy meets boy, everyone knows that romance thrives when sprinkled liberally with laughter. There’s no better place for a little romance and a lot of laughter than at a Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) show. Did you know that The Improv Centre is one of Cupid’s favourite hangouts?…

Bard’s New Look: Vancouver’s Biggest Theatre Festival Gets a Visual Rebrand

  Bard on the Beach unveiled a fresh new visual brand that is inspired by both its legendary Shakespearean roots and the way the Vancouver theatre organization is seen and valued by the community today. The comprehensive rebranding project has been made possible through an exciting new partnership between Bard and the award-winning Vancouver graphic…

JFL NORTHWEST ADDS A FLURRY OF FUNNY TO FESTIVAL LINEUP 

  2018 FESTIVAL, TAKING PLACE MARCH 1-10, WELCOMES BILL BURR FOR A THIRD PERFORMANCE, THE LUCAS BROTHERS, AUNTY DONNA, STOP PODCASTING YOURSELF, VANCOUVER COMEDY AWARDS, RETAIL NIGHTMARES, B-SIDES WITH CHRIS GORDON, AND ADDITIONS TO THE BEST OF THE WEST SERIES TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JANUARY 26 AT 10am AT JFLNorthWest.com  Vancouver’s comedy festival, JFL NorthWest, presented in association with SiriusXM, returns for a…

18th ANNUAL CHUTZPAH! FESTIVAL Lisa Nemetz International Jewish Performing Arts Festival February 15 – March 15, 2018

           Performances at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Rickshaw Theatre, Fox Cabaret                                                                                                          Awe-inspiring dance, extraordinary theatre, hilarious comedy and globally-celebrated music highlight this year’s festival with world-class performances and workshops by international, Canadian and local artists from February 15 to March 15, 2018.   An eagerly anticipated and annual highlight…

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival and Anvil Centre Unite to Expand Club PuSh to New Westminster

Vancouver’s Fox Cabaret and New Westminster’s Anvil Centre to play host to PuSh Festival’s cutting edge Club Push performance series The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) announces the expansion of its experimental, night-time weekend series Club PuSh, January 19 to February 3, 2018, held at its long-time Vancouver hub, The Fox Cabaret, and…

Laugh Out the Old Year and Welcome the New with VTSL’s Year In Review

  This past year was filled with the rise of avocado toast, a bit too much covfefe, and the perennial favourite – bike lanes. Vancouver TheatreSports’™ 2017 Year In Review takes an improvised look at these hilarious headliners and many more as we prepare for the coming year. No event is safe from ridicule and…

Vancouver’s Comedy Festival “JFL NorthWest” Returns March 1-10, 2018

    Debuts New Initiative – “Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival” Tickets on Sale Friday, December 8 at 10:00am at JFLNorthWest.com    Vancouver’s comedy festival, JFL NorthWest, presented in association with SiriusXM, returns for a third year of hilarity from Thursday, March 1st to Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at multiple venues across Vancouver, including the…

18th ANNUAL CHUTZPAH! FESTIVAL

  Lisa Nemetz International Jewish Performing Arts Festival February 15 – March 15, 2018   Full Lineup Announced and All Tickets on Sale on December 13 for The Exciting 18th Annual Chutzpah! Festival          Performances at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, Scotiabank Dance Centre, Rickshaw Theatre, Fox Cabaret                                                                                                          Organizers today announced the dates and the…

Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa Continues a Beloved (and Hilarous) Holiday Tradition

  Forget the piped-in carols, Santa hats and Christmas decorations. For me, the holiday season doesn’t start until Her Royal Meanness, the blue-haired, buxom Christmas Queen makes her appearance on the Vancouver TheatreSports™ stage. For the past three years the Royal we all love to hate has done her best to ruin Christmas for everyone – and…

The Cultch presents: East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves Theatre Replacement (Vancouver)

  The Cultch is proud to present Theatre Replacement’s East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves at the York Theatre from Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to Saturday, January 6, 2018. Celebrating its fifth year, the East Van Panto is back with an outrageous take on Snow White. In this East Van tale, our hero flees…

A Pair of Queens Wins Every Time

  What happens when two queens get together? A lot of racy, outrageous hilarity and wicked wit. Join Vancouver TheatreSports’™ (VTSL)  very own Christmas Queen with her special guest co-host, drag star The Unstoppable Conni Smudge for five very naughty (but nice) late-late night holiday season shows, Saturday evenings at 11:15 pm, starting November 25…