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DANCES FOR A SMALL STAGE 31 Set for Ukrainian Centre, Now thru 10/25

(10/23 at 12:30 AM) - Vancouver's favourite rule-breaker turns 31 with a dramatic new spin for the beloved Small Stage; MovEnt with Music on Main presents Dances for a Small Stage 31, running today, October 23 - 25, 2014 at the Ukrainian Centre on E. 10th at Main St as part of the 2014 Modulus Festival. This daringly different arrangement will synergize live dance and music, headlined by Canadian treasures - and sweethearts - composer John Oswald and choreographer Holly Small, in their first-ever joint performance on the west coast stage. (read...)


STICKBOY Opens in Vancouver Tonight

(10/23 at 12:30 AM) - Vancouver, BC ~ The cultural event of the fall season hits Vancouver tonight, October 23: the world premiere of Vancouver Opera's revolutionary new opera, Stickboy, composed by Neil Weisensel with libretto by world-renowned spoken-word artist Shane Koyczan. This beautiful, courageous and visually stunning opera explores the inner life of a young boy transformed by bullying. (read...)


Convicted Producer Garth Drabinsky Developing MADAME SOUSATZKA Musical?

(10/16 at 10:39 PM) - The New York Post writes that convicted forger and producer Garth Drabinsky is planning his next stage project. Rumor is Drabinsky, producing via entertainment company StageVentures, has booked Toronto's Elgin Theatre for a new musical based on the 1988 film MADAME SOUSATZKA, which he produced, starring Shirley MacLaine. (read...)


'BEYOND WORDS: Tanya Tagaq and Severn Cullis-Suzuki' Set for the Chan Centre in Vancouver Tonight

(10/16 at 12:30 AM) - The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents environmental activist Severn Cullis-Suzuki and celebrated Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq tonight and tomorrow, October 16 & 17, 2014 at 7:30pm, as part of the Beyond Words series at the Telus Studio Theatre. This original collaboration masterfully combines words and music -- Tagaq will be joined on stage by acclaimed violinist, Jesse Zubot - to address a pressing range of political, ecological, and cultural issues. (read...)


Vancouver's Off Key Improv Comes to NYMIF, Now thru 10/19

(10/16 at 12:30 AM) - Vancouver musical improv group Off Key Improv will be heading to the Big Apple this October to take the stage at the New York Musical Improv Festival, which runs from today, October 16-19, 2014. (read...)


BWW Album Awards Update: IF/THEN, Ramin, HEDWIG, HEATHERS & More In the Lead...

(10/12 at 4:10 PM) - Voting is now underway for the First Ever BWW Album Awards to pick the Best in 2013-14's Cast Recordings, Solo Releases, Re-releases & More!! If you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (read...)


Pacific Theatre Presents THE RAINMAKER, Now thru 11/1

(10/10 at 12:30 AM) - Pacific Theatre presents N. Richard Nash's charming prairie romance The Rainmaker. Lizzie Currie's hopes and dreams have run as dry as the barren fields of her family's drought-whipped ranch, until the charming Starbuck shows up one night with the promise of rain and something far more dangerous: hope. Playing today, Oct 10-Nov 1 Wednesday - Saturday at 8pm with 2pm matinee on Saturdays at Pacific Theatre, 1440 W 12th Ave. (read...)


The Virtual Stage Presents ON DEATH'S DOOR: PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIE SYNDROME, Now thru Nov 2

(10/7 at 12:30 AM) - The Virtual Stage presents Andy Thompson's all-new immersive and harrowing theatrical adventure with On Death's Door: Plague of the Zombie Syndrome - today, Oct. 7 to Nov. 2, 2014 at a top-secret location in Vancouver. (read...)


CARRIE Rock Musical Plays Vancouver's Jericho Arts Centre, Now thru Oct 25

(10/7 at 12:30 AM) - CARRIE, the cult rock musical based on Stephen King's breakout novel will bow in Vancouver this fall at the Jericho Arts Centre. The production marks the show's Canadian regional premier, led by a cast of rising Vancouver talents. (read...)


STICKBOY to Open in Vancouver, 10/23

(10/2 at 10:45 AM) - Vancouver, BC ~ The cultural event of the fall season hits Vancouver on October 23: the world premiere of Vancouver Opera's revolutionary new opera, Stickboy, composed by Neil Weisensel with libretto by world-renowned spoken-word artist Shane Koyczan. This beautiful, courageous and visually stunning opera explores the inner life of a young boy transformed by bullying. (read...)


Footlight Theatre Company to Present THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES, 11/6-15

(10/1 at 1:12 PM) - Footlight Theatre Company presents the fun-lovin', bubblegum-sweet musical phenomenon, The Marvelous Wonderettes at Burnaby's Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, November 6-15, 2014. Written by famed jukebox musical maven Roger Bean and directed by Wayne Nolan with musical direction by Kate MacColl, this off-Broadway smash hit takes audience members on an incredible journey down memory lane through the smooth harmonies of the '50s and '60s girl group sound. (read...)


Rumble Theatre to Present TREMORS, 11/12-15

(9/30 at 11:36 AM) - Rumble Theatre presents Tremors: a one of a kind festival featuring emerging directors, stage managers, designers, technicians and actors under the guidance of local theatre professionals. Each night, three shows (Trainspotting, This is War, and The 4th Graders Present an Unnamed Love-Suicide) are performed simultaneously in different spaces in the Russian Hall. When the shows are over, everyone sticks around for a big after-show party with the artists which will include (depending on the night) slam poetry, a drag show, burlesque or live music. It's the Fringe meets HIVE - with a twist, and three bars. Tremors runs November 12-15, 2014. (read...)


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast from the Vancouver Premiere of CARRIE!

(9/26 at 10:21 AM) - CARRIE, the cult rock musical based on Stephen King's breakout novel will bow in Vancouver this fall at the Jericho Arts Centre. The production marks the show's Canadian regional premier, led by a cast of rising Vancouver talents. The musical features music by Michael Gore, and lyrics byDean Pitchford, who collaborated on the score for FAME. Lawrence D. Cohen supplies the show's book, after previously adapting the screenplay for the original film version of the tale (directed by Brian DePalma). (read...)


Vancouver's Off Key Improv Comes to NYMIF, 10/16-19

(9/22 at 10:26 PM) - Vancouver musical improv group Off Key Improv will be heading to the Big Apple this October to take the stage at the New York Musical Improv Festival, which runs from October 16-19, 2014. (read...)


Staircase Theatre to Stage HUNTER GATHERERS, Oct 30-Nov 15

(9/19 at 7:15 PM) - Staircase Theatre presents the Canadian premiere of Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's wickedly funny play, Hunter Gatherers. Directed by Vancouver theatre veteran Ryan Gladstone, Hunter Gatherers is a darkly comic evening where the line between the civilized and the primal is blurred and where not everyone will survive long enough to enjoy the brownies for dessert. Hunter Gatherers stars Jessie Award winning actors Jay Clift & Peter Carlone, as well as Jessie Award nominee Pippa Mackie and Maryanne Renzetti. The show is Fight Directed by Mike Kovac and designed by Sarah Melo and Jessie-Award winner Carolyn Rapanos. It runs October 30-November 15 at the Havana Theatre. (read...)


DANCES FOR A SMALL STAGE 31 Set for Ukrainian Centre, 10/23-25

(9/17 at 10:42 AM) - Vancouver's favourite rule-breaker turns 31 with a dramatic new spin for the beloved Small Stage; MovEnt with Music on Main presents Dances for a Small Stage 31, running October 23 - 25, 2014 at the Ukrainian Centre on E. 10th at Main St as part of the 2014 Modulus Festival. This daringly different arrangement will synergize live dance and music, headlined by Canadian treasures - and sweethearts - composer John Oswald and choreographer Holly Small, in their first-ever joint performance on the west coast stage. (read...)


CARRIE Rock Musical to Play Vancouver's Jericho Arts Centre, Oct 7-25

(9/16 at 6:17 PM) - CARRIE, the cult rock musical based on Stephen King's breakout novel will bow in Vancouver this fall at the Jericho Arts Centre. The production marks the show's Canadian regional premier, led by a cast of rising Vancouver talents. (read...)


FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL US National Tour Makes its Calgary Premiere at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium 11/18-23

(9/12 at 10:58 AM) - FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on November 18 - 23, 2014. Tickets will go on sale September 20th at 10 AM at all Ticketmaster outlets, on-line at www.ticketmaster.ca or call toll-free 1-855-985-5000. (read...)


'BEYOND WORDS: Tanya Tagaq and Severn Cullis-Suzuki' Set for the Chan Centre in Vancouver, Oct 16-17

(9/10 at 9:39 PM) - Vancouver, BC - The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents environmental activist Severn Cullis-Suzuki and celebrated Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq on October 16 & 17, 2014 at 7:30pm, as part of the Beyond Words series at the Telus Studio Theatre. This original collaboration masterfully combines words and music -- Tagaq will be joined on stage by acclaimed violinist, Jesse Zubot - to address a pressing range of political, ecological, and cultural issues. (read...)


FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL Comes to Vancouver's Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Nov 11-16

(9/10 at 5:14 PM) - FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, November 11-16, 2014. (read...)


The Virtual Stage to Present ON DEATH'S DOOR: PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIE SYNDROME, Oct 7-Nov 2

(9/9 at 3:20 PM) - The Virtual Stage presents Andy Thompson's all-new immersive and harrowing theatrical adventure with On Death's Door: Plague of the Zombie Syndrome - Oct. 7 to Nov. 2, 2014 at a top-secret location in Vancouver. (read...)


Beverley Elliott's ...DIDN'T SEE THAT COMING at the Vancouver Fringe Festival, Now thru 9/14

(9/5 at 12:30 AM) - HappyGoodThings presents the world premiere of ...didn't see that coming, Beverley Elliott's funny and moving collection of autobiographical stories which take the audience on a comedic romp from small town Ontario to Vancouver's gay bars and red carpets. This touchingly personal and satisfyingly irreverent exploration of humanity is directed by her friend and colleague of 30 years, Jessie Award winner Kerry Sandomirsky, who has been close by holding the tissue for many of these life changing events. ...didn't see that coming runs as part of the Vancouver Fringe Festival, today, September 5-14, 2014 at Performance Works with Musical Direction by Bill Costin. (read...)


Pacific Theatre to Present THE RAINMAKER, 10/10-11/1

(9/3 at 11:23 AM) - Pacific Theatre presents N. Richard Nash's charming prairie romance The Rainmaker. Lizzie Currie's hopes and dreams have run as dry as the barren fields of her family's drought-whipped ranch, until the charming Starbuck shows up one night with the promise of rain and something far more dangerous: hope. Playing Oct 10-Nov 1 Wednesday - Saturday at 8pm with 2pm matinee on Saturdays at Pacific Theatre, 1440 W 12th Ave. For tickets ($19.99-29.99, taxes and fees not incl.) call 604.731.5518 or visit pacifictheatre.org. (read...)


Staircase Theatre Presents MOVIN' ON UP Staged Readings Today

(8/23 at 12:30 AM) - Staircase Theatre presents Movin' On Up-Staged Readings. In its inaugural year, Movin' On Up will feature two brand new one act plays by two local, emerging (and very talented) playwrights, Scott Button and CR Packer. Scott Button's play, Better is a claustrophobic thriller and a dissection of class in our contemporary world. Better features Vancouver theatre veterans, Dawn Petten and Katherine Venour. CR Packer's play, Avril, Finally revolves around a funeral and three men brought together in unlikely circumstances. Avril, Finally features the talents of Sebastian Kroon, Byron Noble and Robert Salvador. The two plays will be directed by local directing star, Chelsea Haberlin. Movin' On Up-Staged Readings takes place at the CBC Studio 700 today, August 23rd, 2014. (read...)


Theatre Under the Stars Extends SHREK & LEGALLY BLONDE Through 8/30

(8/13 at 1:23 PM) - 'We are deeply touched at the flood of positive feedback we've received from both first-time attendees and long-time TUTS audience members,' says Naveen Kapahi, TUTS Board President. 'A summer evening at the Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park is truly a memorable experience. Now with seven performances added to the season, we're beyond thrilled to invite even more spectators to share in this cherished annual tradition.' (read...)


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