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november 2017 | volume 161


nov. 13-26

Almost, Maine
by John Cariani
Pacific Theatre, 1440 W. 12th Ave.
Nov. 24-Dec. 16 preview

Calendar Girls
by Tim Firth
Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Dr.
Oct. 28-Nov. 25 preview

by Lucas Myers
Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam
Nov. 16-18

Coming Up for Air
by George Orwell, adapted by Leslie Mildiner
Room One-O-One Productions
Kay Meek Centre, West Vancouver
Nov. 16-25

by Michael Frayn
Trinity Western University, Langley
Nov. 21-Dec. 2

The Day Before Christmas
by Stacey Kaser and Alison Kelly
Arts Club Theatre Company
BMO Theatre Centre
Nov. 16-Dec. 24 preview

Digital Folk Strikes Back!
by James Gnam
plastic orchid factory
Left of Main, 211 Keefer St.
Nov. 23-24

The Diviners
by Jim Leonard Jr.
Douglas College, New Westminster
Nov. 10-18

Honky Tonk Angels
by Ted Swindley
First Impressions Theatre
Deep Cove Shaw Theatre
Nov. 9-25 preview

In Circulation (dance)
Company 605
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby
Nov. 22-25 preview

Japanese Problem
Universal Limited
Nikkei National Museum, Burnaby
Nov. 15-16 review

Jersey Boys
by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe
Broadway Across Canada
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Nov. 14-19

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice
Align Entertainment
Michael J. Fox Theatre, Burnaby
Nov. 3-18

King Charles III
by Mike Bartlett
Arts Club Theatre Company
Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage
Oct. 19-Nov. 19 preview

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
by C.S Lewis, adapted by Joseph Robinette
Carousel Theatre for Young People
Waterfront Theatre
Nov. 25-Dec. 31 preview

Mockingjay: The Musical – A Hunger Games Musical
District 13
Studio 1398, Granville Island
Nov. 23-25

The New Conformity
Cause and Effect Circus
Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver
Nov. 22-Dec. 2 preview

Book, music & lyrics by Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille
Arts Club Theatre Company
Granville Island Stage
Nov. 23-Dec. 31 review of original production

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth
by Drew Hayden Taylor
Firehall Arts Centre
Nov. 11-Dec. 2 preview     review

Peter and the Starcatcher
by Rick Elice, adapted from Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
Gallery 7 Theatre
Abbotsford Arts Centre
Nov. 10-18

Peter and the Starcatcher
by Rick Elice, adapted from Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
BlueShore Centre, Capilano University, North Vancouver
Nov. 16-25 preview

Red Light Winter
by Adam Rapp
Vagrant Players
Revue Stage, Granville Island
Nov. 18-26

The Ridiculous Darkness
by Wolfram Lotz, adapted by Daniel Arnold
Alley Theatre and Neworld Theatre
The Annex, 823 Seymour St.
Nov. 11-19 review

by Aaron Bushkowsky
Solo Collective Theatre
Performance Works, Granville Island
Nov. 16-26 preview     review

The Shipment
by Young Jean Lee
SpeakEasy Theatre
The Cultch Vancity Culture Lab
Nov. 22-Dec. 2

Sink or Swim
by Beverley Elliott
HappyGoodThings Productions
Gateway Theatre, Richmond
Nov. 16-25 preview     review of original production

Sleeping Beauty
by Alex Ross and Jeremy Heynen
Vagabond Players
Bernie Legge Theatre, New Westminster
Nov. 23-Dec. 17

Smart People
by Lydia R. Diamond
Mitch and Murray Productions
Studio 16, 1555 W. 7th Ave.
Nov. 3-18 preview

The Society for the Destitute Presents Titus Bouffonius
by Colleen Murphy
Rumble Theatre
The Cultch Historic Theatre
Nov. 22-Dec. 3 preview

by Evalyn Parry
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby
Nov. 16-18 preview

The Story of My Life
Music and lyrics by Neil Bartram
Book by Brian Hill
The Snapshots Collective
Canadian Music Centre in BC, 837 Davie St.
Nov. 23-Dec. 2

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
by Noah Smith
Theatre Crossing
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House, 2305 W. 7th Ave.
Oct. 31-Nov. 19

Taken at Midnight
by Mark Hayhurst
United Players
Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery St.
Nov. 3-26 preview

Un ballo in maschera
by Giuseppe Verdi and Antonio Somma
Opera Mariposa and Heroic Opera

  • Canadian Memorial United Church
    Nov. 17, 19
  • Marpole United Church
    Nov. 25

by Seth Bockley and Anne Hamburger
Studio 58, Langara College
Nov. 16-Dec. 3 preview

Wives and Daughters
by Jacqueline Firkins, adapted from Elizabeth Gaskell
Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC
Nov. 9-25 preview

Worth the Weight
by Florence Reiher
Ben Bilodeau Productions & Florence Reiher
XY Lounge, 1216 Bute St.
Nov. 25-Dec. 2



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