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September 2018

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until September 28, 2018

Vanier Park, 1000 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9 Canada
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Moya O’Connell & Ben Carlson in the Bard on the Beach production of Macbeth. Photo by David Cooper.

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival launches its 29th season with a lineup of four play productions and a range of special events. The Festival opens on the BMO Mainstage with a classical production of Macbeth. Macbeth plays in repertory with the romantic comedy As You Like It, set in Vancouver in the ‘60s, with over 20 classic Beatles songs performed by the cast. On the Howard Family Stage, it’s Timon of Athens, a study of greed and false friends. Timon alternates with a…

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Marion Bridge

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Kay Meek Centre, 1700 Mathers Avenue
West vancouver, BC V7V 2G7 Canada
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The Kay Meek Arts Centre's 2018-2019 season opens with a production of Daniel MacIvor's Marion Bridge starring Beatrice Zeilinger, Lynda Boyd, and Nicola Cavendish. Photo by David Cooper.

Leo Tolstoy’s oft-quoted line from Anna Karenina "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way” applies with bracing verisimilitude to Daniel MacIvor’s play Marion Bridge. When three estranged sisters make the trip home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, their shared past resurfaces in all of its tangled intricacy. Eldest sister Agnes, battling addiction and failed ambition, is forced to revisit her most agonizing decision. Middle sister Theresa  a longtime caregiver to their mother…

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Japanese Problem

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Hastings Park, North Renfrew Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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In 1942, some 8,000 Japanese Canadians were forcibly removed from their homes and initially detained in the exhibition buildings and stables at Hastings Park

Japanese Problem is the award-winning, site-responsive experience about the Japanese Canadian incarceration at Hastings Park. It invites a small audience into a stall, which residents have turned into a temporary home and place of wonder, as they are filled with the uncertainty of their next destination. The piece exists in the contemporary moment simultaneously, where evidence of Hastings Parks’ former tenants has been erased, where survivors are uncertain if they want their names included in a memorial; and where refugees to North America…

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Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

September 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until September 28, 2018

Vanier Park, 1000 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9 Canada
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Moya O’Connell & Ben Carlson in the Bard on the Beach production of Macbeth. Photo by David Cooper.

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival launches its 29th season with a lineup of four play productions and a range of special events. The Festival opens on the BMO Mainstage with a classical production of Macbeth. Macbeth plays in repertory with the romantic comedy As You Like It, set in Vancouver in the ‘60s, with over 20 classic Beatles songs performed by the cast. On the Howard Family Stage, it’s Timon of Athens, a study of greed and false friends. Timon alternates with a…

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Back to School TheatreSports

September 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 6, 2018

The Improv Centre on Granville Island, 1502 Duranleau Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3W7 Canada
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School is cool as Vancouver TheatreSports goes back to school

September always feels like the ‘real’ New Year – summer vacation is over and it’s the start of the academic year. It doesn’t matter if you are a student or have been out of school for decades, the feeling still persists. Get your fall season off to a laughing start by joining Vancouver TheatreSports for some school-themed hilarity. Vancouver TheatreSports (VTS), honours the beginning of autumn with a special improv show dedicated to school days. Back to School TheatreSports takes classic TheatreSports short…

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Nasty Women Comedy

September 17 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Biltmore Cabaret, 395 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC V5T 0A9 Canada
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Summer vacation is over and it's time to accept that school and work and that mysterious fog that's overtaking our town are back. Let the world-famous Nasty Women comedy gang ease you back into real life with a night of whip-smart weirdo comedy inspired by questionable teachers, academic mistakes and fresh-ass school supplies. These sweet angels don't gare about your GPA: they just want to SCHOOL you in the art of honour-roll-worthy comedy magic, so get ready for a night…

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