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February 2018

Pacific Overtures

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 25, 2018 at 2:00pm

PAL Studio Theatre, 581 Cardero Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 3L3 Canada
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Fighting Chance Productions, returns to the most prolific of composer/lyricists with the British Columbia premiere of Stephen Sondheim's Pacific Overtures. “Frankly, I'm surprised the show has never been done in Vancouver in any incarnation. It's incredibly written of course and its discussion of Japanese and American relations seems timely. The idea of Westernization taking over a country seems particularly relevant to what happened in North America 150 years ago,” says Fighting Chance director Ryan Mooney. Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman mix elements of Kabuki theatre with the…

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An Almost Holy Picture

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Pacific Theatre, 1440 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1M8 Canada
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Samuel Gentle, a minister-turned-groundskeeper, has heard God’s voice three times in his life, but he has yet to find understanding or peace. He has also experience shattering loss. An Almost Holy Picture follows Gentle as he examines his own history in an intimate portrait of faith, doubt, and the moments that shake our lives. Ron Reed, Artistic Director at Pacific Theatre, directed the play at Rosebud Theatre in the spring of 2017 and is excited to bring Gentle’s story to…

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A Steady Rain

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Penthouse Studio Theatre, 1019 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$25
Daniel Deorksen and David Newham are compelling in A Steady Rain.

Seven Tyrants Theatre, Vancouver’s Jessie Award-nominated independent theatre company, celebrates their 10th Season with the Vancouver premiere of A Steady Rain by Keith Huff, Directed by Bill Devine and starring Seven Tyrants co-founders Daniel Deorksen and David Newham. With dark themes, sharp storytelling and biting repartee, A Steady Rain explores the complexities of a lifelong bond tainted by domestic affairs, violence, and the rough streets of Chicago. Joey and Denny have been best friends since kindergarten, and after working together…

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Fool for Love

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Shop Theatre, 3030 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5M 1Z7 Canada
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Fool For Love

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. “I realized how much I owed Shepard and so when he passed I felt like I needed to do…

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Romeo and Juliet

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 24, 2018 at 2:00pm

Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 649 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2P1 Canada
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Romeo + Juliet

A first for Ballet BC's repertoire, Shakespeare's classic Romeo and Juliet has inspired many an artist with its tragic tale of "star-crossed lovers." Compelling in its timelessness, the work captures audiences with its deeply human story and enduring themes of love, fate and family. Ballet BC is thrilled to have this iconic story expertly crafted by Medhi Walerski, one of the most original voices in international dance today. Set to Sergei Prokofiev's original score, this full-length commission showcases Walerski's signature style that brings…

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Jitters

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, 2750 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3J3 Canada
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First performed in 1979 at Tarragon Theatre in Toronto, Jitters was an instant critical and commercial success. In the years since, it has proven to be one of Canada’s most enduring and popular plays. The story follows a group of actors rehearsing a new play with hopes of Broadway-bound success. Comprising this motley crew are diva Broadway expat Jessica Logan, her counterpart Patrick Flanagan, and their cast mates Tom Kent and Phil Mastorakis. Together, they struggle to set aside their egos and…

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Salt-Water Moon

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on February 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on February 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

Gateway Theatre, 6500 Gilbert Road
Richmond, BC V7C 3V4 Canada
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Mayko Nguyen and Kawa Ada in Salt-Water Moon. Photo by Joseph Michael Photography.

Director Ravi Jain’s stunning new interpretation of David French’s Canadian classic Salt-Water Moon rediscovers the raw beating heart at the centre of the story through a minimalist interpretation. It’s 1926, in Coley’s Point, Newfoundland, and a young man named Jacob Mercer has returned from the big city of Toronto, to reclaim his childhood sweetheart Mary Snow. Under a star-filled sky, the former lovers fight, flirt and finally confront their tangled emotional history, as well as a possible future. Visionary director Ravi Jain and talented performers Kawa…

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Broken Tailbone

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on February 24, 2018 at 2:00pm

The Cultch Historic Theatre, 1895 Venables Street
Vancouver, BC V5L 2H6 Canada
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Broken Tailbone

Join Carmen Aguirre as she brings the world of Canada’s Latin dance halls to life in the Historic Theatre. While DJ Don Pedro mixes an incredible array of sexy, hip-swaying music — creating an irresistible environment that will get even the most reluctant dancers up on their feet— Carmen interweaves stories of her experience with the hidden world of Latin dance halls while leading a live and interactive dance lesson. Daring, sexy, and, above all, fun; Carmen’s performance flows from…

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The Past

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 25, 2018 at 2:00pm

Studio 1398, 1398 Cartwright St
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8 Canada
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The Past

In a time when addiction haunts the headlines Speedbump Theatre make their debut with the World Premiere of The Past, the award-winning work of Canadian playwright Arthur Holden. Holden conjures two aging, lonely alcoholics that strike up an unlikely friendship at an AA meeting that goes badly sideways. As their friendship deepens, the impulsive young woman who brought them together now seeks to drive them apart. Is love between two such people possible … or desirable … or safe? The Past examines…

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The Barber of Seville

February 24 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on February 26, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on February 28, 2018 at 2:00pm

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5G 2J3 Canada
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The Barber of Seville

Count Almaviva is in love with the young and beautiful Rosina; Rosina is in love with the poor student Lindoro; Rosina’s guardian Dr. Bartolo wants to marry her for her inheritance and has imprisoned her in his house; Don Basilio the music teacher is helping Dr. Bartolo with his treacherous scheme; and Figaro, the town barber, is helping Count Almaviva in his romantic quest, while cleverly manipulating all the players. This brightest star in Gioacchino Rossini’s repertoire is his comic…

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