C’mon, Angie! by Amy Lee Lavoie – Touchstone Theatre in association with the Firehall Arts Centre

Touchstone Theatre in association with the Firehall Arts Centre present C’mon, Angie! by Amy Lee Lavoie Directed by Lauren Taylor Featuring Kayla Deorksen and Robert Moloney This is the sixth installment of the FLYING START program – giving a stage to new professional playwrights.   Firehall Arts Centre (280 E. Cordova), Vancouver June 1 to…

Coastal City Ballet Announces Season Finale with Choreographer Irene Schneider’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mischief, Magic and Misadventure of Shakespeare’s Beloved Play Re-imagined in Full-length Ballet   Coastal City Ballet closes its 2017/18 season with the remount of Irene Schneider’s enchanting ballet, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, May 19 at Vancouver Playhouse and June 8 at Surrey Arts Centre. Set to the exquisite music of Felix Mendelssohn, this full-length…

Australia’s Circa: Opus Presented by the Chan Center for the Performing Arts – a review

This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Chan Center for the Performing Arts and they brought Circa: Opus to their concert hall.  While sipping ‘20th anniversary’ Sauv Blanc, we was struck by the heighty aspect of the theater and its focused curves.  The glass windows along with the greenery outside gave the space a…

North Shore Light Opera ventures INTO THE WOODS for its 70th Anniversary production

One of Sondheim’s most popular works, Into the Woods’ musical sophistication and lyrical richness are sure to delight audiences! Please be advised that this musical deals with mature subject matter. The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who…

Gifted Young Artists Explore Topical Themes of Self-Image, Family Dynamics and Gender Roles in – Arts Umbrella’s Expressions Theatre Festival –

The next generation of Vancouver actors shine in beloved theatre classics and an insightful original work   Arts Umbrella is thrilled to unveil the lineup of the 2018 Expressions Theatre Festival, running May 17 – 26, 2018 at the Waterfront Theatre. Showcasing the talented young artists in Arts Umbrella’s Intensive, Pre-Professional and Theatre Conservatory Programs, this…

Calling All Young Theatre Lovers: Realize Your Dreams this Summer at Bard on the Beach with – Young Shakespeareans –

Annual Summer Theatre Camps and Workshops Invite Children & Teens to Work with Bard Actors to Discover, Create & Perform Their Own Visions of Iconic Shakespeare Plays Bard on the Beach announces the return of its annual Young Shakespeareans Summer Theatre Camps and Teen Workshops, with sessions beginning July 3 and running through to August…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents Canadian Comedy Icon Colin Mochrie

May 24 & 26 at The Improv Centre at 7:30pm May 25 at The Vogue Theatre at 7:30pm    Tickets on Sale Now at www.vtsl.com   Colin Mochrie, Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) alumnus, and star of Whose Line Is It Anyway, returns this May to Vancouver TheatreSports™ for three laugh-packed performances – Thursday, May 24 and Saturday, May 26 at The Improv Centre at 7:30pm;…

ITSAZOO Descends into Western Canadian Premiere of David James Brock’s Award-Winning Play – WET –

Immersive Production Gathers Intimate Audiences Below Ground in Russian Hall Basement to Explore Challenging, Complex Story of a Damaged Military Homecoming  ITSAZOO presents the Western Canadian Premiere of David James Brock’s award-winning drama, WET, May 8-27, 2018 in the basement of The Russian Hall. Chelsea Haberlin directs this thought-provoking tale of love, abandonment, and the…

VTSL Invites You to Share Some Laughs with Your Mom at the ‘Mother of All Mother’s Day Shows’

MOM=WOW Sunday, May 13 at The Improv Centre at 4pm  Tickets on Sale Now at www.vtsl.com You’ve probably given your Mother more than a few grey hairs over the years; isn’t it about time you gave her some laughs instead? Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) is pleased to celebrate Moms everywhere with its ‘mother of all Mother’s Day…

Coastal City Ballet Announces Season Finale with Choreographer Irene Schneider’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mischief, Magic and Misadventure of Shakespeare’s Beloved Play Re-imagined in Full-length Ballet   Coastal City Ballet closes its 2017/18 season with the remount of Irene Schneider’s enchanting ballet, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, May 19 at Vancouver Playhouse and June 8 at Surrey Arts Centre. Set to the exquisite music of Felix Mendelssohn, this full-length…

CAROUSEL THEATRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE and TOUCHSTONE THEATRE present

The Lawyer Show 2018: The Drowsy Chaperone May 3 – 5, 2018 Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island Each spring, Vancouver’s legal community comes together to create this high-spirited event and a valued tradition, The Lawyer Show, a fundraiser for two of Vancouver’s most cherished theatre institutions: Carousel Theatre for Young People and Touchstone Theatre. More…

4th Annual Vancouver World Music Festival

World Rhythms for Youth Society and CubbyHole Artists Present 4th Annual Vancouver World Music Festival April 26-29, 2018 Performance Venues: Imperial, Guilt and Co. NEW – WorldBeat Sunday – FREE Family-Friendly Performances on April 29 from 11:30am to 3:30pm Featuring Kutapira, Youth Performers and Percussion Workshops Trout Lake Community Centre   Tickets prices are only…

Heroic Opera presents Richard Strauss’ Bloodiest Opera Elektra

Hailed as “The First Freudian Opera”, Elektra is a tale of murder, betrayal, desperation, and the desire for vengeance that can consume us all. Richard Strauss’ bloody masterpiece is brought to life by Vancouver’s Heroic Opera Company with music that is powerful, raw, and jarring, and has been met with acclaim and controversy the world…

The Chan Centre presents Australian Contemporary Circus Company To Showcase Gravity-Defying Stunts at Chan Centre

The Chan Centre presents Australia’s One-of-a-Kind Circa  in Astonishing Vancouver Premiere of Opus Renowned Circus Company pairs Impeccable Choreography with Evocative Shostakovich Quartets The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Australia’s bold contemporary circus company, Circa, with their exhilarating performance Opus on April 28, 2018 at 8pm…

Vancouver celebrates International Dance Day

Sunday April 29, 2018 12 noon-7pm Various downtown Vancouver locations Free admission Info 604 606 6400 www.thedancecentre.ca   The Dance Centre presents free events celebrating the art of dance for International Dance Day, featuring flamenco at the Vancouver Public Library, contemporary dance at Scotiabank Dance Centre, and street dance with students from Windermere Secondary School…