United Players
A Flea in Her Ear by Georges Feydeau

When & Where June 2 to 25, 2023, Thurs-Sat evenings at 8pm, Sun matinee at 2pmn | Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery Street, Vancouver

Mistaken identities, clandestine assignations and misplaced but explosive jealousies, all happening at breakneck speed! What else could it be but a wonderful classic farce. Add to that an update by Ives which serves to heighten the sexual allusions and the play becomes even more hilarious.

Tickets: Adults $30, seniors $26, students with ID $15 (in-house only), available at unitedplayers.com. Season ticket holders can make reservations online or by phoning 604-224-8007, ext. 2.

Pacific Theatre
God Said This by Leah Nanako Winkler

When & Where June 2 – 24, 2023, evenings Wed - Sat at 8pm & Sat at 2pm | Pacific Theatre, 1440 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver

Sisters Hiro and Sophie grew up together in Kentucky, but their lives have taken them down very different paths. When their mother Masako begins chemotherapy, Hiro returns to her family’s messy world as they dig through their past to find a picture they can all fit into. A sharp, funny, and compassionate look at what it means to face the unknown together.

Tickets Regular $37.50, Accessible $15. Purchase online: Pacific Theatre


Little Mountain Lion Productions
32 Stories Written by Kids

When & Where June 8, 2023, 7pm - 8:30pm | Historic Theatre, The Cultch 1895 Venables Street Vancouver

In Spring 2023, divisions 1, 2 & 3 at Lord Strathcona Elementary were led by our team of theatre artists through the process of writing and directing their own new short play scripts. Since then, our team has been busy rehearsing these plays and will perform them live on stage for the entire school, and then later for the public at The Cultch Historic Theatre.

Tickets Free! Register at: 32-stories-written-by-kids-strathcona-elementary


The Cultch and Zee Zee Theatre
Dirty Laundry

When & Where June 10, 13-17, 20-24: 7:30pm & June 11, 18, 25: 4pm | York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Dirty Laundry is a new show from Australian cabaret collective Briefs Factory. Their show The Second Coming was scheduled to be performed at The York Theatre in April 2020, but was cancelled due to the pandemic. Faithful patrons who have been waiting three years will be happy to know that the show is finally hitting the East Van stage.

Tickets from $25. Single tickets on sale now through The Cultch’s Box Office: 604-251-1363 or thecultch.com/event/dirty-laundry

The Improv Centre
Tall Tales: The Quest Is Up To You!

When & Where June 29 - August 19, 2023, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm with a special opening night on Thursday, June 29 at 7:30pm and a Canada Day long weekend performance on Sunday, July 2 at 7:30pm | The Improv Centre, 1502 Duranleau Street, Granville Island

Join the hero on a fantastical journey where the audience is the author. Inspired by fantasy fan favourites like The Princess Bride, Labyrinth and Lord of the Rings, Tall Tales: The Quest Is Up To You! will whisk audiences off to a faraway land where laughs and larks abound. What happens along the way? It’s up to you!!

Tickets start at $26.50 and are available online at theimprovcentre.ca or in person at the TIC Box Office (1502 Duranleau Street). Tickets for opening night (June 29) will be priced at $15

Bard on the Beach

As You Like It

When & Where June 8 – September 30, 2023, evenings at 7.30, Sundays at 2pm | BMO Mainstage, Vanier Park

The Beatles are back at Bard! It’s the 1960s all over again, and free spirits are escaping from Vancouver to get “back to the land”. This joyful tribute to love, laughter and music features two-dozen classic Beatles songs performed live on stage. The original Bard production played to sold-out houses in 2018 and has triumphed across North America since then.

Julius Caesar

When & Where June 15 – September 23, 2023, evenings at 7.30, Saturdays at 2pm | BMO Mainstage, Vanier Park

Shakespeare’s riveting drama tells the story of the leader Julius Caesar, who is murdered by those he trusts – a murder that his closest ally, Mark Antony, is unable to stop. This timeless story, in a modern-day setting, is about the human drive to get and hold on to power – and how order and good government can turn to chaos when personal ambition is unchecked.

Henry V

When & Where June 28 – August 13, 2023, evenings at 7.30, Sundays at 2pm | Howard Family Stage, Vanier Park

At the edge of the world, at the end of the world, a travelling theatre troupe performs Shakespeare’s Henry V. So begins the tale of a war-torn land and of young King Hal, whom destiny has cast as a leader. Manipulated by false advisors, he plunges two nations into war. But will victory be worth the price? Can there be another way? Shakespeare’s famous story poses timeless questions about the moral cost of war.


When & Where August 19 – September 17, 2023, evenings at 7.30, Sundays at 2pm | Howard Family Stage, Vanier Park

When three Goblins come across a copy of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare, they’re intrigued by a writer who clearly knows his witches, faeries, goblins and monsters. They decide to co-opt a theatre space and cajole an audience into participating in their first attempt at “doing theatre”. They choose Macbeth because it’s short…and has lots of blood!

Tickets from $30. Purchase NOW online at: Season Schedule – Buy Tickets Now | Bard on the Beach
Special pricing for youth (aged 6 – 22)

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS)

The Prom

When & Where alternating nights between July 11 to August 25, 2023 All shows at 8pm, except on Fireworks Nights (July 22, 26 & 29) when shows begin at 7pm | Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park

Set at a small-town high school, The Prom balances hopefulness, heartfelt vulnerability, and hard-hitting hilarity. Desperate to improve their public image, four down-on-their-luck Broadway actors rally behind Emma, a teenager whose prom has just been cancelled because she planned to attend with her girlfriend.

Ticket prices: Adult Subscriptions: $90, Youth Subscriptions (Ages 5-12): $60, Regular Tickets $30-$65 (On Sale June 21). Box Office: tuts.ca or 1-800-514-3849

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical

When & Where alternating nights between July 12 to August 26, 2023 All shows at 8pm, except on Fireworks Nights (July 22, 26 & 29) when shows begin at 7pm | Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park

Set in a small English village, where a brilliant little girl with a lively imagination is bullied by her self-absorbed parents and tyrannical headmistress. Through the strength of her whimsical storytelling abilities, she uses her newfound magical powers to fight for the right. With toe-tapping songs and dance numbers featuring a talented cast of young people, this family-friendly stage phenomenon is the perfect TUTS introduction for young audiences.

Ticket prices: Adult Subscriptions: $90, Youth Subscriptions (Ages 5-12): $60, Regular Tickets $30-$65 (On Sale June 21). Box Office: tuts.ca or 1-800-514-3849



The Cultch

First Métis Man of Odesa

When & Where May 25 - June 4, 2023, evenings at 7.30pm, Sat. June 3 & Sun. June 4 at 2pm | Historic Theatre, 1895 Venables St., Vancouver

First Métis Man of Odesa tells award-winning theatre artists and real-life married couple Matthew MacKenzie and Mariya Khomutova’s true Odesa-to-Alberta love story. Together, they weather a global pandemic and face the personal impacts of Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine while sharing many moments of joy, including marriage and the birth of their son.

Tickets Tickets from $25. Single tickets on sale now through The Cultch’s Box Office: 604-251-1363 or online at: thecultch.com/event/first-metis-man-of-odesa

Renegade Arts Co.
Spring Awakening

When & Where May 25 – June 10, 2023 | The Shop Theatre, 8877 Selkirk St., Vancouver

Spring Awakening is a Tony Award-winning musical that follows a group of late nineteenth century German students on their passage to adulthood. The musical is a powerful exploration of teenage self-discovery and coming-of-age anxiety, featuring a pop rock score that is both electrifying and unforgettable. The story revolves around two young lovers, Melchior and Wendla, as they navigate the challenges of adolescence in a world where the adults hold all the power.

Ticket $24 - $59. Purchase onlinel: renegadespring.brownpapertickets.com

Firehall Arts Centre
Happy Valley

When & Where May 25 - June 4, 2013, evenings 7.30pm, Sat, Sun at 3pm | Firehall Theatre, 280 East Cordova St.

Happy Valley is a solo, interdisciplinary performance. Through text, song, multimedia and music, Happy Valley is a new performance piece that dissects the historic, political, and cultural context surrounding Hong Kong’s current democratic struggles. Named after the historic race course that hosted the Concert for Democracy in 1989, a week before the Tiananmen Massacre.

Tickets $25 - $45. Box Office open Mon to Fri 9:30am, Pay-What-You-Can on Wed. at 1pm to 5pm.
Purchase online: tickets.firehallartscentre.ca/