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October 2019

Alice: An Immersive Murder Mystery

October 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Vancouver Police Museum, 240 East Cordova Street
Vancouver, V6A 1L3 Canada
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$60 – $75
Alice

Brace yourselves for an immersive theatre experience at the Vancouver Police Museum. Solve a crime inspired by true events and scour the old city morgue for clues. Who killed Alice? In the dying hours of October 26th, 1929, Miss Alice Stapleton was found dead at the Shaughnessy home of the prominent Winchester family. Miss Stapleton, the Winchesters’ nanny, was discovered lying in a pool of blood on the floor of the wine cellar. The cause of death: blunt force trauma to…

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Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays, Again

October 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3X4 Canada
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$18 – $22
Replay

Staircase Theatre is proud to announce an exciting festival made of a collection of our favourite shows and artists from this year’s Fringe - from Vancouver, and beyond. Fresh from the Fringe, these artists are ready to pluck your heartstrings, knock you sideways, and make you laugh. Check the Showpass or Staircase Theatre website for exact dates and showtimes. Note: This information was supplied to Vancouver Presents and does not necessarily represent the views of our publication. We are not…

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The Birds & the Bees

October 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Arts Club Granville Island Stage, 1585 Johnston Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8 Canada
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$29 – $53
Tom McBeath, Christopher Allen, and Susinn McFarlen in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of The Birds & the Bees. Photo by Moonrider Productions.

The Birds & the Bees follows Sarah, a turkey farmer, who has split up with her husband and moved in with her mom, Gail, a beekeeper. Add in Earl, the flirty neighbour, and Ben, an eager young graduate student, and you have the perfect breeding ground for unlikely attractions. Set in adjoining bedrooms, The Birds & the Bees is a Canadian comedy about love, lust, beekeeping, and the artificial insemination of turkeys. Artistic Director Ashlie Corcoran says, “I love this big-hearted, silly,…

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Cost of Living

October 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until November 3, 2019

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 3, 2019

BMO Theatre Centre, 162 West 1st Avenue
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$29 – $53
Cost of Living

What does it mean to give care? A shave, a helping hand, and forgiveness in the face of faults. This award-winning play about relationships and living with physical disabilities is tucked with surprising humour. A wealthy student named John is cared for by Jess, a young woman down on her luck, and Eddie rebuilds an old bond by providing aid to his ex-wife, Ani. These achingly human stories delve into the social divides between people, even as they strive to…

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Company

October 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Bobby’s Apartment, 2531 Ontario Street
Vancouver, BC V5T 2X7 Canada
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$29 – $79
Jonathan Winsby as Robert in the Raincity Theatre production of Company.

On the heels of their 2018 Jessie Award-winning production, the creative team that staged Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in a Gastown pop-up shop returns with an immersive production of Stephen Sondheim’s Company, at Bobby’s Apartment in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood. Jessie-nominated director Chris Adams and two-time Ovation Award-winning choreographer Nicol Spinola shift from the gruesome streets of London to the poignancy of everyday Manhattan with Company, the tale of Bobby’s life as a bachelor, told through…

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China Doll

October 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

One event on October 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Gateway Theatre, 6500 Gilbert Road
Richmond, BC V7C 3V4 Canada
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$29 – $55
Jennifer Tong in the Gateway Theatre production of China Doll. Photo by David Cooper.

In Marjorie Chan’s China Doll, Su-Ling is bound by tradition. Her grandmother is determined that she will marry well and bring prosperity to them both. But when she learns to read, Su-Ling’s intellectual awakening sets her on a dangerous path to independence. This Dora and Governor General's Literary Award-nominated play is set in the early 20th century Shanghai when the practice of foot-binding had reached its peak in popularity. This universal coming-of-age story tells of one girl's journey trying to honour…

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