Love grows up. Closer Than Ever

Closer Than Ever is a wryly bold and witty two-act musical revue that explores the question of how to find one’s bliss in an increasingly “it’s complicated” world.   Art imitates life (or does life imitate art?) in this intimate and brave ‘bookless book musical’ as it raises a satirical, often hysterical glass to the all…

International Artists – Local Dance Greats

Vancouver International Dance Festival Announces Extraordinary Breadth of International Artists Alongside Local Dance Greats in 2016 Season   Anticipated Annual Event Presents Globe-spanning Line-Up of Dancers from Sweden, Cuba, Japan, Quebec, Ontario, and Vancouver The Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF) proudly announces its expansive 2016 Festival Season: a vast and varied roster of internationally-celebrated artists and local…

Phantom of the Opera – February 20

Vancouver Bach Choir Unites Silent Film and Haunting Score in  – Phantom of the Opera –   Concert’s much-awaited reprise weaves a screening of the cult-classic with live performance for an evening of gothic romance and lurking horror Vancouver Bach Choir presents the return of Andrew Downing’s spectacular multimedia work Phantom of the Opera, February 20, 2016, 8pm…

International Taiko Drumming Masters

 Present Explosive New Production in Anticipated Vancouver Debut of International Taiko Drumming Masters   Yamato, The Drummers of Japan, take Taiko drumming to new heights with fiery display of athleticism & showbiz in one-night only, big budget engagement  Show One Productions presents the Vancouver premiere of the electrifying, international sensation YAMATO, The Drummers of Japan for a one-night…

Small Stage “anything goes” dance event

Eclectic Expressions of Love Inspire Original Dance Works in Cheeky Valentine’s Performance   33rd installment of Small Stage brings together award-winning  choreographers and international sensations   Vancouver’s “anything goes” dance event, Small Stage, celebrates Valentine’s Day with four shows of rebellious, unconventional creations. Dances for a Small Stage 33 – The Valentine’s Edition, runs at The Anza Club from February 11…

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL ARRIVES IN CANADA IN JANUARY 2016   Heathers The Musical is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer (Christine Quintana), a brainy, teenage misfist who never dreamed of getting in with the most popular and cruel clique at high school. But she did. She never dreamed of dating the dark and mysterious…

Yamato, The Drummers of Japan

International Taiko Drumming Masters Present Explosive New Production in Anticipated Vancouver Debut Yamato, The Drummers of Japan, take Taiko drumming to new heights with fiery display of athleticism & showbiz in one-night only, big budget engagement  Show One Productions presents the Vancouver premiere of the electrifying, international sensation YAMATO, The Drummers of Japan for a one-night only performance Saturday,…

“HOLIDAY RAWk”

Vancouver RAW: Natural Born Artists presents “HOLIDAY RAWk”  You are cordially invited to attend. . .     Thursday, December 10th, 2015 Doors open at 8PM    @CELEBRITIES NIGHT CLUB 1022 Davie St. Vancouver, BC    Featuring 30 local artists!  www.RAWartists.org/vancouver/holidayrawk      LIVE MUSIC: sounds by Phony Pony (Duo) and Gabriela Geneva (Band)    FASHION SHOWS: featuring…

Opera Warriors

 Direct from the Award-Winning Creative Team Behind the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Olympics    An epic Chinese Dance Theatre production of power, passion, and the Peking Opera told through dance China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG) presents the Canadian premiere of the exquisite visual feast Opera Warriors, January 5 & 6 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre…

10th Anniversary Performance – The Rivals

Blackbird Theatre Celebrates a Decade of Classics with New Production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s Wickedly Witty   – The Rivals –  10th Anniversary Performance Features All-Star Cast of Vancouver Classical Actors Blackbird Theatre dashes into its 10th anniversary with a wickedly witty, joyfully irreverent production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals from Dec. 28, 2015 to Jan…

Festive Cantatas – Praetorius Christmas Vespers

Early Music Vancouver Unites Over 50 Period Musicians in Joyous Presentation of – Festive Cantatas – Praetorius Christmas Vespers –     Beloved affair offers large-scale Yuletide celebration as it might have been heard under Michael Praetorius’ direction in 17th century Germany.   Early Music Vancouver (EMV), in partnership with the Portland Baroque Orchestra, Early Music Guild of…

‘Tis the Season to CELEBRATE!

 A Good Noise Christmas in Vancouver and Richmond    Annual holiday concert features local guitarist David Sinclair with the glorious voices of Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir  Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (GNVGC) presents the treasured annual tradition, CELEBRATE! A Good Noise Christmas, December 11 & 12, 2015, 8pm at Christ Church Cathedral, and December 13, 2015,…

Vancouver Bach Choir presents Handel’s Messiah

Vancouver Bach Choir Presents the Epic Embodiment of Holiday Jubilation: G.F. Handel’s Messiah   International sensation Simone Osborne joins the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra alongside fellow acclaimed soloists to perform the treasured oratorio     Vancouver Bach Choir presents the divine harmonies, resounding orchestrations, and sublime arias of Handel’s Messiah, December 12, 2015, 8pm at The Orpheum. Under the…

Vancouver RAW: Natural Born Artists presents “MERGE”

Vancouver RAW presents: Natural Born Artists “MERGE”   Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 Doors open at 8PM   @CELEBRITIES NIGHT CLUB 1022 Davie St. Vancouver, BC   Featuring 35 local artists! www.RAWartists.org/vancouver/merge        LIVE MUSIC: sounds by Nikita Afonso and the Reckless Revolvers, Richard Tichelman, Kyle Stibbs Band, and Electronic Music Artist “LAST” FASHION SHOW:…

DEATH IN A DUMPSTER: THE MUSICAL.

Youth Take Centre Stage to Shed Light on Homelessness.   The Access to Music Foundation will present an original piece of work developed by street-involved youth  actors to convey the crucial message; No-One is Disposable. Beginning Saturday night, November 7th, The Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island will play host to Death in a Dumpster: The…

Bard on the Beach Announces 2016 Playbill & celebrates 2015 Season Highlights

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has announced a 2016 season that will showcase the genius and popular appeal of the great English playwright, in a year of world-wide celebrations marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The 27th Bard season, sponsored by Goldcorp and running from June 3 to September 24, 2016, will bring two proven audience favourites to…