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december 2017 | volume 162


Little Women: The Musical
Music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein,
Book by Allan Knee
Creber Productions & Bring On Tomorrow
Kay Meek Centre, West Vancouver
Dec. 27-30

Sinbad, the Pirate and the Dinosaur (panto)
by Ellie King
Royal Canadian Theatre Company

  • ACT Theatre, Maple Ridge, Dec. 29-31
  • Massey Theatre, New Westminster, Jan. 5-6

by William Goldman
Arts Club on Tour

  • Kay Meek Centre, West Vancouver, Jan. 5-6
  • Anvil Centre, New Westminster, Jan. 7
  • Blueshore at Cap, North Vancouver, Jan. 9
  • Surrey Arts Centre, Jan. 10-20
  • Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, Jan. 23-27
  • Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, Feb. 3-4
  • Chilliwack Cultural Centre, Feb. 6
  • Clarke Theatre, Mission, Feb. 7
  • ACT Arts Centre, Maple Ridge, Feb. 8

Hot Brown Honey
Briefs Factory
The Cultch
York Theatre
Jan. 9-27 preview

The Pipeline Project
by Sebastien Archibald, Kevin Loring & Quelemia Sparrow
Savage Society and ITSAZOO Productions review of the original production

  • Firehall Arts Centre, Jan. 10-20 preview
  • Anvil Centre, New Westminster, Jan. 23-25

The Fantasticks
Book and lyrics by Tom Jones
Music by Harvey Schmidt
Stage 43
Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam
Jan. 11-20

Above the Hospital
by Beau Han Bridge
Midtwenties Theatre Society & Red Gate Arts Society
Red Gate Revue Stage
Jan. 12-21 preview

Black Boys
by Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, Tawiah Ben M'Carthy, Thomas Olajide et al 
Buddies in Bad Times/Saga Collectif
The Cultch Historic Theatre
Jan. 16-20 preview

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

  • Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster by Nicola Gunn (Australia)
    Scotiabank Dance Centre, Jan. 17-19
  • Inside/Out by Patrick Keating (Canada)
    Performance Works, Jan. 17-21
  • The Events by David Greig (Canada)
    Russian Hall, Jan. 17-28
  • Reassembled, Slightly Skewed by Shannon Yee (No. Ireland)
    The Cultch, Jan. 17-Feb. 3
  • MDLSX by Motus (Italy)
    Roundhouse Community Centre, Jan. 18-21
  • Lookout by Andy Field (England)
    Various venues, Jan. 20-21
  • It’s Dark Outside by Arielle Gray, Chris Isaacs & Tim Watts (Australia)
    Waterfront Theatre, Jan 24-28
  • I’m Not Here by Doireann Coady (Ireland)
    The Cultch, Jan. 24-28
  • Blind Cinema by Britt Hatzius (England/Germany)
    Vancity Theatre, Jan. 24-Feb. 1
  • Endings by Tamara Saulwick (Australia)
    Roundhouse Community Centre, Jan. 26-28
  • Dublin Oldschool by Emmet Kirwan (Ireland)
    The Cultch, Jan. 30-Feb. 3
  • King Arthur’s Night by Niall McNeill & Marcus Youssef (Canada)
    Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC, Jan. 31-Feb. 4

Merrily We Roll Along
Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Wurth
United Players
Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery St.
Jan. 18-Feb. 11

Top Dog/Underdog
by Suzan-Lori Parks
Arts Club Theatre Company
BMO Centre, 162 W. 1st Ave.
Jan. 18-Feb. 11

Murder by the Book
by Duncan Greenwood and Robert King
Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Dr.
Jan. 20-Feb. 10

Remote Control
by David William Robertson
Magnesium Entertainment

  • Genesis Theatre, Delta
    Jan. 24-Feb. 14
  • Terry Fox Theatre, Port Coquitlam
    Feb. 5-14
  • Matsqui Centennial Theatre, Abbotsford
    Feb. 15-22
  • The Annex, Vancouver
    Mar. 26-April 3
  • Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver
    April 4-15


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