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january 2019 | volume 175


PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

  • Palmyra
    by Bertrand Lesca & Nasi Voutsas
    Performance Works, Jan. 22-24
  • Prince Hamlet
    Why Not Theatre
    Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC, Jan. 23-27
  • Salt
    by Selina Thompson
    Roundhouse Community Centre, Jan. 24-26
  • Suddenly Slaughter
    The Biting School
    Russian Hall, Jan. 25-26
  • Bicycle Thieves
    by Joelysa Pankanea
    Performance Works, Jan. 26-27
  • This Is the Point
    Ahuri Theatre
    The Cultch, Jan. 29-Feb. 2 preview
  • Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools
    Buddies in Bad Times Theatre/Touchstone Theatre
    Performance Works, Jan. 30-Feb. 2
  • L’Homme de Hus
    by Camille Boitel
    Vancouver Playhouse, Feb. 1-2

Blind Date
by Rebecca Northan
Spontaneous Theatre
Arts Club on Tour preview

  • Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, Jan. 22-26
  • Anvil Centre, New Westminster, Jan. 29
  • Chilliwack Cultural Centre, Jan. 30
  • The ACT Arts Centre, Maple Ridge, Jan. 31-Feb. 1
  • Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, Feb. 2-3

Femme Series
The Cultch
Jan. 11-Feb. 16 preview

  • Power Ballad
    by Julia Croft & Nisha Madhan
    The Cultch Historic Theatre, Jan. 22-26
  • Much Ado About Nothing
    Classic Chic Productions
    The Cultch Historic Theatre, Feb. 5-16

The Matchmaker
by Thornton Wilder
Arts Club Theatre Company
Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage
Jan. 24-Feb. 24 preview

What If Romeo and Juliet …
by Jackie Gosselin
DynamO Theatre
Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver
Jan. 25-27 preview

Beau Jest
by James Sherman
Gallery 7 Theatre
Abbotsford Community Arts Addition
Jan. 25-Feb. 9

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
by Ann-Marie MacDonald
United Players
Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery St.
Jan. 25-Feb. 17 preview

This Is the Point
by Tony Diamanti et al
Ahuri Theatre & The Theatre Centre
PuSh International Performing Arts Festival
The Cultch Historic Theatre
Jan. 29-Feb. 2 preview

Brilliant Traces
by Cindy Lou Johnson
Kinetic Soul Productions
PAL Studio Theatre, 581 Cardero St.
Jan. 31-Feb. 9

Drinking Alone
by Norm Foster
North Vancouver Community Players
Hendry Hall, North Vancouver
Jan. 31-Feb. 13

Book by Joe Masteroff
Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
Studio 58, Langara College
Jan. 31-Feb. 24

True Crime
by Torquil Campbell, Chris Abraham & Julian Brown
Arts Club Theatre and Crow’s Theatre
BMO Theatre Centre
Jan. 31-Feb. 24 preview

Annie: The Musical
Book by Thomas Meehan
Lyrics by Martin Charnin, music by Charles Strouse
Align Entertainment
Michael J. Fox Theatre, Burnaby
Feb. 1-16

In Fiction
by Vanessa Goodman
Action at a Distance
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby
Feb. 6-9

The Comedy of Tenors
by Ken Ludwig
White Rock Players Club
Coast Capital Playhouse, White Rock
Feb. 6-23

Yoga Play
by Dipika Guha
Gateway Theatre, Richmond
Feb. 7-16 preview

The Shoplifters
by Morris Panych
Arts Club Theatre Company
Granville Island Stage
Feb. 7-Mar. 9

Theatre Under the Gun
Monster Theatre
Performance Works, Granville Island
Feb. 9

Circle Game: Reimagining the Music of Joni Mitchell
by Andrew Cohen and Anna Kuman
Firehall Arts Centre
Arts Club on Tour
Feb. 14-Mar. 26 review of the original production

  • BlueShore at CapU, North Vancouver, Feb. 14
  • Kay Meek Arts Centre, West Vancouver, Feb. 15-16
  • Clarke Theatre, Mission, Feb. 17
  • Surrey Arts Centre, Feb. 20-Mar. 2
  • Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, Mar. 5-9
  • Anvil Centre, New Westminster, Mar. 12
  • Chilliwack Cultural Centre, Mar. 14
  • The ACT Arts Centre, Maple Ridge, Mar. 15
  • Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, Mar. 16-17

Up and Coming
by Eric Chappell
Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Dr.
Feb. 16-Mar. 9

The Amish Project
by Jessica Dickey
Dark Glass Theatre
Studio 1398, Granville Island
Feb. 20-23

Children of God
by Corey Payette
Urban Ink
The Cultch
York Theatre, 639 Commercial Dr.
Feb. 20-Mar. 10 review of the original production



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