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FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL US National Tour Makes its Calgary Premiere Tonight

(11/18 at 12:30 AM) - FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium tonight, November 18 - 23, 2014. (read...)


Theatre Calgary to Stage Lamplighter Drama's World Premiere of THE LITTLE PRINCE in Jan 2016

(11/12 at 4:20 PM) - Theatre Calgary, in association with Lamplighter Drama (London, UK) is thrilled to announce an international collaboration to present the World Premiere of the family musical THE LITTLE PRINCE, based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, adapted by NICHOLAS LLOYD WEBBER and JAMES D. REID as part of our 2015-16 season. (read...)


Pasek and Paul Set for Concert at Carousel Theatre for Young People, Dec 8

(11/12 at 4:15 PM) - Two of Broadway's most thrilling creators and vibrant voices touch down in Vancouver for a singular celebration of musical theatre. Presented by Carousel Theatre for Young People (CTYP), the acclaimed songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul -- known simply as Pasek and Paul -- will present An Evening with Pasek and Paul, December 8, 2014 at 8pm at The Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island. This exclusive, one-night-only concert will see the Tony Award nominees -- whose melodic styling is hailed as delicate, surprising, and musically satisfying -- perform selections from their electrifying hits including James and the Giant Peach, Edges, Dogfight, and A Christmas Story, The Musical to name a few. (read...)


Rumble Theatre Presents TREMORS, Now thru Nov 15

(11/12 at 12:30 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 tonight, November 12 through the 15th, 2014. (read...)


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

(11/11 at 12:30 AM) - FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, tonight, November 11-16, 2014. (read...)


Kurt Vonnegut Presents SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE, Now thru Nov 15

(11/11 at 12:30 AM) - Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five will play today, November 11th - 15th at 8pm (with additional matinees Nov. 11th & 15th at 4pm) at Studio 1398 on Granville Island. (read...)


BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Tour Coming to Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in February 2015

(11/10 at 10:58 AM) - Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, returns to Calgary as part of the Broadway Across Canada 2014 - 2015 season. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium for February 17 - 22, 2015. For information on the production, visit ?www.BeautyAndTheBeastOnTour.com. Tickets will go on sale November 15, 2014 at 10 AM at all Ticketmaster outlets, on-line at www.ticketmaster.ca or call toll-free 1-855-985-5000. (read...)


BWW Album Awards Update: 1 Week to Go! WICKED Jumps into Lead, IF/THEN Tied with MATILDA & More...

(11/9 at 12:39 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. Voting ends on Friday, November 14, 2014. (read...)


Footlight Theatre Presents THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES, Now thru 11/15

(11/6 at 12:30 AM) - Footlight Theatre Company presents the fun-lovin', bubblegum-sweet musical phenomenon, The Marvelous Wonderettes at Burnaby's Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, tonight, 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...)


Kurt Vonnegut Presents SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE, 11/11-15

(11/2 at 6:44 PM) - Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five will play November 11th - 15th at 8pm (with additional matinees Nov. 11th & 15th at 4pm) at Studio 1398 on Granville Island. Tickets go on sale October 15th. For more information visit, www.littlemountainlion.com. (read...)


Staircase Theatre Opens HUNTER GATHERERS Tonight

(10/30 at 12:30 AM) - 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 tonight, October 30-November 15 at the Havana Theatre. (read...)


Carousel Theatre for Young People to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, Begin. 12/6

(10/28 at 1:17 PM) - Carousel Theatre for Young People (CTYP) presents a heartwarming new vision of Roald Dahl's timeless classic James and the Giant Peach, making its Vancouver premiere December 6, 2014 to January 4, 2015 at The Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island. Developed by Tony-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, the whimsical tale follows James Trotter who is swept away on an extraordinary journey with an unlikely contingent of insect friends. (read...)


Mandy Gonzales, Joy Lynn Jacobs & Destan Owens to Join Regina Symphony in 'MOTOWN'S GREATEST HITS'

(10/28 at 10:37 AM) - Broadway Pops International presents I HEAR A SYMPHONY, Motown's Greatest Hits! with the Regina Symphony (under maestro Victor Sawa) at the Conexus Arts Center (Regina, Saskatchewan) on November 1st at 8:00pm. (read...)


Huck Finn Jubilee Announces New Dates for 2015 and Beyond

(10/23 at 8:45 AM) - Moving forward with its commitment to securing the best in world-class entertainment, Huck Finn Jubilee has changed its annual dates of operation to the second weekend in June, starting in 2015, organizers announced today. (read...)


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...)


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