The Birds & the Bees
Who: Arts Club Theatre Company
What: The Birds & the Bees
Where: Granville Island Stage (1585 Johnston St, Vancouver)
When: Until October 26
Why: Given last year’s success with Mark Crawford’s Bed & Breakfast, it comes as no surprise that the Arts Club has programmed another rural comedy from the Canadian playwright. More information at artsclub.com.
Who: The Dance Centre
What: Still Reich
Where: The Cultch (1895 Venables St, Vancouver, BC)
When: October 2-4
Why: The Dance Centre opens its season with Brazil’s Focus Cia de Dança. Making its West Coast debut with a program of four contemporary dance pieces from choreographer Alex Neoral it is performed to the music of minimalist Steve Reich. More information at thedancecentre.ca.
Adieu Monsieur Haffmann
Who: Théâtre la Seizième
What: Adieu Monsieur Haffmann
Where: Studio 16 (1555 West 7th Ave, Vancouver)
When: October 1-5
Why: Vancouver’s French-language theatre company opens its season with the award-winning romantic thriller from French playwright Jean-Philippe Daguerre. Presented with English surtitles for some performances. More information at seizieme.ca.