Paris! The Show is a spectacular evening of music and dance, and a vibrant tribute to the greatest French songs of the post-WWII era. It beautifully captures the essence and charm of Paris for the whole world to enjoy. An exceptional cast, spectacular live band, original storyline and scenic design transport audiences from Montmartre to the stages of the great Parisian cabarets of the time.
Tony Award winning actress and singer Lea Salonga is bringing her powerful voice and perfect pitch to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre for only one show, Monday, April 13th at 8pm. Now’s your chance to experience her formidable talent live and in-person as she returns to the stage embarking on a North American tour.
Boone Dog Productions presents playwright Robert Harling’s warm and witty Steel Magnolias from February 14–March 8, 2020, at The Nest (1398 Cartwright St). Featuring an all-female collective of Vancouver-based performers, this beloved story of camaraderie and fierce loyalty epitomizes Southern charm and unwavering strength in the face of triumphs and tragedies.
City Opera Vancouver presents the world premiere of the political satire BERLIN: The Last Cabaret (BERLIN) from January 23–26, 2020 at Performance Works. Set in Nazi Germany on July 13, 1934, the darkly humorous production takes place the day of Adolf Hitler’s national broadcast claiming responsibility for the “Night of the Long Knives” — a horrific political purge and extrajudicial execution of more than 85 members of the Sturmabteilung (SA).
“Vancouver Opera is thrilled to present Rossini’s comic masterpiece under the direction of Ashlie Corcoran,” said Tom Wright, Vancouver Opera Interim General Director. “This is the 9th time Vancouver Opera has mounted a main-stage production of The Barber of Seville and we couldn’t think of a better production to chase away the February blues than with Rossini’s greatest masterpiece of comedy and music.”