Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents Avocado Toast – Vancouver Grown, Free-Range Comedy

July 5 – September 1 | The Improv Centre | 1502 Duranleau Street (Granville Island) Previews: July 5-7, 7:30pm Performance Times: Thursday-Saturday, 7:30pm Tickets: From $10.75 at www.vtsl.com   This summer, Vancouver TheatreSportsTM (VTSL) takes an affectionate and comedic look at what makes Vancouver so unique. Starting July 5th and running through to September 1st…

The Opera Project presents​ ECSTATIC EXPRESSION IN SONG

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm (doors open 6:00 pm) Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 320 East 15th Ave. Vancouver (@ Sophia St one block east of Main)     Fasten your seatbelts for an operatic extravaganza featuring stirring music, traditional costume and a​n international ​​​guest star! Ecstatic Expression in Song showcases the advanced singers of The Opera…

The Dancing on the Edge Festival Returns for its  landmark 30th Anniversary

Festival of Contemporary Dance takes centre stage July 5 to 14     The Dancing on the Edge Festival is Canada’s longest running festival of contemporary dance, taking place July 5 -14, 2018 at various venues in Vancouver.  Festival Founder and Producer Donna Spencer is excited to announce that this year’s DOTE showcases over thirty…

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall – MascallDance

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall MascallDance July 4,6,7 and 10,11,13,14, 2018 Vancouver’s prolific Isadora Award-winner Jennifer Mascall hits the stage with a new choreographic work OW, aimed at cracking open the relationship between sound and movement. Enter the wild world of OW – by turns loud, tender, explosive and hilarious, a realm where unpredictability is…

We Three: a Show for Young Supporters of the Arts

Award-winning local playwright Meghan Gardiner has crafted a heartfelt show perfect for first time young playgoers at Carousel Theatre’s wee Bee Stage. We Three features colourful, gentle and expressive characters named M, E and 3 who explore themes of belonging and understanding through songs and interactive tactile experiences.  Actors CJ McGillivray, Melissa Oei and Allan…

VTSL Invites You to Celebrate Dear Ol’ Dad at The SuperDad Show

The SuperDad Show  Sunday, June 17 at The Improv Centre at 2:00pm  Tickets on Sale Now at www.vtsl.com Join Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) on Sunday, June 17 at 2:00pm for The SuperDad Show, a special matinee performance in celebration of an often-unsung superhero – dear ol’ Dad. The SuperDad Show pokes fun at the foibles and complexities of what it means…

Award-winning Vancouver singer raises awareness and funds for invisible illnesses

Soprano and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis sufferer Jacqueline Ko presents Toward Tomorrow, a benefit show for the ME/FM Society of BC This June, an award-winning soprano will sing to support chronic neuro-immune disease awareness. On Saturday, June 16th, Vancouver singer and producer Jacqueline Ko will present the gala benefit concert Toward Tomorrow at Marpole United Church. The…

The Dance Centre presents 12 MINUTES MAX Edition #42 Five innovative dance works

Friday June 15, 2018 at 8pm Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St, Vancouver Tickets $28/$22 students & seniors from Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info www.thedancecentre.ca   12 Minutes Max showcases five eclectic dance works by some of Vancouver’s most exciting and innovative up-and-coming choreographers: Katie Cassady, Alejandra Miranda & Juan Villegas, Sophie Maguire, Jhoely Triana,…

TUTS Presents Glittering, Enchanted 2018 Season with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street

Fairytale Wishes & Show-biz Dreams Come True in Beloved Broadway Classics at Stanley Park’s Scenic Malkin Bowl   Audiences will have a ball this summer at Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) when magic and romance come alive in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street, running July 4 – August 18, 2018 at Stanley Park’s picturesque…

Soulful Productions Ignites the Stage with Glamour and Glitz in – Sweet Bubbling Nights –

Saucy and sequined local performers come together for one-night-only concert in support of LGBTI scholars through UN program   Soulful Productions presents a sizzling celebration of soul, Motown, funk, show tunes and drag with Sweet Bubbling Nights on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 8pm at the Vancouver Playhouse. The performance will bring together 23 of the…

Victim Impact Director Jiv Parasram Wins Toronto Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award

Theatre Conspiracy is thrilled to congratulate our director Jiv Parasram on receiving the Toronto Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award. This prestigious award celebrates the accomplishments and future potential of an emerging Toronto artist working in any discipline. Jiv Parasram is a multidisciplinary artist, researcher, and facilitator of Indo-Caribbean descent. His work has played across Canada…

JESSIE AWARD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

The 2018 Jessie Nominations Party announced the nominees for the theatre awards on Sunday, May 27th at the iA Financial Group Atrium at the BMO Theatre Centre, 162 West 1st Avenue, honouring Vancouver’s vibrant artistic community.   This year’s productions have a wide variation of diverse productions in various venues and demonstrate the creativity, imagination, and…

Vancouver Opera’s Second Annual Vancouver Opera Festival, presented by BMO, Music, Community, and Culture in 9 days of spectacular performances

Vancouver Opera, today announced that more than 15,000 people attended operas, concerts, screenings, cultural celebrations, art installations, master classes, social and free community events at its second annual Vancouver Opera Festival (VOF). An estimated 2500 additional patrons are expected to attend post-festival performances of The Overcoat – a musical tailoring this week. Audiences were treated…

A ‘60s-Inspired, Beatles-Infused As You Like It Sparks the 29th Season of Bard on the Beach

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 29th Season in Vanier Park with a ‘60s- inspired, Beatles-infused production of As You Like It. This high-spirited, music-filled staging will be directed by Daryl Cloran, the Artistic Director of the Citadel Theatre. Cloran directed Bard on the Beach’s 2015 hit musical production of Love’s Labour’s Lost…

Powerhouse Team of Female Creators Tackle ‘The Art of a Messy Life’ in Interdisciplinary Performance

Gutsy Work Celebrates Beauty in All Forms with Comedy, Music, and Dance   JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick, award-winning educator and performer Celeste Snowber, and emerging harpist Alexa Reimer come together in the world premiere of Perfect Imperfections: The Art of a Messy Life at Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch from June 14–16. Interweaving…

VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL TURNS 30! OUT ON SCREEN ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL DATES, COMMUNITY BIRTHDAY PARTY, AND FESTIVAL CREATIVE DESIGN

Out On Screen is proud to present the 30th annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) this summer from Thursday, August 9th to Sunday, August 19th. Welcoming its 30th anniversary presenting sponsor, RBC, this year’s Festival will take place at various theatres, including the Vancouver Playhouse, Cineplex Odeon International Village, SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts,…