Presentation House Theatre
Playthings by Nathania Bernabe & Jackie T. Hanlin


WHEN & WHERE
April 8,9,15 & 16, 2021 at 7pm + April 10 & 17 at3pm | Livestreamed from our house to yours in real-time

Presentation House Theatre presents Affair of Honor’s Playthings, a daring tale of mortals and Gods. This is Affair of Honor at its core: With the ongoing onslaught of the Trojan War, tensions between the Greek Gods come to a head. Ares and Athena, two Gods of War, vent their frustrations by playing with the lives, deaths, and sanities, of two mortal Warrior-Queens.

Tickets $15, $18 & $22 (You choose YOUR price) - GOTO: www.phtheatre.org/playthings

 



The Cultch
The Essentials (Soft Cedar)

WHEN & WHERE April 16-17, 2021, 7.30pm & 2pm on April 18 | Online


Khari Wendell McClelland returns to The Cultch stage, joined virtually by local and international musicians, scholars, and poets in a multidisciplinary performance exploring the question: What is essential and needed in these times?

 

 




The Dance Centre: Discover Dance! Series
Mozaico Flamenco

WHEN & WHERE April 15, 12 noon PST until Wednesday April 28, 12 noon | Streaming on demand

Kasandra ‘La China’ shares a vibrant celebration of the many faces of flamenco in a program of virtuosic solos, in the latest edition of The Dance Centre’s Discover Dance! series. Using Spanish and Chinese fans, Sevillan silk shawls, and flamenco’s famous rapid-fire footwork, this intimate program is a showcase of the artistry of one of Vancouver’s brilliant flamenco exponent. This pre-recorded performance will also include a short interview with Kasandra about her work. More info at: thedancecentre.ca/event/mozaico-flamenco

Tickets: $0/$10/$20 sliding scale purchase onlin: www.thedancecentre.ca





musica intima
the beginning of the song

WHEN & WHERE 30 April 2021, 7.30pm | Digital Performance

musica intima rounds out fheir season of collaboration by joining with a quartet of mentored singers, to explore musica intima’s unique cannon of contemporary Canadian music and themes of communication and isolation, and a reflection on the past year of social distancing. The concert will feature new spoken word pieces, written and performed by Germaine Konji. We'll also be joined by a quartet of young singers from the Vancouver Youth Choir for part of the program.

Tickets students $10, Adults $30, Adult double $50 = purchase online www.musicaintima.org/shop

 


Carmen: Up Close and Personal an adaptation of Georges Bizet's original masterpiece

Available Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 7:30pm

Featured performers Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists, members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra

Inspired by French arthouse film, stage director Brenna Corner adds a nontraditional lens to Bizet’s beloved masterpiece. Playing with the conflicting ideas of fate and choice, Carmen: Up Close and Personal is an alluring, intimate and stripped down cinematic adaptation, focused on the four principal characters, with a few twists and turns along the way. Sung in French with English Subtitles

Tickets full digital season of opera for $99 per household.

 


The Cultch & Neworld Theatre
The Boy in the Moon by Emil Sher

WHEN & WHERE May 6 - 8, 2021 at 7.30pm; May 9 at 12pm | streamed live from the Historic Theatre

The Boy in the Moon tells a deeply moving story about a family raising a child with a severe disability. Ian and Johanna Schneller’s son, Walker, was born with a rare genetic disorder, Cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome. It makes him unable to talk, eat properly, or take care of himself. The family must face complex issues most of us do our very best to avoid. Post-Show Artist Talkbacks on Zoom, with members of the cast and creative team, will follow every performance. Emotional Support Workers will be available.

TICKETS: Tickets from $29. Single tickets on sale now through The Cultch’s Box Office: 604-251-1363 or thecultch.com/event/the-boy-in-the-moon/





The Cultch
1 Hour Photo
(vAct) by Tetsuro Shigematsu

WHEN & WHERE May 28 & 29, 2021 at 7.30pm & May 30 at 12 noon | Online


Written and performed by Tetsuro Shigematsu, 1 Hour Photo is the story of Mas Yamamoto, a man whose life was swept up by the major currents of the 20th century

TICKETS (all productions): purchase single tickets (solo) $29 & Bubble $58



ONGOING



Imagine Van Gogh the Original Immersive Exhibition in Image Totale©

WHEN & WHERE March 19 to August 29th, 2021, Open Daily 9am – Midnight | Vancouver Convention Centre

Filling 25,000 square feet of the convention centre, this grandiose exhibit offers an immersive display of more than 200 of Van Gogh’s paintings, including his most famous works, painted between 1888 and 1890. The exhibit brings Van Gogh's canvases to life in a vivid, spectacular way, allowing the viewer to enter and roam the luminous dreamscapes conjured by Vincent Van Gogh, accompanied by the music of Prokofiev, Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Mozart & Satie.

Tickets Adult (16+) Timed Entry $39.99 (tax incl.); Child (4-15) Timed Entry $34.99 on sale now at www.imagine-vangogh.com.




United Players of Vancouver

Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson

When & Where 26 March – 18 April 2021 | Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery, Vancouver

Henrietta Leavitt worked for the Harvard Observatory as a human computer in the early 1900s, in the course of which she discovered how to measure the distance between stars. Silent Sky explores the sacrifice and passion she brought to our understanding of the universe.

TICKETS Season Tickets - Regular $135, senior/student $120, obtain online at

https://unitedplayers.com/silent-sky/ or by sending a cheque to United Players, Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery, Vancouver, V6R4K5. Reservations, for ticket holders only, can be made online at www.unitedplayers.com or by calling 604 224 8007, ext 2.

 

 

Vancouver Opera
Richard Wargo's
The Music Shop

Available Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 7:30pm

Featured performers Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists

In this genuinely amusing story, a meek husband desperately searches a music shop for a song requested by his wife. But if only he could remember the title or the tune of the song! His Wagnerian wife appears in a series of hilarious hallucinations during his mad scramble through the ill-fated music shop.

Tickets full digital season of opera for $99 per household.


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.