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The Chan Centre Presents Tribute to Legendary South African Ensemble The Jazz Epistles The Chan Centre Presents Tribute to Legendary South African Ensemble The Jazz Epistles
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2018 in Vancouver

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents The Jazz Epistles: Abdullah Ibrahim with guest Terence Blanchard in a rare tribute concert, February 18 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Half a century after the release of their landmark album, Jazz Epistle Verse 1, iconic keyboardist and Jazz Epistle alumnus Abdullah Ibrahim revisits the legendary repertoire of his historic South African ensemble. Four-time GRAMMY-winning New Orleans trumpeter Terence Blanchard joins Ibrahim and band Ekaya as guest performer of these jazz masterworks produced during the apartheid struggle. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 19, 2018 in Vancouver

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
REMOTE CONTROL A Spoof About Fake News Broadcasting Comes to Vancouver REMOTE CONTROL A Spoof About Fake News Broadcasting Comes to Vancouver
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2018 in Vancouver

World premier of Remote Control, a theatre spoof on tv broadcasting guaranteed to make you howl with laughter. Tickets on sale now. (more...)
Eternal Theatre Collective Presents Canadian Premiere Of SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN Eternal Theatre Collective Presents Canadian Premiere Of SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2018 in Vancouver

The entirely youth run Eternal Theatre Collective presents the Canadian Premiere of SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN by Steven Levenson (Dear Evan Hansen), at Studio 16 from March 7 - 10, 2018. (more...)
Joshua Beamish's LONE WOLF Makes Vancouver Premiere Joshua Beamish's LONE WOLF Makes Vancouver Premiere
by BWW News Desk on January 12, 2018 in Vancouver

Beamish presents the Vancouver premiere of his first evening of solos, each exploring facets of his persona, both public and private, to reconfigure and superimpose creative perspectives. (more...)
Photo Flash: Pacific Theatre presents a Dark Glass Theatre production RUINED by Lynn Nottage Photo Flash: Pacific Theatre presents a Dark Glass Theatre production RUINED by Lynn Nottage
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2018 in Vancouver

What is justified when survival is on the line?_ In a small town in the Democratic Republic of Congo, there is a bar called Mama Nadi's. As a vicious civil war drags on, young women find their way to Mama's, and to safety of a kind. Nadi both protects and profits off the bodies of women who have become casualties of violence, ensuring survival by catering to both sides of the conflict but how long can she keep the war outside her walls? (more...)
Midtwenties Theatre Society and Red Gate Arts Society to Premiere ABOVE THE HOSPITAL Midtwenties Theatre Society and Red Gate Arts Society to Premiere ABOVE THE HOSPITAL
by BWW News Desk on January 12, 2018 in Vancouver

Newly formed Vancouver theatre company Midtwenties Theatre Society, along with Red Gate Arts Society, will present the world premiere of their first original theatre production, Above the Hospital, from Today, January 12 to Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Red Gate Revue Stage. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 12, 2018 in Vancouver

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
Audition for Pacifica Singers Audition for Pacifica Singers
by BWW News Desk on January 09, 2018 in Vancouver

Pacifica Singers is a select vocal ensemble which exists as part of the Vancouver Chamber Choir organization. The ensemble performs with Jon Washburn and the Vancouver Chamber Choir on three or four concert programmes each season and also presents two independent concerts with its own director, Fiona Blackburn. (more...)
INTO THE ARCTIC Opens At Queen Elizabeth Theatre Gallery, 1/26 INTO THE ARCTIC Opens At Queen Elizabeth Theatre Gallery, 1/26
by BWW News Desk on January 08, 2018 in Vancouver

The City of Vancouver owned Vancouver Civic Theatres will partner with the Vancouver Maritime Museum this month for the presentation of Into the Arctic, an art and film exhibition that takes viewers to the water's edge of the icy Canadian North. (more...)
Turning Point Ensemble Presents RADIO REWRITE: The Music of Jonny Greenwood, Steve Reich, Olivier Messiaen and Christopher Butterfield Turning Point Ensemble Presents RADIO REWRITE: The Music of Jonny Greenwood, Steve Reich, Olivier Messiaen and Christopher Butterfield
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2018 in Vancouver

Continuing to present unique works and surprising linkages, Turning Point Ensemble with the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, is excited to present a genre-mashing concert of Canadian premieres and 20th century's composers. (more...)
Agatha Christie Returns From The Dead To Perform A Puppet Show in WHO KILLED GERTRUDE CRUMP? Agatha Christie Returns From The Dead To Perform A Puppet Show in WHO KILLED GERTRUDE CRUMP?
by BWW News Desk on January 06, 2018 in Vancouver

From the team that brought you Til Death, The Shakespeare Show, No Tweed Too Tight, and the Jessie Award-winning The Little Prince. Who Killed Gertrude Crump? is a plot-twist-a-minute puppet caper playing at Performance Works, February 13-18, 2018, presented by the Vancouver International Puppet Festival's HomeGrown Series. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/4 - WAITRESS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/4 - WAITRESS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More!
by BWW Special on January 05, 2018 in Vancouver

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
Firehall Arts Centre to Produce and Present the Canadian Premiere of Patricia Cornelius' SHIT Firehall Arts Centre to Produce and Present the Canadian Premiere of Patricia Cornelius' SHIT
by BWW News Desk on January 04, 2018 in Vancouver

The Firehall Arts Centre is proud to produce and present the Canadian premiere of Australian playwright Patricia Cornelius' provocative play SHIT from Saturday, January 27 to Saturday, February 10, 2018. (more...)
32nd Annual High Performance Rodeo Kicks Off in Calgary 32nd Annual High Performance Rodeo Kicks Off in Calgary
by BWW News Desk on January 03, 2018 in Vancouver

The popular 32nd annual High Performance Rodeo, Calgary's International Festival of the Arts running to January 3 to 28, 2018 at various venues throughout Calgary, will feature a collection of the boldest and brightest artists from the realms of theatre, dance, comedy and music. More information and tickets can be found online at www.hprodeo.ca and by calling 403-294-9494. (more...)
ABB Collective Presents FOOL FOR LOVE By Sam Shepard ABB Collective Presents FOOL FOR LOVE By Sam Shepard
by BWW News Desk on January 02, 2018 in Vancouver

Passionate, explosive, raw. ABB Collective honours the passing of playwright Sam Shepard with a staging of his timeless classic Fool for Love. In a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave desert, two transient lovers unearth secrets of their disturbing past. Reality and dreams collide in this explosive masterpiece, as Eddie and May fight for a love that they can't live with, or without. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/29 - FIDDLER, LES MIS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/29 - FIDDLER, LES MIS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More!
by BWW Special on December 29, 2017 in Vancouver

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature FIDDLER, LES MIS, and LOVE NEVER DIES. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/22 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE LORAX, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/22 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE LORAX, and More!
by BWW Special on December 22, 2017 in Vancouver

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Phantom of the Opera, A Christmas Carol, The Lorax, and More! (more...)
Maple Ridge Festival of BC Film Returns To The ACT Arts Centre 3/23-25 Maple Ridge Festival of BC Film Returns To The ACT Arts Centre 3/23-25
by BWW News Desk on December 20, 2017 in Vancouver

The ACT Arts Centre and The Ridge Film Studios, with the support of the City of Maple Ridge, are thrilled to present the second edition of the Maple Ridge Festival of BC Film. Highlighting films created in beautiful British Columbia, the festival is scheduled to take place at The ACT Arts Centre from Friday, March 23 to Sunday, March 25, 2018. (more...)
Puppet Show SLEEPING BEAUTY DREAMS Comes to Presentation House Theatre Puppet Show SLEEPING BEAUTY DREAMS Comes to Presentation House Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 20, 2017 in Vancouver

Presentation House Theatre (PHT) and Mexico's famed Marionetas de la Esquina present the Canadian premiere of Amaranta Leyva's whimsical and enchanting puppet show, Sleeping Beauty Dreams, at Presentation House Theatre from January 25 to February 4, 2018. A princess with overprotective parents and a lonely boy whose single mother works all the time are at the heart of this international collaboration. As they embark on a journey of self-discovery, both the princess and boy learn about the power of positive risk-taking. (more...)
Pacific Theatre Present RUINED by Lynn Nottage Pacific Theatre Present RUINED by Lynn Nottage
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2017 in Vancouver

What is justified when survival is on the line?_ In a small town in the Democratic Republic of Congo, there is a bar called Mama Nadi's. As a vicious civil war drags on, young women find their way to Mama's, and to safety of a kind. Nadi both protects and profits off the bodies of women who have become casualties of violence, ensuring survival by catering to both sides of the conflict but how long can she keep the war outside her walls? (more...)
Pi Theatre and PuSh Festival Present English Canadian Premiere of THE EVENTS Pi Theatre and PuSh Festival Present English Canadian Premiere of THE EVENTS
by BWW News Desk on December 17, 2017 in Vancouver

Pi Theatre and the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival present the English Canadian premiere of David Greig's daring play, The Events, January 17 28, 2018 at the Russian Hall (600 Campbell Avenue). Inspired by the 2011 killing of 69 people at a summer camp in Ut ya, Norway, the healing powers of love, forgiveness, and faith are thrown into doubt in one of the decade's most incendiary and important works. The Events showcases Metro Vancouver's vibrant community choir scene with a different choral group performing onstage each night, providing a consoling presence in the face of adversity. (more...)
Vancouver Chamber Choir to Celebrate the Season with Carols & Readings in THE CHRISTMAS STORY Vancouver Chamber Choir to Celebrate the Season with Carols & Readings in THE CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Vancouver

Vancouver Chamber Choir presents THE CHRISTMAS STORY, Carols & Readings of the Season at 8pm Friday, December 16, 2016 at Ryerson United Church. (more...)
Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir to Bring GOOD TIDINGS! to Christ Church Cathedral Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir to Bring GOOD TIDINGS! to Christ Church Cathedral
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Vancouver

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (Good Noise) presents their much-loved holiday concert, Good Tidings! Dec. 15 at 8pm & Dec. 16 at 3pm and 8pm at Christ Church Cathedral. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More!
by BWW Special on December 15, 2017 in Vancouver

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! (more...)