Les Misérables, i miss doing nothing & Vancouver Folk Music Festival
Les Misérables, i miss doing nothing & Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Les Misérables (July 10-15)

New staging and new scenery gives new life to the timeless musical Les Miserables. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, it tells the story of broken dreams, unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption based on Victor Hugo’s epic book. More at broadwayacrsosscanada.ca.

Nick Cartell as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
Nick Cartell as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

i miss doing nothing (July 11-14)

Award-winning, interdisciplinary performance company, plastic orchid factory, marks its 10th anniversary with a new work, i miss doing nothing. The three-hour living installation layering dance, memory, sound, light and architecture asks if we can perceive the passage of time differently. More at plasticorchidfactory.com.

plastic orchid factory, marks its 10th anniversary with i miss doing nothing.
plastic orchid factory, marks its 10th anniversary with i miss doing nothing.

Vancouver Folk Music Festival (July 13-15)

Jericho Beach Park is the location once again for this year’s Vancouver Folk Music Festival. With over 50 music acts from home and around the world, the 2018 festival continues its tradition of featuring some of the world’s finest traditional and contemporary folk, world and roots music artists. More at thefestival.bc.ca.

Singer-songwriter Neko Case is one of many of the headliners at this year's Vancouver Folk Music Festival.
Singer-songwriter Neko Case is one of many of the headliners at this year’s Vancouver Folk Music Festival.