Disney’s NEWSIES is Coming to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, July 5-10 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

In Vancouver, NEWSIES will play Tuesday through Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm, and Sunday at 1:00 pm and 6:30 pm. Tickets are available now through Ticketmaster!

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Disney’s NEWSIES is Coming to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, July 5-10 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

The Book of Mormon – Back in Vancouver by Popular Demand

Book of Mormon RYAN BONDY (ELDER PRICE) CODY JAMISON STRAND (ELDER CUNNINGHAM) CANDACE QUARRELS (NABULUNGI)

The Book of Mormon

If you missed seeing the sold out show at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre last year, fret not. A limited engagement August 23- September 4 has the show returning to the same venue, and single tickets will go on sale Monday, June 20 at 10am. Continue reading:
The Book of Mormon – Back in Vancouver by Popular Demand

2016 Jazz Festival must-sees, part 1 – the big shows

Neko Case, kd lang and Laura Veirs perform at the 31st Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

Neko Case, kd lang and Laura Veirs perform at the 31st Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

There are shows on outdoor stages, in parks and on streetcorners. There are shows in small clubs and bars, even restaurants. But the 2016 Vancouver International Jazz Festival also excels at big-ticket concerts, and this year’s lineup is no exception, running the gamut from a (perhaps) once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between three acclaimed singer/songwriters to a man who made his name telling others to Look Sharp! to one of today’s premiere blues bands. See below for this year’s big-stage shows at the 2016 VIJF.

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2016 Jazz Festival must-sees, part 1 – the big shows

The King is in the Building at Vancouver Civic Theatres, March 22-27 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

 RTG Productions

RTG Productions

RETURN TO GRACE comes to Vancouver Civic Theatres’ (VCT) Queen Elizabeth stage this spring.

A glorious, heartfelt tribute to a music icon featuring over 30 singers, dancers and musicians on stage, RETURN TO GRACE flawlessly delivers some the greatest musical moments of a generation with song favourites that include “Heartbreak Hotel”, “Suspicious Minds”, “Love Me Tender”, and more!

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The King is in the Building at Vancouver Civic Theatres, March 22-27 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

New Year’s resolution? See more Dirty Dancing!

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The story of Johnny Castle and Baby comes to the Vancouver stage in January.

Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage is the live musical version of the 1987 hit movie Dirty Dancing, which starred Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey as, respectively, the hot dance instructor and his innocent protege. The film gave the world the hit song “(I’ve Had) the Time of My Life,” and has also generated a devoted following worldwide. The stage version riffs on the original story, with the same songs and even more dirty dancing.

According to London’s Sunday Express, “This crowd-pleasing stage adaptation hits the jackpot!”

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New Year’s resolution? See more Dirty Dancing!

Chinese dance and martial arts extravaganza coming to Vancouver

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Some of China’s top creative talent has banded together for Opera Warriors. A mix of contemporary dance, acrobatics and martial arts, the extravagant show is presented Jan. 5 and 6 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. This mark’s the show’s Canadian premiere.

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Chinese dance and martial arts extravaganza coming to Vancouver

Broadway Across Canada Presents ONCE, Nov 17-22 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Photo credit: Stuart Ward and Dani de Waal from the ONCE Tour Company © Joan Marcus

Photo credit: Stuart Ward and Dani de Waal from the ONCE Tour Company © Joan Marcus

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical ONCE is a contemporary love story, an internationally acclaimed theatrical event, and a moving experience that audiences will never forget. With a modern folk score that features the most hauntingly beautiful songs Broadway has heard in years, ONCE is a life-affirming story about the power of music.

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Broadway Across Canada Presents ONCE, Nov 17-22 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)