Some Assembly Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of How Star Wars Saved My Life

  How Star Wars Saved My Life written and performed by Nicholas Harrison December 6-10, 2017 at Performance Works (1218 Cartwright Street, Granville Island)   How Star Wars Saved My Life is an empowering true story of courage from an adult survivor of childhood sexual and physical abuse from priests. Using the power of pop culture’s…

North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX

  Alley Theatre, in partnership with Neworld Theatre, is thrilled to present the large-scale stage adaptation and North American premiere of The Ridiculous Darkness from Saturday, November 11 to Sunday, November 19 at the ANNEX. A multi-award-winning German radio play by Wolfram Lotz, The Ridiculous Darkness is a boldly satirical, modern mash-up of the classic…

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…

Discover Dance! Flamenco Rosario November 30th

  The Dance Centre presents the Discover Dance! series Flamenco Rosario Thursday November 30, 2017 at 12 noon Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St (at Granville), Vancouver Tickets $14/$12 students, seniors and children from Tickets Tonight 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info: 604.606.6400 www.thedancecentre.ca   The November edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! noon hour series…

Early Music Vancouver Brings New Life to Holiday Tradition of Handel’s Messiah

  Baroque Specialists Offer Audiences a New and Exciting Take on a Celebrated Yuletide Masterpiece   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) invites White Rock and Vancouver audiences to experience the energy and drama of its first-ever production of Handel’s Messiah, November 30, 2017 at 7:30pm at the White Rock Baptist Church, and December 1 & 2, 2017…

Mockingjay: The Musical

  Good Things Come In Threes—Even Angst-Filled Dystopian Musicals With Kicky Pop Tunes District 13 presents a Hunger Games Musical Mockingjay: The Musical by Mark Vandenberg November 23-25, 2017 $25 in advance or at the door At Studio 1398, 1398 Cartwright Street on Granville Island Tickets and Info: TheatreWire.com * * * In Mockingjay: The…

She’s BAAAAACK! Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa

  Vancouver TheatreSports’ The Christmas Queen, in all her nasty glory is returning this holiday season with the latest instalment in the series, Christmas Queen 4 – Secret Santa, running from November 22 to December 23, Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 pm.There will also be two additional matinee performances on Sunday, December 10 and December…

“Sink or Swim” (written by & starring Beverley Elliott) – November 16th – 25th – at Gateway Theatre in Richmond

​​ HappyGoodThings Productions is thrilled to present a second 2017 run of Beverley Elliott’s poignant, playful and achingly relatable production of Sink or Swim at Gateway Theatre in Richmond from Thursday, November 16th – Saturday, November 25th.  Voted 2016’s Pick of the Vancouver Fringe Festival, this audience favourite and the critically acclaimed show is a standout! Known to fans around the world…

Sink or Swim at Presentation House Theatre

  HappyGoodThings Productions is thrilled to present Beverley Elliott’s poignant, playful and achingly relatable production of Sink or Swim at Presentation House Theatre in North Vancouver from Wednesday, November 8th – Sunday, November 12th.  Voted 2016’s Pick of the Vancouver Fringe Festival, this audience favourite and the critically acclaimed show is a standout! Known to fans around the world for…

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra presents Verdi’s Requiem

    Thunderous rage and soft, tremulous prayers reverberate in the Orpheum Theatre with Vancouver Bach Choir   The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra  (VAMSO) combines forces with Vancouver Bach Choir to present one of the most celebrated Romantic masterworks, Verdi’s Requiem. This formidable funeral mass resounds under the direction of Leslie Dala with Joslin Romphf…

The Firehall Arts Centre to Produce and Present Drew Hayden Taylor’s Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

  November 11 – December 2 | Firehall Arts Centre | 280 E. Cordova   The Firehall Arts Centre is proud to produce and presents Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, by celebrated Indigenous playwright Drew Hayden Taylor, from Saturday, November 11 to Saturday, December 2, 2017. Taylor’s Only Drunks and Children Tell the…

Shameless Hussy Productions Presents: GIRLS LIKE THAT

  GIRLS LIKE THAT By Evan Placey | Directed by Renée Iaci   November 2-10 | Templeton Secondary School | 727 Templeton Drive, Vancouver, BC Performance Times:  November 3, 7-10 at 7:00pm Tickets:  $10; available at the door and online at http://bit.ly/2gc1pFK Added Value:  Each performance will be followed by a Q&A   Flash. Click. Buzz…

The Chan Centre Welcomes the Texas Troubadours featuring Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez  

  Three of the Lone Star State’s Proud Singer-Songwriters Share the Stage for the First Time   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez, the Lone Star State’s diverse and celebrated songwriters on November 8 at 8pm in the Chan…

Sudnya Dance Academy’s 20th anniversary show celebrates 150 years of Indian heritage in Canada

  Married to Canada November 11, 2017   Surrey Civic Theatres presents the premiere of Sudnya Dance Academy’s production of Married to Canada—a moving portrayal through Indian classical and folk dance styles of the hopes, dreams, and traditions an Indian bride brings to Canada—at the Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre (13750–88 Avenue) on November 11 at…

Turandot a must see Opera for all

  I am not musical, an opera buff, or a theatre critic. But, Vancouver Opera’s opening production of the company’s exciting 2017–2018 season, Puccini’s final opera Turandot, provides the most wonderful, colourful, spectacular and stunning evening. Based on Persian legend, and set in ancient Beijing (Peking), Turandot is the dramatic story of an icy princess,…

CELEBRATE DIWALI WITH LAUNCH OF NEW PROVINCIAL INITIATIVE  “DIWALI IN BC” TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 14 TO NOVEMBER 16, 2017 

  FIVE-WEEK EVENT CELEBRATES FEMININE POWER THROUGH THEATRE, DANCE AND FILM, AND SHINES A LIGHT ON WORKS CREATED BY DIVERSE AND TALENTED WOMEN Artistic Director and cultural leader Rohit Chokhani is pleased to launch Diwali in BC – a new provincial initiative aimed at making Diwali celebrations province-wide over the next five years. During its launch year, Diwali in BC…

Early Music Vancouver Presents History’s First Great Opera –  Monteverdi’s Orfeo –

  In-Concert Performance of the 1607 Masterpiece Features Vancouver’s Own Colin Balzer in Demanding Title Role   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents the first unqualified masterpiece in operatic history, Monteverdi’s Orfeo, on October 29, 2017 at 3pm at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts. Often described as a “game changer” in the history of music,…