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MAY 2022 | VOLUME 215

May 16-29

The Girl Next Door
by Sara Mayfield and Ava Marie Safai
Painted Fern Productions
Red Gate Revue Stage, Granville Island
May 5-21

IGNITE! Youth-Driven Arts Festival 2022

The Cultch Historic Theatre
May 18-22

by Anders Lustgarten
Pi Theatre
The Cultch Vancity Culture Lab
May 5-21

The Mountaintop
by Katori Hall
Pacific Theatre, 1440 W. 12th Ave.
May 20-June 11 preview

Mozart and Her Brother
by Mark Weatherly and Masai Day
Geniusettes Collective
Anvil Centre, New Westminster
May 20-21

rEvolver Festival
Upintheair Theatre
The Cultch
May 25-June 5

  • Passenger Seat by Arthi Chandra et al
    Cultch Historic Theatre, May 25-28
  • Seethered by Zoë Wessler
    Cultch Historic Theatre, May 25-29
  • Holy Moly by Jarin Schexnider
    Jim Green House Studio, May 25-29
  • Losing It at the End of the World by Emily Schoen
    Vancity Culture Lab, May 25-June 4
  • FR (Friendship Ritual) by Calvin Petersen
    ONLINE ONLY, May 25-June 5
  • Harvesting Ancestral “Teachings” by Siobhan Barker
    Founders Lounge, May 26
    ONLINE, May 26-June 5
  • Gender? I Hardly Knew Them by Elena Belyea & Syd Campbell
    Vancity Culture Lab, May 26-29
  • Light Rapid Transit by Shelby Satterthwaite
    Cultch Historic Theatre, May 26-29

Screwball Comedy
by Norm Foster
Royal Canadian Theatre Company

  • Jericho Arts Centre
    May 17-22
  • Kay Meek Arts Centre
    May 25-28

S'effondrent les vidéoclubs
by André Gélineau
Théâtre le Seizième
Studio 16, 1551 W. 7th Ave.
May 25-June 4

Shirley Valentine

by Willy Russell
First Impressions Theatre
Deep Cove Shaw Theatre, North Vancouver
May 5-21 preview

The Spirit of Harriet Tubman

by Leslie McCurdy
Surrey Civic Theatre
May 27-29

Stag and Doe

by Marc Crawford
Metro Theatre, 1370 SW marine Dr.
May 13-29 preview

The Improv Centre
Granville Island

  • The Playground – Thurs.
  • Stand-Up at the Improv – every other Thurs.
  • TheatreSports – Fri. & Sat.
  • The Matinee – Sat.

The Tyler Sisters

by Alexandra Wood
Leather and Lace Theatre
The Shop Theatre, 8877 Selkirk St.
May 19-28

Vancouver International Children’s Festival

Granville Island and online

  • Crisis on Planet Z, Monster Theatre
    Waterfront Theatre, May 31-June 5
  • Underwater Archaeologist, Boca del Lupo
    The Fishbowl, May 31-June 5
  • ONLINE ONLY, May 31-June 12
    - Anansi the Spider Re-Spun, Unicorn Theatre (UK)
    - The Girl Who Forgot to Sing Badly, Theatre Lovett (Ireland)
    - Project Element, Students from Smithers & Susan Bertoia


27 Stories Written by Kids – Strathcona Elementary
Little Mountain Lion Productions
From May 5

The Cull (Online audio only)
by Michele Riml and Michael St. John Smith
Arts Club Theatre Company
Nov. 4, 2021-July 4, 2022

Now Showing
by Shehzar Abro and James Maxwell
Fight with a Stick

Redbone Coonhound (Online audio only)
by Amy Lee Lavoie and Omari Newton
Arts Club Theatre Company
Jan. 27-Sept. 27

The Wrong Bashir (Online audio only)
by Zahida Rahemtulla
Arts Club Theatre Company
Mar. 24-Nov. 24

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