Golden Girls puppet show comes to Vancouver this Wednesday night!

Dorothy, Sophia, Rose, and Blanche are back—as puppets.

The four sharp-tongued characters from the hit show Golden Girls star in a show called Thank You For Being a Friend. There are two local performances, one at the Vogue Theatre Wednesday Feb. 13 and another (sold-out) show at Surrey Arts Centre Feb. 16. Find out more below.

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Golden Girls puppet show comes to Vancouver this Wednesday night!

The world premiere of a new Quebec comedy & more Vancouver theatre highlights in February

Théâtre la Seizième presents the world premiere of Le Soulier, a new play by Quebec playwright David Paquet.

A student production of a Moliére classic, a drama about a shooting in an Amish school, and the world premiere of a comedy by celebrated Quebec playwright David Paquet are among February’s theatre highlights. There’s lots more—including the PuSh Festival, on until Feb. 3—so check out the below for something, or some things, you’d like to see.

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The world premiere of a new Quebec comedy & more Vancouver theatre highlights in February

Acclaimed musical about Canada’s residential schools returns to Vancouver

Scene from Corey Payette’s Children of God. Emily Cooper photo.

One of the most acclaimed Vancouver plays of the last few years is coming back to the York Theatre (639 Commercial Drive).

Corey Payette’s Children of God premiered in 2017 in Vancouver. The musical stunned theatregoers with its punishing yet humane depiction of the effects of residential schools on individuals as well as the nation. Following a national tour, the show returns to Vancouver for a three-week run, Feb. 20-March 10.

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Acclaimed musical about Canada’s residential schools returns to Vancouver

What’s happening in theatre in Vancouver in January

Here comes 2019, like two seniors in a car. Image from The Full Light of Day.

What’s going on in theatre in January? We’re glad you asked. Actually, it’s probably the last thing on your mind in the post-Christmas haze.

Still, what better way to bring in the New Year than with some theatre? Below we have choices ranging from a big-deal world premiere to a New Zeland production to a Joni Mitchell feelings-fest. Find out more below.

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What’s happening in theatre in Vancouver in January

Charlie Brown, East Van Scrooge, and worst kids in the world: Vancouver theatre in December

Hello troops! Wondering what’s happening in theatre in Vancouver? Thinking that tickets to a festive theatrical treat might be a great stocking stuffer? Look no further than Inside Vancouver’s hand guide to holiday theatre in Vancouver.

We have some holdovers from last month but also some additional shows, including SFU Woodward’s annual production Bah Humbug! See below for highlights.

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Charlie Brown, East Van Scrooge, and worst kids in the world: Vancouver theatre in December

Five shows to see at the 2019 PuSh Performing Arts Festival in Vancouver!

Attractor. Gregory Lorenzutti photo.

Is it too soon to be thinking about experimental theatre and performance art in 2019?

The 2019 edition of the annual PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, now in its 15th year, opens Jan. 17 2019, and runs until Feb. 3. As usual, it features a potpourri of world premieres, Canadian premieres, and more. See below for some highlights from the schedule of 26 works, representing 13 countries.

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Five shows to see at the 2019 PuSh Performing Arts Festival in Vancouver!

Fairy-tale musical Disney’s Beauty and the Beast returns for the holidays

Jonathan Winsby and Michelle Bardach. Costume design by Barbara Clayden. Photo by David Cooper.

Arts Club holiday perennial Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is back, this time with a new Beauty. Following her starring role as Sophie in the Vancouver company’s summer production of Mamma Mia!, Michelle Bardoch will fill the period dresses in the fairy-tale musical.

The show opens this Saturday, Dec. 1, and runs until Jan. 6 2019. Find out more below.

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Fairy-tale musical Disney’s Beauty and the Beast returns for the holidays