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Paparazzi: Opera on the Rocks

Prepare yourself to enjoy one of the most unique theatrical experiences you’ll ever “experience,” when you “experience” acclaimed tenor Luciano Paparazzi for an evening of ...

That's gay! comedy – a queer comedy show

After almost two years of consecutively sold out shows, That's gay! comedy is back at Little Mountain Gallery on Saturday, May 18th to bring you ...

The Quest
The Quest
5/16 - 5/18/2024

Every day, Sammy, Frankie, Rosie, and Taylor struggle to navigate the perils of high school, and every night they escape reality by playing “Quest”, a ...

The Freedom of the City
The Freedom of the City
5/3 - 5/19/2024

THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY by Brian Friel, directed by Joan Bryans When the police disrupt a peaceful civil rights protest, three unarmed strangers, Lily, ...

In Conversation
In Conversation
5/23 - 5/24/2024

The Dance Centre presents Canadian tap dance artist Danny Nielsen’s In Conversation , a collaboration with renowned pianist/percussionist Kristian Alexandrov which delves into the symbiotic ...

People You May Know: an improv show

People You May Know is BACK Saturday, May 24th at 9pm at Little Mountain Gallery for another evening of goofs & gaffs! We got classic ...

Season Finale
Season Finale
5/23 - 5/25/2024

Season Finale is a series of performances that represents the art of dance as envisioned by some of the world’s greatest choreographers. This presentation of ...

City Opera presents The Hafu Project

City Opera Vancouver presents The Hafu Project, an emotional journey of understanding identity, told through music, dialogue and media by Luka Kawabata, on stage May ...

5/25 - 5/28/2024

OURO Collective celebrates its 10th anniversary with the inaugural biennial OUROFEST from May 25–28, 2024 at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, Robson Square, and ...

 [beyond] self-hell

Embark on a Sensory Journey with the Borealis String Quartet in the world premiere of[beyond] self-hell by Farshid Samandari

DanceHouse announces 2023/24 season

DanceHouse announces its 2023/24 season of bold and transformative works from around the globe, on Vancouver stages from July 2023 through April 2024. Seven esteemed ...

Opera Mariposa's Benefit + Awareness Month

Join Opera Mariposa for a month-long digital charity extravaganza in support of the chronic illness community and the ME | FM Society of BC! Catch ...

5/25 - 6/2/2024

The timeless enchantment of the magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. Ella is a curious ...

The Papa Penguin Play
The Papa Penguin Play
5/15 - 6/2/2024

Carousel Theatre for Young People, Vancouver International Children’s Festival, and Zee Zee Theatre present the world premiere of Vancouver playwright Dave Deveau’s The Papa Penguin ...

Vancouver International Children's Festival

Head down to Granville Island for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 27 to June 2 and enjoy spectacular performances from around the globe for ...

A Case For The Existence Of God

By Samuel D. Hunter Two young fathers — a mortgage broker, and a plant worker desperate to buy a piece of land — meet to ...

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family, features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare: Wednesday Addams, the ...

6/12 - 6/23/2024

When We Were Singing
When We Were Singing
5/31 - 6/23/2024

 WHEN WE WERE SINGING by Dorothy Dittrich  directed by Roy Surette  in association with Touchstone Theatre   A saga of friends and lovers, career crisis ...

7/9 - 7/21/2024

Frozen, a full-length stage work told in two acts, expands upon and deepens the tale's indelible plot and themes through new songs and story material ...

Back From the Dead
Back From the Dead
7/24 - 7/27/2024

In the desolate world of the Nowhere, a future North America ravaged by atomic fallout, a renegade group known as 'The No One' scrambles to ...

DanceHouse announces 2024/25 season

DanceHouse announces its 2024/25 season of electrifying, boundary-breaking performances from around the globe – on Vancouver stages from October 2024 through April 2025. Six diverse ...

The Lion King
The Lion King
8/20 - 9/14/2025

Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly rises from the stage. ...

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Latest Vancouver Reviews

Review: Anything Can Happen When MARY POPPINS Takes The Stage!

by Alyson Eng - May 03, 2024

Presented by Royal City Musical Theatre, MARY POPPINS brought the timeless tale to life in New Westminster’s Massey Theatre this week for their opening night. Bringing audiences into the world of imagination, MARY POPPINS kept the carefree whimsy and wonder of childhood alive. ...

Review: SEXY LAUNDRY Touches on Emotions Beyond the Bedroom

by Alyson Eng - April 23, 2024

Last week, SEXY LAUNDRY, a play about love and marriage opened at the Granville Island Stage in Vancouver. Presented by the Arts Club and written by local playwright Michele Riml, this contemporary Canadian comedy brought out all of the emotions in the audience ranging from laughter to tears....

Review: Transport Back to the '60s with the Lively Musical HAIRSPRAY!

by Alyson Eng - April 06, 2024

This week, the touring production of HAIRSPRAY presented by Broadway Across Canada made its stop in Vancouver. Playing at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre from April 2nd the 7th, the musical made an indelible mark in Vancouver theatre as a truly memorable and energetic show. ...

Review: CHOIR BOY Emerges With Soulful Acapella Music And A Poignant Coming-Of-Age Story

by Alyson Eng - February 12, 2024

CHOIR BOY is the latest musical to grace the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage in Vancouver, BC. Presented as a co-production between the Arts Club and the Canadian Stage, this drama/musical will play from January 25th to February 25th....

Review: CHRISTOPHER Brings the “A Beautiful Live” World Tour to Vancouver!

by Alyson Eng - February 05, 2024

To celebrate the success of the music from the Netflix film, 'A Beautiful Life,' musician CHRISTOPHER embarked on a world tour to bring its music to his fans across the world. The “A Beautiful Live” world tour began last September and will continue its North American leg this year starting in San Di...

Review: MEAN GIRLS Makes 'Fetch' Happen in Vancouver For the First Time

by Alyson Eng - January 28, 2024

MEAN GIRLS couldn’t have come to Vancouver at a better time. Donning the same iconic story and famous one-liners used in the 2004 cultural touchstone movie, MEAN GIRLS is everything you would expect and more, all wrapped up in a Broadway musical form....

Review: DISNEY ON ICE brings a Whirlwind of Magic and Fun to Vancouver with FROZEN & ENCANTO!

by Alyson Eng - November 28, 2023

Last week, audiences that attended DISNEY ON ICE: FROZEN & ENCANTO had the opportunity to experience all of that and more. The ice-skating spectacle played at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver last week and was a transformative show that captured the hearts of all that attended. ...

Review: Shania Twain Ends QUEEN OF ME Tour in Vancouver!

by Alyson Eng - November 24, 2023

Beginning in April of this year, Shania Twain began her 5th headlining concert tour. Named the “Queen of Me” tour after her most recent 6th studio album of the same name, this was Shania’s return to the stage after nearly five years....

Review: HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL Brings the Magic of Dr. Seuss from the Page to the Stage!

by Alyson Eng - November 18, 2023

Dr. Seuss’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL played its opening night performance on November 14th at The Centre in Vancouver. The musical will be in town until Saturday November 18th playing a total of 5 performances....

Review: ELF: THE MUSICAL is a Heartwarming and Spirited Spectacle Based on The Well-Loved Holiday Movie

by Alyson Eng - November 14, 2023

This holiday season, ELF: THE MUSICAL has taken centre stage. Presented by the Arts Club from November 2nd to December 31st, the quirky and energetic musical based on the hit 2003 American Christmas comedy movie, Elf, starring Will Ferrell, is guaranteed to amp up the holiday spirit in audiences nig...

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