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

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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!)

Darcy Oake Brings Edge of Reality Tour to Vancouver, Nov. 27 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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Canadian master illusionist and sleight of hand artist Darcy Oake, makes his highly anticipated return to Canada this November and December with his acclaimed Edge of Reality tour following UK dates that wrap up in London’s prestigious Hammersmith Apollo. The Canadian tour includes appearances in Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, and takes the award-winning illusionist back to his hometown of Winnipeg, MB on December 4 at the MTS Centre.

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Darcy Oake Brings Edge of Reality Tour to Vancouver, Nov. 27 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Disney’s The Lion King Triumphantly Returns to Vancouver, June 18 – July 12 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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Nia Holloway as “Nala” and “The Lionesses” in “Shadowland” from THE LION KING National Tour. ©Disney. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

By popular demand, Disney’s THE LION KING will return to Vancouver for the first time since its triumphant premiere engagement in July 2010, where the production played a sold-out run at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. This exclusive 4 -week return engagement at Queen Elizabeth Theatre begins Thursday, June 18, 2015 and plays through Sunday, July 12, 2015. Opening night is set for Friday, June 19, 2015 at 7:30pm.

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Disney’s The Lion King Triumphantly Returns to Vancouver, June 18 – July 12 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

All-male ballet comes to Vancouver!

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While the PuSh is a big draw for culture vultures this weekend (and until Feb. 7) in Vancouver, there are still performances that lie outside the international performing arts festival. One of these outliers is Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, a New York-based all-male ballet troupe.

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All-male ballet comes to Vancouver!