Jack and the Magic Bean (Apr 11-27)
Who: Presentation House Theatre & Marionetas de la Esquina
What: Jack and the Magic Bean
Where: Presentation House Theatre (333 Chesterfield Ave, North Vancouver)
When: April 11-27
Why: Vancouver’s Presentation House Theatre and Mexico’s Marionetas de la Esquina team up for the return of this environmental tale for young audiences. Designed for audiences aged 3-8, this interactive tale encourages kids to not just watch the story unfold, but to be an active part of its unfolding. More information at phtheatre.org.
Act of Faith (Apr 11-20)
Who: Realwheels Theatre
What: Act of Faith
Where: The Cultch Historic Theatre (1895 Venables St, Vancouver)
When: April 11-13
Why: In its ongoing mandate to “deepen audiences’ understanding of the disability experience”, Realwheels presents the premiere of Janet Munsil’s story of a young person with paraplegia who can suddenly walk, and believes she has been healed by a miracle. More information at thecultch.com.
The Tashme Project: The Living Archives (until Apr 13)
Who: Firehall Arts Centre
What: The Tashme Project: The Living Archives
Where: Firehall Arts Centre (280 East Cordova St, Vancouver)
When: Until April 13
Why: Your best bet on Vancouver stages right now, this lyrical journey through the eyes of Nisei (second generation Japanese Canadians) from childhood, World War II internment, and post-war resettlement is what our reviewer calls “a quietly polished jewel of a show”. More information at firehallartscentre.ca.