Our picks this week: An Evening of Wonders & Mom’s the Word: Nest ½ Empty
Our picks this week: An Evening of Wonders & Mom’s the Word: Nest ½ Empty

Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders (June 5)

Who: Vitaly Beckman
What: Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders
Where: River Rock Show Theatre (8811 River Rd, Richmond)
When: June 5
Why: From the Vancouver-based illusionist who fooled magic greats Penn & Teller, comes this new show direct from an Off-Broadway run. For one-night only, Beckman will reveal why he really is a master of illusion. More information at eveningofwonders.com.

Mom’s the Word: Nest ½ Empty (June 6-July 20)

Who: Arts Club Theatre Company
What: Mom’s the Word: Nest ½ Empty
Where: Granville Island Stage (1585 Johnston St, Vancouver)
When: June 6 – July 20
Why: The mom’s are back, but this time the kids are all grown-up. In a show our reviewer said will make you “laugh, cringe and cry”, this third installment in the theatre franchise still has plenty to talk about. More information at artsclub.com.

Deborah Williams, Jill Daum, and Alison Kelly in Mom’s the Word: Nest ½ Empty. Photo by Emily Cooper.
Deborah Williams, Jill Daum, and Alison Kelly in Mom’s the Word: Nest ½ Empty. Photo by Emily Cooper.