The Dance Centre: Discover Dance! Series
Japanese Dances with TomoeArts

When & How Thursday November 26, 2020 at 12 noon - streaming online until 1pm on December 10, 2020

Vancouver’s TomoeArts joins forces with Burnaby’s Satsuki-kai for an online presentation of nihon buyoh, or Japanese classical and traditional dance. The program ranges from theatrical kabuki to folk-derived pieces and shin-buyoh to popular music. The company will share some of the styles of nihon buyoh, its rich history and culture, and its distinctive tradition of training, with knowledge handed down from teacher to disciple.

Tickets $0/$10/$20 sliding scale. Tickets and info: www.thedancecentre.ca

 


Co.ERASGA
Offering

When & Where Sat & Sun, November 28 & 29, 2020; 12pm, 3pm and 6pm both days | Roundhouse Community Arts Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews

Created by acclaimed choreographer and Artistic Director Alvin Erasga Tolentino. Offering is acollection of solo works, performed by 6 of Vancouver's finest and diverse dancers, aspires to honour the living practice of Dance and Dancing and the challenges of keeping this art-form alive during this extraordinary time of the pandemic crisis and isolation.

Tickets $25 Adults / $20 Students, Seniors and Artists $15 Livestream Performances at 3pm. Box Office: www.simplyk.io/ticketing

 


Vancouver Opera
Gian Carlo Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors

WHEN: Available Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 7:30pm

Featured performers Andreas Dala - Boy soprano, Music Director Leslie Dala

Since its Christmas Eve premiere in 1951, this story has warmed the hearts of audiences around the world. Three Kings, following the star to Bethlehem, stop for shelter at the home of Amahl, a poor, crippled shepherd boy and his widowed mother. Amahl offers his own simple gift to the Wondrous Child and then a miracle happens.

Tickets Subscriptions available for the digital season performances off the stage and for your at-home viewing enjoyment.

 


Holiday Cultch Box

Theatre Replacement
Panto Come Home!

When: December 17, 2020 – January 3, 2021; 7pm nightly, Sat & Sun at noon Where: Digital streaming + live performances from York Theatre

What do you get when you mix a goofball radio show, the York Theatre, and 350 pounds of past Panto costumes? An all-star cast of East Van Panto favourites remix the best of the last seven years into a brand new holiday extravaganza.

Tickets : Box Office: 604-251-1363

 


Gateway Theatre
Home for the Holidays

WHEN & WHERE Opening Night Watch Party: December 18 at 8 pm; continuing ‘On Demand’ from December 19, 2020 until January 1, 2021 | Live streamed from Gateway Theatre. Run time: 1 hour including intermission

Home for the Holidays transforms the theatre’s traditional year-end extravaganza into an intimate online tour through some of Gateway’s most successful and beloved musical theatre productions, transporting the viewer right into the homes of the artists themselves. Gateway Theatre presents a who’s who of alumni including Tom Pickett, Meghan Gardiner, David Adams, Chelsea Rose, and others, reprising timeless favourites from Fiddler on the Roof, The Sound of Music, Annie, The Music Man, The Wizard of Oz, and Gateway classic Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat. If you miss the buzz and excitement of attending opening nights, be sure to tune in to the Opening Night Watch Party on December 18 at 8 pm to gather virtually and chat with fellow audience and cast members during the show.

Tickets On sale NOW from $25 onlin e at gatewaytheatre.com/home-for-holidays

 



ONGOING

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Americana: Walker & Copland

WHEN: November 20, 2020

PROGRAM George Walker: Lyric for Strings; Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring

Andrew Crust, conductor; Measha Brueggergosman, host

The first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for music, George Walker was a musician of tremendous energy both as a concert pianist and composer. His lovely and introspective Lyric for Strings is one of his most popular works. Copland’s Appalachian Spring is presented in its original chamber form for 13 musicians. The great Canadian soprano and media personality Measha Brueggergosman hosts.

How to watch & listen: Subscriptions go on sale September 27 in TheConcertHall.ca. Subscriptions are $12.99/month or $129.99 for the year. 7-day and 30-day access is also available.



United Players
The Red Priest (Eight Ways to Say Goodbye) by Mieko Ouchi

When & Where November 13 – December 6, 2020; Thurs - Saturday at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm | Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery

Trapped in a loveless and abusive marriage, a young unnamed woman is forced by her husband, a rich courtier of Louis XV, to take violin lessons from an aging and desperate Italian composer. He is Antonio Vivaldi. His task? Within six weeks to get her into shape to play a concerto for the court in Paris in 1741. And all for a bet!

Tickets regular $30, seniors & students $26, available on line at unitedplayers.com/season-plays-and-tickets/
Four-Play packages also available at $108/$96. Reservations for ticket holders also available at 604 224 8007, ext. 2. Preview on Nov 12th, all tickets $15



Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: London Drugs Pops
For the Love of Song: Dee Daniels with the VSO

WHEN & HOW November 7, 2020 at 7.30pm | Live-streamed

Conductor Andrew Crust, Featured performer Dee Daniels – vocals

Dee Daniels is an accomplished vocalist and musician who delivers timeless performances in multiple genres that include: jazz, blues, gospel, and her original compositions. A sultry song-smith and master of storytelling, she has performed for royalty and international dignitaries and has an extensive list of international performances with combos and big bands

Tickets a monthly subscription of $12.99 will give access all of the content on TheConcertHall.ca



2020 Vancouver Fringe Festival

September 10-20; October 1-10; October 29-November 8 & November 26-December 6 | Granville Island at Performance Works, Picnic Pavilion, and Yellow Crane Pad

The Vancouver Fringe Theatre Society plans to move forward with staggered dates for the 2020 Vancouver Fringe Festival. Limited live performances and events will take place from September 10 to 20 and extend to select dates in the subsequent months: October 1-10, October 29- November 8, and tentatively November 26-December 6.The Fringe Festival kicks off on September 10 at 6 pm with its Opening Night Free-For-All, which will take place virtually. Patrons are invited to join this online gathering for inside scoop on the highly anticipated 2020 Digital Program Guide.

Tickets are $15 and available online at www.vancouverfringe.com. The Fringe membership fee, which is required to purchase Festival tickets, starts at $7