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May 2018

Expressions Theatre Festival

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

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

One event on May 19, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on May 20, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on May 26, 2018 at 11:30am

One event on May 26, 2018 at 4:00pm

Waterfront Theatre, 1412 Cartwright Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3Y5 Canada
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Arts Umbrella celebrates gifted young artists with the annual Expressions Theatre Festival. From the whimsical fun of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to the frontier hijinks of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, this year’s festival boasts a bevy of beloved theatre classics, re-imaginings and an original new work that highlight such topical themes as self-image, family dynamics, and gender roles. Also on the line up, Outside In, an original student-created work, which explores how self-image plays a powerful role…

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Mamma Mia!

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 12, 2018

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 12, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 12, 2018

Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, 2750 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3J3 Canada
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Mamma Mia

An island paradise in Greece sets the stage for this feel-good show. A daughter’s quest to find her biological father before her wedding brings together three men from her mother’s past: Harry, Bill, and Sam. While Sophie works to find out which man is her father, her mother Donna deals with the emotions brought up by her daughter’s upcoming nuptials and memories from her own past. After a 14-year run on Broadway, Mamma Mia! went on to become the eighth longest-running show…

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Wet

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 27, 2018

The Russian Hall, 600 Campbell Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6A 3K6 Canada
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ITSAZOO presents the Western Canadian premiere of David James Brock’s award-winning drama, Wet. Set during the height of Canada’s involvement in the Afghanistan War, this raw and immersive play examines love, abandonment, and the dire cost of combat. Directed by Chelsea Haberlin, the story follows a Canadian soldier who returns home to her husband and young daughter. She finds herself abandoned by the country she served, in a near-catatonic state, trapped in a basement suite with her unemployed and intimacy-starved…

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Les Filles du Roi (The King’s Daughters)

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 27, 2018

One event on May 23, 2018 at 1:30pm

York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5L 3W3 Canada
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Les Filles du Roi (The King's Daughters)

From the creators of the ground-breaking hit, Children of God, Urban Ink is excited to present the world premiere of a cutting-edge new Canadian musical, Les Filles du Roi (The King's Daughters) by Corey Payette and Julie McIsaac in three languages - English, French and Mohawk. It is a is deeply moving and unique work; a perfect vehicle to uncover a perspective different from the one told by Settler culture, one that redefines the Canadian narrative. If you loved Children…

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Show & Tell Comedy

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cafe Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5N 4B2 Canada
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The Fictionals and Friends present Show & Tell, real-life stories about personal keepsakes inspiring the comedy. Then the second half, we'll create brand new characters using items from the audience! Come join the fun!

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Soldierland

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until May 24, 2018

Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 3L4 Canada
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Soldierland

Soldierland is about three soldiers who just survived a war but missed the last train home. Left behind in a desolate area near the front lines, they find themselves in a demolished train station. The play explores the negative consequences of war – through changes in societies, migration and the psychological effects of war on individuals and communities. Soldierland questions love and humanity in an era of war influenced by the power of mass media and authorities in the digital age. Warning: due…

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