Our picks this week: The Birds & the Bees, Still Reich, and Adieu Monsieur Haffmann

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.

The Birds & the Bees
The Birds & the Bees.

Still Reich

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.

The Dance Centre's season opener features the Rio de Janeiro-based dance company Focus Cia De Dança. Photo by Fernanda Vallois.
Still Reich. Photo by Fernanda Vallois.

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.

Adieu Monsieur Haffmann
Adieu Monsieur Haffmann.